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This is a course in the application of consulting skills and problem solving. The intent of the course is to provide students with a set of tools that will help them solve unstructured business problems using the skills and knowledge learned in the program in a real world setting.
Student must be enrolled in the Business Administration program, and must have maintained a 65% average, and must have program head approval to enter the course.
Registration is restricted to students enrolled in the Part-Time Business Administration Diploma Program. Student must have completed 90 credits of the program, with a 65% GPA to be considered. International students must obtain the “Co-op Visa” to take this course. Contact the International Student Centre at BCIT_International_Student_Centre@bcit.ca for more information. All registration must be approved through Pierre Matthee at Pierre_Matthee@bcit.ca or 604-451-6784. Requires Commitment to all dates (6 hours each) November 7, 2020 (Meet and Greet) (2 hours only) November 21, 2020 (Group Formation) (2 hours only) January 16, 30, February 13, 27, March 6, April 17, 2021 and 10 weeks of on-site work with the client.
A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students.
International students: this may impact your ability to register.
This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Oct 27 at 9:00 am (PDT)
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Apply business knowledge to solve a management problem in an organization.
Introduce stages of consulting process.
Create a project plan using project planning tools.
Manage a complex project using appropriate tools such as GANNT and work breakdown charts.
Design and use primary research instruments; select and summarize secondary research.
Analyze data from all six functional areas of organization management using appropriate diagnostic tools to develop alternative solutions, and determine a recommendation for the given management problem.
Introduce change management tools and concepts.
Demonstrate effective client communication skills through written and oral presentations.
Apply teamwork and relationship management skills in working with external clients, supervisory faculty, your consulting team, and other stakeholders.
Effective as of Fall 2019
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