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BUSA 4950 - Business Consulting Projects for Part-time Studies

Business Administration Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

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.





Winter 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2019 term.

CRN 84646

Sat Jan 05 - Sat May 18 20 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 05 - May 18 BBY
Jan 12 Sat 10:00 - 16:00 BBY SW01 Rm. 4076
Jan 26 Sat 10:00 - 16:00 BBY SW01 Rm. 4076
Feb 09 Sat 10:00 - 16:00 BBY SW01 Rm. 4076
Feb 23 Sat 10:00 - 16:00 BBY SW01 Rm. 4076
Mar 09 Sat 10:00 - 16:00 BBY SW01 Rm. 4076


Jason Young

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim




  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. The first meet and greet will be held in SW03 Rm.2605 on Oct 27 10:00 - 12:00. 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 for more information. All registration must be approved through Pierre Matthee at or 604-451-6784. Requires Commitment to all dates (6 hours each) October 27, 2018 (Meet and Greet) (2 hours only) November 17, 2018 (Group Formation) (2 hours only) January 12, 26, February 9, 23, March 9, 2018 and 10 weeks of on-site work with the client.

This course offering is full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.


Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the learner will be able to:

  • Apply business knowledge to solve a management problem in an organization.
  • 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 using appropriate diagnostic tools to develop alternative solutions, and determine a recommendation for the given management problem.
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills through written and oral presentations.
  • Apply relationship management skills in working with external clients, supervisory faculty, internal stakeholders and others.

Effective as of Winter 2017

Related Programs

BUSA 4950 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Business Administration (General Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  2. Business Administration (Global Studies Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  3. Business Administration (Human Resources Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  4. Business Administration (Management Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  5. Business Administration (Marketing Option)
    Part-time   Diploma


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