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BUSA 7250 - Management Skills and Applications

Business Administration Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

The course provides an overview of the basic skills of a manager and applies these skills through a series of projects and case studies. It examines the evolution of management and the organizational culture and environment. It also teaches the decision-making skills and the skills involved in planning, organizing, leading and controlling, including planning and facilitating change, teamwork, applying motivational techniques and effective communication.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$669.68 - $682.95 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2019

Below are four offerings of this course for the Fall 2019 term.

CRN 31657

Tue Sep 03 - Sat Nov 30 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 03 - Nov 30 Online

Instructor

Leila Rahemtulla

Course Outline

Cost

$669.68

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Students must submit e-mail address when registering. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend 7-10 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1. Our courses are paced and highly interactive with participation requirements weekly. This online course is NOT self-paced. You must have an e-mail address and access to a computer capable of downloading basic documents. You are not required to be online at a specific time of the day; however you are required to submit all assignments on their due dates.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 31689

Tue Sep 03 - Sat Nov 30 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 03 - Nov 30 Online

Instructor

Cheryl Bell-Gadsby

Course Outline

Cost

$669.68

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Students must submit e-mail address when registering. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend 7-10 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1. Our courses are paced and highly interactive with participation requirements weekly. This online course is NOT self-paced. You must have an e-mail address and access to a computer capable of downloading basic documents. You are not required to be online at a specific time of the day; however you are required to submit all assignments on their due dates.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 32074

Tue Sep 03 - Sat Nov 30 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 03 - Nov 30 Online

Instructor

Christopher Gadsby

Course Outline

Cost

$669.68

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Students must submit e-mail address when registering. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend 7-10 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1. Our courses are paced and highly interactive with participation requirements weekly. This online course is NOT self-paced. You must have an e-mail address and access to a computer capable of downloading basic documents. You are not required to be online at a specific time of the day; however you are required to submit all assignments on their due dates.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 35736

Wed Sep 11 - Wed Dec 04 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 11 - Dec 04 Wed 18:00 - 21:30 DTC Rm. 362

Instructor

Olga Smeeth

Course Outline

Cost

$669.68

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

Winter 2020

Below are four offerings of this course for the Winter 2020 term.

CRN 49497

Mon Jan 06 - Mon Apr 06 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 06 - Apr 06 Mon 17:30 - 21:00 DTC Rm. 481

Instructor

William Mathieson

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$682.95

Notes

  1. No class on February 17

CRN 49328

Tue Jan 07 - Sat Apr 04 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Apr 04 Online

Instructor

Christopher Gadsby

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$682.95

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Students must submit email address when registering. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend 7-10 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1. Our courses are paced and highly interactive with participation requirements weekly. Frequent contributions to asynchronous (not real time) online discussions is required to achieve a passing final grade. Is online learning for you? Please take a look at our FAQ pages www.bcit.ca/distance/faq.shtml and www.bcit.ca/distance/foryou.shtml
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

CRN 71613

Tue Jan 07 - Sat Apr 04 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Apr 04 Online

Instructor

Leila Rahemtulla

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$682.95

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Students must submit email address when registering. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend 7-10 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1. Our courses are paced and highly interactive with participation requirements weekly. Frequent contributions to asynchronous (not real time) online discussions is required to achieve a passing final grade. Is online learning for you? Please take a look at our FAQ pages www.bcit.ca/distance/faq.shtml and www.bcit.ca/distance/foryou.shtml
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

CRN 71615

Tue Jan 07 - Sat Apr 04 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Apr 04 Online

Instructor

Natalie Clark

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$682.95

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Students must submit email address when registering. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend 7-10 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1. Our courses are paced and highly interactive with participation requirements weekly. Frequent contributions to asynchronous (not real time) online discussions is required to achieve a passing final grade. Is online learning for you? Please take a look at our FAQ pages www.bcit.ca/distance/faq.shtml and www.bcit.ca/distance/foryou.shtml
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Discuss the continuing evolution of management concepts, roles and philosophies.
  • Maximize individual and organizational effectiveness within the organizational culture and environment.
    • Describe how organizational culture and environment enhance or constrain the role of a manager.
    • Develop methods for overcoming or coping with cultural and environmental constraints.
    • Recognize the impact of cultural diversity on day-to-day operations of the organization.
  • Use a variety of decision-making models to maximize team performance.
    • Apply a disciplined approach to decision making.
    • Utilize creating decision making.
    • Utilize individual or group decision making as appropriate.
    • Appreciate the impact of decisions on others within and beyond the organization.
  • Use planning skills to manage work of self and others within the organization.
    • Recognize the importance of planning.
    • Use planning tools to implement organizational plans.
    • Apply time-management strategies.
    • Plan and conduct effective meetings.
  • Maximize organizational and individual performance through the structuring of organizational, departments and jobs.
    • Describe how structural contingencies affect individual and group behavior.
  • Explain how the effective acquisition and management of human resources can lead to optimum individual performance.
  • Plan and facilitate change proactively.
    • Critically examine change theories and principles.
    • Describe the process of facilitating and managing change.
    • Selectively apply change strategies.
  • Use performance monitoring mechanisms to ensure organizational goals are met.
    • Select appropriate mechanisms.
    • Adapt mechanisms to specific work environments.
    • Apply quality management techniques to facilitate improved performance.
  • Perform effectively in teams.
    • Describe group structure and stages of group development.
    • Differentiate between teams and groups.
    • Assess own performance in teams.
    • Adopt behavior necessary for optimum team performance.
  • Use the appropriate leadership style for given situations.
    • Critically examine leadership theories.
    • Recognize own existing leadership style with it s strengths and limitations.
    • Critically analyze situations and select appropriate leadership style.
    • 'Flex' own leadership style to meet the requirements of given situations and to optimize team performance.

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