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BUSA 7250 - Management Skills and Applications

Business Administration Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the fall 2021 term as informed by BC Public Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

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

$658.02

Spring/Summer 2021

Below are three offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2021 term.

CRN 28625

Tue Apr 06 - Sat Jul 03 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 06 - Jul 03 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Christopher Gadsby

Course Outline

Cost

$658.02

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.

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

In Progress

CRN 53948

Tue Apr 06 - Sat Jul 03 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 06 - Jul 03 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Natalie Clark

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$658.02

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.

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

In Progress

CRN 57923

Tue Apr 27 - Sat Jul 24 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 27 - Jul 24 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Christopher Gadsby

Course Outline

Cost

$658.02

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.

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

In Progress and Full

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.

Effective as of Fall 2003

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