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BUSA 7820 - Business Management Strategies - The Impact of Energy Costs on the Bottom Line

Business Administration Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the Winter 2022 term as informed by BC Provincial Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

Course Details

Given the extent to which it permeates our daily lives, Canada’s energy based natural resources have come to dominate the economic, social and political agenda in Canadian business. This course is designed to provide students with the analytical foundation to design and implement business strategies which account for the growing impacts of energy costs on all aspects of Canadian Business.


Acceptance into the Bachelor of Business Administration program.





Winter 2022

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2022 term.

CRN 82860

Thu Jan 06 - Thu Apr 14 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 06 - Apr 14 Thu 09:30 - 11:20 BBY NE01 Rm. 318
Jan 06 - Apr 14 Online


Steve Yallouz

Course Outline




  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Course registration is restricted to students registered in the Full-Time Bachelor of Business Administration program. For approval, please email with your name and student ID.

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 of this course the student will be able to:

  • Critically analyse the current state of energy production, consumption and other related activity and their impacts on business in Canada.
  • Evaluate the economic impact of energy production (Coal, Oil, Natural Gas and Electricity) on the economies of Western Canada.
  • Analyse how Canadian business and industry utilize natural energy sources in their business processes.
  • Identify and analyse energy consumption patterns, including demand side management strategies, by location and industry sector.
  • Strategically analyse impacts of energy pricing on Canadian business strategies.
  • Compare and contrast historical, regulatory based pricing models, to today’s free market pricing systems.

Effective as of Fall 2015

Related Programs

BUSA 7820 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Accounting
    Full-time/Part-time   Bachelor of Accounting
  2. Bachelor of Business Administration
    Full-time/Part-time   Bachelor of Business Administration


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