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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

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.

Prerequisite(s)

Acceptance into the Bachelor of Business Administration program.

Credits

3.0

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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

  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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