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BUS 101 Co-operative Work Experience 1

Effective Date: January 2016

This work experience course gives students an opportunity to apply, extend and integrate academic or technical knowledge through relevant work experience with qualified organizations. Learning outcomes are tied to academic and career skill development and student learning is monitored and evaluated by Camosun College. Successful completion counts toward an Internship or Co-operative Education designation.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
6
Format
420 workplace integrated learning hours over 14 weeks
Tuition
$601.49 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

Business Administration and Public Administration

All of:

University Transfer and Economics

All of:

BUS 102 Internship Work Experience 1

Effective Date: January 2016

This work experience course gives students an opportunity to apply, extend and integrate academic or technical knowledge through relevant work experience with qualified organizations. Learning outcomes are tied to academic and career skill development and student learning is monitored and evaluated by Camosun College. Successful completion counts toward an Internship designation.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
4
Format
300 hours over 14 weeks
Tuition
$601.49 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

Business Administration and Public Administration

All of:

University Transfer and Economics

All of

BUS 110 Introduction to Business

Effective Date: June 2004

This course provides an overall framework for understanding the components of business and concepts of business management. Topics include: business organizations and the interrelationships of the components; the functions of managers; business in relation to society; and business issues and future trends.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Business Administration; Human Resource Management
Tuition
$247.95 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

BUS 125 Hospitality Law

Effective Date: January 2017

Canadian Law applicable to the hospitality industry: sources of law; constitutional law; law of contract; statutory enactments dealing with the sale of goods, human rights, working conditions, crime, liquor and food, health and licensing; hotels and related establishments defined; hotel bookings; reception and safety of guests' property; insurance; hotel restaurant ownership.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Hospitality Management
Tuition
$247.95 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

BUS 130 Business Communications

Effective Date: January 2017

This course will assist learners to develop effective business skills in oral presentation, written correspondence and team work.  Learners will develop the ability to analyze their audience and message purpose in the creation and delivery of all business communication. 

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
4 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Business Administration; Human Resource Management
Tuition
$330.60 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

BUS 140 Business Information Technology

Effective Date: January 2016

This course provides an introduction to information systems, hardware, software, networks and communication technologies as they are applied in a business context. Word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and file management software will also be introduced as well as the use of the school's computer labs including policies, networks and printing.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
4 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Business Administration; Economics
Tuition
$330.60 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

BUS 143 eBusiness for Technologists

Effective Date: May 2017

This is a survey level eBusiness course, that introduces the underlying concepts, principles and frameworks of conducting business over the world wide web. The course focuses on eBusiness models, business strategies, usability considerations, building trust on the net, privacy and security, electronic payment options, and website metrics.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
4 lecture hours and 4 seminar hours per week for 7 weeks
Tuition
$352.64 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

None.

Restricted course Open to students in Information and Computer Systems.

BUS 145 Business Data Analysis

Effective Date: September 2015

This course provides students with an opportunity to explore data management and data analysis and the role that they play in supporting business goals. Students will design and develop a relational database and use advanced spreadsheet skills to support data analysis and decision making.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
4 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Business Administration; Applied Business Technology
Tuition
$446.40 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

BUS 150 Introduction to Management

Effective Date: January 2017

This course focuses on the principles of management in contemporary organizations. Basic theoretical foundations are applied to management issues such as strategic planning, contemporary organizational structures, leadership, human resource considerations and current approaches to monitoring organizational performance. Learners will have the opportunity to apply the principles discussed to local organizations. Learners will also develop skills in decision-making, time management, project management and group process.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
4 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Business Administration; Human Resource Management
Tuition
$330.60 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Pre/Corequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

BUS 201 Co-operative Work Experience 2

Effective Date: September 2016

This work experience course gives students an opportunity to apply, extend and integrate academic or technical knowledge through relevant work experience with qualified organizations. Learning outcomes are tied to academic and career skill development and student learning is monitored and evaluated by Camosun College. Successful completion counts toward an Internship or Co-operative Education designation.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
6
Format
420 workplace integrated learning hours over 14 weeks
Tuition
$601.49 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

Business Administration and Public Administration

University Transfer and Economics

  • COM in BUS 101
  • Completion of all Year 1 courses from area of specialization
  • Minimum of three Year 2 courses from area of specialization
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0

BUS 202 Internship Work Experience 2

Effective Date: September 2016

This course gives students the opportunity to apply and extend academic knowledge while engaged as an employee or volunteer in an appropriate environment. This work experience is facilitated and monitored by Camosun College.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
4
Format
300 hours over 14 weeks
Tuition
$601.49 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

Business Administration and Public Administration

University Transfer and Economics

  • COM in BUS 101
  • Completion of all Year 1 courses
  • Minimum of three Year 2 courses from area of specialization
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0

BUS 210 HR Management Foundations

Effective Date: January 2017

In this course, students survey the functions of human resource management (HRM) and the strategic role HRM plays in organizations. Students will explore key HRM topics including the HRM profession, legal framework, job analysis and design, recruitment, selection and retention, orientation and training, performance management, total rewards, health and safety, discipline, rights and labour relations.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Business Administration; Human Resource Management
Tuition
$247.95 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Pre/Corequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

Effective Date: January 2018

In this course, students survey the functions of human resource management (HRM) and the strategic role HRM plays in organizations. Students will explore key HRM topics including the HRM profession, legal framework, job analysis and design, recruitment, selection and retention, orientation and training, performance management, total rewards, health and safety, discipline, rights and labour relations.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Business Administration; Human Resource Management
Tuition
$247.95 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Pre/Corequisites

One of:

  • BUS 150
  • SPEX 150
  • A bachelor's degree from a recognized post-secondary institution

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

BUS 214 Leadership Skills

Effective Date: January 2009

Organizations require effective leadership in order to be successful. This course examines key approaches to the study of leadership. It also provides an opportunity for students to learn about their own leadership approach and to develop and apply critical leadership skills suitable to working with individuals, with teams and throughout an organization.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Business Administration; Human Resource Management
Tuition
$247.95 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

BUS 215 Agreement Seeking at Work

Effective Date: March 2015

This course introduces students to the resolution of interpersonal differences in the workplace. Students learn a repertoire of skills that promote sustainable resolution of workplace conflicts. Demonstration of skills in a variety of interpersonal and small group workplace situations is emphasized.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Business Administration; Human Resource Management
Tuition
$247.95 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

BUS 217 Effective Workplace Interactions

Effective Date: May 2012

A majority of time in the workplace is spent in daily interactions with others. Effective interpersonal skills are the key to workplace success. This skills-based course provides the foundation in communication frameworks, tools and techniques that promote positive interactions when consulting, coaching, or leading others in the workplace.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
4 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Business Administration; Human Resource Management
Tuition
$330.60 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

BUS 220 Organizational Behaviour

Effective Date: May 2013

Students study human behaviour in organizations from an individual, group and organization-wide perspective. The effects on behaviour of factors such as perceptions, change, leadership, motivation, team-based processes, conflict, structure, quality of work life and organizational culture are examined. Cases are used to develop and apply critical thinking and analytical skills.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Business Administration; Human Resource Management
Tuition
$247.95 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

BUS 230 Elementary Statistics

Effective Date: September 2015

A basic statistics course. The emphasis is on business applications of statistical methods. The contents of the course are: how to describe data; analysis of decisions made with uncertainty; analysis of statistical data; and making predictions based on statistical data.

Note: Students will not receive credit if they have successfully completed either STAT 116, STAT 216 or STAT 218.

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Credits
3
Format
4 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Business Administration; Economics
Tuition
$330.60 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

  • C in Principles of Math 11
  • C in Pre-Calculus 11
  • C in Foundations of Math 11
  • C in Applications of Math 12
  • C in MATH 137
  • C+ in MATH 072
  • C+ in MATH 135

Camosun offers Math assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

BUS 231 Quantitative Methods

Effective Date: September 2015

The focus of this course is an application of statistical techniques for business decision-making. Topics included are: simple regression, multiple regressions, exponential smoothing, non-parametric statistical procedures, analysis of variance, seasonal analysis of data and analysis of enumerative data, linear programming and inventory control models. Where possible, students will be given an opportunity to apply the techniques with the assistance of computers.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Business Administration; Economics
Tuition
$247.95 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

BUS 232 Operations Management

Effective Date: January 2010

This course provides a detailed look at operations management and its practical application to service and manufacturing operations. Numerous cases and off-campus tours are used. Topics include: supply chain management, forecasting, location selection, allocating resources, designing work systems, capacity planning, scheduling, quality management, inventory control and transportation.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Business Administration
Tuition
$247.95 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

BUS 241 Management Information Systems

Effective Date: September 2015

This course focuses on information technology, information systems and information management. Trends in globalization, outsourcing, and rapid advances in the information and communication technology fields are contributing towards many new opportunities and threats alike, across most industrial sectors. Organizations that can successfully navigate through this new reality can achieve significant strategic advantage over their competitors. Students will explore the issues and apply the tools necessary for implementing successful information systems.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
4 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Business Administration
Tuition
$330.60 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Effective Date: January 2018

This course focuses on information technology, information systems and information management. Trends in globalization, outsourcing, and rapid advances in the information and communication technology fields are contributing towards many new opportunities and threats alike, across most industrial sectors. Organizations that can successfully navigate through this new reality can achieve significant strategic advantage over their competitors. Students will explore the issues and apply the tools necessary for implementing successful information systems.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
4 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Business Administration
Tuition
$330.60 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

  • C in BUS 145
  • A bachelor's degree from a recognized post-secondary institution

BUS 261 Business and Sustainability

Effective Date: January 2018

Business managers are faced with many social, ecological and economic pressures and, in many instances, traditional approaches to business are being challenged. Students will explore current issues in sustainability and how these impact business, both in development and long-term operating practices. This course introduces students to strategies for improved sustainability in a number of business sectors.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
4 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Business Administration
Tuition
$247.95 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

  • C in BUS 150
  • A bachelor's degree from a recognized post-secondary institution

BUS 276 Business Law

Effective Date: January 2017

This course is an introduction to the application of law in a range of business situations. Main topics include legal implications of the Canadian constitution, law of contracts, and various statutes that apply directly to business: Sale of Goods, Principal and Agent, Negotiable Instruments, Corporations, Bankruptcy, Bailment and Contract Employment.

Note: Students are strongly recommended to have successfully completed at least five courses in their business program prior to attempting this course.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
4 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Business Administration
Tuition
$330.60 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

BUS 280 Entrepreneurship

Effective Date: January 2017

This course provides an orientation to commercial innovation and the venture creation process, for students who are interested in developing new business opportunities, now or in the future. Students will gain a conceptual understanding of venture development opportunities, strategies and resources; practical skills of "entrepreneurship"; and insights into the attitudes and values that characterize successful entrepreneurial activity.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Business Administration; Applied Tourism and Hospitality Management
Tuition
$247.95 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

BUS 281 Negotiations and Contracts

Effective Date: January 2013

The first part of this course will be skill based and provide the learner with skills in mediation and negotiation. The second part of the course will provide the learner with skills in contract negotiation and drafting simple business contracts in plain language. Legal and liability issues related to various business industries will also be covered.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
4 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Business Administration; Office Management
Tuition
$330.60 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

BUS 285 Workplace Professionalism

Effective Date: January 2017

Students need more than knowledge in their disciplines to reach their full career potential. This course focuses on the practical skills of workplace politics, effective networking, managing emotions, and staying current in your field by applying the principles of learning agility.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
4 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Business Administration
Tuition
$446.40 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

BUS 290 Business Strategy Seminar

Effective Date: January 2017

BUS 290 is a capstone course for School of Business students. Introducing strategy and using a business simulation, students will integrate and apply knowledge gained in previous courses. As upper management teams, students will formulate and implement the strategies of their organization over several years (simulated time).

Note: Cannot use BUS 290 and BUS 290H toward the same credential.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Business Administration
Tuition
$247.95 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

And one of:

BUS 290H Strategic Hospitality Management

Effective Date: January 2017

This course utilizes a hospitality-themed computer simulation to provide context to the strategic management process. Pulling together ideas and theories learned in previous courses, students will develop decision-making skills in a competitive hospitality environment.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
4 seminar hours per week
Related programs
Hospitality Management
Tuition
$330.60 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Pre/Corequisites

BUS 301 Co-operative Work Experience 3

Effective Date: September 2016

This work experience course gives students an opportunity to apply, extend and integrate academic or technical knowledge through relevant work experience with qualified organizations. Learning outcomes are tied to academic and career skill development and student learning is monitored and evaluated by Camosun College. Successful completion counts toward an Internship or Co-operative Education designation.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
6
Format
420 workplace integrated learning hours
Tuition
$601.49 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

And one of:

  • All Year 1 and Year 2 courses of the Business or Public Administration diploma with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0
  • Approval of the School of Business Co-op and Internship Coordinator

Restricted Course Open to students in Bachelor of Business Administration.

BUS 310 Strategic Compensation

Effective Date: September 2014

The course emphasizes the development of compensation strategies with consideration to an organization's management strategy, culture and organizational goals. Reward systems are identified as key variables and are the foundation of successful compensation strategies. Compensation systems are designed to result in superior organizational performance.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Business Administration; Human Resource Management
Tuition
$334.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

BUS 311 Employment Law

Effective Date: September 2015

This course examines the legal relationship between employers and employees, as defined by common law and statute law. Topics include human rights, employment standards, contracts and HR policies, privacy, wrongful dismissal and just cause for termination. While the topics apply to both union and non-union environments, the collective bargaining relationship between unions and employers is not examined.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
4 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Business Administration; Human Resource Management
Tuition
$446.40 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

One of:

Effective Date: January 2018

This course examines the legal relationship between employers and employees, as defined by common law and statute law. Topics include human rights, employment standards, contracts and HR policies, privacy, wrongful dismissal and just cause for termination. While the topics apply to both union and non-union environments, the collective bargaining relationship between unions and employers is not examined.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
4 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Business Administration; Human Resource Management
Tuition
$446.40 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

One of:

  • C in BUS 276
  • C in BUS 318
  • A bachelor's degree from a recognized post-secondary institution

BUS 312 Human Resource Development

Effective Date: September 2014

In this course, learners will gain a comprehensive understanding of the role of Human Resources in managing performance through training and development. Emphasis will be on the strategic importance of training and development and how the performance of a diverse workforce can be maximized to contribute to organizational effectiveness.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Business Administration; Human Resource Management
Tuition
$334.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

BUS 313 Employee and Labour Relations

Effective Date: September 2014

This course provides learners will an in-depth view of the traditions, issues, and future trends in employee and labour relations in Canada.  Student will learn the legal frameworks and systemic processes including an analysis of pertinent sections of the BC Labour Code.  Emphasis will be placed on how employers and trade unions can effectively manage their legal duties and obligations while maintaining productive union-management relationships.  In large simulations, students will practice collective bargaining, contract interpretation and analyses of the arbitration process.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Business Administration; Human Resource Management
Tuition
$334.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

BUS 314 Cross Cultural Leadership

Effective Date: September 2015

This course will focus on historical and cultural perspectives of leadership and the impact of globalization on the practice of leading across cultures. The theoretical and practical issues of cross-cultural leadership in organizations will provide the context for the readings and discussion. Students will examine the intercultural and leadership competencies needed to build and maintain relationships with employees, clients and other businesses in a cross-cultural business environment. They will learn how to build inclusive environments, that build trust and encourage high performance in their organizations.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
4 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Business Administration; Applied Tourism and Hospitality Management
Tuition
$602.40 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Effective Date: January 2018

This course will focus on historical and cultural perspectives of leadership and the impact of globalization on the practice of leading across cultures. The theoretical and practical issues of cross-cultural leadership in organizations will provide the context for the readings and discussion. Students will examine the intercultural and leadership competencies needed to build and maintain relationships with employees, clients and other businesses in a cross-cultural business environment. They will learn how to build inclusive environments, that build trust and encourage high performance in their organizations.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
4 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Business Administration; Applied Tourism and Hospitality Management
Tuition
$602.40 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

  • C in BUS 214
  • A bachelor's degree from a recognized post-secondary institution

BUS 315 Workplace Health and Safety

Effective Date: January 2009

This course introduces current legislation and standards governing workplace health and safety and explores best practices in health and safety management.  The course also provides a focus on building a healthy workplace through effective wellness strategies.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Business Administration; Human Resource Management
Tuition
$334.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

BUS 318 Recruitment, Selection and Retention

Effective Date: September 2014

Students will examine current and future recruitment, selection and engagement strategies in high performance organizations. With an emphasis on applied learning, students will analyze the complexities of employment issues, trends and legislative requirements affecting recruitment and selection.  Students will develop and apply competency-based selection processes and methodologies to source, recruit and select the best candidates for the organization. 

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Business Administration; Human Resource Management
Tuition
$334.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

BUS 322 Leading Organizational Change

Effective Date: May 2013

This course examines leadership models and identifies personal leadership style. The course explores the principles of change management and leadership strategies that promote organizational change. Course methods include analysis of scholarly articles, case analysis and applied learning.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Business Administration; Human Resource Management
Tuition
$334.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Or all of:

Effective Date: January 2018

This course examines leadership models and identifies personal leadership style. The course explores the principles of change management and leadership strategies that promote organizational change. Course methods include analysis of scholarly articles, case analysis and applied learning.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Business Administration; Human Resource Management
Tuition
$334.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Or all of:

  • A bachelor's degree from a recognized post-secondary institution

BUS 325 Human Resources Management Systems

Effective Date: September 2014

The purpose of this course is to emphasize the strategic role of human resource management systems (HRMS) in organizational planning and human resource development. HRMS is concerned with the collection and analysis of data through metric interpretation and identification of trends leading to organizational development.  

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Business Administration
Tuition
$334.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

BUS 330 Advanced Communications

Effective Date: September 2013

This highly applied advanced writing/communications course will look at the effectiveness of message development and writing for organizations, including reports, presentations, brochures, advertising copy, speeches and media releases. Editing, coaching and mentoring will also be discussed. 

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
4 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Business Administration
Tuition
$446.40 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

BUS 360 Global Business Strategies

Effective Date: September 2013

This course explores the globalization of products and services. It introduces the constantly evolving realities of global business and helps students tackle the challenges of a complex multicultural, and a globally competitive environment. Students will study global business issues such as economic, financial, cultural, political, and legal issues affecting the global business strategies.

Note: Students are strongly recommended to have successfully completed at least 20 courses of the Bachelor of Business Administration or Bachelor of Sport and Fitness Leadership program.

Note: Only one of BUS 260 or BUS 360 may be used towards a Camosun College credential.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Business Administration
Tuition
$334.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

And:

  • Any School of Business 200-level course

BUS 380 New Venture Development

Effective Date: January 2012

This course focuses on key knowledge and skills required for starting and developing new ventures for the private, public, and non-profit sectors. This entrepreneurial perspective includes strategic and tactical planning, teamwork, leadership, and sustainability to ensure a successful startup in diverse organizations including sport and fitness ventures.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
4 lecture hours per week
Tuition
$446.40 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

None.

Restricted Course Open to students in Year 3 and 4 of Bachelor of Business Administration.

BUS 400 Advanced Operations Management

Effective Date: September 2009

A study of operations management processes in service and product industries. A key focus is on the importance of operations to the overall strategy and competitiveness of the organization. Topics include: process analysis, quality management, operations and project planning, inventory control, linear programming, and supply-chain management.

Note: Students are strongly recommended to have successfully completed at least 30 courses in their degree prior to attempting this course.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
4 lecture hours per week
Tuition
$446.40 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Or:

  • Written approval from the Department Chair

Restricted Course Open to students in Bachelor of Sport and Fitness Leadership or Bachelor of Business Administration.

BUS 401 Co-operative Work Experience 4

Effective Date: September 2016

This work experience course gives BBA students a final opportunity to apply, extend and integrate academic or technical knowledge through relevant work experience with qualified organizations. Learning outcomes are tied to academic and career skill development and student learning is monitored and evaluated by Camosun College. Successful completion counts toward a Co-operative Education designation.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
6
Format
420 workplace integrated learning hours over 14 weeks
Tuition
$601.49 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

And one of:

Restricted Course Open to students in Bachelor of Business Administration.

BUS 421 Strategic HR Management

Effective Date: September 2014

This course integrates business and corporate strategy with elements of strategic human resources management. It challenges the role of HR professionals to move beyond HRM foundations to strategic heights. This online course uses business case analysis, online discussion groups, and audio taped guest speakers.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Business Administration; Human Resource Management
Tuition
$334.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

Any two of:

Or:

BUS 427 Project Management

Effective Date: May 2009

This course examines how both public and private sector organizations develop, implement and monitor strategic, tactical and operational plans by using project management models. Managing the process, consultation and collaboration, and accountability mechanisms are essential elements that are included in course discussions.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
4 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Business Administration
Tuition
$446.40 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

And one of:

And one of:

BUS 440 Current Trends in HR Management

Effective Date: January 2009

Learners of Human Resource Management (HRM) and leadership studies will build upon existing knowledge from previous courses, by focusing on key contemporary issues and trends in the study and practice of managing human resources and leadership. They will explore contemporary and crucial organizational issues through a practical and academic lens.  Learners will think analytically and critically about some of the more popular solutions offered to the developing challenges of managing people in the workplace and propose new solutions to these concerns. This course will culminate with a student led symposium where course knowledge and experiences are showcased to the public and industry.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
4 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Business Administration; Human Resource Management
Tuition
$518.40 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

And minimum four of:

Effective Date: January 2018

Learners of Human Resource Management (HRM) and leadership studies will build upon existing knowledge from previous courses, by focusing on key contemporary issues and trends in the study and practice of managing human resources and leadership. They will explore contemporary and crucial organizational issues through a practical and academic lens.  Learners will think analytically and critically about some of the more popular solutions offered to the developing challenges of managing people in the workplace and propose new solutions to these concerns. This course will culminate with a student led symposium where course knowledge and experiences are showcased to the public and industry.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
4 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Business Administration; Human Resource Management
Tuition
$518.40 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

  • C in BUS 214
  • A bachelor's degree from a recognized post-secondary institution

And minimum four of:

BUS 450 International Management

Effective Date: September 2015

This overview course of International Management will examine culture, multinational business enterprises and the significance of cross-cultural variables in the business environment. Topics include: ethics, human resource management, external environment, strategy formulation and execution, and the role of culture in global management.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Tuition
$334.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

None.

Restricted Course Open to students in Year 3 and 4 of Bachelor of Business Administration.

BUS 460 International Trade and Finance

Effective Date: September 2013

This course examines theories of international trade, trade policy, economic integration, currency markets, exchange rate systems, the balance of payments, international financial institutions.

Note: Students are strongly recommended to have successfully completed at least 30 courses in their Bachelor of Business Administration prior to attempting this course.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Business Administration
Tuition
$334.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

BUS 480 Advanced Business Strategy

Effective Date: September 2015

This is the capstone course that integrates all functional disciplines covered within in the BBA program within the context of strategic management.  Through the study of real companies using the case method, as well as continuous engagement and discussion using current material presented both in class and using online discussion forums, students confront problems and opportunities that mirror the challenges faced by top-level managers as they make strategic decisions.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
4 lecture hours per week
Tuition
$446.40 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

None.

Restricted Course Open to students in Bachelor of Business Administration Year 4 or Post-Degree Diploma in Applied Tourism and Hospitality Management.

Effective Date: January 2018

Students will integrate all functional disciplines covered in the Bachelor of Business Administration and Post Degree Diploma programs within the context of strategic management. Using the case method, students will make strategic decisions that mirror the challenges faced by top-level managers. This course engages students in classroom discussions and online forums.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
4 lecture hours per week
Tuition
$446.40 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

None.

Restricted Course Open to students in Bachelor of Business Administration Year 4 or Post-Degree Diploma in Business Administration.

BUS 485 Applied Leadership Perspectives

Effective Date: September 2015

In this course learners explore and apply leadership competencies within the context of a variety of leadership perspectives. Learners will identify their own competencies and develop additional skills to apply in many different circumstances or cultural situations. As the final leadership course in the Human Resource Management and Leadership BBA program, this course will challenge learners’ assumptions and introduce them to ways of thinking about leadership competencies. As a result, students will gain a more comprehensive understanding of leadership challenges and more effective responses; personally and professionally.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
2 lecture hours and 2 seminar hours per week
Related programs
Business Administration; Human Resource Management
Tuition
$518.40 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

Or:

  • Permission of Chair

Effective Date: January 2018

In this course learners explore and apply leadership competencies within the context of a variety of leadership perspectives. Learners will identify their own competencies and develop additional skills to apply in many different circumstances or cultural situations. This course will challenge learners’ assumptions and introduce them to ways of thinking about leadership competencies. As a result, students will gain a more comprehensive understanding of leadership challenges and more effective responses; personally and professionally.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
2 lecture hours and 2 seminar hours per week
Related programs
Business Administration; Human Resource Management
Tuition
$518.40 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

  • C in BUS 214
  • C in BUS 322
  • A bachelor's degree from a recognized post-secondary institution

BUS 490 Comprehensive HR Audits

Effective Date: September 2012

Successful organizations require a comprehensive understanding of their operations within a strategic perspective. This course examines key approaches to conducting comprehensive human resource audits. Decision-makers can use this information for strategic planning. This course also provides an opportunity for students to build on their personal and professional development, and to apply critical thinking skills and in-depth analysis to human resource activities throughout an organization.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
4 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Business Administration
Tuition
$446.40 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

And any two of:

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