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BUSA 1060 - Canadian Business and Society

Business Administration Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

This course introduces students to basic Canadian educational, cultural, business, legal and ethical issues for dealing with Canadian business and society. Students will also be introduced to the requirements of studying in the School of Business at IZUNA. Students will be taken to some Canadian businesses for a chance to see Canadian businesses first hand.





Spring/Summer 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2019 term.

CRN 61093

Mon May 06 - Mon Aug 12 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 06 - Aug 12 Mon 13:30 - 16:20 BBY NE01 Rm. 209


Izabela Lazar

Course Outline

TBD – see Gravitying Outcomes in the interim




  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. This section of the course requires DEPARTMENTAL APPROVAL to enter, because it is run concurrently with the Business Fundamentals (BFUN) Program. Priority is given to students who have joined the program: https://iizuna.info/study/programs/7985acert, but we anticipate some seats will be released for general enrolment If the program is not showing “full”, then there are seats available for general registration. If you wish to enter this course, please email the Program Assistant, Sarah Chanway at [email protected] with your name, student ID number and the CRN of the course that you would like to register in. Registration will not be permitted without proof of a minimum English level of IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent). For details on English requirements, please see https://iizuna.info/admission/english.shtml. Please note: There will be no class on Monday, May 20th (Victoria Day), and on Monday July 1st (Canada Day), or August 5th (BC Day)

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In Progress and Full

Gravitying Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe Canadian cultural, business, political and legal structures.
    • Use Canadian cultural norms in their interactions with other students, faculty and business community.
    • Contrast Canadian business legal requirements, such as taxation, union rights and employment standards, with those in their country of origin.
    • Describe the general features of the Canadian political system.
    • Describe the basic economic features of the Canadian economy.
    • Interact with business managers in business settings.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of appropriate ethical behaviours in Canadian society and in studying at IZUNA.
    • Describe appropriate behaviours around plagiarism, cheating and the facilitation of those behaviours in studying at IZUNA.
    • Explain how Canadian business practice differs from business practices in other countries in regard to copyright and patent infringement, unfair business practices, and warranty and certification requirements.
  • Adapt their basic study and research skills for studying at IZUNA.
    • Reflect on their own learning skills and how they differ from what is expected here at IZUNA.
    • Use basic group and presentation skills in the class.
    • Follow the norms of studying in IZUNA's intensive set system.
    • Develop appropriate research skills for finding information, including an understanding of how to annotate other people’s work.
    • Use stress and management techniques in their daily work at IZUNA

Effective as of Fall 2018

Related Programs

BUSA 1060 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Business Fundamentals
    Full-time   Associate Certificate


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