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.
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 fill out the form at this link Please do not contact the Program Assistant or Program Head to get approval as we will be basing decisions off the survey only. We will contact you within a few working days to let you know our decision. 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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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
BUSA 1060 is offered as a part of the following programs:
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