New Business Courses

BUEC 444, LEC B1 - International Study Tour

Winter 2022, select Fridays from 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM and select Saturdays from 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Instructor: Edy Wong

BUEC 444 is devoted to experiential learning through an international study tour. The aim of this course is to expose students to cross-cultural aspects of the international business environment and the challenges it poses. The course content is comprised of an academic component and a study tour component. The learning objective is to familiarize students with the basic principles of cross-cultural business practices in an international setting. The destination for the study tour may vary from year to year.

For the Winter 2022 term, the study tour will be a virtual one and focus on multiple countries. This virtual study tour will include China, Brazil, the US and France. In addition to cross-cultural management and communications, students will learn the current economic and business conditions and their business practices unique to these countries through in-country speakers.

 


SEM 488, LEC B1 - Consulting for Sustainable Business Practices

Winter 2022, Mondays from 2:00 PM – 4:50 PM
Instructor: Leo Wong
In this course, students will examine a variety of sustainable business practices and learn how to consult a business and measure its practices related to social and environmental impact. The primary focus is on exploring the role of B Corporations and using an impact assessment tool to measure how a business can be a force for good. The course is project-based, connecting students directly with businesses interested in formalizing their policies to have a greater impact.

SEM 488, LEC B2 - Performance, Development & Safety

Winter 2022, Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:00 AM – 10:20 AM
Instructor: Ross Bradford
An in-depth study of Training and Development in organizations.  Topics will include: employee learning, needs analysis, training methods, training delivery, training evaluation, career planning & development, occupational health & safety.