INTRODUCING THE CONTEMPORARY BUSINESS WORLD
The Canadian Business System
The Environment of Business
Entrepreneurship, Small Business, and Business Ownership
Business Conduct including Ethics and Social Responsibility
UNDERSTANDING THE BUSINESS OF MANAGING
The Role of Managers
Managing Human Resources and Labour Relations
Motivating and Leading Employees
Producing Goods and Services
Marketing Processes and Consumer Behaviour
Marketing Mix: Product, Price, Place, and Promotion
MANAGING FINANCIAL ISSUES
Accounting and Information Systems
Money, Banking, and Securities Markets
Lectures, seminars and/or case discussions.
Assessment will be in accordance with the Douglas College Evaluation Policy.
|Test(s) and/or quizzes||30-45%|
|Written research report||10-20%|
Students may conduct research as part of their coursework in this class. Instructors for the course are responsible for ensuring that student research projects comply with College policies on ethical conduct for research involving humans, which can require obtaining Informed Consent from participants and getting the approval of the Douglas College Research Ethics Board prior to conducting the research.
At the end of the course, the successful student will be able to:
1. Define and describe the Canadian business system, and its environment, including forms of business ownership and existing and emerging societal issues
2. Recognize and explain the role of managers in the four functional areas of business: production, marketing, finance and personnel.
3. Use an enhanced vocabulary of business
4. Effectively produce written and oral business communications
Griffin, Ricky W; Ebert, Ronald J; and Starke, Frederick A. Business, Latest Canadian Edition, Toronto Pearson Education Canada.
Griffin, Ricky W; Ebert, Ronald J; and Starke, Frederick A. Business Essentials, Latest Canadian Edition, Toronto Pearson Education Canada.
Nickels, W.G., J.M. James, S.M. McHugh , P.D. Berman and Rita Cossa. Understanding Canadian Business, Latest Ed. McGraw Hill.
Latest Edition of the Survival Guide for Business or other appropriate Learning Guide.
Other textbook(s) as approved by the department.
No prerequisite courses.
No corequisite courses.
No equivalent courses.
Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.
|Institution||Transfer Details||Effective Dates|
|Acsenda School of Management (ASM)||ASM IB 1100 (3)||2006/01/01 to 2010/08/31|
|Acsenda School of Management (ASM)||ASM BADM 101 (3)||2010/09/01 to 2021/04/30|
|Acsenda School of Management (ASM)||ASM BADM 1XX (3)||2021/05/01 to -|
|Camosun College (CAMO)||CAMO BUS 110 (3)||2013/01/01 to -|
|Capilano University (CAPU)||CAPU BADM 1XX (3)||2004/09/01 to -|
|Coast Mountain College (CMTN)||CMTN MGMT 100 (3)||1995/09/01 to 2010/12/31|
|Coquitlam College (COQU)||COQU BUSI 100 (3)||2015/09/01 to -|
|Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU)||FDU BUS 1000 (3)||2007/09/01 to -|
|Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU)||KPU BUSI 1110 (3)||2004/09/01 to -|
|Langara College (LANG)||LANG BUSM 1100 (3)||2004/09/01 to -|
|Okanagan College (OC)||OC BUAD 123 (3)||2010/09/01 to -|
|Simon Fraser University (SFU)||SFU BUS 1XX (3)||2004/09/01 to -|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU BUEC 2XXX (3)||2010/09/01 to 2014/08/31|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU MNGT 1711 (3)||2015/09/01 to -|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU ADMN 1XX (3)||2004/09/01 to 2010/12/31|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU BBUS 1XXX (3)||2011/01/01 to 2015/08/31|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU MNGT 1710 (3)||2014/09/01 to -|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU BUEC 2XX (3)||2004/09/01 to 2010/08/31|
|Trinity Western University (TWU)||TWU BUSI 1XX (3)||2021/09/01 to -|
|Trinity Western University (TWU)||TWU BUSI 111 (3)||2004/09/01 to 2021/08/31|
|University of British Columbia - Okanagan (UBCO)||UBCO MGMT 1st (3)||2006/09/01 to 2019/04/30|
|University of British Columbia - Okanagan (UBCO)||UBCO ARTS 1st (3)||2005/05/01 to 2006/08/31|
|University of British Columbia - Okanagan (UBCO)||UBCO MGMT 100 (3)||2019/05/01 to -|
|University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV)||UBCV COMM 1st (3)||2004/09/01 to -|
|University of Northern BC (UNBC)||UNBC COMM 100 (3)||2004/09/01 to -|
|University of the Fraser Valley (UFV)||UFV BUS 100 (3)||2004/09/01 to -|
|University of Victoria (UVIC)||UVIC COM 1XX (1.5)||2004/09/01 to -|