April 2022

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The School of Business Administration is offering several in-person one-credit elective classes. If you are a full-time undergraduate student and have fewer than 18 credits, you can likely take one of these courses as part of your regular tuition. Classes are open to all majors.

These classes can be added by calling the Registrar at (509) 313-6592. Or by emailing Registrar@gonzaga.edu from your Zagmail account and including your student ID number and the CRN of the class. For example: Dear Registrar, I would like to register for CRN 12345 and my ID number is 123456789. Thank you. {Your name}

BCSS 260 Intercultural Business Communication
Intercultural business communication refers to how people in organizations communicate in intercultural and cross-cultural business contexts. Whether the context is regional or global, intercultural business communication skills are a strategic advantage. This course explores how to develop intercultural competence and communication skills that will allow students to thrive across multiple contexts.
Instructor: Julie Silbar, Service Delivery Quality Manager, Expedia Group, Inc.
Dec. 2-4
4-8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Sunday.

BCSS 201 Business Leadership
Business leadership refers to how people in an organization set objectives and influence others to achieve those objectives. Topics include leadership styles, theories of leadership, and case studies of leaders.
Instructor: Brian Newberry, CEO of Girl Scouts of Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho
Nov. 19-20
9 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Sunday

BCSS 240 Be More Like You & Find the Job of Your Dreams
What do you want to do with your life?” This question has daunted college students for generations. How can you possibly answer without the life experience to know? What if there’s a way to uncover your passions, align your unique skills and personality to an industry you love, and build a network of people who can help you along that path!? Based on Tyler Lafferty’s book, Be More Like You, this class provides you the “playbook” and teaches how to answer that question using the IDEAS Framework (Introspection, Design, Exploration, Adaptability & Service). You’ll learn what matters to you, which career paths support who you are as a person, and leave the class with practical strategies and tactics to find the job of your dreams – “that’s more like you.”
Instructor: Ed Reese, founder of Sixth Man Marketing
Nov. 18-19
Friday 4-10 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.

BCSS 262 Equity and Storytelling
Storytelling allows a leader to engage listeners by structuring information as a story instead of talking about facts. This course develops individual and collective views of equity through storytelling. Authentic leadership will be a focus of the course as storytelling is explored as a way to impact individuals, organizations, and society.
Instructor: Stephanie Elie-Martin, leadership/business consultant, SE Consulting
Nov. 5-6
9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

BCSS 230 Economics of the Side Hustle

A side hustle refers to work that brings in extra money beyond a person’s regular job and main income source. In this course, students will learn about business scope, pricing strategies, basic costs, financing, business licensing and regulations, and other considerations of a side hustle. There also will be time for students to work on their own side hustle ideas.

Instructor: John Lyons, senior resource policy analyst at Avista
Nov. 4-6
4 – 9 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday and noon – 3 p.m. Sunday

BCSS 221 Excel Skills
Microsoft Excel is a spreadsheet software program that allows the user to analyze and visualize data. This course will introduce students to Excel concepts that allow them to analyze and present data in a format that will inform business decisions. This course will use hands-on exercises to cover practical Excel skills used every day in business.

Instructor: Jenn Klein, assessment coordinator, Academic Technology Applications Support
Oct. 15-16
9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
Nov. 12-13
9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

BCSS 233 Work Hacks
This course examines several key topics about working and surviving in an organizational setting. These topics are pertinent to both for-profit and not-for-profit organizations. Topics include the joy of mistakes, working with people from different age groups and levels of experience, group projects, meetings and presentations, gatekeepers and bureaucracy, tips on when to listen and when to speak up, office communications and presentations, and taking and giving criticism.
Instructor: John Lyons, senior resource policy analyst at Avista
Oct. 14-16
4 – 9 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday and noon – 3 p.m. Sunday

BCSS 268 Community Service & Leadership

This course will explore community leadership strategies and practice through the lens of place-based engagement and adaptive leadership. The course will introduce students to critical community engagement and leadership frameworks that inform Gonzaga’s commitment to place, spend time exploring our shared place of Northeast Spokane, and provide opportunities to learn from resident leaders who exemplify adaptive leadership in practice.
Instructor: Molly Ayers, senior director, Center for Community Engagement
Nov. 4-6
4-10 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday

BCSS 234 Career Preparedness
Career preparedness refers to knowledge, skills, and abilities that allow workers to enter the workforce with success and create a foundation on which to build a productive career. Topics include professionalism, communication, leadership and management, critical thinking, and belonging.
Instructor: Erin Standley, Learning and Development Consultant
Nov. 11-12
4-10 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday

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