January 2024

You are currently browsing the monthly archive for January 2024.

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 even after the add deadline has passed 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 225 Leading Change
Leading change in organizations requires an understanding of the fundamentals of change theory and practice. Students will gain an understanding of frequently used industry change management models, examine organizational change within a real-world context through a case study, and practice the peer-case consulting process as a tool to assist in grappling with and leading adaptive challenges.
Instructor: Dr. Dana Questad, change and transition researcher and consultant with Cambridge Leadership Associates.
April 5-7
Friday 4-8 p.m; Saturday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m; Sunday 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

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 project-based 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
9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
March 23-24

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
April 19-21 
4-10 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday

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
March 23-23
9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday and 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
9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
April 20-21

BCSS 207 Resiliency
What is resiliency, what is optimism and how might we cultivate them?
What role do positive emotions like awe and gratitude play in being resilient?
What does resiliency look like in our work lives?
How might business leaders cultivate a happy workplace? Why should they bother?
Instructor: Monica Bartlett, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology
9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
March 2-3

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, Ph.D., Service Delivery Quality Manager, Expedia Group, Inc.
4-8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Sunday
April 19-21

Featuring WPMU Bloglist Widget by YD WordPress Developer