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Sustainable Business Leadership Advanced Specialty Certificate


  • Location

    Courses will be taught at the BCIT Downtown Campus and supplemented through Online Learning.

    Downtown Campus
    555 Seymour Street
    Vancouver, BC

  • Length

    27 weeks, full-time, September to March, and additional 8 weeks industry application project.

    The program runs for 15 weeks in the fall term (Term 1) and then 12 weeks in the winter term (Term 2) with BSUS 7402 running 20 weeks from January to May.

    Part-time Studies course by course registration will be available in the fall and winter terms.

    All program requirements must be completed within seven years.

  • Tuition Estimate

    Please see the Fees, Payments and Refunds section of the website for information on full-time and part-time tuition fees.

  • Book & Supplies Cost Estimates

    $800 (General estimated cost, subject to change)

  • Credential Granted
    Advanced Certificate

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Application Deadline Advice

Full-time: open to applications beginning November 1st.*

Part-time: applications are accepted throughout the year.

*or next business day

Contact Info

Mark Giltrow
Program Head, Sustainable Business Leadership
604-451-6755 | Mark_Giltrow@bcit.ca

Contact a Program Advisor with the BCIT program name in the subject line if you have a question about:
  • Program selection and program planning
  • Applying for transfer credit and advanced placement
  • Job placement and graduate outcomes
  • Student life

1) Program Admission Requirements

Note: The full-time September 2017 intake is now closed for new applications. Applications for the part-time program may be submitted. Applications for the full-time September 2018 intake will be accepted starting November 1, 2017.

Entrance requirements

Sustainable Professionals in industry that may be interested in taking courses and not the entire program please contact the program head, Mark Giltrow.

Applicants must meet all entrance requirements and will be accepted on a first qualified basis as long as space remains.

Applicants who have completed post-secondary studies outside of Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia or New Zealand will require a basic evaluation of their credentials by the International Credential Evaluation Service (ICES).

Read more about how to meet BCITâ??s entrance requirements

Applicants currently enrolled in the last term of their degree/diploma must be on track to complete by May. To apply submit both of the following documents from your post-secondary institution:

  • Transcript of completed courses
  • Confirmation of enrolment letter verifying your current course enrolment and registration in the final term of your degree/diploma
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Note: The full-time September 2017 intake is now closed for new applications. Applications for the part-time program may be submitted. Applications for the full-time September 2018 intake will be accepted starting November 1, 2017.

International students: Part-time Studies (course-by-course) programs are only available to international students who have a valid status in Canada. If you are currently outside of Canada, please apply to a full-time program or ISEP.

BCIT accepts only complete applications. In order to apply:

  • Include proof of meeting all entrance requirements prior to submission
  • Convert all transcripts and supporting documents to PDF files
  • Have a credit card ready to pay the application fee
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You can check the status of your application online at any time using the Student Information System.

Scheduled intakes

Full-time: September each year.

Part-time: January and September

myCommunication

Within two business days of submitting your completed application, BCIT will send a message to your personal and myBCIT e-mail addresses. All correspondence regarding your application will be posted to your online myCommunication account at my.bcit.ca. We'll send you an e-mail when a new message is posted. It's important to watch for these e-mails or regularly check your account online.

You can expect to receive communication concerning the status of your application within four weeks.


 

2) Institution Admission Requirements

Applicants also have to satisfy BCIT's institution admission requirements as listed below.

General Admission Requirements (All Students)

The English-Language Proficiency required for study at BCIT is detailed here.

BC Secondary School (or equivalent)

You will need to meet the specific admission requirements of your intended program. Most programs require Grade 12 graduation with specific Grade 11 and 12 courses. Some programs also have non-academic requirements such as submitting a resume or participating in an interview.

For more details on BCIT's Admission and Registration requirements check here.

Application priority is given to BC residents who are Canadian citizens and landed immigrants who have lived in BC for the 12 months immediately before enrolment. Second priority is given to out-of-province citizens and landed immigrants. Third priority is given to applicants who are neither Canadian citizens nor landed immigrants.

Out-of-Province

You will need to meet the specific admission requirements of your intended program. Most programs require Grade 12 graduation with specific Grade 11 and 12 courses. Some programs also have non-academic requirements such as submitting a resume or participating in an interview.

For more details on BCIT's Admission and Registration requirements check here.

Application priority is given to BC residents who are Canadian citizens and landed immigrants who have lived in BC for the 12 months immediately before enrolment. Second priority is given to out-of-province citizens and landed immigrants. Third priority is given to applicants who are neither Canadian citizens nor landed immigrants.

BC Transfer Student

For details on transfer credit at BCIT check here.

 

Out-of-Province Transfer Student

For details on transfer credit at BCIT check here.

 

Mature Student

If you have not graduated from secondary school you can still be admitted to BCIT based on your relevant experience.

To gain Mature student status, you must also meet BCIT's English-language requirements as well as any prerequisites for your desired program.

There is helpful information for Mature students in the Frequently Asked Questions section of BCIT's Admission & Registration webpage.

International Student

For details on applying to BCIT as an International Student check here.

Other Student (including Special Consideration)

The Technology Entry Program is for students who want to improve their skills in core areas such as communications, Math, Chemistry or Physics to meet the prerequisites of their intended BCIT Technology Program.

 

How to Apply

For information on applying to BCIT's programs check here.