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Business and Technical Reports COMM 2203

Communication Part-time Studies Course

Course details

This communication course teaches the business writing skills needed to produce effective business and technical reports: inspection, trip, incident, and progress reports, proposals, feasibility studies, formal reports, oral reports, summaries and graphics. NOTE: Students scoring below "C+" in level 1 COMM are required to take COMM 2003 instead of COMM 2203. To make up for a full-time diploma program level 2 COMM course, students must take both COMM 2202 (or COMM 2002) and COMM 2203 (or COMM 2003). If you have BCIT full-time diploma program level 1 COMM course credit, email cecomm@bcit.ca to apply for approval to register.

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

3.0

Cost

$446.99

Course offerings

Fall 2022

Below are two offerings of COMM 2203 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 30854

Duration

Fri Sep 23 - Fri Dec 09 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 30854
  • $446.99
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 23 - Dec 09 N/A N/A Online
Dec 09 Fri 18:30 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$446.99

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. RESERVED: Course registration is restricted to students who have achieved a final grade of 70%+ in a 3-credit BCIT COMM 1100-level course or a 3-credit university/college composition course. *(A)*If your final grade is between 50 to 69% in one of the above courses, you can instead take COMM 2003. COMM 2003 and COMM 2203 are fully equivalent/interchangeable; therefore, BCIT will allow you to switch from COMM 2203 to COMM 2003. Upon successful completion of COMM 2003, you will earn 3 credits which will be automatically applied towards your program to replace COMM 2203. No further action is required on your part. *(B)*ASYNCHRONOUS ONLINE DELIVERY: This is not a self-paced course. There will be specific timelines for assignments and exams. You will have readings, discussions, peer review, and assignments to complete each week (although you do NOT have to be online at a particular time or on a particular day). On the start date of your class (not before), log into learn.bcit.ca to access your course link. *(C)*SYNCHRONOUS ONLINE FINAL EXAM: You will be required to take the final exam in an online environment on Friday, December 9, from 6:30PM to 9:30PM. Online attendance for the final exam beginning at 6:30PM and ending at 9:30PM is mandatory.
Status

Seats Available

1 seat remaining as of Sun August 14, 2022 at 5:01 pm (PDT). Availability may change at any time.

CRN 32302

Duration

Fri Sep 23 - Fri Dec 09 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 32302
  • $446.99
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 23 - Dec 09 N/A N/A Online
Dec 09 Fri 18:30 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$446.99

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. RESERVED: Course registration is restricted to students who have achieved a final grade of 70%+ in a 3-credit BCIT COMM 1100-level course or a 3-credit university/college composition course. *(A)*If your final grade is between 50 to 69% in one of the above courses, you can instead take COMM 2003. COMM 2003 and COMM 2203 are fully equivalent/interchangeable; therefore, BCIT will allow you to switch from COMM 2203 to COMM 2003. Upon successful completion of COMM 2003, you will earn 3 credits which will be automatically applied towards your program to replace COMM 2203. No further action is required on your part. *(B)*ASYNCHRONOUS ONLINE DELIVERY: This is not a self-paced course. There will be specific timelines for assignments and exams. You will have readings, discussions, peer review, and assignments to complete each week (although you do NOT have to be online at a particular time or on a particular day). On the start date of your class (not before), log into learn.bcit.ca to access your course link. *(C)*SYNCHRONOUS ONLINE FINAL EXAM: You will be required to take the final exam in an online environment on Friday, December 9, from 6:30PM to 9:30PM. Online attendance for the final exam beginning at 6:30PM and ending at 9:30PM is mandatory.
Status

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Plan and write business/technical reports that meet professional standards of organization, style, and presentation.
  • Use an appropriate and correct writing style.
  • Plan and write reports that effectively present information.
  • Identify and analyze problems.
  • Propose and evaluate solutions.
  • Use the most effective organizational pattern for various types of informational and analytical reports.
  • Make correct and effective use of graphics and illustrations in reports.
  • Write a persuasive proposal.
  • Follow appropriate conventions in preparing and packaging a formal report.
  • Prepare and deliver an informative and persuasive oral report.
  • Critically evaluate information to determine if it is accurate, relevant, and complete, and to use critical thinking to develop strong arguments.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2016

Related Programs

Business and Technical Reports (COMM 2203) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Accounting
    Diploma Part-time
  2. Advanced Business Management
    Certificate Part-time
  3. Advanced Human Resource Management
    Certificate Part-time
  4. Business Administration (General Option)
    Diploma Part-time
  5. Business Administration (Global Studies Option)
    Diploma Part-time
  6. Business Administration (Human Resources Option)
    Diploma Part-time
  7. Business Administration (Management Option)
    Diploma Part-time
  8. Business Administration (Marketing Option)
    Diploma Part-time
  9. Business Fundamentals
    Associate Certificate Full-time
  10. Finance
    Diploma Part-time
  11. Financial Management (Finance Option)
    Certificate Part-time
  12. Financial Management (Professional Accounting Option)
    Certificate Part-time
  13. Financial Planning
    Diploma Part-time
  14. International Trade and Transportation Logistics
    Certificate Part-time
  15. Marketing Management
    Certificate Part-time
  16. Operations Management (Facilities Management Option)
    Certificate Part-time
  17. Operations Management (Industrial Engineering Option)
    Certificate Part-time
  18. Operations Management (Management Engineering Option)
    Certificate Part-time
  19. Operations Management (Materials Management Option)
    Certificate Part-time
  20. Quality and Process Management
    Certificate Part-time

School of Transportation

  1. Airport Operations
    Associate Certificate Part-time

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