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Business Communication 1 COMM 1100

Communication Course

International Fees

International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

COMM 1100 is designed to give students basic listening, writing and speaking skills that will allow them to prepare written and oral reports for BCIT courses and to proceed to more advanced communication courses.


  • No prerequisites are required for this course.



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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Define topics, purposes, audiences, and planning processes for specific written and oral communication tasks.
  • Choose the appropriate communication channel for a given topic, purpose and audience.
  • Use appropriate formats and protocols for business messages .
  • Organize information effectively in routine written business messages.
  • Use an appropriate and effective style and tone in written business messages.
  • Use appropriate document design techniques (headings, lists, space, symbols/icons) effectively to make information accessible.
  • Plan and deliver oral information effectively for a given audience and purpose in a time-limited, routine, informative presentation.
  • Use graphics (tables, graphs, charts, drawings, schematics, photographs, etc.) to make information clear and accessible.
  • Use language, grammar, and punctuation correctly and effectively as required for a business audience.
  • Critically evaluate information to determine if it is accurate, relevant, and complete.

Effective as of Fall 2016

Related Programs

Business Communication 1 (COMM 1100) is offered as a part of the following programs:

  • Indicates programs accepting international students.
  • Indicates programs with a co-op option.

School of Business + Media

  1. Accounting
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  2. Business Information Technology Management
    Diploma Full-time
  3. Business Information Technology Management
    Diploma Full-time
  4. Business Management
    Diploma Full-time
  5. Business Operations Management
    Diploma Full-time
  6. Finance
    Diploma Full-time
  7. Financial Planning
    Diploma Full-time
  8. General Insurance and Risk Management
    Diploma Full-time
  9. Global Trade and Transportation Management
    Diploma Full-time
  10. Human Resource Management
    Diploma Full-time
  11. Marketing Management
    Diploma Full-time


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