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Business Communications 2 COMM 2216

Communication Course

Course details

Information technology professionals spend time each day communicating orally and in writing with their supervisors, colleagues and clients. As problem-solvers and entrepreneurs in industry, you need to communicate quickly, clearly, and effectively. This course will build on the skills you learned in first term to be an efficient and professional communicator at work. You will learn how to conduct an effective job search and write the accompanying resume and cover letter to support it. You will also write effective reports, deliver a persuasive oral presentation to your set, and participate effectively in meetings and group work. You will prepare a formal report and present it orally and in writing.






Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below is one offering of COMM 2216 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 82195


Fri Jan 13 - Fri Apr 14 (14 weeks)

  • 14 weeks
  • CRN 82195
  • $698.65
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 13 - Apr 14 N/A N/A Online

Laurie Izgerean

Course outline






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: COMM 2216 is reserved for BCIT Computing students, BCIT Engineering students, and BCIT Advanced Diploma in Business Management students. Before you take this course, you must first complete level 1 COMM. *(A)*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 on your own each week (although you do NOT have to be online at a particular time or on a particular day). Your weekly participation is essential to succeed in this course. On the start date of your class (not before), log into to access your course link.

In Progress

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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Write an effective resume and cover letter.
  • Write a variety of documents such as reports, proposals, instructions.
  • Design and integrate graphics.
  • Prepare and deliver a persuasive oral presentation.
  • Participate effectively in teamwork.
  • Conduct and participate in meetings productively.
  • Prepare a formal proposal and present it orally and in writing.
  • Use proper citation methods.
  • Critically evaluate information to determine if it is accurate, relevant, and complete, and to use critical thinking to develop strong arguments.

Effective as of Fall 2019

Related Programs

Business Communications 2 (COMM 2216) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Computer Information Technology
    Diploma Full-time
  2. Computer Systems
    Certificate Part-time
  3. Computer Systems Technology
    Diploma Full-time


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