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Communication for Team-based Collaboration XCOM 1000

Communication Course

International Fees

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

Course details

​​This course provides students with experience working and communicating in a team-based collaborative project. Students will apply theoretical concepts of interprofessional collaboration, professional empathy, conflict resolution, intercultural, and interpersonal communication in a team-based project. By collaborating in diverse teams, students will apply theories and communication practices to create a team charter, team progress report, and final report. Finally, students will practice reflexivity by analyzing their individual performance and contributions to the team through self-reflection activities.​


  • No prerequisites are required for this course.





Course offerings

Fall 2023

Below is one offering of XCOM 1000 for the Fall 2023 term.

CRN 49319


Fri Oct 27 - Fri Dec 01 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 49319
  • $336.13
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 27 - Dec 01 N/A N/A Online


Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.



Important information
  1. TUITION REDUCTION: This course is currently eligible for 50% OFF TUITION this term only. REGISTRATION PROCEDURE: *(Step 1)*Register online or by phone at 604.434.1610 *(Step 2)*Make a payment of $170.33 (tuition fee plus Student Association Activity) *(Step 3)* Email IMMEDIATELY to receive your tuition fee waiver for the balance of the course fee ($165.80). If you do not contact within 24 hours you may be dropped for non-payment. COURSE DELIVERY: Asynchronous online learning. You don't have to log on to the computer at exactly the same time as your instructor or classmates. This is not a self-paced course. You will have specific deadlines to meet for the reading assignments and learning activities. On the start date of your class (not before), log into to access your course link.

Learning Outcomes

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

Define team-based collaboration.

  • Understand and explain core theoretical concepts of team-based collaboration.
  • Follow a systematic process for collaboration.
  • Write and create team-based documents for collaboration, such as a team charter and progress report.
  • Practice reflexivity and reflect on their role and position within the larger team.​

Effective as of Fall 2022

Related Programs

Communication for Team-based Collaboration (XCOM 1000) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Technical Writing
    Associate Certificate Part-time


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