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Performance Development: Presenting Your Best Self BCST 3251

Broadcast Communications Course

International Fees

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

Course details

​​Shine in front of any audience. Elevate your message. Leave a lasting impression in interviews, presentations and everyday conversations. Stand out confidently whether it's to a group, a client or your circle of friends and family. Be assured you have effectively communicated your message for the biggest impact on your listeners. Using age-old techniques passed down from masters in performance, you will gain a solid foundation to tackle any message or conversation to inspire and inform others in a meaningful way. Through personal exploration and technical exercises, you'll gain an inner confidence that sets you above the mundane and enables you more personal comfort and enjoyment for all interaction, whether personal or business.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

3.0

Domestic fees

$703.29 - $705.11 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2024

Below is one offering of BCST 3251 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 67418

Duration

Sat Apr 06 - Sat Jun 15 (10 weeks)

  • 10 weeks
  • CRN 67418
  • Domestic fees $703.29
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 06 Sat 10:00 - 14:30 Burnaby SE10 Rm. 161
Apr 13 Sat 10:00 - 14:30 Burnaby SE10 Rm. 162
Apr 20 - May 04 Sat 10:00 - 14:30 Burnaby SE10 Rm. 161
May 11 Sat 10:00 - 14:30 Burnaby SE10 Rm. 162
May 18 - Jun 15 Sat 10:00 - 14:30 Burnaby SE10 Rm. 161
Instructor

Tammy Bentz

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$703.29

Important information
  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  2. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. This course will be delivered synchronously in person, requiring your attendance and participation in scheduled classes held at Burnaby campus SE10 161 on the days and times noted on the course web page. If seats remain, registration is permitted without approval up to April 19, 2024, by calling 604-434-1610. There will be no class on Sat. May 18.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Fall 2024

Below is one offering of BCST 3251 for the Fall 2024 term.

CRN 48149

Duration

Sat Sep 14 - Sat Dec 07 (10 weeks)

  • 10 weeks
  • CRN 48149
  • Domestic fees $705.11
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 14 - Dec 07 Sat 10:00 - 14:30 Burnaby SE10 Rm. 161
Instructor

Tammy Bentz

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$705.11

Important information
  1. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  2. This course will be delivered synchronously in person, requiring your attendance and participation in scheduled classes held at Burnaby Campus SE10 building on the days and times noted on the course web page. If seats remain, registration is permitted without approval up to September 20, 2024, by calling 604-434-1610. There will be no class on Sat. Sep 28, Sat. Oct 12, Sat. Nov 9.
Status

Sneak Preview

This section is only available for registration starting Wed May 22, 2024 at 9:00 am (PDT)

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Present a compelling delivery of any message, written or improvised; conversation or formal presentations.
  • Influence and inspire any audience with your desired outcome.
  • Improve the meaning behind your chosen words using subtexts.
  • Assess whether you have captured and maintained the attention of the audience.
  • Improve presentation abilities through acting tricks and improvisation.
  • Elevate your personal voice to become your most powerful tool.
  • Successfully interpret direction/directing words to refine delivery.
  • Apply different vocal techniques and exercises to speak in front of any audience with ease

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2024

Related Programs

Performance Development: Presenting Your Best Self (BCST 3251) 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. Broadcast and Digital Journalism
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  2. Radio Arts and Entertainment
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  3. Video Production and Editing
    Associate Certificate Part-time

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