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Course details

​Acquiring effective communication and presentation skills will help advance your career and bring positive attention to your projects and ideas. In this course, you will review sample speeches, perform audience and purpose analysis for your own project, rehearse effective public speaking techniques, and deliver your final presentation to a wider audience. Students can present on a school project from one of their technical courses, an entrepreneurial idea, or a current work project.


  • No prerequisites are required for this course.





Course offerings

Fall 2023

Below is one offering of XCOM 3840 for the Fall 2023 term.

CRN 49421


Sat Oct 28 - Sat Dec 02 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 49421
  • $336.13
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 28 - Dec 02 N/A N/A Online


Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.



Important information
  1. FUTURE SKILLS GRANT: This course is eligible for funding through the StrongerBC Future Skills Grant at You will register for the course yourself, and then apply for the StrongerBC Future Skills Grant to cover payment (if eligible). 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.

Seats Available

1 seat remaining as of Wed September 27, 2023 at 5:13 pm (PDT). Availability may change at any time.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Analyze audience needs and define achievable objectives considering the technical knowledge and interest of the audience.
  • Practice and integrate a variety of presentation techniques.
  • Design and implement effective visuals.
  • Create rapport with the audience through strong introductions and conclusions.
  • Integrate personal experience and examples to enhance credibility.
  • Engage with the audience through eye contact, gestures, and pacing.
  • Manage audience questions and comments.​

Effective as of Fall 2022

Related Programs

Technical Presentations (XCOM 3840) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Agile Development
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  2. Applied Computer Applications (ACA)
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  3. Applied Data Analytics
    Certificate Part-time
  4. Computer Systems
    Diploma Part-time
  5. Technical Communication Essentials
    Microcredential Part-time
  6. Technical Writing
    Associate Certificate Part-time


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