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International Fees

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

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. This course may be eligible for students to receive funding through the StrongerBC Future Skills Grant at www.bcit.ca/financial-aid/strongerbc-future-skills-grant. Students register themselves into the course, then apply for the StrongerBC Future Skills Grant to cover payment, if eligible.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

1.5

Domestic fees

$339.88

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2024

Below is one offering of XCOM 3840 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 68521

Duration

Sun Apr 14 - Sun May 19 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 68521
  • Domestic fees $339.88
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 14 - May 19 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$339.88

Important information
  1. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  2. 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 learn.bcit.ca to access your course link.
Status

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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