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BLDT 2031 - Technical Writing/Interpersonal Skills

Construction Operations/Supervision Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

Continues from BLDT 1051. Further development of writing skills required in the construction industry as well as basic instruction in interpersonal skills and human relations.

Prerequisite(s)

BLDT 1051

Credits

3.0

Cost

$499.70

Spring/Summer 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 29766

Tue Apr 10 - Tue Jul 03 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 10 - Jul 03 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 BBY

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$499.70

Notes

  1. There will be no class on May 29th - all students must attend July 03 - no extentions.

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Cancelled

Learning Outcomes

By the time you have completed this course, you should be able to:

  • Create documents that follow the conventions of correct grammar, spelling, mechanics, and punctuation.
  • Generate, draft, and revise memoranda, business letters, reports, and proposals following correct business conventions with respect to format, structure, style, and content.
  • Prepare an effective resume and cover letter following correct business conventions with respect to format, structure, style, and content.
  • Put into effect basic technical writing strategies including preparation of an expanded definition of a term and instructions for a simple procedure.
  • Identify and apply several interpersonal communication techniques to improve human relations in the workplace including two-way communication strategies, assertiveness, interview techniques, and decision-making strategies.

Effective as of Fall 2003

Related Programs

BLDT 2031 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Construction Supervision
    Part-time   Associate Certificate

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The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Spring/Summer 2018

Books for Spring/Summer 2018 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

Writing in the Technical Fields: A Practical Guide
Author Thorsten Ewald
Publisher Oxford University Press
Copyright 2017
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-19902-149-9
Price $76.95
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