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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

$522.42

Fall 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2019 term.

CRN 33258

Tue Sep 10 - Tue Nov 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 10 - Nov 26 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 BBY NE01 Rm. 325

Instructor

Alexander Birston

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$522.42

Notes

  1. - - - this course may not be offered in the January 2020 term

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

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Winter 2020

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2020 term.

CRN 44686

Tue Jan 07 - Tue Mar 24 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Mar 24 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 BBY NE01 Rm. 325

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$522.42

Notes

  1. This is not an ESL course. BLDT 1051 is prerquisite to this course

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

Books & Supplies

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

Fall 2019

Books for Fall 2019 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
Author Ewald
Publisher Oxf
Copyright 2017
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-19902-149-9
Price $84.50
Required

Winter 2020

No information on books is currently available for Winter 2020 offerings of this course.

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