This course introduces students to the diverse aspects of managing documentation projects. It teaches the planning skills necessary to develop document outlines, budgets, and schedules, and how to combine this information into document plans, proposals, and contracts. It introduces the project execution skills needed at each stage of the documentation process, and teaches how to track and report project progress. It addresses issues surrounding multi-person documentation teams, such as managing personnel, dividing and delegating work, and establishing effective writing and editing processes. This course also teaches global management skills, including document control, copyright, meetings and presentations. NOTE: This is not a writing course.
Before taking this course, students must have completed their technical elective (COMP 1850 or COMP 2010 or COMP 2369). Students must also have one of the following English requirements, as well as intermediate word processing skills in the latest version of MS Word for Windows: 1) English 12 "67%" (C+) or equivalent (refer to BCIT's Admission page); 2) COMM 0015 score of 70 or better.
Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2020 term.
Wed Apr 15 - Wed Jul 08 12 Weeks
|Apr 15 - Jul 08||Wed||18:30 - 21:30||DTC Rm. 687|
TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Effective as of Fall 2008
COMM 1013 is offered as a part of the following programs:
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Books for Spring/Summer 2020 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.
If you are taking this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore.
|Comm 1013 Documentation Project Mgmt Text (Sept 2018)|
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