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 Fall 2020 term.
Wed Sep 09 - Wed Nov 25 12 Weeks
|Sep 09 - Nov 25||Wed||18:30 - 21:30||DTC|
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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