Information technology professionals spend time each day communicating orally and in writing with their supervisors, colleagues and clients. As problem-solvers and entrepreneurs in industry, you need to communicate quickly, clearly, and effectively. This course will build on the skills you learned in first term to be an efficient and professional communicator at work. You will learn how to conduct an effective job search and write the accompanying resume and cover letter to support it. You will also write effective reports, deliver a persuasive oral presentation to your set, and participate effectively in meetings and group work. You will prepare a formal report and present it orally and in writing.
Course registration is restricted to students registered in the Computing and Engineering programs. BEFORE YOU REGISTER, you must have a passing grade in BCIT COMM 1100-level course or above. COMM 2216 credit cannot be used towards any other BCIT programs. IF YOU ARE NOT AN APPROVED COMPUTING OR ENGINEERING STUDENT, you will be automatically dropped from this course. BCIT refund schedule applies.
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Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Write an effective resume and cover letter.
Write informal reports.
Prepare and conduct an informational interview.
Prepare and deliver a persuasive oral presentation to your set.
Conduct and participate in meetings productively.
Prepare a formal report and present it orally and in writing.
Critically evaluate information to determine if it is accurate, relevant, and complete, and to use critical thinking to develop strong arguments.
Effective as of Spring/Summer 2016
COMM 2216 is offered as a part of the following programs:
Books for Winter 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.
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