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COMM 2216 - Business Communications 2

Communication Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

Course Details

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.

Prerequisite(s)

COMM 1116

Credits

4.0

Cost

$687.60

Spring/Summer 2018

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

CRN 57213

Sat Jun 09 - Sat Aug 18 11 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 09 - Aug 18 Sat 09:30 - 13:30 BBY NE01 Rm. 403

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$687.60

Notes

  1. This course is reserved for students in the Computing and Engineering programs. Students must achieve a passing grade in Level 1 COMM and must have permission from their Program to take this course. 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.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

Learning Outcomes

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

Related Programs

COMM 2216 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Computer Information Technology
    Full-time   Diploma
  2. Computer Systems Technology
    Full-time   Diploma

Books & Supplies

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.

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Business Communication Essentials, 5Th Ed W. Mybuscommlab,+ Custom Etext Rvp
Author Bovee
Copyright 2015
Binding Kit/Set/Package
ISBN 978-1-32341-271-8
Price $123.50
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