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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

$703.08

Winter 2020

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

CRN 82195

Sat Jan 11 - Sat Mar 28 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 11 - Mar 28 Sat 09:00 - 13:00 BBY NE01 Rm. 401

Instructor

Laurie Izgerean

Course Outline

Cost

$703.08

Notes

  1. 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. **(B)**IF YOU ARE NOT A 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.

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

In Progress and Full

Spring/Summer 2020

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2020 term.

CRN 66130

Sat Jun 06 - Sat Aug 15 11 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 06 - Aug 15 Sat 13:30 - 17:30 BBY SW01 Rm. 3190

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$703.08

Notes

  1. RESERVED: COMM 2216 is reserved for 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. **(A)**If you are not a Computing or Engineering student, you will be automatically dropped from this course. BCIT refund schedule applies. **(B)**COURSE SCHEDULE: Mandatory in-class sessions are on Saturdays plus 3 online sessions (the schedule for the online sessions will be determined by the course instructor).
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

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11 seats available as of Feb 21, 2020 5:25 pm (PST). Of these 11, 10 are currently reserved for domestic students only. Availability may change at any time.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Write an effective resume and cover letter.
  • Write a variety of documents such as reports, proposals, instructions.
  • Design and integrate graphics.
  • Prepare and deliver a persuasive oral presentation.
  • Participate effectively in teamwork.
  • Conduct and participate in meetings productively.
  • Prepare a formal proposal and present it orally and in writing.
  • Use proper citation methods.
  • Critically evaluate information to determine if it is accurate, relevant, and complete, and to use critical thinking to develop strong arguments.

Effective as of Fall 2019

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
    Part-time   Certificate
  3. 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.

Winter 2020

Books for Winter 2020 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 Custom, 6Th Ed W. Mylab Bus Comm Nd Code Rvp
Author Bovee
Publisher Ph
Copyright 2019
Binding Kit/Set/Package
ISBN 978-0-13655-841-5
Price $119.95
Required

Bare Essentials, 9Th Ed Text/Wkbk Pkg
Author Norton
Publisher Nel
Copyright 2017
Binding Kit/Set/Package
ISBN 978-0-17677-549-0
Price $75.95
Optional

Spring/Summer 2020

No information on books is currently available for Spring/Summer 2020 offerings of this course.

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