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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

$691.67 - $703.08 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2019

Below are two offerings of this course for the Fall 2019 term.

CRN 42240

Sat Sep 07 - Sat Dec 07 14 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 07 - Dec 07 Sat 09:00 - 13:00 BBY SE06 Rm. 114

Instructor

Kenneth Eng

Course Outline

Cost

$691.67

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. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 46256

Sat Sep 07 - Sat Dec 07 14 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 07 - Dec 07 Sat 13:30 - 17:30 BBY SE06 Rm. 114

Instructor

Kenneth Eng

Course Outline

Cost

$691.67

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. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

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

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

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.

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

Programs and courses are subject to change without notice.

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