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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.


COMM 1116



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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
    Part-time   Certificate
  3. Computer Systems Technology
    Full-time   Diploma


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