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COMM 3310 - Advanced Communication for Business Management

Communication Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

Course Details

This course provides practice in written and oral communication skills managers use on the job. The emphasis is on techniques for communicating with employees and clients, including e-mails, memos, letters, reports, meetings, and oral presentations. You will develop a business proposal and present it orally and will prepare an updated, professional career package.

Credits

4.0

Cost

$658.40 - $670.85 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2018 term.

CRN 43467

Thu Sep 06 - Thu Dec 13 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 06 - Dec 13 Thu 17:30 - 21:30 DTC Rm. 462

Instructor

Laurie Izgerean

Course Outline

Cost

$658.40

Notes

  1. This course is part of the Advanced Diploma in Business Management program, and cannot be used towards any other BCIT programs.

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

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Winter 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2019 term.

CRN 83562

Thu Jan 10 - Thu Mar 28 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Mar 28 Thu 17:30 - 21:30 DTC Rm. 362
Jan 10 - Mar 28 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$670.85

Notes

  1. Course registration is restricted to students registered in the Advanced Diploma in Business Management program. COMM 3310 credit cannot be used towards any other BCIT programs. COURSE SCHEDULE: This course has in-class and online components. Mandatory in-class sessions are on Thursdays, January 10 to March 28, from 1730 to 2130 at BCIT Downtown Campus. The schedule for the online sessions will be determined by the course instructor.

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Oct 24 at 9:00 am (PDT)

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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Set communication objectives and identify the needs of employees, managers, clients.
  • Use the BCIT library and its electronic resources to locate information about local companies.
  • Give effective oral presentations for business using appropriate visual aids.
  • Use persuasive techniques effectively in written and oral communication.
  • Write effective e-mail, letters, memos, reports and proposals.
  • Take part in a business meeting and summarize the results.
  • Prepare a professional resume and letter of application.
  • Edit your work to meet professional standards in the use of English in business 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 3310 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Business Management
    Full-time/Part-time   Advanced Diploma

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