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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.





Spring/Summer 2018

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

CRN 63944

Thu Apr 26 - Thu Aug 02 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 26 - Aug 02 Thu 17:30 - 21:30 DTC Rm. 685



Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim




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

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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