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.
$671.51 - $684.27 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.
RESERVED: Course registration is restricted to students registered in the BCIT 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 Thursday evenings (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.
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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.