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COMM 3310 - Managerial Communication for Advanced Diploma in Business Administration

Communication Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

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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.





Fall 2020

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2020 term.

CRN 43467

Thu Sep 03 - Thu Dec 10 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 03 - Dec 10 Thu 17:30 - 21:30 DTC Online Delivery



Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim




  1. RESERVED: This course is reserved for students registered in the BCIT Advanced Diploma in Business Management program. COMM 3310 is part of the Advanced Diploma in Business Management program, and cannot be transferred to any other BCIT programs.
  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 has been cancelled. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.


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


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