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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.





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


Laurie Izgerean

Course Outline




  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.

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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 - Advanced Diploma
    Full-time/Part-time   Advanced Diploma

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Winter 2019

Books for Winter 2019 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore

If you are taking this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore.

Business Communication Essentials, 5Th Ed W. Mybuscommlab,+ Custom Etext Rvp
Author Bovee
Copyright 2015
Binding Kit/Set/Package
ISBN 978-1-32341-271-8
Price $123.50


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