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ORGB 2505 - Interpersonal Skills

Organizational Behaviour Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

Develops personal problem-solving skills, with emphasis on role playing, teamwork and analysis by students acting in a variety of supervisory/management situations. Participant have the opportunity to practice skills that will enhance their effectiveness in working with people. These skills include effective listening, assertive communication and conflict resolution. Upon completion of the course, students should have a clear appreciation of the interpersonal skills required for effective supervision and management.





Spring/Summer 2019

Below are two offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2019 term.

CRN 28716

Fri May 31 - Sun Jun 16 2 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 31 Fri 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Rm. 381
Jun 01 - Jun 02 Sat/Sun 09:00 - 17:00 DTC Rm. 381
Jun 14 Fri 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Rm. 381
Jun 15 - Jun 16 Sat/Sun 09:00 - 17:00 DTC Rm. 381


Teresa Comey

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim




  1. Due the intensive nature of this course it is recommended that students have completed at least English 12 or COMM 1103 to be successful. Classes will be held: Friday May 31, June 14 from 1800-2100 Saturday and Sunday June 1, 2, 15, 16 from 0900-1700.

Two seats remaining as of Apr 19, 2019 3:40 am PDT. Seats remaining may change at any time prior to registration and payment.

CRN 54467

Mon Jun 10 - Fri Jun 14 5 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 10 - Jun 14 Mon - Fri 09:00 - 16:15 DTC Rm. 820


Maureen Ewing

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim




  1. Due the intensive nature of this course it is recommended that students have completed at least English 12 or COMM 1103 to be successful.

Learning Outcomes

The following is representative of the key skills we will be working on throughout the course:

  • Self Awareness
  • Listening Skills/Communication Skills
  • Group Dynamics/Teamwork
  • Goal Setting/Time Management
  • Politics/Negotiations
  • Assertiveness
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Stress Management

Role-playing, case studies and written assignments will play a major role in this course. Individual classes will include instructor presentations, videos, role-plays, group projects and the presentation and analysis of case studies.

Effective as of Fall 2003

Related Programs

ORGB 2505 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Fire Executive Management
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   BCIT/Industry Partnership Certificate
  2. Human Resource Management
    Part-time   Certificate
  3. Leadership
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  4. Management Skills in Communication and Negotiation
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Statement of Completion
  5. Medical Office Assistant
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  6. Operations Management (Quality Management Option)
    Part-time   Certificate


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