British Columbia Institute of


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.





Winter 2020

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

CRN 11625

Fri Mar 13 - Sun Mar 29 2 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Mar 13 Fri 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Rm. 381
Mar 14 - Mar 15 Sat/Sun 09:00 - 17:00 DTC Rm. 381
Mar 27 Fri 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Rm. 381
Mar 28 - Mar 29 Sat/Sun 09:00 - 17:00 DTC Rm. 381


Teresa Comey

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim




  1. Class times are Friday March 13 and 27 from 1800 - 2100, Saturday March 14 and 28 from 0900 - 1700, and Sunday March 15, and 29 from 0900-1700. Due to the intensive and interactive nature of this course students are required to attend all classes

This course offering is full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.


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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