BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

COMM-111 - Business Communication - 3.00 Credits

COMM-111 - Business Communication - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
Business Communication teaches learners how to plan, organize, and write correct and effective reader friendly business documents appropriate for use in today's global business environment. Students will learn how to write business letters, memos, reports, and electronic messages. Each unit begins with a set of learning objectives. The assigned readings, together with the reinforcement exercises, are the principal learning activities.
Part of the:
  • BUSINESS Department
  • Available/Required in the following Programs:
  • Aboriginal Governance & Leadership Certificate - Certificate Term 1
  • Office Administration Certificate - Certificate Completion Plan
  • Course offered:
  • Spring 2018 (January - April)
  • Spring 2019 (January - April)
  • Prerequisites : Program admission requirements
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Bachelors Degree
    Office Hours: 1.5 per week
    Contact Hours: 45
    Student Evaluation
    Procedure:
    Assignments 50-70%, Final 30-50%, Total 100%. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to:
  • demonstrate awareness of reader needs through the application of clear, persuasive writing techniques;
  • apply techniques for planning, organizing, and writing effective business documents such as letters, memos, and reports;
  • use an email client program to write clear and effective email messages;
  • apply word processing skills to format effective, attractive, “reader friendly” documents appropriate for business;
  • analyze written communication to ensure grammatically correct writing; and
  • produce mailable documents that are free of grammar, spelling, and punctuation errors.
  • Text and Materials:
  • Guffey. Mary Ellen, and Almonte, Richard. Essentials of Business Communication. Current CDN Edition. Toronto, ON. Nelson Education.
  • Other Resources:
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca

    Other Information:
    Current Course Offerings:
     
    COMM-111-01
    DaysTimeStart DateEnd Date
     
    COMM-111-01
    DaysTimeStart DateEnd Date
    W2:00PM - 5:00PM02 Jan 201915 Mar 2019
    TH3:05PM - 4:30PM