Business Communications - Virtual Delivery

Business Communications Course at unbc

The Business Communication course provides basic skills in written and oral business communication. It also covers how to effectively organize and deliver written and orally presented business reports.  

Topics include:

  • Communication skills
  • Identify your personal communication style (students will be registered to take the Personality Dimension Assessment prior to the course) 
  • Understand individuals differences and similarities
  • Improve business-writing process including e-mails, memos, letters, and other daily writing.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the importance of becoming an effective business communicator in today’s changing workplace
  • Identify personal styles and preferred methods of communicating
  • Explain professionalism in the workplace
  • Create a variety of business documents using appropriate format, tone, and style
  • Examine the traditional formats of memos and letters for business correspondence
  • Explain the pros and cons of e-mail and how to use it professionally
  • Develop a conversational tone and use positive and courteous language
  • Revise messages to achieve conciseness, clarity, and impact
  • Revise messages to achieve visual persuasiveness
  • Describe effective techniques for proof-reading documents
  • How to deal with negative situations quickly and appropriately
Virtual Classroom
Winter 2024
Date & Time:
6 Mar 2024 to 8 Mar 2024
  • 9:00am - 1:00pm PST
Instructor: Price:
Registration Deadline:
February 25, 2024

Course Requirements

Students must have a computer with webcam in order to attend class and participate in exercises and knowledge checks.


Course Cancellations

Please note that courses may be cancelled at any time due to low enrolment. Upon cancellation, registrants will receive a full refund.