1. Review of Professional Readiness
Students will review
2. Business Skills for Writers
3. Portfolio Preparation
The course will be seminar-based, with frequent guest speakers to enhance networking opportunities. In the seminar, students will be expected to share their findings, experiences, and writing. Students will also be expected to attend and report on a number of professional association activities during the term. At least one in-depth interview with the instructor will be required.
Students will demonstrate their mastery of course material through assignments, involvement in group work, and participation in a public event at the end of term.
Students are expected to be self-motivated and to demonstrate professionalism, which includes active participation, good attendance, punctuality, effective collaboration, ability to meet deadlines, presentation skills, and accurate self-evaluation.
Evaluation will be based on this general format:
|Statements of undertaking (i.e., contracts)||30%|
|Professionalism/participation (as defined above||10%|
Students who successfully complete this course will
Students will be required to purchase and/or prepare materials for their final portfolio, including but not limited to a suitable presentation folder and collateral items such as business cards.
Acceptance into the Post-Degree Diploma in Professional Communication
and permission of the Professional Communication program coordinator
|Institution||Transfer Details||Effective Dates|
|Simon Fraser University (SFU)||No credit||2014/09/01 to -|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU CMNS 4XXX (3)||2014/09/01 to -|
|University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV)||No credit||2014/09/01 to -|