Course name: Business and Technological Communication Course code: (EBT4O)

Grade 12    1.0 Credit

Course type:    Open

Course description: This course emphasizes practical writing and communication skills that are needed in the world of business and technology. You will analyze the characteristics of effective models of business and technical communications; gather information to write reports, business letters, memos, manuals, instructions, and brochures; and integrate graphics and text, using technology appropriately for formatting and special effects.
EBT4OJ: Business and Technological Communication
Course description: This course emphasizes practical writing and communication skills that are needed in the world of business and technology. You will analyze the characteristics of effective models of business and technical communications; gather information to write reports, business letters, memos, manuals, instructions, and brochures; and integrate graphics and text, using technology appropriately for formatting and special effects.

Course Lessons

This course is designed for independent study.
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22 Lessons

6 Lessons

1.1   Understanding the basics of communication

1.2   Investigating barriers to communication

1.3   Exploring mood and tone

1.4   Understanding audience and purpose

1.5   What are the 4Cs of business communication

1.6   Understanding business culture

4 Lessons

2.1   What makes an effective meeting

2.2   Getting ready for the job interview

2.3   Exploring effective presentations

2.4   Delivering effective presentations

7 Lessons

3.1   Writing Business memos

3.2   Writing business letters

3.3   Understanding the role of technology in business communications

3.4   Determining how you will communicate

3.5   Learning activity 5

3.6   Exploring forms, surveys and graphs

3.7   Communicating through promotional business documents

5 Lessons

4.1   Culminating activity - The Business Plan

4.2   Website design

4.3   Investor presentation

4.4   Self-reflection

4.5   Preparing for the final test