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Digital Communication for Business (Part-time)

Credential:
Certificate of Achievement
Program Code:
1421
School:
Continuing Education

About the Program

The Digital Communications for Business Certificate of Achievement provides students with the technical, stylistic and critical skills that are the basis of effective digital business communication. Students will focus on raising their writing competency to concisely, persuasively and accurately create documents in digital format.

The student learns mastery of reports ranging from simple memos to formal reports under the guidance of a professional writer. Using social media tools, students practice and assess their social media writing capacity for corporate purposes, personal branding and communicating appropriately to different target groups.
Students who complete this program successfully will be enabled, resourceful communicators in the digital business world and will be capable of excelling in a range of professional contexts.

Admission Requirements

Admission Procedures

How to Apply

Students may obtain a Conestoga College Program Application Form from any Conestoga College campus, OR by writing directly to the Registrar's Office, OR by using the college website at www.conestogac.on.ca/admissions/forms

Send completed applications to:
Conestoga College
Admissions Office
299 Doon Valley Dr
Kitchener, Ontario
Canada N2G 4M4

How to Register for Courses

Go to How to Register for detailed registration information.

Graduate Opportunities

For more details on related occupations, job market information and career opportunities, see the Government of Canada website: http://www.workingincanada.gc.ca

Program Related Resources

Program Outcomes

Program Courses

Click on the course code or title below for a full description of the course. If available for registration, clicking on "Details" in the status column will open a new browser tab or window in the Student Portal.

Course Information
Course Code Course Title Status
COMM1865 Business Writing Strategies
Description: In this course, students develop practical writing skills using technology for successful communication in business. They learn how to compose business correspondence including e-mails, memoranda, letters, and reports with a focus on routine, persuasive, and negative messages. The course includes a review of grammar and mechanics.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:
Details
OLRN1080 Business Report Writing
Description: The student learns how to structure written reports from memos to formal presentations in a way that is precise, clear and easy to read. This course is ideal for anyone who finds the report writing demands of the job outstrip their training. The student learns mastery of reports through a series of ten assignments ranging from simple memos to formal reports - all under the guidance of a professional writer. Demands on the student are high, but the results are worth it.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:
Closed
OLRN1328 Digital Communications
Description: Social Media requires a different approach to communication and writing in terms of how you write, who you are communicating with and how your message is received. Using social media tools, learners practice and assess their social media writing capacity. Topics, such as generational preferences, integrating informal writing and communication for corporate purposes, personal branding and communicating appropriately to different target groups using different digital communication tools are explored.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:
Details

Disclaimer

The College reserves the right to alter information including requirements and fees and to cancel at any time a program, course, or program major or option; to change the location and/or term in which a program or course is offered; to change the program curriculum as necessary to meet current competencies in the job market or for budgetary reasons; or to withdraw an offer of admission both prior to and after its acceptance by an applicant or student because of insufficient applications or registrations, over-acceptance of offers of admission, budgetary constraints, or for other such reasons. In the event the College exercises such a right, the College’s sole liability will be the return of monies paid by the applicant or student to the College.

Students actively registered in cohort delivered programs who take longer than the designed program length of time to complete their studies are accountable for completing any new or additional courses that may result due to changes in the program of study. Unless otherwise stated, students registered in non-cohort delivered programs must complete the program of study within seven years of being admitted to the program.

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Program Contact

Debbie Richardson
drichardson@conestogac.on.ca
519-748-5220
ext: 2488

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