Digital Communication for Business (Part-time)
- Certificate of Achievement
- Program Code:
- Continuing Education
About the ProgramThe 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.
Students learn 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 successfully complete this program, will be enabled, resourceful communicators in the digital business world and will be capable of excelling in a range of professional contexts.
- Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, OR 19 years of age or older.
- Submit a completed Conestoga College Program Application Form
- Attach proof of admission requirements
- Final selection is made following an assessment of the admission requirements.
How to ApplyStudents 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:
299 Doon Valley Dr
Canada N2G 4M4
How to Register for CoursesGo to How to Register for detailed registration information.
Graduate OpportunitiesFor more details on related occupations, job market information and career opportunities, see the Government of Canada website: https://www.jobbank.gc.ca/home
Program Related Resources
- Communicate concisely, persuasively and accurately in written and digital formats.
- Select appropriate digital format and writing approach to achieve business needs and goals.
- Apply conventional rules of English grammar to business documents and edit documents according to standard rules of grammar and conventions of business and/or technical styles.
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 Code||Course Title||Status|
|COMM1865||Business Writing Strategies
Description: Effective and practical writing skills are important for successful communication in business. Students develop practical writing skills using basic word processing technology. They learn how to compose business correspondence including emails, memoranda, letters, and reports, with a focus on routine and persuasive messages. A review of basic grammar is also included.
|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.
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.
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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.