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British Columbia Institute of Technology

Communication For Team-Based Collaboration

This course provides students with experience working and communicating in a team-based collaborative project. Students will apply theoretical concepts of interprofessional collaboration, professional empathy, conflict resolution, intercultural, and interpersonal communication in a team-based project. By collaborating in diverse teams, students will apply theories and communication practices to create a team charter, team progress report, and final report. Finally, students will practice ...

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British Columbia Institute of Technology

Technical Communications Essentials - Microcredential - Technical Writing

This communication course familiarizes students with the principles of clear, concise writing in a technical environment for specific discourse communities. Students write and edit extensively in this course and are given extensive feedback on their style and ...

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British Columbia Institute of Technology

Technical Communications Essentials - Microcredential - Technical Editing

This communication course familiarizes students with the role of professional editors in the contemporary workplace and introduces the principles, symbols and methods of copy-editing and substantive editing. Students will spend a significant percentage of class time practicing their editing skills and fine tuning their understanding of grammar and mechanics. The course will help to prepare students for a typical competency test required by many employers for professional writing positions. ...

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British Columbia Institute of Technology

Technical Communications Essentials - Microcredential - Writing for the Web

Information is not read the same way online as in print. This course teaches students how to express ideas on the Web, how to anticipate the needs of the reader and how to organize and structure information so that it is quickly grasped and navigable, achieving the purpose for which it was ...

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British Columbia Institute of Technology

Technical Communications Essentials - Microcredential - Visual Communication and Data Presentation

The purpose of this course is to analyze and deploy visual communication techniques to solve communication problems. Parallels are drawn between verbal and visual rhetoric and tone, and students are taught the basics of visual brainstorming, developing and refining visual ideas. Course material includes effectively selecting and implementing colour, typefaces, images, and layout techniques in order to effectively convey complex messages using visual media. ...

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British Columbia Institute of Technology

Automotive Service Management

This online course introduces participants to staffing, finances, marketing and shop administration associated with the automotive service and repair industry. Potential candidates are: upgrading technicians, career transitioners, service support staff, and those seeking general knowledge for a career in automotive management. Topics discussed, but not limited to are: sales potential, profitability, expense control, working with vendors, understanding staff motivational factors, and we will ...

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British Columbia Institute of Technology

Electric Vehicle Technology and Service

This course is part of a training initiative to provide workers with new skills needed to support a clean economy. The Electric Vehicle Technology and Service course prepares Automotive Service Technicians (AST) to safely diagnose, service and repair high-voltage electric vehicles. The course is designed for AST Red Seal Technicians or AST 3rd or 4th-year apprentices to build upon their previous knowledge of conventional vehicle systems and develop the knowledge and skills required to ...

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British Columbia Institute of Technology

Operations Management

Educates the student on the importance of managing operations across all industries by presenting the fundamentals in productivity improvement based on a systematic, scientific problem solving methods. Includes economic feasibility, recording techniques, assembly and analysis of data, critical examination, the development and selection of alternative solutions. Case materials explore applications to manufacturing, warehouse, office, materials management and general ...

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British Columbia Institute of Technology

Basics of Supply Chain Management

Management combines key concepts from the ASCM/APICS Foundations of Supply Chain Management body of knowledge. This course covers the basics; including definitions and problem solving, and a review of these concepts in actions and how these affect the firm's ability to compete in the marketplace. Key concepts are introduced, for planning and controlling the flow of products and services into, through, and out of an organization. Fundamental relationships among the various activities that may ...

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British Columbia Institute of Technology

Purchasing

This course is key to Supply Chain Management. It covers the purchasing role in implementing best value sources of goods and services as well as developing interlock with key stakeholders and decision makers. The student will learn and apply concepts in category management, strategic sourcing, competitive bidding, structured negotiations, supplier performance management, leadership and change management. The focus of the learning competencies is to increase the purchasing role contribution to ...

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British Columbia Institute of Technology

Small Business Development

Examines the planning stages involved in starting a new business including market, financial and legal responsibility requirements. Major emphasis is on the initial analysis of business viability prior to the preparation of a business plan. This course will be helpful for anyone wishing to start their own ...

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British Columbia Institute of Technology

AutoCAD 1

The first step in using computer aided design (CAD) software requires a solid foundation of the user interface, commands and features of the CAD software. This intensive, hands-on course prepares the student with the knowledge and skills necessary for creating a basic 2D working drawing using AutoCAD. Topics include CAD concepts, file management, the viewing, drawing, and editing of drawings as well the placement of text and dimensions onto a drawing layout in preparation for plotting. The ...

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British Columbia Institute of Technology

Professional Sales Skills

This course provides the fundamental skills, tools and processes of professional selling. The focus is on “relationship” and “need-satisfaction” selling in a business-to-business environment. Through experiential exercises, practical applications and discussions students develop, deliver and evaluate a wide range of selling methods and presentations. This course is ideal for people in business who want to enhance their selling skills, people new to a sales role, and salespeople at any ...

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British Columbia Institute of Technology

Apprentice to CEO - Entrepreneurial Skills for the Trades

Whether you’re an apprentice looking to the future, a journeyman who is looking to start their own business, or a trades person looking to become more valuable to their employer, Entrepreneurial skills for the trades will provide skills and insights to help build and maintain a successful trades business. What sets this apart from most "start your own business" courses is it’s strong emphasis on how to set up an operating system for your trades business. Topics such as invoicing, job ...

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British Columbia Institute of Technology

Commercial Vehicle Inspector

Prepares technicians for the Authorized Inspector’s Examination. This Authorization permits the inspection and decaling of various private and commercial vehicle classes in which the student was successfully graded on. Up-to-date information on recent changes to the inspection program will also be ...

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British Columbia Institute of Technology

Sustainable Event and Trade Show Marketing

Trade shows require a surprising amount of creativity, planning, budget and energy. A planner must consider many steps and moving parts to fully leverage the marketing and resource investment in these events. And most importantly, all need to plan events with a long-term strategy with environmental sustainability top of mind. This course examines how a trade show can be an effective marketing tool for businesses. The course covers how to position a trade show as an active marketing tool within ...

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Camosun College

Advanced Skills for Clean Energy and Electrified Transportation - Electric Vehicle Technology Micro-Credential - Electric Vehicle Technology and Service

This course provides Automotive Service Technicians with an entry point into the knowledge and skills required to safely diagnose, service, and repair high voltage electric ...

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Selkirk College

Bookkeeping I

OTEC 170 Bookkeeping I provides students with an introduction to manual accounting. Emphasis is placed on fundamental accounting principles and their application in day-to-day business situations. This course is based on a service business organized as a sole proprietorship. Students cover basic bookkeeping skills including double-entry general journal entries, posting to the general ledger, preparing a trial balance, recording adjustments in a ten-column worksheet, producing period-end ...

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Selkirk College

Applied Leadership Citation

Developed in consultation with many of the largest employers in the West Kootenay/Boundary Region, this modular program will provide individuals with leadership skills and knowledge they can immediately employ in the workplace. ...

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Selkirk College

Commercial Vehicle Inspection

For journeymen automotive, commercial transport, and heavy-duty mechanics who work or wish to work for a designated Inspection Facility. Employers to sign up for Vehicle Inspection Standards online before the start of the ...

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Selkirk College

Payroll for Small Business

Learn the basics of payroll deductions and your Federal and Provincial requirements as an employer. Course will cover how to file your remittance, how to keep accurate payroll records and use of the online calculator (provided by the CRA) to calculate payroll ...

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Vancouver Community College

Train The Trainer

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
Design, deliver and evaluate adult learning and teaching on a continuum of instructional approaches.
Integrate critical reflection strategies to stay current in education and bring about change in one’s own practice.
Act in an ethical and professional manner when working in an adult education ...

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Vancouver Community College

Trades Instructor: Short Certificate

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
Design, deliver and evaluate adult learning and teaching reflecting various vocational instructional approaches.
Create and manage a positive and engaging vocational learning environment that promotes respect for the diversity of learners.
Act in an ethical and professional manner when working in an adult vocational education setting.
Integrate critical reflection and ...

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