Fall 2020 - BUS 360W E100

Business Communication (4)

Class Number: 4495

Delivery Method: In Person


  • Course Times + Location:

    Tu 6:00 PM – 8:50 PM

  • Prerequisites:

    This course is open to students admitted prior to Fall 2014 to the Business Administration major, honours, or second degree program and who have 45 units, OR to students admitted Fall 2014 - Summer 2017 to the Business Administration major, honours, or second degree program and who have 45 units and BUS 130 or 201 or 202 or 301, OR to student admitted Fall 2017 - onwards to the Business Administration major, honours, or second degree program and who have 45 units and BUS 130 or 201 or 202 or 301 and BUS 217W, OR to Business Administration joint major or joint honours students with BUS 217W and 45 units, OR to Business and Economics Joint Major students with ECON 220W and 45 units, OR to Mechatronic Systems Engineering and Business Administration double degree students with 45 units, OR to Management Systems Science or Actuarial Science majors with 45 units OR to Data Science major with BUS 217W and 45 units.



This course is designed to assist students to improve their written and oral communication skills in business settings. The theory and practice of business communication will be presented. Topics include analysis of communication problems, message character, message monitoring, message media. Exercises in individual and group messages and presentations will be conducted. Students who have taken BUS 360 may not take this course for further credit. Writing.

Registrar Notes:


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Teaching at SFU in fall 2020 will be conducted primarily through remote methods. There will be in-person course components in a few exceptional cases where this is fundamental to the educational goals of the course. Such course components will be clearly identified at registration, as will course components that will be “live” (synchronous) vs. at your own pace (asynchronous). Enrollment acknowledges that remote study may entail different modes of learning, interaction with your instructor, and ways of getting feedback on your work than may be the case for in-person classes. To ensure you can access all course materials, we recommend you have access to a computer with a microphone and camera, and the internet. In some cases your instructor may use Zoom or other means requiring a camera and microphone to invigilate exams. If proctoring software will be used, this will be confirmed in the first week of class.

Students with hidden or visible disabilities who believe they may need class or exam accommodations, including in the current context of remote learning, are encouraged to register with the SFU Centre for Accessible Learning (caladmin@sfu.ca or 778-782-3112).