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Business English


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These courses are designed for students with a solid understanding of English who are interested in improving their business English. The courses are not designed as ESL classes. Upon completion of each course, students will receive transcript credits that may be applied towards a Certificate in Office Administration. Students must complete the Business English Tests administered at the end of the Business English Skills package. There is no charge for the test.




Start Length Credentials Campus Part- or Full-time
September, January, April 24 hours Credits in the Office Administration Certificates Downtown Part-time

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International students must first contact International Education at study@vcc.ca or 604-443-8600 to determine eligibility for this program or these courses.

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If you're ready and know the program you want, register now. Download and complete the (PDF) application/registration form and mail it to VCC Registrar's Office Visit the Registration Desk at our Downtown campus, 2nd floor, 250 West Pender Street, Vancouver [map & business hours]

Program Description

Program Description


Some courses in this program require textbooks. Please call or visit the Downtown Bookstore for more information.

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

General

VCC welcomes applications from Canadian citizens and permanent residents.


International students

Please note that not all Continuing Studies programs are available to international students. To determine your eligibility, please contact VCC’s International Education Office at: study@vcc.ca or 604.443.8600.



As Vancouver Community College is a post-secondary institution committed to educating adult learners, applicants should be 18 years of age or older or a graduate of a secondary school.


Program Specific

Missing prerequisites? VCC offers courses in Adult Upgrading and English as an Additional Language to help you meet your goals.

Course Schedule

Courses Schedule

Fees and Other costs


Application Fee


Info Sessions

Info Sessions





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Program Coordinator: Janet Chee, VCC Office Administration, 604.871.7000, ext. 8649
Program Assistant: Harwinder Sekhon, VCC Office Administration, 604.871.7000, ext. 8711

Program Highlights

Program Highlights

Course Schedule

Courses Schedule

 


Currently Scheduled in Continuing Studies Apr-Aug2018 (201892)

(OACP 1103) Writing Business Letters 0.5 credits    $106.08



Develop and use business writing principles such as the active voice, positive tone, and modern language. Practice using different letter formats and structures.

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor Register
  20319 DTN Rm. 207
RM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1800 - 2100
10-May-2018
to 17-May-2018
Gajdics, Sylvia
Register


(OACP 1106) Building Powerful Vocabulary 0.5 credits    $106.08



Learn vocabulary-building tips such as recognizing context clues, understanding confused / misused words, and identifying word parts.

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor Register
  20318 DTN Rm. 207
RM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1800 - 2100
26-Apr-2018
to 03-May-2018
Gajdics, Sylvia
Register


(OACP 1107) Memos, Emails, and Reports 0.5 credits    $106.08



Overview of standard structure, style, and format for memos, emails, and reports. Examine email etiquette and business writing processes. Learn how effective use of modern and powerful business language will lead to positive results.

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor Register
  20320 DTN Rm. 512
RM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1800 - 2100
24-May-2018
to 31-May-2018
Gajdics, Sylvia
Register


(OACP 1123) Business English Test 0.0 credits



Students must complete this course at the end of the Business English Skills package.

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor Register
  20326 DTN Rm. 414
RM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1800 - 2100
07-Jun-2018
Gajdics, Sylvia
Register


Upcoming schedules for Continuing Studies Sep-Dec2018 Continuing Studies Jan-Mar2019 Continuing Studies Apr-Aug2019 term(s) are in process.
Please check back regularly.

Building Powerful Vocabulary (OACP 1106)
course schedule schedule
0.5 credits $106.08
Business English Test (OACP 1123)
course schedule schedule
0.0 credits N/A
Grammar Review Business Writing (OACP 1104)
course schedule schedule
0.5 credits N/A
Memos, Emails, and Reports (OACP 1107)
course schedule schedule
0.5 credits $106.08
Writing Business Letters (OACP 1103)
course schedule schedule
0.5 credits $106.08


Fees for Continuing Studies programs and courses are approximate and subject to change without notice. Fees include GST (if applicable) as well as College Initiative and Resource Fees, which vary depending on the individual course. Student Union Fees and UPass Fees will be assessed at time of registration where applicable, and are not included in the fees displayed online. Students are responsible for any increase in fees if advanced payments are made.



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