This course is designed to help you build effective communication skills. This bundle comprises a number of courses to help you achieve the following goals: -Know and use the three components of effective business communication -Be able to separate the readers’ needs from the writer’s needs -Identify ineffective writing styles -Use the reporting process when creating written communications -Know how to select and use the best writing model for presenting your thoughts and ideas -Be able to write an effective opening paragraph -Write an effective middle and closing paragraph -Be able to write a concise and effective forecasting subject line -Know how to use the writing model required for about 80% of your writing -Use the writing model required for long documents, such as reports and manuals -Know how to use an effective writing style and tone -Assess the quality of your emails
Most frequent questions and answers
Co-operative education is a three-way partnership between the university, students and employers. Students apply their classroom knowledge in a series of four-month work experiences. You, the employer, enhance a student’s education, while reaping the unique benefits of CO-OP employees.
- Year-round access to well-motivated, qualified employees.
- Access to potential full-time staff in a controlled environment, reducing your costs and risks.
- Access to a cost-effective source of temporary employees for peak periods or special projects.
- A say in what students learn by working with the university.
- Promotion of your organization as one that believes in developing the potential of young people.
- Access to a great pool of French-speaking, English-speaking and bilingual students.
Most work terms run at least 15 weeks, or four months. They can be no shorter than 13 weeks. Some master’s students, as well as some science and engineering students, are available for 8 or 12 months’ work terms.
All jobs are reviewed by a CO-OP Program Coordinator, and only those providing students with work experience related to their professional development are approved. Administrative activities involved in a job should be less than 10% of the entire workload.
When you first contact SSC, you are assigned one of our Program Coordinators, depending on your discipline of interest. This person is your main contact in our office. As you move through the recruitment process, you also work with a representative from CO-OP Administrative Services, who assists with job posting and interview scheduling.