In this introductory course in business communication, students prepare for a variety of business writing and presentations encountered in the workplace. Students practise formal and informal business communication including letters, memos and business presentations and apply these formats to a variety of purposes and audiences. Students solve communication situations by analyzing their intended audience, determining their purpose and then selecting and applying appropriate business communication strategies. Students practise skills necessary for communication success, both in college studies and their chosen career. Work in the hybrid version of the course may include the following: on-line discussion groups, review and submission of assignments on-line, on-line quizzes, contribution to blogs, and creation of on-line presentation material.