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<span id="_ctl16__ctl0_head_title">Ryerson: The Chang School: Course: CCMN 279</span>

CCMN 279 Introduction to Professional Communication


Certificate and Degree Credit
Communication & Design Program Area


Duration: 39 Hours
Fee: $618.70* (Payment in full is required at time of enrolment.)
Available through Distance Education


This case-based, interactive course introduces students to contemporary strategies of successful communication in professional contexts. Students learn how to analyze audience, situation, and medium to create messages that respond to practical challenges and build productive relationships. Students develop sensitivity to language and tone, learn to organize and convey ideas and information, and select the best means to accomplish their intended purposes.

Note: For a sample course outline for classroom delivery, consult the Ryerson University School of Professional Communication website.

Distance Course Outline (subject to change)

Fall 2016
Enrolment for this term is closed.
Distance Delivery Option
Distance: Internet 12 Sep 2016-10 Dec 2016
Classroom Delivery Option
Tuesday6:30 PM - 9:30 PM 13 Sep 2016-13 Dec 2016
Wednesday6:30 PM - 9:30 PM 14 Sep 2016-14 Dec 2016
Thursday6:30 PM - 9:30 PM 15 Sep 2016-15 Dec 2016
Friday6:30 PM - 9:30 PM 16 Sep 2016-16 Dec 2016
Winter 2017
Enrolment for this term is closed.
Distance Delivery Option
Distance: Internet 16 Jan 2017-22 Apr 2017
Classroom Delivery Option
Friday6:30 PM - 9:30 PM 13 Jan 2017-21 Apr 2017
Tuesday6:30 PM - 9:30 PM 17 Jan 2017-18 Apr 2017
Wednesday6:30 PM - 9:30 PM 18 Jan 2017-19 Apr 2017
Thursday6:30 PM - 9:30 PM 19 Jan 2017-20 Apr 2017
Spring/Summer 2017
Enrolment for Spring/Summer 2017 is currently open; see Important Dates for specific enrolment periods. See Enrolment for instructions on enrolling online, by mail, or in person. Undergraduate Students: Please enrol using RAMSS for courses applicable to your degree program.Due to Congress 2017 taking place on campus, there will be no undergraduate, graduate, or Chang School on campus classes from Saturday, May 27 to Friday, June 2, 2017. Distance Education courses will not be affected. There are a few other exceptions that will run through Congress week. Please visit Congress 2017 – Chang School Exceptions page for more information and for the complete list of Chang School exceptions..
Distance Delivery Option
Distance: Internet01 May 2017 - 29 Jul 2017
Classroom Delivery Option
Monday, Wednesday6:30 P.M. - 9:30 P.M.01 May 2017 - 21 Jun 2017
Monday, Wednesday1:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.01 May 2017 - 21 Jun 2017
Tuesday, Thursday6:30 P.M. - 9:30 P.M.02 May 2017 - 20 Jun 2017
Monday, Wednesday6:30 P.M. - 9:30 P.M.26 Jun 2017 - 14 Aug 2017
Tuesday, Thursday6:30 P.M. - 9:30 P.M.27 Jun 2017 - 08 Aug 2017

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