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Professional Communication in the                 Canadian Workplace Professional Communication in the                 Canadian Workplace

Professional Communication in the                 Canadian Workplace

When English is Your Second Language

Learn How to Succeed in the Canadian Workplace

Format (In-Person)

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The Professional Communication in the Canadian Workplace course is offered as an in-person program. It is important that you consider the learning format and its suitability for you to ensure that you have a successful learning experience.

Courses will use a combination of lectures, facilitated group discussions, activities, interactive exercises, group work, e-learning tools and other methods that support ​learning about professional communication in the context of the Canadian workforce. 

In-Person Format

  • Courses meet one time per week for three hours and run for 13 weeks.
  • Class size ranges from 12 to 50 students.
  • You should expect to allocate at least three hours per week for reading, study and assignments, in addition to class time.
  • Courses are held at McMaster’s Downtown Centre, One James North, Hamilton, unless otherwise indicated.
  • You should attend all classes as the classroom work represents a significant part of the learning experience.

Considerations for Taking an In-Person Class

  • Your schedule allows you to attend class at the same time each week.
  • You prefer interacting with your peers and feeling part of a classroom environment.
  • You prefer weekly feedback from an instructor.
  • You occasionally need reminders and reinforcements to get your studying done.
  • You prefer the instructor explain the readings and the assignments.​