The Business Communications Area provides a platform for the development of students' workplace communication skills, both written and oral. The courses offered are a combination of theoretical concepts in a practical skills. The students learn to analyse, interpret and improve upon techniques in provided in the textbooks. The skills developed include problem solving, researching the subject, critical thinking, formal and informal presentations, text organization, effective teamwork and Intercultural communication. Coursework proceeds from basic tasks of preparing agendas and minutes for meetings, writing memos and letters to more complex tasks relating to employment communication ( preparing resumes and Interviewing) and business proposals and reports. BCOM offers three required courses to all CEPS students-Business Communication, Public Speaking and Technical Writing and assessment is continuous throughout the semester.