ADMN 316

Written Communications in the Public and Non-Profit Sectors

Units: 1.5

Topics include how to: analyze a communication task; identify the topic, purpose and audience; write and edit professionally with a good command of standard written English and principles of plain language; gather, paraphrase, summarize, analyze or interpret complex information from print and electronic sources; describe complex policies and procedures; apply the principles of document structure and design; write proposals; and design and develop the types of documents required in the public and non-profit sectors.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of ADMN 316, ENGL 302.
  • Students should take this course early in their Diploma program.

Undergraduate course in Public Administration offered by the School of Public Administration in the Faculty of Human and Social Development.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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