This course is an introduction to the basic interpersonal communication process through appropriate communications technology with applications for business organizations. It is a systems approach to planning, researching, organizing, composing, editing, and revising reports and other business related communications. Oral presentations are required. Business communication ethics are explored.
Course Credits: 3
Prerequisites: Two semesters of Freshman English Composition, computer literacy in word processing and graphics (should have a basic understanding of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) or have the permission of the instructor.
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of course, students should be able to prepare and deliver effective written and oral written communication for business situations and be able to apply business communication strategies and principles:
- To create in you an understanding of the complexity of effective communication
- Measured by competency in writing assignments, and interpersonal communication simulation software
- To create in you an understanding of concepts that can make you a more effective and efficient communicator as an organizational member
- Measured by competency in creating written business communication and examination of assigned reading materials on communication skills
- To create in you an understanding of concepts that can make you a more effective and efficient communicator for an organizational entity
- Measured by content of written assignments, online discussion boards and interpersonal communication simulation software
- To provide an opportunity to implement the concepts to demonstrate communication competency.