469366674-BUS-500-Skills-in-Business-Communication-pdf.pdf...

This preview shows page 1 - 3 out of 8 pages.

Business Communication / Dr. Shamsuzzaman1Course OutlineBUS 500: Skills in Business CommunicationNorth South UniversityInstructor: Mohammad Shamsuzzaman, Ph.D.E-mail:[email protected]Summer, 2020Office: NAC 933 (9thfloor)Office Hours: ST 2.00 P.M-5:P.MA 5:00 P.M.-7:00 P.M.Course NarrativeCommunication in general is incidental and hardly requires any superior cognitive capital and advancedtraining. Business communication, however, is intentional given that it happens within the parameters ofcontext, client, and purpose. These parameters (e.g., context, client, and purpose) always shift andexpand; as such, business communication presupposes expertise. The ability to speak and write wellhardly predicts success in business communication, for communication is no longer linguistic. It is alsocritically technological. Effective business communication these days presupposes technology literacy.Computers, Internet, and cellphones are inseparably implicated in such genres of communication asemails, video conferencing, and hybrid memos with language and images. Under these circumstances, thechallenges and possibilities of business communication abide by multiples restrictions as well as options.This course considers the complex landscape of business communication to provide managers,executives, and professionals with the skills and strategies to draft and transmit messages in an informedand effective fashion. In the course, learners will be introduced to the latest ideas, theories, information,and assumptions, which underpin formal, engaging, and ethical business communication. As the courseends, learners will have linguistic, theoretical, and technological wherewithal so that they understandand they are understoodin various modes, contexts, and audiences of communication in business.Assignment # 1: On-line PostsRead into the assigned texts. If you find the texts challenging or unappetizing, attack them.Deconstruct them as critically as possible. Come away from them with some ideas, argument,and information. Pause and ponder. Bring out the critic and scholar in you. Compose a paragraphthat doesn’t exceed 200-word. Post! Do not summarize. Opt for an idea or theme that meritsfurther critique or elaboration. As you post on this forum, please remember all along that you areproducing discourse for academic consumption. Avoid contractions, emoticons, and fragments.Write grammatically. I am not a grammar grump, but mangled grammar distracts me. Avoidpunctuation splices. Please take care that the tone and texture of your prose is formal.
Business Communication / Dr. Shamsuzzaman2Translation: Don't post anything flippant. By the25thof March, 2020, you will haveFOURposts. Besides that, you will also have to postONEreaction to one of the posts of one of yourcolleagues within the date specified. Remember as you react that you're not supposed to criticizeyour colleagues; you're reacting to their comments as dispassionate scholars. Don't attack, hurt,

Upload your study docs or become a

Course Hero member to access this document

Upload your study docs or become a

Course Hero member to access this document

End of preview. Want to read all 8 pages?

Upload your study docs or become a

Course Hero member to access this document

Term
Spring
Professor
N/A

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture