SPRING_II_2007_SYLLABUS_BA517301

SPRING_II_2007_SYLLABUS_BA517301 - PENN STATE GREAT VALLEY...

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P ENN S TATE G REAT V ALLEY M ASTER O F B USINESS A DMINISTRATION BA 517.301– Communication Skills for Management Instructor Name: Kathleen Anderson, Ed.D. Spring I BA517.301 (Pre-requisites: None Telephone: 610-977-7913 Class Hours: 6:00 – 9:00 PM Fax: 610-977-7915 Office Hours: 5:30 – 6:00 PM and online E-mail: [email protected] Days and Times: T,Th on campus; daily online Management Division Office: 610-648-3229 Course Overview/Description: Development of communication skills required for management; audience awareness, style, individual and group presentations. BA 517 Communication Skills for Management Course Learning Objectives Provide constructive feedback and appropriate managerial instructions to others in one-to-one and group situations. Conduct a professional quality, extemporaneous, informative and/or persuasive presentation that has a clear thesis and that has been appropriately adapted to a specified audience. Deliver an impromptu speech. Develop and use professional quality visual supports (computer software-generated overheads and/or slide shows). Write business correspondence (e.g., memos, letters, meeting agendas, executive summaries, proposals, and reports) using clear and concise language and a good pattern of organization of ideas. Communicate effectively in groups with an understanding of the elements of group dynamics. Write a business memo, using appropriate grammar and correct spelling, and especially clear and concise language. Write other business correspondence, such a business letters, meeting agendas, executive summaries, proposals, and reports, using clear and concise language and a good pattern of organization of ideas. Measurement of Learning Outcomes: Students who have taken BA517 should understand the following topics: the message that matters is the one that is received key aspects of effective listening the role of nonverbal communication and situational constraints in various communication settings (e.g., interpersonal, small group, organizational, public speaking) basic, dynamic elements of group leadership, group facilitation, and group problem solving key elements involved in persuasion 2007 Page 1
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Building communication skills in an academic setting is based on the individual improvement of each student. A base-line evaluation is given at the beginning of the semester. The oral communication and presentation
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This note was uploaded on 03/24/2008 for the course B A 517 taught by Professor Anderson,kathleen during the Spring '07 term at Penn State.

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