BUAD 2321.01 - Design and Presentation of Business Projects Department of General Business & Finance MW 11:00am-12:20pm Spring 2019 Instructor: Dr. Dana E. Bible Office: SHB 206G E-mail: [email protected] Phone: 936-294-2574 Office Hours: MW 9:30am – 10:45am or by appointment Virtual Office Hours: by appointment Required Text: Beebee, S.A., & Mottet, T. P., (2016). Business and Professional Communication: Principles and Skills for Leadership, 3rd Ed. ISBN 978-0-13-412833-7 Required Supplies and Prerequisites: • Student (SHSU) email account and reliable Internet access • Proficiency in MS Word and MS PowerPoint • Proficiency in the Blackboard online learning system • Microsoft Office TM 2016 software suite (Available free for SHSU students) • Web Cam/Microphone • YouTube and/or Google account • DSL, Cable, or other high-speed internet connection • Flash drive to manage assignments Course Description: The focus of this course is designing and delivering effective business presentations. Topics include planning, developing, organizing, and delivering business presentations. Students will design/develop effective visual aids which will be used in their business presentations Teaching/Learning Strategies: Teaching/learning strategies will include lectures, demonstrations, readings, class discussion, individual assignments, and experiential learning exercises. Course Objectives: The general objective of business communication is to build on general studies (such as language skills of writing, grammar, and punctuation) in conjunction with business foundation courses (accounting, finance, management, marketing, etc.) to enable students to develop effective business communication skills to solve business problems. At the end of the course, students will be able to do the following: • Identify the basic principles of ethical professional communication. • Assess audience interests and knowledge levels.