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Critical Business Thinking – Comm 210
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Critical Business Thinking – Comm 210 Introduction Critical Business Thinking Comm 210 Robert Hurtubise
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Critical Business Thinking – Comm 210 Course So why critical thinking? Brainstorm – groups of 5
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Critical Business Thinking – Comm 210 Objectives for today Course and Logistics: goals, content evaluation Introducing ourselves A first look at critical thinking about business Preparation for class 2
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Critical Business Thinking – Comm 210 Course Learning Outcomes Improve your thinking skills, especially your ability to perform critical analysis of business texts Expand your knowledge of the language of business Stimulate interest in current business news & your own business-related experiences Improve your writing skills & ability to work in teams Instructional Methods Lectures Discussions Analysis, in class and after class
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Critical Business Thinking – Comm 210 Required readings Books Mandel-Campbell, 2008 “Why Mexicans Don’t Drink Molson” Dyer, 2006 “Critical thinking for business students” Burlingham, 2005 “Small Giants” Articles on Reserve at Webster Library Business classics: Management “gurus” Other articles on electronic reserve
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Critical Business Thinking – Comm 210 Course Business Literature (magazines, newspapers, BNN TV, and cartoons) Class participation, assignments, attendance Expectations (be prepared, read all material, participate, bring in your own material – we are all here to learn, build a business dictionary, ask questions, need 2Xs class time between classes)
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Critical Business Thinking – Comm 210 Grading Scheme 25% mid term 40% final exam 20% team project 15% class work & homework assignments Re-read grading system
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Critical Business Thinking – Comm 210 Teamwork Term project Teams of 5 students (max), formed in week 3 Due March 31 (20%) Homework assignments (may be done individually or in teams of not greater than 3) 2 assignments (5% each) Tips on working effectively ( First Class )
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Critical Business Thinking – Comm 210 Course  Schedule 2 assignments due class 5 (February 3) and class 9 (March 10) Mid term – class 7 (February 17) Remember mid-term break (February 23-27) Team Project – literature analysis using classic articles - outline class 3 (January 20),
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2010 for the course JMSB COMM 210 taught by Professor Barbarareda during the Winter '09 term at Concordia Canada.

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