MC Study Guide_ H. Simon


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IQRA UNIVERSITY-GULSHAN CAMPUS MANAGERIAL COMMUNICATION Student Guide GENERAL INFORMATION Course Code: 0443 Course Facilitator: H. C. Simon Email: Office Hours: 3:00 - 9:30 pm (Mon – Fri), 8:30 am - 5:00pm (Sat) Class Time: Tue 18:30 -21:30 (SR2) Course Duration: 16 Weeks TEXTS AND MATERIALS 1. Bovee, C. L., Thill, J. V., [2008] Business Communication Today [9th Edition] Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Prentice Hall 2. McLean, S., [2010] Business Communication for Success. Arizona: Flat World Knowledge Publishers. ISBN: 0-9823618-5-8. Full book available free online at the following link: 70065 COURSE OVERVIEW This course introduces students to the foundations of communication in a business setting and is designed to develop the application of written, oral and interpersonal communication theory in the business management environment. Based on an overview of relevant theory students are challenged to creatively analyze various communication dilemmas in organizations and develop sincere, ethical approaches to upward, lateral and downward communication in organizations. Areas of emphasis include the role of communication in contemporary organizations, considerations of message production and reception, communicating change and intercultural communication. A substantial degree of competency in spoken and written English is assumed as a good portion of this course relies on informed class discussion, and in-class presentations, critiques for which weekly student preparation is essential .
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LEARNING OUTCOMES At the conclusion of this course students will be able to: Demonstrate knowledge of communication theory, particularly as it relates to the understanding of managerial communication processes and challenges in the workplace. Critically analyze the effectiveness of communication in selected organizations, including their own place of employment. Identify the impact of diversity and culture in business communication and suggest strategies for multicultural understanding. Conceptualize the importance of communication to leadership development. Exhibit familiarity with selected current issues in their chosen field, particularly as they relate to managerial communication in an organization. TOPICAL OUTLINE Week 1 Introduction : Managerial Communication PPT: Overview of Issues pertinent to Managerial Communication Managerial Communication: Approaches and Models Suggested Reading: Check the links provided above. Week 2 Internal Communication
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This note was uploaded on 03/04/2011 for the course MBA 4701 taught by Professor Abcd during the Spring '11 term at Alaska Pacific University.

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