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Unformatted text preview: Course Design Guide COM/285 Version 3 1 Course Syllabus Course Prefix and Number: MGT 285 3 Credits Course Title: Business Communications Course Schedule: Sept. 9, 2010 through Oct. 7, 2010 Course Location/Times/Newsgroup: Classroom: Puerto Rico Campus. Thursday 6:00pm-10:00pm Required Course Materials Links to course materials and electronic resources for each week of class are located on the page of the student Website. Content is divided by weeks. Hill, C. W. (2009). International business. Competing in the global ma ed.). Boston: McGraw-Hill. Instructor’s Name: Richard Valdés Telephone: (787) 506-0066 University of Phoenix E-mail Address: [email protected] Alternative E-mail Address: [email protected] Availability: The instructor is available to meet individually with each student to ensure adequate understanding of course objectives and to offer assistance and suggestion by previous appointment agreed one hour prior to the class and/or one hour after the class ended. For emergencies, when you are not able to gain access to messages on the Online Learning System (OLS), please send a message to my personal email address. Welcome! This is going to be a great experience on how to communicate in the business world We will be sharing personal experiences, thoughts and ideas. Please begin to study your materials promptly to better understand what would be discussed in each class. Course Design Guide COM/285 Version 3 2 Instructor Bio Prof. Valdes has been a sales and marketing executive for top multinational companies. His experience is not only centralized in Puerto Rico, but also in other Central American and Caribbean territories. Currently, he works as consultant in the sales and marketing fields. Also, he is the President of a merchandising service firm named POS Merchandising Group and Vice President of Evenpro Marketing Group company focus primarily on Trade promotions. During the last years, Prof. Valdés has earned awards such as Top Executive of the Year, 40 under 40, and was President of the Sales and Marketing Executive Association- Puerto Rico Chapter. For the last five years he has been appointed as President of the Research Committee for MIDA and responsible for the annual consumer research study named Radiografía del Consumidor. He has a BBA and a MBA in Marketing graduated Magna Cum Laude. He also is one of the few local sales executives who have a sales certification (CSE). Course Description This course introduces students to the foundations of communication in a business setting. Students are exposed to various topics related to interpersonal and group communication within the context of applications in an office or virtual office setting. Students will develop skills in the forms of written communication, including memos, e-mails, business letters, and reports....
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This note was uploaded on 07/06/2011 for the course MARKETING 101 taught by Professor Sierra during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '11