The ability to communicate effectively is one of the most important attributes of successful managers. This course explores communication networks, behaviors, climate and barriers in organizations. It also examines the manager's role in and responsibilities for communication. Specific exercises focus on skill development in written and oral communication.
Topics to be covered include:
- Information flow in organizations
- Organizational structures
- Group cohesiveness
- Writing and speaking skills, such as writing memoranda and reports and presenting information orally in briefings and meeting formats.
Upon completion of this course, successful students will be able to:
- Describe and analyze common communication networks and barriers in organizations.
- Discuss the manager's role in and responsibilities for organizational communications.
- Apply writing skills such as preparation of memoranda and reports.
- Present information orally in briefings and meetings.
NotesThis course is an open enrollment course. No application is required and registration is available by clicking "Add to Cart." Current students must register with their Georgetown NetID and password. New students will be prompted to create an account prior to registration.
Applies Towards the Following Certificates
- Certificate in Budget & Finance : Elective
- Certificate in Business Administration : Elective
- Certificate in Corporate Finance : Elective
- Certificate in Digital Marketing : Elective
- Certificate in International Business Management : Electives
- Certificate in Marketing : Elective
- Certificate in Multidisciplinary Business Studies : MBS Electives