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Course Description

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
  • Status
  • Group cohesiveness
  • Writing and speaking skills, such as writing memoranda and reports and presenting information orally in briefings and meeting formats.

Course Objectives

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.

Notes

This 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.
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Type
Class
Days
F
Time
6:30PM to 9:30PM
Dates
Apr 09, 2021 to Apr 16, 2021
Type
Class
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Dates
Apr 10, 2021 to Apr 17, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
18.0
Course Tuition
Tuition non-credit $1,055.00
Instructors
Section Notes

 

Welcome to the Flex Learning Experience - Real-time learning using live Zoom video conferencing— mirroring a more traditional classroom with regular interaction, - engaging activities, and the dynamic exploration of topics and concepts.

  • Dynamic exploration of topics, ideas and concepts with the instructor and students in the class
  • Interact regularly and frequently with your instructors and other students
  • Comparable level of accountability and engagement as classroom attendance
  • Lectures, discussions, and presentations occur at a specific hour
  • Face-to-face discussion, individual guidance, speed and immediacy to synchronous online learning
  • Immediate feedback - encouraging quick feedback on ideas, and support consensus and decision making
  • Pacing - encouraging students to keep up-to-date and provide a discipline to learning
  • Spontaneity - making it easy to add new ideas to the conversation, brainstorming or decision making
  • Familiarity - simulating a more traditional face-to-face environment
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