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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
Dec 06, 2019 to Dec 13, 2019
Type
Class
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Dates
Dec 07, 2019 to Dec 14, 2019
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
18.0
Course Tuition
Tuition non-credit $1,055.00
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