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BMGT 2060 - Business Communications

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture 3 Lab None
Course Description: This course covers the theory and processes of business communications.  It concentrates on building skills business professionals use to successfully communicate in the workplace. Topics include etiquette, interviewing, small and large group meetings, presentations, and business correspondence.  This course examines nonverbal, intercultural, technological and ethical aspects of business communications.  Students will develop search skills for career entry or advancement.
MnTC Goals
None

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1021 .
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: CAPL 1010   or PowerPoint proficiency.

Major Content
  1. Business Communication Models and Challenges
  2. Communication with Teams
  3. Listening Effectively
  4. Nonverbal Communication
  5. Oral Presentations
  6. Presentations with Slides and other Visuals
  7. Employment Search Process
  8. Conducting Interviews on the Job
  9. Business Correspondence
  10. Intercultural Communication
  11. Business Etiquette and Business Appearance
  12. Technology to Enhance Business Communications

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. identify business communication processes and concepts.
  2. explain intercultural, technological, and ethical aspects of communicating with stakeholders.
  3. choose appropriate communication strategies.
  4. describe the ways business professionals communicate nonverbally.
  5. demonstrate effective listening habits.
  6. prepare employment application materials.
  7. plan, write, and complete routine, positive, negative, and persuasive correspondence.

Competency 1 (1-6)
None
Competency 2 (7-10)
None


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