Course Detail
Units:
2.0
Course Components:
Lecture
Enrollment Information
Enrollment Requirement:
Prerequisites: Masters status in the School of Business.
Course Attribute:
DCE
Description
Explores strategies and techniques necessary for managers to communicate in writing. Topics include planning, analyzing the audience, composing, developing and organizing, argument, gaining commitment, editing, and understanding credibility issues regarding the document. The class uses an interdisciplinary approach by incorporating functional-area assignments. Students demonstrate increased competency by creating reader centered, clear, concise, complete, and error-free documents that exhibit their understanding of the underlying strategies. The course includes a combination of discussion, collaborative work, and laboratory experiences.