Management Communication for Undergraduates

Black-and-white photograph of a businessman writing a memo in front of a computer.

Management communication requires many skills, including writing and editing business correspondence. (Photograph courtesy of Ben Ullman.)


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Fall 2012



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The goal of this course is to help students learn to communicate strategically within a professional setting. Students are asked to analyze their intended audience, the purpose of their communication, and the context in which they are operating before developing the message. The course focuses specifically on improving students’ ability to write, speak, work in a team, and communicate across cultures in their roles as future managers.

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Lori Breslow, and Terence Heagney. 15.279 Management Communication for Undergraduates. Fall 2012. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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