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  • MBAACM 681  Analytical Writing in Management

    Description:
    This course prepares the management graduate student for advanced writing in other MBA courses, and for effective writing in management. Topics include key ingredients in effective managerial writing; writing as a managerial problem; interpreting and reporting quantitative information; and representative managerial writing situations (e.g., feasibility reports, policy recommendations, research reports).   More Info

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  • MBAACM 682  Oral Communication for Managers

    Description:
    This course helps students improve their oral communication skills. Its purpose is to improve 1) students' organizational effectiveness as managers, and 2) students' personal effectiveness as speakers. Course topics include the communication process, communicating in organizations, the substance of oral communication (argument and persuasion), and the form of communication (organization and delivery).   More Info

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  • MBAACM 684  Written communication for Managers

    Description:
    This course stresses fundamental theories and strategies needed for effective writing in diverse management situations. The course perspective is that of the manager in a multi-national organization; the course focus is on the impact of written messages on receivers both internal and external to the organization; the course context is communication in the global marketplace, bearing in mind that although English is used extensively in doing business in the world communication is always influenced by culture. Written communication topics include fundamentals such as audience awareness, organizational strategies, content development, and language control; persuasion; intercultural communication; and message channel choices. The course will be writing intensive.   More Info

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  • MBAACM 690  MTO Research Colloquium

    Description:
    This is the first part of the Master's Thesis Option (MTO). It covers research and research methods, and is intended to position students to successfully complete a year-long research project of publishable quality. Lectures and discussion will focus on the skills required to develop a research question, how to formulate an appropriate research strategy, and ways to identify necessary analytical tools and locate data sources.   More Info

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    • TBA