Business Communication Courses
The courses listed below are open to Isenberg School of Management juniors and seniors.
Note: The Business Communication Program offers several specialized courses built around areas of interest or business major. Some courses not offered this spring may be offered next semester.
SCH-MGMT 310, Management Communication
Corwin Ericson syllabus
Focusing on general business writing, speaking and managerial communication, this course features a hands-on approach suitable for all.
Note: SCH-MGMT 310 is offered during summer sessions for SOM Online BBA students. The online version of this course features more discussion and readings, but no oral or team elements.
SCH-MGMT 311, Accounting Communication
Instructor: Holly Lawrence
Designed to help accounting majors with writing and speaking skills necessary for careers in accounting. Focus includes writing for the job market, using Plain Language and ethical communication, understanding visual and written messages, and giving oral presentations. Designed specifically for accounting majors.
SCH-MGMT 312, Finance Communication
Instructor: Elizabeth Porto syllabus
Designed to help finance majors develop critical communication skills for the finance industry, this course includes written reports and business correspondence, as well as examining current financial issues. Emphasis on technical writing, critical thinking, visual rhetoric, and public speaking. Designed specifically for finance majors.
SCH-MGMT 314, Hospitality Management Communication
Instructor: Corwin Ericson syllabus
A course designed to help HTM majors develop critical communication skills for the hospitality and tourism industries. Emphasis on career success, customer service, interpersonal communication, and public speaking. Designed specifically for HTM majors.
SCH-MGMT 315, Marketing Communication
Instructor: Herman Fong syllabus
Exploring communication and writing issues pertinent to marketing, as well as business and management in general, this course gives students practice in forms of communication that serve to promote people, products, services, organizations, and ideas, which can be used in and applied to a number of professions. Recommended for marketing majors and other majors interested in marketing communication strategies.
SCH-MGMT 390A, Business Communication Goes Green
Instructor: Susan Johnson syllabus
A course designed for Resource Economic students to help them consider, argue, and discuss the many issues involved when companies "go green." Through writing, research, and public speaking students will focus on how businesses may become more energy efficient and environmentally conscious while still maintaining the bottom line.
Note: All courses listed above meet Junior Year Writing requirements for the Isenberg School. Prerequisite: ENG 112 or 113.
Elective in Public Speaking
SCH-MGMT 292C, Mastering Oral Communication
Instructor: Gail Cruise syllabus
Emphasizing oral communication skills through practice and delivery of business and career-oriented speeches. Incorporates feedback, role playing, mock interviews, and videotaping/coaching. Learn how to engage an audience, emphasize points with confident body language, and create convincing and concise talks. Designed for all business majors.