Business Communication Courses
Core Junior Year Writing Course
SCH-MGMT 310 Management Communication, our core offering, is open to Isenberg School of Management juniors and seniors. Please note that this course is also offered during summer sessions for SOM Online and BBA students. The online version of this course features more discussion and readings, but no oral or team elements. Prerequisite: ENG 112 or 113.
SCH-MGMT 310, Management Communication
Focusing on general business writing, speaking, and managerial communication, this course features a hands-on approach suitable for all majors.
Specialized Business Communication Courses
The Business Communication Program offers several specialized courses built around the areas of interest or business major. These courses are typically offered only once during the academic year, in either the fall or spring semester. All specialized business communication courses meet the Junior Year Writing requirements for the Isenberg School. Prerequisite: ENG 112 or 113.
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
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 313, Organizational Communication
Instructor: Dina Friedman
Focuses on how organizations create verbal and visual messages to brand themselves, respond to crisis, and position themselves in relation to political and social policy issues that affect them, such as corporate social responsibility and environmental sustainability. Complements all business majors.
SCH-MGMT 315, Marketing Communication
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, Management Communication Goes Green
Instructor: Susan Johnson
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
This elective course offers students the opportunity to develop and improve their professional oral communication skills. Please note that this course does not satisfy the School's Junior Year Writing requirement.
SCH-MGMT 292C, Mastering Oral Communication
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.