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Communication Matters.

In our increasingly complex and diverse economies, effective communication skills are more important than ever before. Our mission is to help students develop the writing, speaking, and professionalism skills they'll need to succeed in today's dynamic, cross-functional, and team-based business environments.

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The Business Communication Program faculty are experts in business writing, speaking, and professional development. We help students develop the skills they need to excel in their coursework and impress prospective employers.

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We're thrilled to impart crucial knowledge and skills to our students, to give them a competitive edge as they prepare to enter the marketplace, and to play a role in helping them achieve a fulfilling, meaningful, and joyous future. 

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You'll find a suite of business and professional communication resources on IConnect to assist you in writing resumes, papers, theses, presentations and preparing for speeches.

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Today's business students are entering the workforce with the field-specific knowledge needed to hit the ground running. But those who can pair technical savvy with strong communication and interpersonal skills are truly positioned for success.
Robert Bowse
Director, Business Communication Program
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Business Communication Center

Business Communication Center

Staffed by the Business Communication Program Faculty Coaches, the Business Communication Center (BCC) provides one-on-one coaching to undergraduate and graduate students, supports the instruction of communication content in other courses, and offers Isenberg faculty and staff expert communications-related services and resources.

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Business Communication Faculty

Business Communication Faculty

Kristin Bock
Kristin Bock
Senior Lecturer II
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Robert Bowse
Senior Lecturer II & Director
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Herman Fong
Senior Lecturer II
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Brian Hentz
Brian Hentz
Senior Lecturer and Business Communication Center Director
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Megan Hill
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Eric Holmes
Senior Lecturer
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Susan Johnson
Senior Lecturer II
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Holly Lawrence
Assistant Dean, Office of Career Success & Senior Lecturer II
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Elizabeth Porto
Senior Lecturer II
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Jacob Zucker
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