Management Communication for Undergraduates

Businessman writing a memo.

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


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Spring 2005



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Course Features

Course Highlights

This course features a full set of lecture notes and a complete set of study materials that emphasize the active participation of the student.

Course Description

This is a required seminar for Management Science majors to develop the writing, speaking, teamwork, and interpersonal communication skills necessary for managers. Students learn communication principles, strategies, and methods through discussions, exercises, examples, and cases. Assignments include writing memos and business letters, and giving oral presentations in labs outside of class. A major project is the production of a team report and presentation on a topic of interest to a managerial audience.

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Breslow, Lori. 15.279 Management Communication for Undergraduates, Spring 2005. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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