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Bryan · Business and Technology · Business Management - BMGT


Advanced Comm. in Management
BMGT-2305

  • Spring 2019
  • Section 325 CRN-25795
  • 3 Credits
  • 01/14/2019 to 05/09/2019
  • Modified 01/14/2019

Meeting Times


This is a face-to-face course that meets during the spring 2019 16-week semester on Mondays and Wednesdays at 1:25-2:40pm in classroom F227

Contact Information


Instructor: Mrs. Jennifer Garcia, M.Ed.

Office: F-209 (Student Center Building)
Phone: 209-7530

  

Office Hours are: Monday/Wednesday 10:30am - 11:30am; Tuesday/Thursday 10:30am - 11:30 am

Please email me at: [email protected] to schedule an appointment or let me know you would like to see me during my office hours.  

I encourage everyone to contact me in advance so that I can give you my undivided attention. 

Description


A study of advanced principles of oral and written communications for managers. An emphasis will be on the application of procedures for writing reports, proposals, and conducting research as well as producing oral presentations.

Three class hours per week. Credit: Three semester hours.

 

Requisites

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

Core Curriculum Statement


This course is not a core curriculum course.

Outcomes


1. Apply procedures for writing reports, proposals, and conducting research.

2. Produce oral presentations.

3. Demonstrate professionalism while developing effective listening, nonverbal, meeting, team and cross-cultural skills.*

4. Implement problem-solving and critical thinking skills in preparing business messages and presentations.*

Materials


 

 

Business Communication Essentials with Mylab

  • Author: Bovee & Thill
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Edition: 8th (2019)
  • ISBN: 9780135246283
  • Availability: Campus Bookstores

Business Communication Essentials: Fundamental Skills for the Mobile-Digital-Social Workplace, 8th Edition

Course Requirements


Exams

There will be three major chapter exams in this course. Make-up exams will not be given

Exams may be a combination of multiple choice, true/false, matching, short answer, and essay. Exams may come from any information discussed in the text, lectures or any other material presented in the course.  Students are not permitted to work collaboratively on Exams.  If students are caught working together on an exams they will receive a permanent zero on that exam (that will not be replace by any later exam score).

A cumulative final exam will be given at the end of the semester.

Quizzes/Discussions/Participation

 Each week there will be a minimum of one quiz and/ or discussion/participation  assignment related to the material covered that week.

Project - Each student will be responsible for a course portfolio project. Information about the course project will be provided at the appropriate time during the semester.

Evaluation


Point Distribution  

A   810 – 900  

B    720 – 809  

C    630 – 719   

D    540 – 629   

F    539 or below

Criteria

300 points       Exams (3 @ 100pts each)

300 points       Quizzes/Discussion/Participation/Homework/Miscellaneous

100 points       Final Exam

200 points       Course Project (required)

900 points possible

 

**Extra Credit opportunities may be possible - instructor has discretion on when and what may be assigned. Students will be notified if opportunities arise during the semester.

Blinn College Policies


All policies, guidelines, and procedures in the Blinn College CatalogBlinn College Board Policies, and the Blinn College Administrative Regulations are applicable to this course.

Specific information on civility, attendance, add/drop, scholastic integrity, students with disabilities, final grade appeal, alternative retailers, campus carry and proctoring arrangements and cost.

Notice of any action taken under these protocol and procedures, by Blinn College or its employees, may be delivered by hand, through the U.S. Postal Service, or electronically to the student’s Blinn Buc e-mail account. Notice shall be deemed received upon actual receipt, on deposit in the U.S. Mail, or upon entering the information processing system used by Blinn College for Blinn Buc e-mail accounts, whichever first occurs.

Course Policies


Late Assignments

Late assignments are not accepted in this course. All due dates are on the course calendar or communicated to students in class.  Students should make arrangements to complete assignments on or before their due date.

No Make-Up Work is given.

Attendance

Attendance is take in every class. Absences will still be counted and students can still be withdrawn for not attending class. If a student accumulates 2 weeks (4 class periods) worth of unexcused absences and may be administratively withdrawn from the course.

Individual Work

Students are expected to submit individual work.  Unless otherwise stated, students are not permitted to collaborate or work together with other students on individual assignments, including exams or weekly assignments.   If students are found to be collaborating on assignments it will be treated as scholastic dishonesty.  (Please refer to the Scholastic Integrity Policy in the Blinn College Student Handbook.)

Schedule


 

Meeting Details

LEC

Weekly

Week One

Syllabus overview and introductions

 1.5

3

 

Introductions & Ch 1: Professional Communication in Today’s Digital, Social, Mobil World

1.5

 

 

LEC

Weekly

Week Two

Ch 1: Professional Communication in Today’s Digital, Social, Mobil World

1.5

3

 

Ch 2: Collaboration, Interpersonal Communication, & Business Etiquette

1.5

 

 

LEC

Weekly

Week Three 

Ch 2: Collaboration, Interpersonal Communication, & Business Etiquette

1.5

3

 

Ch 3: Planning Business Messages

1.5

 

 

LEC

Weekly

Week Four 

Ch 3: Planning Business Messages

1.5

3

 

Ch 4: Writing Business Messages

1.5

 

 

LEC

Weekly

Week Five 

Ch 4: Writing Business Messages

1.5

3

 

Ch 5: Completing Business Messages

1.5

 

 

LEC

Weekly

Week Six 

Ch 5: Completing Business Messages

1.5

3

 

Exam 1: Ch 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

1.5

 

 

LEC

Weekly

Week Seven

Ch 6: Crafting Messages for Digital Channels

1.5

3

 

Ch 7: Writing Routine and Positive Messages

1.5

 

 

LEC

Weekly

Week Eight

Ch 7: Writing Routine and Positive Messages

1.5

3

 

Ch 8: Writing Negative Messages

1.5

 

 

LEC

Weekly

Week Nine

Ch 9: Writing Persuasive Messages

1.5

3

 

Exam 2: Ch 6, 7, 8 and 9

1.5

 

 

LEC

Weekly

Week Ten 

Ch 10: Planning Reports and Proposals

1.5

3

 

Ch 11: Writing Reports and Proposals

1.5

 

 

LEC

Weekly

Week Eleven

Ch 12: Developing and Delivering Business Presentations

1.5

3

 

Exam 3: 10, 11 and 12

1.5

 

 

LEC

Weekly

Week Twelve

Ch 13: Building Careers and Writing Resumes

1.5

3

 

Ch 13: Building Careers and Writing Resumes

1.5

 

 

LEC

Weekly

Week Thirteen

Ch 14: Interviewing and Following Up

1.5

3

 

Ch 14: Interviewing and Following Up

1.5

 

 

LEC

Weekly

Week Fourteen

Project Work

1.5

3

 

Project Work

1.5

 

 

LEC

Weekly

Week Fifteen

Project Work

1.5

3

 

Review

1.5

 

 

LEC

Weekly

Week Sixteen - Finals Week

TBA – Over All Chapters

 3

3

 

 

 

 

GRADUATION

 

 

Total Contact Hours

 

48