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BMGT 1305 - Communications in Management

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    • South Texas College Division of Business, Math, Science and Technology Business Administration Department Communication in Management – BMGT 1305 Fall 2006 Instructor Name Kim Johnson Office/Building/Campus Location East Building A-116 Technology Center Office Telephone (956)872-6135 Fax Number (956) 872-2762 E-mail Address ksnyder@southtexascollege.edu Course Title Communication in Management Course Number BMGT 1305 Catalogue Course Description This course includes basic theory and process of communication skills necessary for the management of an organization’s workforce. Prerequisites ITSC 1409 or COSC 1301 Departmental Learning Outcome Students completing BMGT 1305 course will be able to explain the communication process; identify communication channels and describe how communication contributes to effective management. Student Learning Outcome • Describe the business communication cycle and the barriers to communication • Explain how to communicate successfully in an organization • Learn about the types of interviews • Apply presentation skills • Develop persuasive business messages • Learn about technology and electronic communication Required Text & Resources Communicating at Work 8th Edition., Adler Evaluation Methods and Grading Tests 30% Criteria according to the Master Final Exam 10% Syllabus Assignments & Participation 60% 100 - 90 A 89 - 80 B 79 - 70 C 69 - 60 D 59 - 0 F
    • Departmental Course Requirements Student Success In an effort to ensure your success at STC, I am requesting that you visit me 2 times this semester. The first visit will be to assess your educational goals and career plans and the second meeting will be to discuss your class selection for the next semester. The best meeting time is during my published office hours; however, if you are unable to meet me during those times, then you need to schedule an appointment with me. Oral Communication: Students will engage in oral communication while answering questions posed by instructor, engaging in-group discussions, and presenting a paper or a project. Use of Technology: Business Administration courses use Web CT to integrate technology with curriculum. Attendance Policy Refer to STC Catalog for complete attendance policy. Below are few excerpts from the policy: -It is the responsibility of the student to inform instructor concerning any absence. -Instructors may drop students at the point when, in the opinion of the instructor, the student would have difficulty in successfully completing the course. -Three consecutive absences by a student may result in a drop by instructor. Cell Phones /Pagers/Beepers: Cellular phones/pagers/beepers are allowed in class ONLY IF they are kept in the vibrating or silent mode at all times throughout the class. Otherwise, cellular phones are to be turned off completely at all times. No calls are to be received or made in the classroom at any time while class is in session. Note: During examination times, a student is not allowed to answer any pages (from beepers/pagers) or make any calls using a regular campus/pay phone or cellular phone until they are completely finished with their exam.
    • FOUNDATION SKILLS 1. Basic Skills: Reading The student is required to read assignments from the course textbook and Writing outside sources. The student is also required to submit several written Mathematics articles. The student is required to participate in class discussions. Basic Arithmetic mathematical and analytical skills are developed through defining Speaking channels of communications, to solve problems. Listening 2. Thinking Skills: Seeing things in the mind’s eye In-class discussions and take home assignments require students to Knowing how to learn analyze business trends, recognize current and potential problems, and Reasoning develop possible solutions and scenarios useful in making business decisions. 3. Personal Qualities: Responsibility Take home assignments and articles will require students to set goals, Sociability practice self-management, and monitor progress. All students are Self-management required to act in a courteous and ethical manner. Integrity and honesty
    • SCANS WORKPLACE COMPETENCIES 4. Resources: These workplace competencies are accomplished through Time, money, materials, facilities and human student participation and completion of classroom and the resources. library assignments. These assignments will provide the opportunity to student to allocate time and other resources to accomplish their tasks 5. Interpersonal: These workplace competencies are accomplished through Participate as a member of a team student participation in groups and other cooperative learning Teaches other new skills activities and completing assignments on a timely manner. Exercises Leadership Works with diversity 6. Information: These workplace competencies are accomplished through Acquires and evaluates information articles and take home assignments The student is required to Organizes and maintains information research environmental issues in the communication process. Interprets and communicates information Analyze, interpret the information and communicate their Uses computers to process information findings in writing 7. Systems: The student will understand systems by investigating channels Understanding systems of communication that there is a close association with various systems including social, political, organizational and technological. 8. Technology: Students may use e-mail to correspond with instructor, use Works with a variety of technologies internet to search for information to complete projects and reports. Students may use text-processing software to produce reports and presentations. Students may access course syllabus, course outline and lecture notes via the web Developmental Studies Policy Statement: The College’s Developmental Education Plan requires students who have not met the college-level placement standard on an approved assessment instrument in reading, writing, and/or mathematics to enroll in Developmental Studies courses including College Success. Failure to attend these required classes may result in the student's withdrawal from ALL college courses. Statement of Equal Opportunity: No person shall be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under any program or activity sponsored or conducted by South Texas College on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, veteran status or disability. Alternative Format Statement: This document is available in an alternative format upon request by calling ( 956 ) 618-8302. ADA Statement: Individuals with disabilities requiring assistance or access to receive services should contact disABILITY Support Services at ( 956 ) 872-2173.
    • Instructor Course Outline Instructor: Course: BMGT 1305 - Communications in Management Semester: Fall 2006 Day Chapter Tests & Quizzes Homework Aug. 22 Log on to Web CT Aug. 29 Chapter 1 – Communicating at Work HW #1 Sept. 5 Chapter 2 – Communication, Culture, and Quiz 1 Work Sept. 12 Chapter 3 – Verbal & Nonverbal Messages Quiz 2 HW#2 Sept. 19 Chapter 4 – Listening Quiz 3 HW #3 Sept. 26 Chapter 5 – Interpersonal Skills Quiz 4 HW #4 Oct. 03 Chapter 6 – Principles of Interviewing Quiz 5 Oct. 10 Chapter 7 – Types of Interviews Test #1 (Chapters 1-7) HW #5 Oct. 17 Chapter 8 – Working in Teams Quiz 6 HW #6 Oct. 24 Chapter 9 – Effective Meetings Quiz 7 HW #7 Oct. 31 Chapter 10 – Developing the Presentation Quiz 8 HW#8 Nov. 7 Chapter 11 – Organizing Your Ideas Quiz 9 HW #9 Nov. 14 Chapter 12 – Verbal and Visual Support in Test #2 (Chapters Project Due Presentations 8-12) Nov. 21 November 24-27, Thanksgiving Break – college closed Nov. 28 Chapter 13 – Delivering the Presentation Quiz 10 Chapter 14 – Types of Presentations HW #10 Dec. 5 Comprehensive Final Exam Note: Dates are tentative