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University of Utah    
 
    
 
  Dec 14, 2017
 
2017-2018 General Catalog
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MGT 3810 - Business and Professional Communication

3 Credit(s)

Enrollment Requirement: Prerequisites: B-or better in (WRTG 2010  OR WRTG 2011  OR HONOR 2211  OR EAS 1060 ) OR score of 4 or better in (AP Lit & Comp OR AP Lang Comp) OR Instructor Consent.
Requirement Designation: Upper Division Communication/Writing
Components: Lecture

This course is an advanced communication course focused on public speaking and writing in a business context. Students will blend communication theory with intensive skill building as a way to improve their ability to manage their careers and communicate successfully in the business world. This course is comprised of three main sections: advanced pubic speaking, managerial writing, and career strategies. Students will master the following: (1) traditional correspondence: memo, letter, and proposal writing; (2) electronic correspondence: emails, blogging, text messaging, and instant messaging; (3) career strategies: resume and cover letter writing; and (4) networking skills including the value proposition and elevator speeches. The class is open to all majors and is well suited to any student who wants to sharpen their communication skills and professionalism in the workplace. Students who miss the first week of classes in this course will be dropped from the course.


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