Effective and practical writing skills are important for successful communication in business. Students develop practical writing skills using basic word processing technology. They learn how to compose business correspondence including emails, memoranda, letters, and reports, with a focus on routine and persuasive messages. A review of basic grammar is also included.This course has mandatory chats. Textbook required. Software Required: PowerPoint.
This course emphasizes the writing of effective business communications, including letters, memoranda, email, and short reports. Other tasks include applying proofreading and editing skills. These skills will prepare the student for the work environment, which requires practical business writing to be clear, correct, and concise. Students are introduced to the research process and develop critical thinking skills. Textbook Required.
Software required: MS Word (current version), MS PowerPoint (current version), Access to Internet, Access to D2L
Students are introduced to Business Facilitation and Communication, within the context of the role of the Business Analyst. Students learn about communication and the critical role it plays in achieving successful business analysis outcomes. They explore principles, techniques, and tools they can use to facilitate stakeholders to exchange ideas, solve problems, prioritize issues, reach agreement, make decisions, and resolve conflict when it arises. Students learn principles and techniques to successfully delivering oral presentations and negotiate agreements with stakeholders. This course leverages experiential learning as students participate in numerous presentation and facilitation events. This course has mandatory chats and mandatory group work. Prerequisite: Business Analysis Introduction. Textbook Required.
In this introductory level course designed for Police Foundations, students learn to apply knowledge from interpersonal relations and group dynamics to working in a team. Emphasis will be placed on utilizing effective communication skills with individuals and groups. Group cohesiveness and effective group decision making will be discussed. Textbook required.
Provides an overview of important communication concepts and skills required in business. Topics covered include: writing clear reports and documentation, making effective presentations, and fostering interpersonal skills. This course has mandatory chats. Prerequisite: In order to be successful in this course, it is recommended that students have a good grasp on the English language. Textbook Required.
Software Required: Word 2000 or higher. The ability to record and post an video message is a small activity requirement. Students will also be required to view and respond to a posted video message.