Business and Professional Communication

SPCH 1321: Business and Professional Communication

Business and Professional Communication concentrates on increasing students’ communication competence in workplace contexts. This course focuses on developing interpersonal skills, group communication skills, and presentation skills in business and professional settings.

Summer 2018 Distance Learning Course:

SPCH 1321 Distance Learning Course: Summer 2018 ONL Syllabus and Summer 2018 ONL Calendar

Fall 2018 Distance Learning Course:

SPCH 1321 Distance Learning Course: Fall 2018 ONL Syllabus and Calendar coming soon!

Virtual Meetings for Distance Learning Courses:

My distance learning courses use virtual meetings held on WebEx for class meetings. We’ll meet four times each term, and you’ll have a choice of several meeting dates and times for each meeting. For more information, see the Frequently Asked Questions about Virtual Meetings and about Scheduling Virtual Meetings.

Summer 2018 Choices for Virtual Meetings: (posted Mar. 27, 2018, updated May 3, 2018)

Day of the Week Time Orientation Meeting Date Team Decision-Making Meeting Date Interview Project

Meeting Date (20-minute paired appointments)

Sales Presentation Meeting Date*
Tuesday 12-1 PM May 29 June 12 July 17, July 24 Aug. 7
Wednesday 12-1 PM N/A June 13 July 18, July 25 Aug. 8
Wednesday 7-8 PM May 30 June 13 July 18, July 25 Aug. 8
Thursday 12-1 PM May 31 June 14 July 19, July 26 Aug. 9
Saturday 10-11 AM June 2 June 16 July 21, July 28 Aug. 11
Saturday 12-1 PM N/A June 16 July 21, July 28 Aug. 11
Monday 12-1 PM N/A June 18 July 23, July 30 Aug. 13
Monday 7-8 PM June 4 June 18 July 23, July 30 Aug. 13

* In the event that additional meeting times for the Sales Presentation are needed to accommodate all students, they will be held on Tuesday, August 7, 2018, and on Thursday, August 9, 2018, both from 7-8 PM.

Fall 2018 Choices for Virtual Meetings: (posted May 3, 2018):

Day of the Week Time Orientation Meeting Date Team Decision-Making Meeting Date Interview Project

Meeting Date (20-minute paired appointments)

Sales Presentation Meeting Date*
Monday 12-1 PM N/A Sept. 24 Nov. 5, Nov. 12 Dec. 3
Monday 7-8 PM Aug. 27 Sept. 24 Nov. 5, Nov. 12 Dec. 3
Tuesday 12-1 PM N/A Sept. 25 Nov. 6, Nov. 13 Dec. 4
Wednesday 12-1 PM Aug. 29 Sept. 26 Nov. 7, Nov. 14 Dec. 5
Wednesday 7-8 PM Aug. 29 Sept. 26 Nov. 7, Nov. 14 Dec. 5
Thursday 12-1 PM Aug. 30 Sept. 27 Nov. 8, Nov. 15 Dec. 6
Saturday 10-11 AM Sept. 1 Sept. 29 Nov. 10, Nov. 17 Dec. 8
Saturday 1-2 PM N/A Sept. 29 Nov. 10, Nov. 17 Dec. 8

* In the event that additional meeting times for the Sales Presentation are needed to accommodate all students, they will be held on Tuesday, December 4, 2018, and on Thursday, December 6, 2018, both from 7-8 PM.

Summer 2018 Textbooks:

Required text

REQUIRED:  Ronald B. Adler, Jeanne Elmhorst, and Kristen Lucas, Communicating at Work,
11th edition, ISBN: 9780078036804

 

 

 

Recommended Text

RECOMMENDED: Diana Hacker and Barbara Fister, Research and Documentation in the Digital Age with 2016 MLA Update, 6th edition, ISBN 9781319083502

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