Advanced Managerial Communication

A speaker gives a press conference in a crowded room.
The challenge of presenting at a press conference is made even more difficult by the presence of news cameras and audience members with questions. (Image courtesy of the U.S. Department of Commerce National Telecommunications and Information Administration.)


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Spring 2009



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Course Description

This course builds on managerial communication skills developed in (15.279) Management Communication for Undergraduates or (15.280) Communication for Managers. It introduces interactive oral and interpersonal communication skills important to managers, including presenting to a hostile audience, running meetings, listening, and contributing to group decision-making. Working in teams, students present a communication topic of their choosing to the class. An individual project challenges students to address a business audience in written and oral forms.

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Neal Hartman. 15.281 Advanced Managerial Communication, Spring 2009. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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