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This course will teach students the art of writing on-the-job for tasks such as memos, reports, letters, and proposals. Students will learn how to be concise and effective in their writing, while also adhering to style and format for each specific task. In addition, students will learn the importance of knowing one’s audience and how to write each task accordingly.
This is a valuable skill that can benefit employees in a number of career fields, including but not limited to: Consulting; Data collection & analysis; Banking; Insurance underwriting; Office/business management; Law; Government; Financial planning/reporting/budgeting; Auditing; Real Estate; Property management; Freelance writing; Journalism, Public relations; Advertising; or Non-profit work.
Prerequisites: ENG 130
This course teaches students how to run and manage a human resources office. Topics covered include job evaluation and design, human resources planning, and recruitment, training and professional development, performance appraisal, promotion and transfer, compensation, discipline, employee relations, and due process. It examines the new and changing responsibilities of the human resources manager, especially with regard to such topics as affirmative action and environmental protection.
This course would benefit students with an interest in management (both top and middle), human resources, recruiting and staffing, training, employee relations, industrial relations, organizational development, equal employment opportunity, employment law, and consulting.
Prerequisites: MGT 100; Junior/Senior Standing only
This 100 level course will help students build an understanding of skills required to be an effective manager. Anyone interested in joining a business would benefit from taking this course as it lays the foundation for developing effective skills for working in an organization. This course will give you a foundation of understanding organizational structures, processes, functions, and dynamics. Students will study theories and principles related to power, authority, conflict, motivation, communication, and managerial/leadership style to explore the individual, interpersonal, and group behavior in the organization.
Students interested in business (at any level), non-profit work, government, law, or politics would benefit from taking this course.
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