Apr 15, 2024  
2017-2018 Saint Joseph’s College Online 
2017-2018 Saint Joseph’s College Online [Archived Catalog]

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BA 111 - The Effective Communicator

This course is designed for the learner who is both practical and forward-looking. We will focus on the real situations in which business communication takes place, with attention to observation, analysis, and the “how-to” of effective workplace communication. We will also discuss a variety of strategies for enhancing one’s immediate effectiveness, with an eye on how the development of communication skills forms an integral part of building one’s career.

Prerequisites & Notes
EH 106 or equivalent is required. EH 107 or equivalent is recommended.

Assignment Overview
Assignments: 5 Units

Interactivity: Discussion Board

Final Assessment: None

Course Learning Objectives
Upon completion of the course, you should be able to do the following:

  • Apply to your business activities a clear and practical understanding of effective ways to communicate.
  • Learn and use the tools of business writing for immediate results and for career enhancement.
  • Develop and practice the skills of meeting management and business presentations.
  • Create and maintain a strategic approach to managing one’s own workplace-communication activities.



Credits: 3

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