15.280 Communication for Managers

Fall 2002

Speaker presenting to a large audience.
Speaker presenting to a large business audience. (Courtesy of U.S. Department of Commerce.)

Course Highlights

This is a "hands-on" course that helps students sharpen their management skills through class activities and presentations. A variety of written and oral assignments are provided, as well as lecture notes and study materials that guide the student's work.

Course Description

Writing and speaking skills necessary for a career in management. Students polish communication strategies and methods through discussion of principles, examples, and cases. Several written and oral assignments, most based on material from other subjects and from career development activities. Restricted to first-year Sloan School of Management graduate students.

*Some translations represent previous versions of courses.

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Prof. JoAnne Yates
Prof. Neal Hartman

Course Meeting Times

One session / week
1.5 hours / session