Sep 27, 2022  
2020-2021 Lane Community College Catalog 
2020-2021 Lane Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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COMM 130 - Business and Professional Communication

4 Credit(s)

Business and Professional Communication is designed to enhance students' understanding of the skills, principles, and challenges associated with business and professional communication. This course will focus on the analysis and application of communication principles and practices (resume writing and interviewing, interpersonal communication, small group and team communication, public presentations, and technological communication) for successful participation in organizational and professional activities. Oral presentations and written assignments are utilized to evaluate competencies in verbal and nonverbal communication efforts. May be offered online.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:

1. Recognize communication as a transactional process and identify the elements common to all communication events.

2. Identify key terms and major theories relevant to specific business and professional contexts.

3. Describe the unique nature of interpersonal relationships within the business and professional context.

4. Identify and participate in a successful interviewing situation.

5. Create a resume to enhance individual career an/or educational marketability.

6. Integrate communication and research skills to create a professional presentation.

7. Produce effective business and professional business writing samples.

8. Communicate effectively both as a team member and as a leader.

9. Be familiar with a variety of presentational aids.

10. Engage in ethical communication processes that accomplish goals.

11. Respond to the needs of diverse audiences and contexts. 

12. Build and manage relationships.

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