Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.
By the end of the course, students will be able to:
1. understand the criticality of defining and choosing an appropriate leadership communication style for the given management context
2. employ relevant theoretical frameworks to analyse, plan and implement effective managerial communications
3. construct sound, compelling and convincing arguments targeted at internal corporate stakeholders
Schedule: 22.04.2021 - 27.05.2021
Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Michael Baker
Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Michael Baker
Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):
CEFR level (applies in this implementation):
Language of instruction and studies (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):
Teaching language: English
Languages of study attainment: English
CONTENT, ASSESSMENT AND WORKLOAD
Management Communication is intended to help students think strategically about internal managerial communications. The course will provide a set of managerial communication best practices derived from both research and experience, and give students ample opportunity to implement these guidelines. Comprehensive feedback on messages targeted at internal stakeholders will allow the student to enhance his/her performance as a managerial communicator.
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Class contribution 10%
Applies in this implementation:he course has a pre-work, 4 assignments and other required ungraded work.
Readings and 2 pre-assignments. Individual.
Bad-news message. Group
Managerial proposal. Group.
Transformational speech. Individual.
Project presentation and executive summary. Group.
Preparedness for class; contribution to group activities.
10Deadlines: To pass the course
all assignments must be completed by the given deadlines. The due date
for each assignment is clearly stated on the respective submission box.
Please upload the final versions of each of your assigments (pdf) by the
given deadlines.Grading criteria: Assignments are assessed using preformulated rubrics on a scale of 0-5.
EBC grading criteria: 4.5 and above is a 5; 3.5-4.49 range is a 4; 2,5-3,49 range is a 3.
take a look at these grading criteria (in submission boxes) before you
start work on the given assignment, and also before you submit your
assignment.Team assignments: Only one group member needs to submit your team's assignment.Re-do or extra assignments not possible: Students are not able to re-do assignments, or do extra assignments to improve grades or make up for absences.Class contribution:
This is a highly practical and experiential course so attendance is
mandatory. However, one absence during the course is possible if a
student has a valid reason. This will result in a 20% reduction of the
class participation grade. More than one absence will result in not
passing the course.
Contact teaching: 18h (mandatory attendance)
Independent work: 142h (including mandatory pre-work)
Total 160h (ECTS)
All materials on the MyCourses workspace.61A00200 Business Communication or equivalent course.
Substitutes for Courses
61C00100 Managerial Communication (old degree requirements 2005)
61A00200 Business Communication or equivalent course.61C00100 Managerial Communication (old degree requirements 2005)
- Teacher: Michael Baker