Managerial Interpersonal Communication (285B)

Being effective as a manager or leader is often a function of one's interpersonal communication skills and professional relationships, e.g., in increasing trust with key work partners, in expanding one's network, in negotiations, in conflicts, in managing one's boss, one's peers, one's subordinates, in getting support for initiatives, in influencing investors or board members, in gaining customers, or in keeping them. The purpose of this course is to provide opportunities for students to develop skills to increase their interpersonal communication and relationship management effectiveness, inside and outside their organizations.

(Offered Winter 2014)