Management Communication Program

Building the Communication Skills Necessary for Business Leadership

The Management Communication Program helps MBA students develop and hone their skills through the school’s course elective in communication (Management 422: Analysis and Communications) and through assistance provided in conjunction with selective MBA courses, as well as case and business-plan competitions.

Skill Set
The educational offerings of the Management Communication Program provide students with a valuable set of skills useful beyond Anderson and critical to the pursuit of successful careers in business. Students learn to:

  • Develop communication strategies that take into account the audience, purpose and channels.
  • Argue compellingly and coherently in a contested arena in which others vie for air time and resources.
  • Translate technically challenging or industry-specific information for a non-specialist.
  • Employ active listening skills to elicit information and opinions of others to build trust.
  • Recognize challenges in cross-cultural communications.
  • Collaborate with teams to produce documents and presentations.
  • Perform effectively in impromptu speaking and question-and-answer situations.

Management Communication Program