Metropolitan State University

COMM 383 : Employee Communication

A. Course Description
Credits: 2
Lab Hours/ Weeks: Corequisites: None
Lecture Hours/ Week :  
MnTC Goals: None
This course introduces students to the many forms of employee communication created by public relations practitioners. Through the use of case studies students gain practical experience creating employee communications and come to appreciate its vital role in attaining the strategic goals of public relations programming.
B. Course Effective Dates: 08/24/2002 - Present
C. Outline of Major Content Areas:
See Course Description for major content areas.
D. Learning Outcomes (General)
  1. Know, understand and apply broadly all aspects of workplace communication.
  2. Know, understand and apply evaluation methods for workplace communication.
  3. Know, understand, analyze and evaluate why and how the management agenda drives and shapes how the employee communicates.
  4. Create oral and written communications appropriate for the workplace.
  5. Know, understand, apply, analyze and evaluate the individual¿s personal roles and responsibilities as a communicator in an organization.
E. Learning Outcomes (MN Transfer Curriculum)
This contains no goal areas.
G. Special Information