COMMUNICATION IN THE WORKPLACE

  • Program: Communications
  • Course: Communication in the Workplace
  • Course #: COMM1050
  • Total Credits: 2

Course Description

This course focuses on the concepts of human communication and the styles of communications used in personal, social and professional environments. Students will learn the characteristics and process of interpersonal communication including perception, speech and language, non-verbal behaviors, listening and feedback, the ethics of interpersonal communication and relationship development and maintenance.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Define process of communication
Apply nonverbal communication principles
Apply perception checking skills
Use responsible verbal communication
Identify gender communication styles
Compare cultural differences
Identify effective listening skills
Evaluate appropriate interpersonal behavior
Apply constructive conflict management

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    None
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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