Courses of Study 2017-2018 
    Dec 16, 2018  
Courses of Study 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HADM 1650 - Business Writing for Hospitality Professionals

Fall, spring. 3 credits. Letter grades only.

Enrollment limited to: 20 SHA students per lecture. Required. (Students who are required to take this course generally may not delay it. Course must be taken within first two semesters in the School of Hotel Administration, including any semesters during the internal transfer process.  If extenuating circumstances exist, the student must petition to drop the course. All add/drop and section exchange must be approved by the chairperson by the end of the first week.)

A. Newman, P. Odom-Reed, A. Quagliata, A. Walden, M. Wolfe.

Introduces the role and importance of effective communication in managerial work, especially in the hospitality industry. Students develop abilities in analytical thinking and clear expression. With an emphasis on business writing, this course builds foundational skills for creating professional-level communications. Students plan, develop, and produce increasingly complex written communications and deliver oral presentations.

Outcome 1: PLO 1.1: Students will identify key issues and appropriately apply discipline principles to analyze a hospitality management solution.

Outcome 2: PLO 1.2: Students will critically evaluate a hospitality management problem and will formulate a solution based on principles from at least two management disciplines.

Outcome 3: PLO 2.1: Students will create professional-quality written business documents.

Outcome 4: PLO 2.2: Students will plan and deliver a professional-quality oral presentation.

Outcome 5: PLO 3.1: Students will identify the ethical dimensions of a business decision.

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