Students examine the theory and practice of organizational communications, which includes an
overview of different models of organizational communication and management, a review of common
problems and dilemmas in this field, and consideration of a variety of internal publications.
Students learn problem-solving strategies unique to a variety of organizations.
After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:
- Demonstrate knowledge of and discuss the theories and methods of organizational
- Examine and evaluate different models of organizational communication and management.
- Think critically about the challenges and issues of organizational communication practices
- Evaluate and solve communication problems in a variety of contexts including professional and
CMNS 4531: Organizational Communication includes the following five modules and associated
Module 1: Introduction to Organizational Communication
Module 2: Individual Communications
Module 3: Digital Culture
Module 4: Mass Communication
Module 5: Corporate Communications
Required text and materials
There is no textbook for this course.
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To successfully complete this course, you must achieve a passing grade of 50% or higher on the
overall course and 50% or higher on the mandatory Final Exam. The following table illustrates how
your final grade will be determined for this course.
|Online Post 1
|Assignment 1: Short Analysis Response 1
|Assignment 2: Short Analysis Response 2
|Assignment 3: Organizational Strategic Report
|Online Post 2
|Final Exam *
Open Learning Faculty Member Information
An Open Learning Faculty Member is available to assist students. Students will receive the necessary contact information at the start of the course.