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Business Communication For Accountants

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This course introduces students to the foundations of communication in a business accounting setting. Students are exposed to various topics related to interpersonal and group communications within the context of applications to the accounting field. Students will develop skills in the forms of written communication, including memos, e-mails, business letters, and reports. Other topics include communication ethics, collaboration, information utilization, critical thinking, and professional competence and values.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5

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    Information Utilization and Communication

    • Compare different forms of communication and their use in business communication.
    • Identify relevant information for communication with a specific audience.
    • Create appropriate forms of communication to meet the needs of a specific audience.

    Formal Communication

    • Analyze the role of ethics in business communication. 
    • Evaluate the effectiveness of business communication.

    Organizational Culture and Communication

    • Explain how adapting the message to the audience affects business communication.
    • Use the tools available to University of Phoenix students.
    • Explain the relationship between organization culture and organizational communication.

    Group Communication

    • Identify the role of conflict in group communication.
    • Describe barriers to group communication.
    • Describe techniques to enhance group communication.

    The Influence of Leadership on Group Communication

    • Explain the effects of leadership style on group communication.
    • Compare the influence of different sources of power on group and organizational communication.
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