Communication for Managers

Sheryl Sandberg speaking onstage at the 2009 Web 2.0 Summit.

Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook COO, and author of the book Lean In. (Courtesy of JD Lasica/ on Flickr.)


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Fall 2016



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In this course, students develop and polish communication strategies and methods through discussion, examples, and practice with an emphasizes on writing and speaking skills necessary for effective leaders. The course includes several oral and written assignments which are integrated with other subjects, and with career development activities, when possible.

This course is part of the MBA core and is restricted to first-year Sloan graduate students. Find out more about the Sloan MBA core on OCW.

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Neal Hartman. 15.280 Communication for Managers. Fall 2016. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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