Executive Skills

Executive Presentation

GSM ES 700 (1 credits)

A presenter's delivery skills impact the audience's image of the presenter and the clarity of the message being communicated. A combination of lecture, discussion, and hands-on practice and simulation, this course is designed to help you exercise leadership through verbal communication.

2014FALLGSMES700 F1, Sep 3rd to Sep 24th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 6:00 pm 9:00 pm SMG 324
2014FALLGSMES700 P1, Aug 16th to Aug 20th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
S 9:00 am 4:00 pm SMG 322
MW 6:00 pm 9:00 pm SMG 322
2015SPRGGSMES700 P1, Jan 6th to Jan 10th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 6:00 pm 9:00 pm SMG 324
S 10:00 am 4:00 pm SMG 324

Executive Written Communication

GSM ES 701 (1 credits)

This course is a combination of lecture, discussion, and hands-on practice. It's designed to help you exercise leadership through writing and understand how strategies of written communication are an essential aspect of effective management, working relationships in the network era, and overall business strategy.

2014FALLGSMES701 P1, Aug 18th to Aug 21st 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MTWR 6:00 pm 9:00 pm SMG 312
2015SPRGGSMES701 P1, Jan 6th to Jan 10th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 6:00 pm 9:00 pm SMG 310
S 10:00 am 4:00 pm SMG 310

Managing Career Growth

GSM ES 707 (1 credits)

The MBA is simply a step along the path of a career. It provides the skills and tools necessary to take many steps forward, but you must manage where those steps lead and how. Managing Career Growth will provide you the understanding of how to managing your own career going forward. The class will cover: -Career self-assessment (interests, values and skills) -Networking and developmental relationships -Career management/advancement strategies -Developing your career marketing plan and professional portfolio. All with the purpose of providing a foundation to not only manage your next steps but continuously assess, network, market and manage yourself. You are indeed a business of one and you are the one responsible for managing that business.

2015SPRGGSMES707 P1, Jan 5th to Jan 8th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MTWR 6:00 pm 9:00 pm SMG 408

Teaming

GSM ES 721 (0 credits)

Teaming is one of the three elements of the Professional Skills course. Delivered through key interactions across the modular MBA core, teaming works to both support student work in teams while also provide an intellectual understanding of how to assess the dynamics by which teams form, develop, change, achieve success and transform or disband.

Executive Communication

GSM ES 722 (0 credits)

Executive Communication is one of the three elements of the Professional Skills course. Beginning in the pre-term and delivered through key interactions across the modular MBA core, Executive Communication will provide students with essential skills in oral communication - including development of a presenter's delivery skills and message clarity - and written communication - including how to exercise leadership through writing and understanding how strategies of written communication are an essential aspect of effective management. Executive Communication skills delivery is also structured to provide supporting content linked to both the career and integrated project activities.

Career Management

GSM ES 723 (0 credits)

Career Management is one of the three elements of the Professional Skills course. This professional development course is designed to assist students in transforming interests into professional goals, and these goals into an MBA level, candidate-driven internship and job search. The Career Management course integrates a set of complementary resources and activities: self-assessment, career management tools, skill building opportunities, and active involvement in a career development community. The course will help students to determine professional goals; develop and implement a plan for achieving them; acquire the specific skills and experiences needed to become market ready; build a personal brand and professional network.

2014FALLGSMES723 B1, Sep 5th to Dec 5th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
F 11:00 am 1:00 pm SMG 408
2014FALLGSMES723 C1, Sep 5th to Dec 5th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
F 9:00 am 11:00 am SMG 408
2014FALLGSMES723 D1, Sep 5th to Dec 5th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
F 1:00 pm 3:00 pm SMG 408

Professional Skills

GSM ES 724 (1 credits)

The Professional Skills Collection consists of three elements integrated into the full time MBA curriculum: Communications; Teaming, and Career Management. First, Communications focuses on both oral elements - including development of a presenter's delivery skills and message clarity - and writing elements - including how to exercise leadership through writing and understanding how strategies of written communication are an essential aspect of effective management. Second, Teaming will support student work on teams while also assessing the dynamics by which teams form, develop, change, achieve success and transform or disband. Third, Career Management will assist students in transforming personal interests into professional goals, and these goals into an MBA level, candidate-driven internship and job search through a set of complementary resources and activities. Each of the three professional skills elements are integrated within, and delivered alongside, the integrated modular MBA core experience.

2014FALLGSMES724 B1, Sep 2nd to Dec 10th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
ARR TBD TBD
2014FALLGSMES724 C1, Sep 2nd to Dec 10th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
ARR TBD TBD
2014FALLGSMES724 D1, Sep 2nd to Dec 10th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
ARR TBD TBD