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ERIC Number: ED260401
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Apr
Pages: 12
Abstractor: N/A
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Enhancing Students' Employability Quotient.
Curtis, Dan B.; And Others
The communication skills believed to be relevant to a successful career in the business world and the organizational communication program in the Department of Communication at Central Missouri State University (CMSU) are the two major focuses of this paper. The first part of the paper discusses the importance of identifying factors that might enhance employability, the importance of communication skills in the modern world, communication skills thought to be important goals for managers, six factors critical to the employability of college graduates, ten types of communication skills important to job success, the instruction that should be included in speech communication courses, and unsolicited comments on the importance of communication skills from recent graduates with majors in communication. The second part of the paper contains general questions about the CMSU major in organizational communication management, a list of instructional skills objectives at the undergraduate and at the Master's level, and the purposes and general requirements for the internship program. (EL)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
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