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ERIC Number: EJ1108068
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 19
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0963-9284
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A Business Communication Module for an MBA "Managerial Accounting" Course: A Teaching Note
Stout, David E.
Accounting Education, v23 n2 p155-173 2014
This Teaching Note describes a two-hour-and-40-minute "Business Communication" module developed and used by the author over the past six years in an MBA "Managerial Accounting" course at a university in the USA. The module has two modest but important goals: to sensitize graduate accounting students to the importance of communication skills for professional success; and to provide students with a set of writing-improvement resources. The students' component of the module consists of a set of five readings and two learning resources. For teachers, a comprehensive set of "PowerPoint" slides is available from the author. The module is flexible in two respects: it can be used in graduate-level accounting courses other than "Managerial Accounting"; and a reduced version of in-class presentation time is possible by using only a sub-set of the "PowerPoint" slides, based on teacher preferences. Student responses to the module have been consistently positive and have supported continued use of the module into the future.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
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