The development and application of effective communication skills and an exploration of a learner’s individual role within their organization. Practice of the skills required to meet expectations for their role and the management of demands associated with their role. Topics include communication with industry participants within the value chain such as suppliers, financial institutions and buyers. Other topics include personal stress management, functioning effectively within a team, organizational skills and time management.
Not available for supplemental. Instruction ().
Effective Communication is broken down into four Modules which are:
Module 1: Personal Communication
Module 2: Communication Strategies
Module 3: Conflict and Time Management
Module 4: Personal Strengths
Courses are delivered in a modular format with two or four modules to each course. Each module in a course is one month in length. Students start a module at the beginning of a month and should complete it by the end of the month.
With the exception of capstone courses AGBR-1190 (Market Equity) and AGBR-1191 (Successful Planning in Agribusiness), which are not offered in modular format, students can complete any module of any course in any order.
- Adler, R. B., Rolls, J. A., & Proctor II, R. F. (2015). LOOK: Looking out, looking in (2nd Canadian ed.). Toronto, ON: Nelson Education.