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Jean Louise Mahar

Adjunct Faculty


Jean Louise Mahar

Adjunct Faculty


Currently Teaching

SOIS-325
3 Credits
This course focuses on the development of communication skills essential to functioning effectively in the business world. Students learn the process of analyzing communication situations and responding to them. Topics include an overview of business communication, writing well, delivering business communications, tools for talking in crucial conversations, oral and interpersonal communication including listening skills, public speaking, cross-cultural communication, communicating in the digital age and teamwork. *Note: This course cannot be taken by students in Saunders College of Business.*
SOIS-514
3 Credits
Proposal Writing focuses on the elements of proposal responses and practicing creating those elements. Students learn the process of evaluating and responding to RFIs and RFPs with concentration on making bid decisions, organizing teams, identifying strategies, establishing credibility, ensuring technical clarity, and writing persuasively. Topics include the proposal process that is practiced by government, industry, and grant-funding agencies. Co-listed with TCOM-621.
PROF-621
3 Credits
This course focuses on reviewing examples of the elements of proposal responses and practicing creating those elements. Students learn the process of evaluating and responding to RFIs and RFPs with concentration on making bid decisions, organizing teams, identifying strategies, establishing credibility, ensuring technical clarity, taking advantage of technology, applying creativity, and writing persuasively. Topics include the proposal process that is practiced by government, industry, and grant-funding agencies.*Note: co-listed with TCOM-514.*