This course will provide insights and understanding of the critical and strategic importance of internal and external communication using actual corporate examples. As a result of this course, students will know how to identify the right elements of communication for an intended audience, and the importance of timely, clear, and transparent communication to build a community and drive results.
Noncredit courses do not produce academic credit nor appear on a Colorado State University academic transcript.
Student will write a problem statement indicating a business problem they are hoping to solve by taking this class and submit it by email. If they do not have a specific problem statement, this is not required.
Mary Peery is the President of Mary Peery & Associates. She has 23 years of experience as a business manager with Hewlett Packard including global business management, executive leadership, strategy development, operations, transformation leadership and organizational change management. From the time Mary joined HP in 1984 until she become Vice President of Digital Imaging in 2000, she held positions in R&D and Manufacturing in developing and bring to market many leading edge technology products and solutions for consumer and commercial customers. In 1993, Mary assumed a rotational role as the northern Colorado regional diversity manager. For 18 months, Mary worked with the business leaders in this region to help them understand the importance of diversity to their businesses and to implement diversity strategies within their organizations. Mary holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Colorado State University.