Hca 230

Associate Program Material
Final Project Overview and Timeline

Interpersonal Communication Presentation

Final Project Overview

For this assignment, you must create a Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation to educate the staff of a medical administration company about good interpersonal skills.

Final Project Timeline

You should budget your time wisely and work on your project throughout the course. As outlined below, some assignments in the course are designed to assist you in creating your final project. If you complete your course activities and use the feedback provided by the instructor, you will be on the right track to successfully complete your project.

• Suggested in Week One: Review the final project instructions and case studies from Week Nine. Examine the perceptions of each person in the case studies and take notes.

• Suggested in Week Two: Review the case studies for cross-cultural differences and barriers and take notes.

• Suggested in Week Three: Take notes on verbal and nonverbal communication and technology influences in the case studies.

• Suggested in Week Four: Read Ch. 9 & 10 of Communicating in the Workplace. This is not required until Week Eight, but you may benefit from reading these chapters earlier. Evaluate whether each case study demonstrates supportive or defensive communication and take notes.

• Suggested in Week Five: Write a rough draft of the important elements of interpersonal communication, which you must define for the final project. Consider the case studies, looking for examples of good interpersonal communication and taking notes of what the participants in each case study could have done better.

• Suggested in Week Six: Take notes on the types of conflict and styles of conflict management in each case study.

• Suggested in Week Seven: Review the tips for creating Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentations.

• Suggested in Week Eight: Create an outline for your Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation....