Get to the heart of what drives effective communication with the Michigan Ross business communication faculty.

Communication skills are consistently ranked among the top five characteristics of successful managers. Our faculty know firsthand how to craft and manage communication to reach diverse stakeholders.

You’ll learn the latest ways communication technology and systems can effectively distribute information, and how to use communication to become a better leader.

Mary Hinesly, Area Chair
mhinesly@umich.edu

Clea Davis, Faculty Support Administrator
clea@umich.edu

Business Communication Faculty Directory

AREA CHAIR: MARY HINESLY

Dr. Hinesly is Professor of Executive Education, Lecturer in Business Communications, and Chair of the Business Communications Area.

Business Communication at Michigan Ross

Business Communication Courses

Get details on specific courses including key required classes and electives for Michigan Ross degree programs.

CENTER FOR VALUE CHAIN INNOVATION

The Center for Value Chain Innovation partners with industry to promote greater innovation and excellence in value chains through interdisciplinary research, through leadership, education, and a proliferation of ideas that address critical business and societal issues. 

COMMUNICATION CONSULTING

Get help with a variety of tasks, including prep for the Communication Waiver Exam and interview strategies, with top-notch consultants.

 

MANAGEMENT COMMUNICATION COMPETENCIES

Day and Online MBA students participate in a process that evaluates their management communication competencies and provides insight on how to enhance them. The heart of this process is a tool, the Ross Management Communication Competencies Framework (RMCCF), which assesses the key ingredients that go into effective managerial communication.