Mimic Business Communication

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Give your students a hands-on learning experience with professional communication skills for any step of their career.

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Engaging

Students explore how to become proficient business professionals through hands-on activities.

Helpful

Students learn about current industry jobs that relate to the principles they are learning.

Applicable

Students can apply learning to their classwork, internships, or jobs the next day.

Mimic Business Communication Round Breakdown

Round One - Pre Job Application

Round Two - Job Post Analysis

Round Three - Resume & Cover Letter

Round Four - Preparations (Interview Question Prep)

Round Five - Interview & Thanks

Round Six - Professional Interactions & Reputations w/Career Coach

Round Seven - Training & Onboarding w/Buhi

Round Eight - Taylor Unleashed

Round Nine - Construct Proposal

* All of these rounds pair with content from the "Business Communications" courseware

Table of Contents*

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Understanding Business Communication
Chapter One – Business Communication
Chapter Two – Business Writing Process
Chapter Three – Workplace Messaging Strategies

Finding Employment
Chapter Four – The Job Search
Chapter Five – The Employment Interview

Communicating in the Workplace
Chapter Six – Professional Behavior
Chapter Seven – Nonverbal Communication
Chapter Eight – Intercultural and Team Communication

Performing Your Job
Chapter Nine – Electronic & Digital Communication
Chapter Ten – Business Meetings
Chapter Eleven – Business Presentation Design
Chapter Twelve – Business Presentation Delivery
Chapter Thirteen – Letters, Memos, Reports, Proposals

*Content is subject to change 

Assignments in every chapter give
students real-world practice

Real job titles in every chapter so students can plan their own supply chain career

Written by an author in industry and academia for the most relevant supply chain courseware on the market

About the Author

Danaka Porter, M. ENG.

Danaka Porter, M. ENG.

Danaka obtained her Master of Engineering from MIT in systems and supply chain which is just a fancy way of saying algorithm writing and process optimization. She is a partner at iota consulting, a management consulting firm, where she works in supply chain, project management, and data analytics in heavy manufacturing and technology.

Her work often includes ensuring the Navy and Coast Guard vessels have the correct gear, writing predictive algorithms for oil and gas companies, or optimizing the supply chain of a global mine. Danaka is also a sessional lecturer at the Dhillon School of Business, where she teaches supply chain and project management.

Danaka is a cofounder and the COO of VitaNova Tech, a fertility company. She wrote the algorithms to better match surrogates and egg donors with intended parents. 

Additionally, Danaka is completing her Ph.D. in cardiology at the Cumming School of Medicine, where she is using machine learning to help predict sudden cardiac death (SCD) by rewriting the algorithms used to find certain markers. Danaka sits on the Training and Education committee for the Cardiac Arrhythmia Network of Canada, where she educates Ph.D.s, trainees, doctors, and health care workers in implementing and using technology in cardiac care.

She also sits on the board of motionball, a national fundraising committee dedicated to raising money for the Special Olympics. She looks after a variety of animals as an animal foster parent for her local Humane Society. Danaka routinely mentors high school and university students, helping them to find their passions. She is also an educational counselor with MIT, where she works with admissions to find the best applicants that align with MIT’s mission. She is a certified coach and helps those she works with to achieve their goals and dreams