JENNIFER A. CUMMINGS portrait
  • Associate Professor (Lecturer), Management Department

Current Courses

Fall 2020

  • ENTP 6201-001
    Develop Business Model
  • MGT 381-002
    Bus & Prof Comm
  • MGT 3810-002
    Bus & Prof Comm
  • MGT 4860-001
    Managing Orgzatnl Confl
    Location: CANVAS (CANVAS)
  • MGT 6151-011
    Team Effectiveness
    Location: GARFF 4120 (Garff Executive Education Bldg), GARFF 4130 (Garff Executive Education Bldg)
  • MGT 6151-030
    Team Effectiveness
    Location: GARFF 4130 (Garff Executive Education Bldg), GARFF 4120 (Garff Executive Education Bldg)
  • MGT 6155-011
    Comm & Interpers Effect
    Location: GARFF 1425 (Garff Executive Education Bldg)
  • MGT 6155-030
    Comm & Interpers Effect
    Location: GARFF 1425 (Garff Executive Education Bldg)
  • MGT 6850-090
    Current Topics in Mgmt

Summer 2020

Spring 2020

Professional Organizations

  • Association for Business Communication. 10/01/2014 - present. Position : Member.
  • Western States Communication Association. 02/01/2010 - present. Position : Member.

Courses I Teach

  • MGT 6155, Executive MBA - Communication and Interpersonal Effectiveness
    Communication and management style, conflict management, giving and receiving feedback, public speaking, nonverbal communication.
  • MGT 6052, Professional MBA Program - Business Communication
    Communication and management style, conflict management, giving and receiving feedback, emotional intelligence, nonverbal communication, public speaking.
  • MGT 4860 - Managing Organizational Conflict
    Conflict in theory, research, and practive. Communication and conflict style, mediation, giving and receiving feedback, preventing and resolving organizational and interpersonal disputes.
  • MGT 3815, Business Scholars Program - Business and Professional Communication
    Business writing, public speaking, teamwork, listening, conflict management, strategy, persuasion, case study analysis.
  • MGT 3810 - Business and Professional Communication
    Business writing, public speaking, teamwork, persuasion, career development.
  • MGT 6054, MBA Program - Management Communication
    Communication and management style, conflict management, giving and receiving feedback, emotional intelligence, public speaking.
  • ACCTG 6910, MAcc Program - Accounting Communication
    Emotional intelligence, giving and receiving feedback, nonverbal communication, relationship development with clients and colleagues, stress and conflict management.
  • COMM 1270 - Analysis of Argument
    Study of argumentation--reasoning, issues, audience analysis--in decision-making contexts. Analysis and critical evaluation of persuasive and argumentative messages.
  • COMM 3000 - Communication and Work-Family Balance
    Investigates the intersection of work and family as it affects identity, quality of life, and quality of relationships.
  • COMM 3040 - Communication & Relationships
    Survey of communication research and theory across a variety of interpersonal relationships.
  • COMM 3110 - Interpersonal Communication
    Investigation of theory and contemporary research across the interpersonal communication discipline.
  • COMM 3120 - Family Communication
    Theoretical and case study examination of communication patterns and processes in healthy and distressed families.

Teaching Projects

  • Subject Matter Expert Consultant and Reviewer, Spokane Falls Community College. Project Lead: Jennifer Cummings. Collaborators: Amy Wolfsen. Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation 09/2011 - 03/2012.

Small Group Teaching

  • "Developing Emotional Intelligence to Maximize Team and Individual Performance." Executive Education Custom Course, All West Communications.   12/13/2017  -  12/13/2017
  • "Teamwork and Feedback." Executive Education Course taught for Women's Leadership Program.  04/27/2017  -  04/28/2017

Current Students

  • Kristal Kareh May, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Member.