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Unit description

Introduces students to key theories and concepts in management communication. Develops students’ skills to become effective business and academic communicators, writers and speakers. Students will learn to prepare clear and powerful messages, both individually and in groups. Students will learn strategies which will help them plan, write, revise and edit business documents. Through this process, students will also develop an understanding of, and skills in, the principles of academic integrity and academic writing.

Unit content

  1. Communication foundations, model and theories
  2. Managing the writing process
  3. Communicating to persuade and influence others
  4. Interpersonal communicational skills
  5. Communicating among people
  6. The impact of collaborative communication technologies impact on communication in todays workplace

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1Identify and describe the foundations of communication as an interactive process
2Examine and develop the skills, techniques, and practices used in professional written communication and oral presentations
3Analyse and apply how the interpersonal aspects of communication affect a manger’s ability to communicate
4Appreciate how collaborative communication technologies impact on communication in today’s workplace

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. Identify and describe the foundations of communication as an interactive process
  2. Examine and develop the skills, techniques, and practices used in professional written communication and oral presentations
  3. Analyse and apply how the interpersonal aspects of communication affect a manger’s ability to communicate
  4. Appreciate how collaborative communication technologies impact on communication in today’s workplace

Prescribed texts

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Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.

Teaching and assessment

Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every teaching period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Fee information

Domestic

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