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Unit Summary

Unit type

PG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

Unit aim

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
  2. The writing process
  3. Writing styles
  4. Communicating with people - Interpersonal communication
  5. Communicating with people - Corporate communications
  6. Communicating with people - Collaborative communication

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:
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 the interpersonal aspects of communication and how they affect a manger’s ability to communicate
4 describe how collaborative communication technologies impact 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 the interpersonal aspects of communication and how they affect a manger’s ability to communicate
  4. describe how collaborative communication technologies impact communication in today’s workplace.

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.

  • Prescribed text information is not currently available.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.