Undergraduate | GRF-COM21 | 2023
Trace the connections between good communication practices and effective business management. Explore communication strategies to help deal with conflict in the workplace. Address the role of public relations in corporate communication.
- Study method
- 100% online
- 100% online
- Entry requirements
- Prior study needed
- 13 weeks
HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP available
About this subject
At the successful completion of this subject you should be able to:
- communicate as an effective manager;
- understand and apply management theory;
- understand relationship between organisational structure and communication;
- understand the role of management ethics and social responsibility;
- develop relationship and networking capacities;
- participate in creative and strategic planning;
- develop and implement a change management strategy;
- communicate effectively in a global environment.
- Management and communication
- Managers in organisations
- Management theory
- evolution of management thinking
- Effective managers
- Strategic management communication
- Strategic conversations
- Leadership, management and communication
- Key communication strategies
- Ethics and social responsibility
- Managing change related communication
- The integration of strategic planning and communication
If businesses are to survive in an increasingly competitive and information-oriented environment they will need trained managers who can speak, write and interact with others efficiently, effectively and professionally.
This subject will define the importance and role of effective communication in a manager's position and their role in a 'learning' organisation. While taking COM21 you will begin to evaluate the structure of an organisation, the role of communication networks and the value and use of communities of practice. You will discuss how to communicate effectively in an increasingly diverse business landscape, evaluate change management strategies, practise communicating and managing change, and managing conflict in the business environment.
- Report (40%)
- Online Discussion (20%)
- Planning Assessment (40%)
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To help set you up for success before you start this subject, we suggest completing or having equivalent knowledge in:
GRF-COM12-Business Communication (no longer available)
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