Undergraduate | GRF-COM211 | 2024
- Study method
- 100% online
- 100% online
- Enrol by
- 7 July 2024
- Entry requirements
- Prior study needed
- 13 weeks
- Start dates
- 15 July 2024,
- 4 Nov 2024
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 COM211 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 (Not currently available)
You should not enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
GRF-COM21 (Not currently available)
Access to scholarly databases required. Proficiency in reading and writing English.
No additional requirements
- 0.125 EFTSL
- This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.
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What to study next?
Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses
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