Leadership and Communication in Construction
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- 20 Feb 2023
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Upon completion of this subject , the student should be able to:
- Identify key people and roles in construction projects, and their information requirements.
- Explain the principles and challenges of leading and managing people in the workplace.
- Apply communication strategies and skills for the construction industry.
- Discuss ethical principles for communication and contemporary behaviours and perspectives in the workplace.
- Module 1: Introduction
- Module 2: Verbal and non-verbal communication
- Module 3: Written Communication
- Module 4: Leadership and management part 1
- Module 5: Leadership and management part 2
- Module 6: Leadership and management part 3
- Module 7: Persuasion, negotiation and conflict resolution – part 1
- Module 8: Persuasion, negotiation and conflict resolution – part 2
- Assessment Task 2 preparation
- Assessment Task 3 preparation
- Module 9: Summary and Review
No eligibility requirements
No additional requirements
This subject will introduce leadership, people management and communication skills and techniques to support effective interaction with construction people and teams, clients, contractors, suppliers and external stakeholders. You will learn and apply negotiation and conflict resolution techniques and communication mindsets that address contemporary issues in the workplace and motivate teams to deliver on construction objectives.
In conjunction with the discipline theory, this subject introduces learning through practice by exposing you to authentic learning experiences. These experiences are placed at the centre of learning and assessment, so you have the opportunity to develop the skills, knowledge and behaviours necessary to respond to industry, community and/or global needs.
You will be introduced to:
- a range of methods, tools, techniques and approaches to practice
- principles and perspectives such as values, ethics, empathy and leadership in real world scenarios
- reflection and deliberative thinking as a means of developing knowledge, skills, attitudes and aspirations
- ways of understanding problems and developing solutions through active inquiry.
- Communication Requirements Table and Email (25%)
- Team Motivation Plan (35%)
- Negotiation (40%)
Current study term: 19 Feb 23 to 28 May 23
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