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Leadership and Communication in Construction
Undergraduate | TAS-ZAX101 | 2024
- Study method
- 100% online
- 100% online
- Entry requirements
- No ATAR needed,
- No prior study
- 14 weeks
- Start dates
- 26 Feb 2024
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Leadership and Communication in Construction
About this subject
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: Verbal and non-verbal communication
- Module 2: Written communication
- Module 3: Introduction to Leadership
- Module 4: Leadership and Management
- Module 5: Persuasion
- Module 6: Conflict Resolution
- Module 7: Negotiation
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%)
- Case Study : Negotiation (40%)
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