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MPM731 - Business Communication for Managers

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Previously coded as:Nil
Unit chair:

Siewmee Barton





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus: 3 hours per week.

Cloud(online): Learning resources are via CloudDeakin


The aim of the unit is to develop the abilities of students to communicate effectively both academically at the Masters level and in business environments. Specifically, the unit is designed to provide students with the ability to utilise and choose appropriate communication techniques for different scenarios. The ability to articulate key messages using appropriate techniques and channels is a critical skill for managers facing multiple communication challenges in the 21st century.


Assessment 1 (Individual) – Written  research report and analysis (1500 words) – 20%

Assessment 2 (Group of 4 and individual) – Group report (4000 words 30%) and Individual written self-reflection (500 words 10%) - 40%

Assessment 3 (Individual) - Public Communication (Written communication (1500 words 20%); Embedded podcast (5 minutes 10%) Blog (1000 words 10%)) - 40%


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