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Unit details

MPM731 - Business Communication for Managers

Year2015 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:

J Molineux

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

MPR703

Contact hours:

Campus: 3 hours per week.

Cloud(online): Learning resources are via CloudDeakin

Content

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

Assessment 1 (individual and group) - Written individual and team paper - 30%

Assessment 2 (individual) - Four online tests - 40%

Assessment 3 (individual) - Written and verbal feedback item (3 x 500 words, plus reflection 500 words; podcast 5 minutes) - 30%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1283$1283$2962$3697

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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