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MPM731 - Business Communication for Managers

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:Nil
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

J Menzies





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) - Two writing and communication portfolios (1500 words per portfolio) - 40%
Assessment 2 (Group - 4 students) - Report(4000 words) - 30%
Assessment 3 (Individual) - Written report and podcast presentation (Report: 2000 words; Podcast: 5 minutes, 15% for each component) - 30%

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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