MPM731 - Business Communication for Managers
|Year||2016 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)|
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
|Previously coded as:||Nil|
Campus: 3 hours per week.
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%