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TEC2190 - Professional communications and project management

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Engineering

Leader(s): R Rimington

Offered

Clayton First semester 2009 (Day)

Synopsis

Development, use and selection of verbal, non-verbal, written, graphical and pictorial skills. Formal and informal communications. Committee skills, chairing and minuting of meetings. Local and remote conferencing. Surveys and interviews - the CV and job interviews. Cultural hurdles. Alternative written communication systems. Technical reports and procedures. Public presentations. The jargon divide. Development of leadership skills. Graphical aspects of web page design. An introduction to Project Management. Bachelor of Technology projects in level 3.

Objectives

To develop communications skills and understand project management.

Assessment

Laboratory and assignment work: 100%. Student must achieve a mark of 45% in each component to achieve an overall pass grade

Contact hours

2 hours of lectures, 4 hours of laboratory and practice classes and 6 hours of practice classes per week

Prohibitions

TEC3521

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