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MGG1100

Faculty of Business and Economics

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedGippsland Second semester 2011 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)Mr Damian Morgan

Synopsis

This unit is designed to develop students' awareness of communication issues within organisational settings and their own capacity as professionals to communicate effectively. The unit emphasises the importance of effective communication both oral and written, introduces models of communication and focuses on communication as process and transaction. Overall the unit is designed to allow students the opportunity to explore the ways in which intrapersonal, interpersonal, group and organisational communication are experienced within organisations.

Objectives

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. describe the major theories underpinning managerial communication
  2. examine the relationships between different managerial communication theories and concepts
  3. discuss managerial communication in the context of organisational examples
  4. compare and contrast verbal and nonverbal messages and examine their impact on interpersonal communication
  5. extend skills in written and oral expression as relevant to the unit assessment tasks.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 60%+ Examination (2 hours): 40%

Chief examiner(s)

Mr Damian Morgan

Prohibitions

MGF1100, MGF2111, MGW1100