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Area/Catalogue
COMM 2072

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
105258

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Management

Course aim

To enable students to apply communication theory and literature on key issues to organisational practices.

Course content

Organisational communication theories as they relate to understanding and working with diverse others; interpersonal communication; gender and communication; intercultural communication; intergenerational communication; disability and inclusive workplace practices; online communication and social media; self-disclosure and the role of trust; negotiation; managing conflict; persuasion and power.

Textbook(s)

Dwyer, J. 2020, Communication for Business and Professions: Strategies and Skills, 7th ed, Pearson, Australia

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
BUSS 1060 Career Development for Professionals

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
Lecture 1 hour x 10 weeks
Workshop 2 hours x 10 weeks
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, HONG KONG BAPTIST UNIVERSITY
Workshop 35 hours x N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
External 30 hours x N/A
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, TAYLOR'S BUSINESS SCHOOL
Workshop 35 hours x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Journal 2000 words 45% N/A
Report 2500 words 55% N/A
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, HONG KONG BAPTIST UNIVERSITY
Journal 2000 words 45% N/A
Report 2500 words 55% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Journal 2000 words 45% N/A
Report 2500 words 55% N/A
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, TAYLOR'S BUSINESS SCHOOL
Journal 2000 words 45% N/A
Report 2500 words 55% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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