Subject Descriptions - Subject Information


Calendar: 2015 Undergraduate
Faculty: Faculty of Business
Department: School of Management, Operations and Marketing


Subject Information
Subject Code MGMT102
Subject Name Business Communications
Credit Points 6
Pre-Requisites Nil
Co-Requisites Nil
Restrictions Nil
Equivalence Nil
Assessment In Session Tests - Readiness Assurance Test (RAT) : 20%; Authentic Tasks - Case study analysis report : 20%; Authentic Tasks - peer evaluation : 10%; Authentic Tasks - On-line writing assessment : 15%; Final Exam : 35%
General Subject Yes.
EFTSL (Non Weighted) 0.125
Non Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Pre-1997 Pre-2005 Post-2005 Post-2008 Post-2009 Post-2010
$ 1283  $ 1283  $ 1283  $ 1283  $ 1283  $ 1283 
Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Course
1771-Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (Direct Entry)
1777-Bachelor of Laws (Direct Entry)
1827-Bachelor of International Studies - Bachelor of Laws
1845-Bachelor of Information Technology - Bachelor of Laws
1852-Bachelor of Business Information Systems - Bachelor of Laws
329-Bachelor of Economics and Finance-Bachelor of Laws
336-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
340-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
351-Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
760-Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies - Bachelor of Laws
770-Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)
771-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
771H-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
772-Bachelor of Creative Arts - Bachelor of Laws
773-Bachelor of Commerce - Bachelor of Laws
774-Bachelor of Mathematics - Bachelor of Laws
775-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
775H-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
775M-Course information not Found
779-Bachelor of Engineering - Bachelor of Laws
858-Bachelor of Journalism - Bachelor of Laws
Work Experience No
Tutorial Enrolment Information The Faculty of Business students enrol in tutorials via the SMP Online Tutorial System.

Subject Availability
Session PSB Trimester 1  (05-01-2015 to 12-04-2015)
Campus PSB Academy
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Part Time Class
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours  
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Manokaran Narayanasamy
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Manokaran Narayanasamy
Instance Comment  
Census Date 02-02-2015

Subject Availability
Session PSB Trimester 1  (05-01-2015 to 12-04-2015)
Campus PSB Academy
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Full time class
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours  
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Manokaran Narayanasamy
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Manokaran Narayanasamy
Instance Comment  
Census Date 02-02-2015

Subject Availability
Session DXB UG Spring  (01-02-2015 to 28-05-2015)
Campus Dubai
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Quota 150
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours  
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
 
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
 
Instance Comment  
Census Date 03-04-2015

Subject Availability
Session Autumn  (02-03-2015 to 25-06-2015)
Campus Batemans Bay
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours 1 hour edustreamed lecture plus 2 hour video conference tutorial
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Christa Wood
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Christa Wood
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-03-2015

Subject Availability
Session Autumn  (02-03-2015 to 25-06-2015)
Campus Bega
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours 1 hour edustreamed lecture plus 2 hours tutorial video conference
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Christa Wood
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Christa Wood
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-03-2015

Subject Availability
Session Autumn  (02-03-2015 to 25-06-2015)
Campus Shoalhaven
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours 1 hour edustreamed lecture plus 2 hours tutorial
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Christa Wood
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Christa Wood
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-03-2015

Subject Availability
Session Autumn  (02-03-2015 to 25-06-2015)
Campus Southern Highlands
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours 1 hour edustreamed lecture plus 2 hours video conference tutorial
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
 
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Christa Wood
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-03-2015

Subject Availability
Session Autumn  (02-03-2015 to 25-06-2015)
Campus Southern Sydney
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours 1 hour edustreamed lecture plus 2 hours tutorial
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Christa Wood
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Christa Wood
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-03-2015

Subject Availability
Session Autumn  (02-03-2015 to 25-06-2015)
Campus Wollongong
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours 1 hour lecture plus 2 hours tutorial
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Christa Wood
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Christa Wood
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-03-2015

Subject Availability
Session DXB UG Summer  (14-06-2015 to 04-08-2015)
Campus Dubai
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Quota 150
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours  
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Swapna Koshy
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
 
Instance Comment  
Census Date 01-07-2015

Subject Availability
Session Spring  (27-07-2015 to 19-11-2015)
Campus Wollongong
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours 2 hours lecture plus 2 hours tutorial each fortnight
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Christa Wood
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Christa Wood
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-08-2015

Subject Availability
Session INTI Penang Session 2  (03-08-2015 to 06-12-2015)
Campus INTI International College Penang
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours  
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Angeline Meow
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Christa Wood
Instance Comment  
Census Date 29-08-2015

Subject Availability
Session INTI Subang Jaya Session 2  (03-08-2015 to 06-12-2015)
Campus INTI Subang Jaya
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours  
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Chee Seng Lee
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Christa Wood
Instance Comment  
Census Date 29-08-2015

Subject Availability
Session DXB UG Autumn  (06-09-2015 to 24-12-2015)
Campus Dubai
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Quota 150
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours  
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Ivan D'Souza
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
 
Instance Comment  
Census Date 14-10-2015

Subject Availability
Session Summer 2015/2016  (30-11-2015 to 12-02-2016)
Campus Wollongong
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours 4 hours lecture and 2 hours tutorial
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
 
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Christa Wood
Instance Comment  
Census Date 16-12-2015

Subject Description
This subject introduces the theory and practice of communication in business and in workplaces. It offers knowledge and information on how students can become more effective by becoming culturally sensitive and humane communicators, both personally and professionally, in a range of multimodal environments. It examines and discusses the cultural, organisational and personal contexts and processes of communication, including groups, meetings, interviews, public speaking, presentations and writing. Other issues discussed include interpersonal skills, understandings of non-verbal messages, listening practices and building relationships in business and workplaces.


Extra Information
Subject Objectives:
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to: 1. Explain the foundations of communication, its contexts, processes and the skills required to be an effective, culturally sensitive and humane communicator. 2. Analyse communication barriers and difficulties with a view to developing solutions to overcome them. 3. Identify the significance of listening, non-verbal messages and building relationships in communication. 4. Plan how to manage, mediate and resolve conflicts in communication. 5. Demonstrate an understanding of the use of specified information and communication technologies.

Textbook Information
Textbook details are available online from the University Bookshop at http://unishop.uow.edu.au/
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