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Area/Catalogue
COMM 2086

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Fully Online
Yes

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Course ID
163788

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Unit Value
4.5

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UniSA Online Elective Course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 3)

Course aim

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

Course content

Organisation communication theories, implications of diversity for communication (for example; gender, generation, culture, disability, spirituality, inter-cultural and international contexts), negotiation and conflict resolution from a communication perspective (strategies, perception, emotion, relationships, culture), managing emotions in organisational communication, communicating power, persuading others in business contexts and self-disclosure in organisations and implications for management.

Textbooks

Crossman, J 2014, Communication and organisations, (Custom) 5th edn, McGraw-Hill, Sydney.

Prerequisites

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
BUSS 1066 UO Professional Development in Business

Three or more years of work experience in a relevant field will be considered equivalent to the Professional Development in Business for the purposes of satisfying the pre-requisite requirements for this course.

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching Method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Online 10 weeks 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
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Reflective report 2500 words 45% N/A
Examination N/A 55% 2.5 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

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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