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COMN11-103: Communication in the Workplace

Description

In this subject, you will learn about significant issues, topics, theories, and practices in contemporary workplace communication from both an employee and a managerial perspective. The subject aims to help you understand how workplace communication functions to guide you in making your own strategic communication choices and make sense of others’ communication. You will learn about employee socialisation, managerial and leadership communication, workplaces as cultures, communication channels and structures, communication and decision-making, communication between employees, conflict communication, power and resistance, reactions to change, and communication during transitions. Throughout the subject, you will analyse various organisational communication issues and make recommendations for change. The subject considers many different workplace communication scenarios, and students will have ample opportunities to lead discussions.

Subject details

Type: Undergraduate Subject
Code: COMN11-103
EFTSL: 0.125
Faculty: Faculty of Society and Design
Semesters offered:
  • September 2022 [Standard Offering]
Credit: 10
Study areas:
  • Communication, Film, and Creative Media
Subject fees:
  • Commencing in 2021: $3,890.00
  • Commencing in 2022: $3,950.00
  • Commencing in 2023: $4,050.00
  • Commencing in 2021: $5,260.00
  • Commencing in 2022: $5,260.00
  • Commencing in 2023: $5,400.00

Learning objectives

1. Apply workplace communication theories and concepts to analyse and make effective recommendations for responding to various workplace communication issues. 2. Research an issue in workplace communication. 3. Construct clear, evidence-based arguments. 4. Effectively lead discussions about contemporary workplace issues.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites:

Nil

Assumed knowledge:

Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.

Restrictions:

Subject dates

  • Standard Offering
    Enrolment opens: 17/07/2022
    Semester start: 12/09/2022
    Subject start: 12/09/2022
    Cancellation 1: 26/09/2022
    Cancellation 2: 03/10/2022
    Last enrolment: 25/09/2022
    Withdraw - Financial: 08/10/2022
    Withdraw - Academic: 29/10/2022
    Teaching census: 07/10/2022
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens: 17/07/2022
Semester start: 12/09/2022
Subject start: 12/09/2022
Cancellation 1: 26/09/2022
Cancellation 2: 03/10/2022
Last enrolment: 25/09/2022
Withdraw - Financial: 08/10/2022
Withdraw - Academic: 29/10/2022
Teaching census: 07/10/2022