Year
2020
Units
4.5
Contact
1 x 3-hour workshop weekly
Prerequisites
36 units of credit completed
Assumed knowledge
Pre-requisite or seek approval from theTopic Coordinator
Course context
Bachelor of Business; Bachelor of Commerce
Topic description
Students learn how to interact effectively within the Australian workplace with a focus on interpersonal communication, teamwork and professional presentation. Each module is offered as an interactive lecture/workshop and highly interactive/practical tutorial. Content is applied, practical and aimed at preparing students for entry into the professional work environment.
Educational aims
The topic aims to provide students with practical knowledge and skills to interact effectively in a professional workplace context through the development of interpersonal skills including active listening, teamwork, professional presentation and networking.
Expected learning outcomes
On successful completion of this topic students should be able to:
  • understand and recognise different communication styles
  • adopt strategies for self-discipline and self-management
  • use emotional intelligence to communicate with others
  • work effectively with teams
  • influence others
  • embrace workplace diversity and intercultural communication
  • present with confidence to individuals and groups