1 x 3-hour workshop weekly
36 units of credit completed
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 completion of this topic you will be expected to be able to:

  1. Understand and recognise different communication styles
  2. Adopt strategies for self-discipline and self-management
  3. Use emotional intelligence to communicate with others
  4. Work effectively with teams
  5. Influence others
  6. Embrace workplace diversity and intercultural communication
  7. Present with confidence to individuals and groups

Key dates and timetable

(1), (2)

Each class is numbered in brackets.
Where more than one class is offered, students normally attend only one.

Classes are held weekly unless otherwise indicated.


If you are enrolled for this topic, but all classes for one of the activities (eg tutorials) are full,
contact your College Office for assistance. Full classes frequently occur near the start of semester.

Students may still enrol in topics with full classes as more places will be made available as needed.

If this padlock appears next to an activity name (eg Lecture), then class registration is closed for this activity.

Class registration normally closes at the end of week 2 of each semester.

Classes in a stream are grouped so that the same students attend all classes in that stream.
Registration in the stream will result in registration in all classes.
  Unless otherwise advised, classes are not held during semester breaks or on public holidays.