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Professional communications ( 4 points, SCA Band 2, 0.083 EFTSL)


Leader: P Moriarty

Clayton First semester 2005 (Day)

Synopsis: Development, use and selection of verbal, non-verbal, written, graphical and pictorial skills. Formal and informal communications. Committee skills, chairing and minuting of meetings. Local and remote conferencing. Surveys and interviews - the CV and job interviews. Cultural hurdles. Alternative written communication systems. Technical reports and procedures. Public presentations. The jargon divide. Development of leadership skills. Graphical aspects of web page design.

Assessment: Assignments and tutorial work: 100%

Contact Hours: 13 lectures and 26 hours of practice classes