Courses & Units

Communication for Business Professionals BMA116

Launceston

This unit is being phased out and may not be offered next year, please consider your study plan accordingly. You will be able to enrol in the unit where there is an availability noted below.

Note:

This unit is available for enrolment in 2021. Please contact U.Connect@utas.edu.au if you are having any problems enrolling.

Introduction

This unit takes a practical and interactive approach to understanding the role of communication in modern-day business. A broad range of communication concepts, theories and strategies important in the development of effective self-management and workplace skills are covered at an introductory level.

Summary

Unit name Communication for Business Professionals
Unit code BMA116
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
Discipline Management
Coordinator

Dr Gemma Lewis

Level Introductory
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Accelerated Study Period 1 Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Accelerated Study Period 1 1/2/2021 24/2/2021 18/3/2021 2/5/2021

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

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Learning Outcomes

LO1Identify basic communication theory and concepts in workplace contexts.
LO2Develop a range of communication skills and strategies that can be applied personally and in group situations.
LO3Apply communication theory and concepts to improve the processes and practices of individuals and organisations.

Fees

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
100799 $1,812.00 $850.00 not applicable $2,445.00

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Requisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

BMA111, BMA211, BMA216, JNB154

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Attending: involves a mix of lectures and workshops. Distance: content delivered primarily online.

Assessment

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Textbooks

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