Students can develop the fundamental written and verbal communication skills necessary for effective communication in both business careers and academic studies in this unit. As such, the focus of it is two-fold; firstly, developing your personal communication skills and secondly also giving you a better understanding of the significant role of international business communication in the workplace.
|Unit name||International Business Communication|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
|Discipline||Maritime and Logistics Management|
|Coordinator||Associate Professor Prashant Bhaskar|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Launceston||Semester 1||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- distinguish key elements and processes pertaining to international business communication;
- interpret and summarise information to enable its effective communication in multi-cultural contexts
- demonstrate effective communication skills
- explain the significance of effective business communication in a multi-cultural workplace.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
- Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
- HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
- FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4
1 Please refer here more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses can be found here
3 Please refer here for eligibility for HECS-HELP
4 Please refer here for eligibility for FEE-HELP
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:JNB127 AND BMA116
On-campus: 1 x 2 hour lecture and 1 x 1 hour workshop weekly. Students will nominate a workshop time at the first lecture.
Distance: Study guide and readings.
|Assessment||Examination (40%)|Engagement Quiz|Structured Essay (20%)|Presentation (30%)|Introductory Essay (10%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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