Business Communications

La Trobe University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Business Communications

  • Host University

    La Trobe University

  • Location

    Melbourne, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Business, Business Management, Communication, Intercultural Communications, Intercultural Management, International Communications, International Management, Leadership, Public Relations, Speech Communications

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Students must have completed MGT1FOM or BUS1BUF (or another first year subject with the permission of the Subject Co-ordinator) before taking MGT2BCO

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This subject provides a theoretical and practical introduction to the elements of effective communication within the modern business environment. Lecture topics include: models of the communication process, the principles of effective communication (written and spoken, formal and informal). the relationship between the structure of and communication within organisations, intercultural communication, e-communication, and conflict management and negotiation. Students will develop applied communication skills (such as oral presentations and report-writing) in tutorials that complement regular lectures.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.