Effective Communication and Teamwork

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UNI 2001BEW

Course Guide
EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION AND TEAMWORK

UNI 2001BEW

Course Guide

EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION AND TEAMWORK

Course Start Date
Aut 2024
Course Level
2000
Length in Terms
1 term
Credits
3
Language
English
Fees ($) (including lab fees)
5,130
Future Terms
Quota and Schedule
Course Start Date
Course LevelLength in TermsCredits
Language
Fees ($) (including lab fees)
Future Terms
Aut 2024
20001 term3
English
5,130

Course Coordinator:

Dr Ng Kong Man Joey, BBA (Hons) (City U of HK); Master of HRM (Monash, Melbourne); PhD (University of Nottingham, Nottingham)

Aims

The course aims to develop students' understanding of the importance of teamwork, team building and being a valued team member, and to enhance their communication skills required for effective teamwork in physical and virtual settings. It helps students foster positive working relationships among team members and achieve ultimate team successes. It also creates opportunities for students, as a team member or team leader, to practise communicating, forming teams, and planning projects in a variety of contexts, so that they can acquire different communication skills such as active listening, persuasion and conflict resolution.

Contents

The course covers the following topics:

  • Effective communication for work and life
  • Team formation and decision making
  • Virtual teams and communication technologies
  • Team diversity and conflict management
  • High-performing teams

Learning support

There will be one two-hour online course induction, two three-hour compulsory in-person day schools, pre-recorded lecture videos for each unit and online materials.

The dates for the compulsory in-person day school(s) are as follows:

SessionDate
123 November 2024 (Saturday)


The timetable displayed above is provisional and is subject to change without prior notice. You should check the confirmed timetable via MyHKMU of the HKMU website (Current Students) before the term starts.

Assessment

There are participation, three online tasks/activities and two assignments. Assignments should be submitted to Turnitin for plagiarism checking via the Online Learning Environment (OLE).

Equipment

Students will need access to a personal computer with an Internet connection.

Set book(s)

There are no set books for this course.