30 credits at level HE7
This module is aimed at the graduate or very experienced regeneration professional. It builds on previous knowledge and expertise, and aims to enable the student to:
Gain an understanding of the communication process in regeneration
Manage stakeholder expectations
Reflect and improve on communication practice
Understand the key strategic communication issues in regeneration
Demonstrate and understanding of ethical and governance issues in communications in regeneration
The Art / Science of Communication
Understanding the communication process
Managing communication in a Regeneration context
Management and Leadership influencing skills
Managing conflict and resistance
Role of self
Managing Stakeholder Expectations through effective communication
Managing organisational culture
Coaching, mentoring and developing people
Reflection on Communication
Learning sessions will consist of lectures, seminars, debates, learning sets and tutorials and individual attention for students as appropriate. Learning will be supported through an online community of inquiry where student researchers, course staff and invited experts will engage in discussions, debates and group activities to explore key concepts, ideas, relevant topics and offer moral support. Assessment will be through an e-portfolio of work which will address each of the learning outcomes. It will include a summative commentary identifying the individual student researchers learning in relation to the intended learning outcomes for the module.
when you have successfully completed this module you will:
to demonstrate that you have achieved the learning outcome you will:
|1.||Understanding of critical communications issues in regeneration;
Analyze critical success factors in communications in regeneration practice
|2.||Demonstrate importance of developing communication strategies in regeneration in different communities;
Examine and critically analyse the importance of communications strategies in regeneration
|3.||Demonstrate improvement in communications in work setting
Identify key issues, review and suggest improvements
Your achievement of the learning outcomes for this module will be tested as follows:
|Description||This module is assessed by assignment only. Assessment will be through an e-portfolio of work which will address each of the learning outcomes. It will include a summative commentary identifying the individual student researchers learning in relation to the intended learning outcomes for the module.|
Before taking this module you must have successfully completed the following:
and/or be taking the following corequisite modules:
You cannot take this module if you are taking or have taken:
Adair, J. (2003), The Concise Adair on Leadership, edited by Thomas, N. (2004) London: Thorogood Publishing Ltd.
Beck, A., Bennet, P., and Wall, P. (eds) (2003) Communication Skills: The Essential Resource, London and Oxford, Routledge.
Boal, A. (1979) Theatre of the oppressed, London : Pluto Press
Bradbury, A. (2000) Successful Presentation Skills, 2nd edition, London, Kogan Page.
Buchanan, D. and Huczynski, A. (2004) Organizational Behaviour: An Introductory Text. 5th edition, London, FT/Prentice Hall.
Cameron, S., (1999) Business Students Handbook: Developing Transferable Skills, London: Financial Times Management.
Condrill, J., and Bough, Bennie. (1999) 101 Ways to Improve Your Communication Skills, Goalminds, Palmdale, USA.
Conradi, M. and Hall, R. (2001) That Presentation Sensation: Be good, be passionate, be memorable, Harlow, FT/Prentice Hall.
Cotterell, S (2003) Skills for Success The Personal Development Planning Handbook Palgrave Study Guides.
Ellis, R. (1999) Constructive communication : skills for the building industry, London, Arnold.
Hathaway, P., (2006) Feedback skills for leaders : building constructive communication skills up and down the ladder, Boston, MA : Thomson/NETg.
Heritage, K (1998) Report Writing, London, Hodder and Stoughton.
Hurtley, P. (1997), Group Communication, London: Routledge.
Keenan, K. (1999), Management Guide to Negotiating, Pocket Manager, London: Oval Books.
MacKay, I., (1995) Listening Skills, London, CIPD.
Mullins, L.J. (2005), Management and Organisational Behaviour (7th ed.), Harlow: Financial Times Prentice Hall.
Owen, H. (2006) The handbook of communication skills 3rd ed, Hove, Routledge.
Owen, H., Dickson, D., Tourish, D. (2004) Communication skills for effective management, Houndmills : Palgrave Macmillan.
Palmer, S. (1998) People and Self Management, London: Butterworth Heinemann.
Payne, E. (1999) Developing Essential Study Skills, London, Prentice Hall.
Rakow, L (1992) Women Making Meaning: New Feminist Directions in Communication, London, Routledge.
Reeve, J. (2001) Understanding Motivation and Emotion 3rd Edition, Danvers, MA: John Wiley and Sons.
Revans, R. W. (1998), ABC of Action Learning, London: Lemos and Crane
Siddons, S., (1999) Presentation skills, London : Institute of Personnel and Development.
Thompson, N. (2009) People skills, 3rd ed, Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan.
Townend, A. (2007), Assertiveness and Diversity, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan.
Whetton, D. and Cameron, K. (2002) Developing Management Skills. 5th edition, New Jersey, Prentice Hall.
And any textbook on group working stocked in University of Bolton library
Journals are accessible through electronic resources on the University of Bolton Learning Support and Development website
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