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GCO1063 - Professional communication

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Information Technology

Leader: M Downes-Smith


Gippsland First semester 2007 (Day)
Gippsland First semester 2007 (Off-campus)
Hong Kong First semester 2007 (Off-campus)


Information storage and retrieval. Models of human communication. Analysis models for communication. Organisational communication: structures, communication networks, purposes, formal and informal communication. Written communication: report writing, memoranda, letters, instructions, notices, computing documentation. Oral communication: listening skills, informal meetings, formal meetings, oral presentations, audiovisual communication, interviewing skills. Critical analysis of argument. All aspects of the subject are focused on the needs of IT professionals.


Assignments: 50%
Examinations: 50%

Contact hours

4 hours per week


MMS1001, MGW1100