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Year of entry: 2021
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Course unit details:
Communicating with Confidence
|Unit level||Level 2|
|Teaching period(s)||Semester 1|
|Offered by||Alliance Manchester Business School|
|Available as a free choice unit?||Yes|
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The ability to communicate with confidence can have an enormous impact on your progress in life, both professionally and personally. This unit draws on many different disciplines, providing you with skills and techniques that will equip you to come across with personal impact and confidence in a wide range of situations and contexts.
- Body Language
- Vocal power and influence
- Managing anxiety
- Telling a powerful story
- Engaging the audience
- Interview technique
- Vital conversations
- Negotiating and influencing
Teaching and learning methods
Time and consideration has been made to ensure this course unit works as well digitally, as it does face-to-face.
A live, online interactive lecture series will be conducted using Zoom and you will be working collectively as an entire cohort, within smaller breakout groups throughout the unit. The online lecture series will be supported by further reading materials, created using Adobe Spark, which will assist in your learning.
- Analytical skills
- Skills in providing constructive feedback to others
- Oral communication
- Skills in negotiation
- Problem solving
- Skills in managing conflict
- Interview Skills
|Written assignment (inc essay)||50%|
Regular feedback on communication will be given during workshops and in an individual tutorial.
Formative feedback on reflective writing will be given mid-way through course.
Additional reading material will be suggested in each lecture.
|Scheduled activity hours|
|Independent study hours|
|Elaine Clark||Unit coordinator|