Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
11320203E11849ORGANIZATIONAL COMMUNICATIONElective475
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
• To be able to recognise the debates around the nature of communication and what it means by identifying the key definitions of organizational communication used in practice today. • To be able understand the origins of organizational communication in the science of opinion and its place in organizations
Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to comprehend effective communication techniques for business writings and presentations.
2To be able to use theoretical and practical knowledge gained in the basic fields of communication.
3To be able to describe, justify and evaluate the roles, location and tasks of communication within organisations/teams and their relationship with other functional and line departments.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
The continuity of the organizational dynamics in an organization depends on the quality of communication. Starting from the communication models not only the communication in an organization but also effective presentation and active listening subjects will be discussed.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Communication Concept
2Communication process
3Basic elements
4Communication and communication models
5Perception and perception process
6Communications in Organizations
7Communication dimensions and communication types in organizations
8Communication in groups
9Midterm
10Barriers in effective communication and improving communication
11Effective presentation and active listening
12Meeting arrangement and meeting management.
13Interview Types
14Interviewing Principles and Skills
15Business Writing Techniques
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Chaney L. H., Martin J. S., (2004), Intercultural Business Communication, 3rd edition, Prentice Hall.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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SUM0
Language of Instruction
English
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures16348
Seminar6212
Individual Study for Homework Problems14114
Individual Study for Mid term Examination10220
Individual Study for Final Examination20240
Homework14114
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)150
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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10
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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