Managing Communication

Managing Communication

  1. Unit level: 5
  2. Unit Code: D/503/7074
  3. GLH: 60
  4. Credit value: 15
  5. Unit grading structure:Pass
  6. Assessment guidance: Assignments in accordance with awarding organisation guidance
  7. Unit Aims:
    This unit aims to develop knowledge and understanding of how communication takes place within and between organisations, the potential pitfalls and the benefits of good practice. Using this knowledge, the learners will carry out a review of communication within an organisation.
  8. Learning Outcomes
    1. Understand how information and knowledge is communicated within an organisation
      • Analyse key information and knowledge requirements for a range of stakeholders within different organisations
      • Explain the systems used for communicating key information and knowledge to stakeholders
      • Analyse potential barriers to effective workplace communication
    2. Understand factors that impact on workplace communication
      • Evaluate how communication is influenced by values and cultural factors
      • Explain how technology can be used to benefit as well as hinder the communication process
      • Explain how policies and procedures can impact on the communication processes
    3. Be able to promote effective interpersonal communication
      • Evaluate the effectiveness of own communication skills
      • Apply theories of interpersonal communication to oneself
      • Request feedback from others on own interpersonal communication skills
      • Plan own personal development to improve own communication skills, based on feedback from others
    4. Be able to review communication within an organisation
      • Carry out a communications audit
      • Apply theories of organisational communication
      • Create a plan to improve workplace communications
      • Identify measures to evaluate the success of the plan to improve workplace communications
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