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Critical Analysis and Thought Leadership - FMBA5002

Year - 2020

This unit aims to develop critical communications skills. Topics covered include logical reasoning and rhetoric, identifying the common fallacies that appear in public and private discussions and debate, moral reasoning, communicating without words, techniques for writing opinion pieces, and crafting and communicating messages effectively. This unit provides students with an opportunity to analyse a situation, make a solid case for a decision and how to communicate it persuasively.

4 hr lecture/workshop and/or full day participatory lectures/workshops

philosophy exam (25%); opinion piece (35%); group presentation (30%); in-calss group work (10%)






Faculty: Business (Business School)

Intensive September

24 Aug 2020

Department/School: Management Education
Study Mode: Block mode
Census Date: 11 Sep 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Courses that offer this unit

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