COM223 Communication Management (8)

This subject examines communication with internal and external stakeholders as a management concern. The subject explores communication management and practices, and critiques human interaction within complex organisations – including leadership, change communication and organisational behavior.

Subject availability
Session 1 (30)
On Campus
Bathurst Campus
Bathurst Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.
Subject Information
Grading System
One session
School of Communication and Creative Industries
Assumed Knowledge

COM222 and COM232

Incompatable Subjects
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to explain different approaches to managing communication in organisations
  • be able to apply theories and models of communication to the analysis of a wide range of organisational contexts, including change management and cultural change for employee communication, and relationship management with key external stakeholders
  • be able to reflect on, and engage meaningfully with a range of stakeholder perspectives, particularly those of employees
  • be able to investigate and analyse the aspects of context that influence approaches to organisational change
The subject will cover the following topics:
  • Organisational communication theory and practice
  • Cultural, ethical, creative and political issues facing 21st century managers
  • Roles and responsibilities of organisational communicators
  • Culture, change management, leadership and technology in an organisational context
  • Providing strategic communication advice to management
  • Organisational communication research and analysis strategies
Workplace Learning
This subject contains a 5 days Compulsory Workplace Learning component.

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Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure you will need to contact your Course Director. You can find the name and contact details for your Course Director in your offer letter or contact your School office.

Prospective Students

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The information contained in the 2017 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: June 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.