Available in 2021
Course code

ARBE1105

Units

10 units

Level

1000 level

Course handbook

Description

This course introduces students to the essential communication skills used in the built environment. Students learn verbal, written and presentation skills to communicate effectively within the building industry. This course also develops students' interpersonal skills specifically with regard to teamwork, leadership, negotiation and stakeholder management.


Availability2021 Course Timetables

Callaghan

  • Semester 1 - 2021

Online

  • Semester 1 - 2021

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Develop verbal skills to effectively communicate in the building industry

2. Develop visual skills to effectively communicate in the building industry

3. Develop written skills to effectively communicate in the building industry

4. Develop teamwork and leadership skills to effectively communicate in the building industry

5. Develop stakeholder management and negotiation skills to effectively communicate in the building industry


Content

  • Emotional intelligence
  • Working in teams
  • Leadership skills
  • Project scoping
  • Managing stakeholders
  • Problem solving
  • Managing conflict
  • Presentation skills - visual, verbal, written

Requisite

Students active in B Construction (Building) (Honours) cannot enrol in this course if you have completed ARBE1303.

Students active in B of Design (Architecture) cannot enrol in this course if you have completed ARBE1100.


Assessment items

Presentation: Project Scoping Presentation

Report: Project Report

Journal: Reflective Learning Journal


Contact hours

Callaghan and Online

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term starting in week 1

Distance education students will complete all components online.

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 11 Weeks starting in week 2

Distance education students will complete all components online.

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.