Module/Course Description

Course Title: Organizational Communication

Course Code: UU-PSY-701-ZM

Programme: Master of Science in Managerial Psychology - ZM

Credits: 25.00

Course Description:

To develop students’ understanding and knowledge of the Psychology of Interpersonal Communication within the workplace.
To developstudents’ understandingandknowledgeof thecognitiveimpact of communicationprocessesand modes for individuals and groups of employees.
To encourage students to critically analyze seminal and contemporary researchinthe Psychology of Interpersonal Communication and the psychology of Decision-making in working environments.
To provide students with the opportunity to experience practical application of key psychological concepts, theories and models of communication, communication audits and decision-making.

Define anddiscuss keyconcepts,theoriesandmodelsof thePsychologyof Interpersonal Communication.
Defineanddiscusskeyconcepts,theoriesandmodelsof thePsychologyof Decision-making.
Criticallyevaluateseminalandcontemporarypsychologicalresearchinthe fieldsofInterpersonal Communication and Decision-making.
Demonstrate the ability to use psychological evidence to provide solutions to problems with communication and/or decision-making in the workplace.
Identify and present appropriately, relevant descriptions of workplace behaviour and observations as relevanttoaworkplacecommunicationaudit.
Present advancedlevel,reasoned,critical andevidence-basedargumentsin written formina Psychology report.

Prerequisites: UU-Msc-IND100-ZM, UU-FNT-203-ZM

Prerequisites Categories: -

Typical Module duration: 7.0 Week(s)

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