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PRL8006 Strategic Communication Project

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Arts
School or Department : School of Humanities and Communication
Version produced : 16 April 2014

Requisites

Pre-requisite: PRL8003

Other requisites

Recommended pre-requisite: That you complete at least four other public relations courses in the program before attempting PRL8003 and PRL8006.
Students will require access to e-mail and have internet access to UConnect for this course.

Synopsis

As students draw closer to meeting the full requirements for graduating from the course, it is absolutely essential that they have the opportunity to integrate and synthesise the knowledge and competencies developed to date in relation to their professional responsibilities. Students will be able to draw upon some of the critical concepts, techniques and information from other courses studied in order to develop informative and comprehensive responses to a major communication or public relations project and/or campaign. The planning, documentation, production, and management of the project will be the major activities of the course. Students are encouraged to explore the practical and experimental application of communication techniques and their theories to their project. The course highlights the importance of project planning and considers the processes of planning, scheduling and resource allocation. It also includes descriptors on project monitoring and performance measurement, in the project environment. It provides a framework for planning, scheduling, analysis and resource allocation and integration by focusing attention on the development of an organisation's strategic directions, strategic capabilities and internal and external dynamics. Students will be responsible for all aspects of the project development phases.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2013 External