Leadership Communication (2018)

Leadership Communication papers prepare students for careers in public relations, communication consulting and professional writing.

Leadership Communication is available as a minor.

To complete a minor in Leadership Communication, students must complete 60 points from the papers listed for the Leadership Communication major, including at least 30 points above 100 level and including LCOMM101.

Note: There will be no new enrolments in the Leadership Communication major in 2018. Students enrolled in 2017 or previously should consult the Waikato Management School for programme advice.


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  • 100 level

    Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
    LCOMM101Introduction to Leadership Communication18A (Hamilton)
    By showing how to lead through improving communication, understanding who we are, and collaborating for problem-solving, this course provides a repertoire of skills relevant to personal, family, and organisational success.
    LCOMM102Communication in an Online Society18B (Hamilton)
    This paper introduces students to communication practices, concepts, and issues that they are likely to encounter as citizens, communicating professionals, community members, and participants in a highly mediated online world.
  • 200 Level

    Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
    LCOMM201Professional Speaking18B (Hamilton)
    This highly practical paper focuses on the skills, principles, and practices of developing and delivering professional speeches and presentations across a wide range of professional purposes and contexts.
    LCOMM202Leadership and Facilitation18A (Hamilton)
    This paper covers the core concepts of interpersonal communication and equips students with skills to lead and facilitate effective communication in face-to-face and online professional contexts.
    LCOMM203Communication Consulting18A (Hamilton)
    This paper introduces the use of action research methodology for identifying communication/marketing strengths, weaknesses and opportunities in various organisations including business, government and non-profits. Needs assessments and interventions are covered.
    MCOM200Management Communication18B (Hamilton)
    This paper provides an introduction to the theory and practice of management communication. The paper focuses on the process by which managers communicate with those inside and outside their organisations.
    PUBRL202Health Communication Campaigns18B (Hamilton)
    This paper explores the construction and evaluation of communication campaigns to address health issues in communities and organisations. The campaigns use communication theory to design persuasive and innovative health campaigns.
  • 300 Level

    Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
    MCOM330Professional Speaking and SpeechwritingThis paper will not be taught in 2018.
    This paper will not be taught in 2018.
    MCOM331Managing Conflict and ConsensusThis paper will not be taught in 2018.
    This paper will not be taught in 2018.
    MCOM332Professional and Public Relations Writing18A (Hamilton) & 18A (Tauranga)
    This paper focuses on the theory and practice of written communication in public relations and other professional contexts. Students learn to design, write and edit a portfolio of documents, including a brochure, an annual report narrative, and a newsletter.
    MCOM336Negotiation and Persuasion18B (Hamilton)
    This paper examines the theory and practice of persuasion and negotiation in a range of professional contexts.
    MCOM338Communication InterventionsThis paper will not be taught in 2018.
    This paper will not be taught in 2018.
    MCOM339Events and Communication Management18A (Hamilton) & 18A (Tauranga)
    Event management is a strategic public relations, marketing and communication tool for organisations of all sizes. This experiential learning paper draws together best practice in event and communication management from a practical business and operational perspective. The paper covers all aspects of event planning. Students will r...
    MCOM340Communicating Social Change18B (Hamilton)
    This paper examines a range of theoretical and practical approaches to the communication and management of social change, especially the health and well-being of communities, organisations, and other social groups, and emerging human rights issues.
    MCOM376Diversity LeadershipThis paper will not be taught in 2018.
    This paper will not be taught in 2018.
    MCOM380Special TopicThis paper will not be taught in 2018.
    This paper will not be taught in 2018.
    MCOM387Communication InternshipThis paper will not be taught in 2018.
    This paper will not be taught in 2018.
    MCOM390Directed StudyThis paper will not be taught in 2018.
    This paper will not be taught in 2018.
    MCOM392Leading Change for Sustainability18A (Hamilton)
    This paper teaches leadership skills necessary for organisational change, with particular emphasis on the changes needed to make organisations more socially and environmentally sustainable.
    MCOM399Communication Investigation in the WorkplaceThis paper will not be taught in 2018.
    This paper will not be taught in 2018.
    MSYS319Industry Experience 218C (Online)
    This paper requires a period of four to thirteen weeks work experience in an appropriate and approved host organisation with relevance to the student's degree and major. Investigation of three research topics supports the academic component of the paper.
    MSYS335Managerial Decision MakingThis paper will not be taught in 2018.
    This paper will not be taught in 2018.
    STMG325Self Actualising Leadership18B (Hamilton) & 18T (Hamilton)
    This paper explores self-actualising leadership. Students will be involved in aligning their inner and outer worlds in a journey of discovering what energises and guides their purpose.
  • 400 Level

    Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
    MCOM430Professional Speaking and SpeechwritingThis paper will not be taught in 2018.
    This paper will not be taught in 2018.
    MCOM431Negotiation and Persuasion18B (Hamilton)
    This paper examines the theory and practice of persuasion and negotiation in a range of professional contexts.
    MCOM432Professional and Public Relations Writing18A (Hamilton) & 18A (Tauranga)
    This paper focuses on the theory and practice of written communication in public relations and other professional contexts. Students learn to design, write, and edit a portfolio of documents, including a brochure, an annual report narrative, and a newsletter.
    MCOM438Communication InterventionsThis paper will not be taught in 2018.
    This paper will not be taught in 2018.
    MCOM440Communicating social change18B (Hamilton)
    This paper examines a range of theoretical and practical approaches to the communication and management of social change, especially the health and well-being of communities, organisations, and other social groups, and emerging human rights issues.
    MCOM476Diversity LeadershipThis paper will not be taught in 2018.
    This paper will not be taught in 2018.
    MCOM480Special TopicThis paper will not be taught in 2018.
    This paper will not be taught in 2018.
    MCOM490Directed StudyThis paper will not be taught in 2018.
    This paper will not be taught in 2018.
    MCOM492Leading Change for Sustainability18A (Hamilton)
    This paper teaches leadership skills necessary for organisational change, with particular emphasis on the changes needed to make organisations more socially and environmentally sustainable.
    MCOM495Industry Experience 418C (Online)
    A period of four to thirteen weeks internship is spent in a host organisation with relevance to the student's major, located in New Zealand or overseas. Students find their own host organisation, which is then approved by the departmental co-ordinator. In addition to the time spent in the host organisation, Weekly small group elect...
    MCOM499Report of an Investigation18D (Hamilton), 18E (Hamilton), 18F (Hamilton), 18G (Hamilton), 18H (Hamilton), 18I (Hamilton), 18J (Hamilton), 18K (Hamilton), 18L (Hamilton) & 18M (Hamilton)
    Directed investigation of an approved topic, available only to students enrolled in the BMS degree.
    MSYS435Advanced Managerial Decision MakingThis paper will not be taught in 2018.
    This paper will not be taught in 2018.
    STMG425Self-Actualising Leadership18B (Hamilton) & 18T (Hamilton)
    This paper allows students the opportunity to explore inspiration, passion and purpose in organisations.
  • Prescriptions for the GradCert(LComm) and GradDip(LComm)

    A Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma are available to graduates who have not included Leadership Communication at an advanced level in their first degree. The requirements for the Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma are prescribed in the Waikato Management School Student Handbook.

  • Prescriptions for the BMS(Hons), BCS(Hons), PGCert(LComm), PGDip(LComm) and MMS

    Leadership Communication may be taken as a major for the BMS(Hons) and as a subject for the BCS(Hons) and MMS. A Postgraduate Certificate and a Postgraduate Diploma in Leadership Communication are also available. The requirements for the major and subject are prescribed in the Waikato Management School Student Handbook.

    Students enrolling in 500 level Leadership Communication papers should normally have a minimum of a B average in undergraduate Leadership Communication papers, with no less than that in 300 and 400 level Leadership Communication papers. All students should discuss their programme with the Management Student Centre before enrolling.

    Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
    MCOM502Managing Virtual Team Communication18B (Online)
    Managing and participating in teams is a feature of organisational life and the everyday workplace. Increasingly, work teams are dependent on communication technologies for effective communication. This paper investigates theory and practice of team communication with specific reference to the capacities of communication technologi...
    MCOM506Reputation ManagementThis paper will not be taught in 2018.
    This paper will not be taught in 2018.
    MCOM508Communication for Investor RelationsThis paper will not be taught in 2018.
    This paper will not be taught in 2018.
    MCOM512Applied Communication AnalysisThis paper will not be taught in 2018.
    This paper will not be taught in 2018.
    MCOM513Professional and Public Relations WritingThis paper will not be taught in 2018.
    This paper will not be taught in 2018.
    MCOM514Promotional WritingThis paper will not be taught in 2018.
    This paper will not be taught in 2018.
    MCOM515Writing in Research: Communication with StakeholdersThis paper will not be taught in 2018.
    This paper will not be taught in 2018.
    MCOM516Writing in Leadership CommunicationThis paper will not be taught in 2018.
    This paper will not be taught in 2018.
    MCOM517Internship and Action Research for Public RelationsThis paper will not be taught in 2018.
    This paper will not be taught in 2018.
    MCOM518Public Relations Best Practice - an InvestigationThis paper will not be taught in 2018.
    This paper will not be taught in 2018.
    MCOM519Applied Research in Public RelationsThis paper will not be taught in 2018.
    This paper will not be taught in 2018.
    MCOM532Public Relations CasesThis paper will not be taught in 2018.
    This paper will not be taught in 2018.
    MCOM566Special TopicThis paper will not be taught in 2018.
    This paper will not be taught in 2018.
    MCOM576Intercultural CommunicationThis paper will not be taught in 2018.
    This paper will not be taught in 2018.
    MCOM579Communication in OrganisationsThis paper will not be taught in 2018.
    This paper will not be taught in 2018.
    MCOM583Leadership, Communication and Transformation18B (Hamilton)
    Our focus in this paper will be on leadership communication, or the ways leaders and followers interact and the ways leaders attempt to create and shape meanings through images and words. We will also explore a range of ideas about what it means to lead and the assumptions, beliefs, and values embedded and shaped in diverse leaders...
    MCOM584Sustainable Futures18A (Hamilton) & 18A (Online)
    Individuals and organisations operate in contexts that are increasingly complex and uncertain. They face issues that are global in nature and which threaten long term sustainability. To successfully meet fast changing futures, contexts and stakeholders must be addressed. New styles of leadership and management are thus required, ac...
    MCOM585Public Relations: Context and ApplicationsThis paper will not be taught in 2018.
    This paper will not be taught in 2018.
    MCOM587Communication InternshipThis paper will not be taught in 2018.
    This paper will not be taught in 2018.
    MCOM589Directed StudyThis paper will not be taught in 2018.
    This paper will not be taught in 2018.
    MCOM590Directed StudyThis paper will not be taught in 2018.
    This paper will not be taught in 2018.
    MCOM591Management Communication Dissertation18C (Hamilton)
    A report on the findings of a theoretical or empirical investigation.
    MCOM592Management Communication Dissertation18C (Hamilton)
    A report on the findings of a theoretical or empirical investigation.
    MCOM593Management Communication Thesis18C (Hamilton)
    An externally examined piece of written work that reports on the findings of supervised research.
    MCOM594Management Communication Thesis18C (Hamilton)
    An externally examined piece of written work that reports on the findings of supervised research.
    MCOM599Report of an Investigation18D (Hamilton), 18E (Hamilton), 18F (Hamilton), 18G (Hamilton), 18H (Hamilton), 18I (Hamilton), 18J (Hamilton), 18K (Hamilton), 18L (Hamilton) & 18M (Hamilton)
    Directed investigation of an approved topic, available only to students enrolled in the BMS(Hons) degree.
    MNGT501Research Methods in Management Studies18A (Hamilton), 18B (Hamilton), 18B (Online) & 18T (Hamilton)
    This paper aims to introduce students to the assumptions underlying the different methodologies and methods for performing research in the social sciences.The focus is on interpretive, positivist, critical, and mixed methods. The paper attempts to give students the conceptual and methodological resources needed to think and convers...
  • Prescriptions for the MPhil

    The Master of Philosophy is a one year research-based degree in which students undertake a programme of approved and supervised research that leads to a thesis which critically investigates an approved topic of substance and significance, demonstrates expertise in the methods of research and scholarship, displays intellectual independence and makes a substantial original contribution to the subject area concerned, and is of publishable quality.

    Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
    MCOM800Management Communication MPhil Thesis18C (Hamilton)
    No description available.
  • Prescriptions for the PhD

    The Doctor of Philosophy is a three year research-based degree in which students undertake a programme of approved and supervised research that leads to a thesis which critically investigates an approved topic of substance and significance, demonstrates expertise in the methods of research and scholarship, displays intellectual independence and makes a substantial original contribution to the subject area concerned, and is of publishable quality.

    Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
    MCOM900Management Communication PhD Thesis18C (Hamilton) & 18C (Tauranga)
    No description available.

2018 Catalogue of Papers information current as of : 20 November 2017 4:56pm

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