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  • Locations: Charlotte NC, United States
  • Program Terms: November-February
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  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
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Deakin Faculty: Faculty of Arts & Education, Faculty of Business & Law Program Type: Short Term Partner Program - Study Abroad
Language of Instruction: English Credit Weighting: 1 Credit Point
Credit Type: Undergraduate Housing Options: Off Campus
OS Help Available: Yes New Colombo Plan Funded: No
Scholarships Available: No GCP Points: 30
Program Description:
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Business Communication and Negotiation Skills

About the program:
The ‘Business Communication and Negotiation Skills’ program taught at the University of North Carolina in Charlotte is essential for anyone who wishes to expand their leadership and business communication skills.

Leaders often set the stage for how well a team develops and works together and great communication skills can go a long way towards achieving this. As part of the program you will undertake interactive workshops and team building activities that will give you a chance to develop your negotiations skills and provide with you great insights on how to deal with conflicts in the workplace. Over the course of 3 weeks, you will learn about leadership styles and have the opportunity to work on your presentation skills to become adept at producing informative and persuasive presentations.

Another exciting aspect of the program is the section on business communication for meetings and negotiations. In this part of the course, not only will you learn the theory about how to conduct meetings, interviews and negotiations in a US context, but you’ll learn and practice real-world skills. You will also study how to enhance creativity and brainstorm effectively. To top it all off, you’ll be visiting a range of businesses to put your new skills to the test. This is genuinely stepping out of the classroom and into the ‘Real World’.

Location profile:
UNC Charlotte is North Carolina’s urban research university. Located in the state’s largest metropolitan area, UNC Charlotte is among the fastest growing universities in the UNC System. A large public university with a small college feel, more than 27,200 students consider UNC Charlotte’s 1,000-acre campus their home away from home.
North Carolina is located in the South East of the United States and has a diverse landscape ranging from the Atlantic Ocean to the Appalachian Mountains. The edge of North Carolina owns some of the most beautiful beaches and stunning islands that acts as an attraction to people all around the country. North Carolina is home to 1,500 lakes of 10 acres or more in size as well as almost 60,000 kms of fresh water streams. The state also houses the Whitewater Falls, which is the highest waterfall in the Eastern United States and a popular sight to visit.

Charlotte, known as the ‘Queen City’ is the largest in North Carolina and is a commercial hub. As much as it is known for being the business town - home to several Fortune 500 companies, it also has incredible museums, stately old neighbourhoods and lots of fine food to feast on. Because of the states many rivers, in Charlotte there are fun activities like kayaking, canoeing, river rafting and tubing to do, as well as many walking, food and shopping tours.

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Academic information:

Business Communication and Negotiation Skills
This program has been assessed as a level 2 elective for 1 Deakin credit.
Approved by Business and Law


Business Communication & Leadership Core course
This seminar series will provide you the opportunity to discuss and experience communication and leadership as it applies to American business. Faculty will address the current themes, listed below, utilising various methods of delivery. Participants will depart the course with a greater appreciation of the complexity of communicating well as a leader in an organisational environment.

Core Course Themes:
  •       Leadership Styles
  •       Team Building
  •       Presentational Skills
  •       Conflict Management
  •       Time Management
  •       Meeting Management
  •       Cross-cultural Leadership
  •       Creativity

Business Seminar Mini-Sessions
You will engage in a series of custom-designed weekly mini-sessions which address specific themes pertinent to the topic of U.S. and global business. You will depart this course with the ability to apply business theory to tangible business outcomes.

Themes:
  •       Negotiation Strategies
  •       Crowdfunding
  •       Integrated Marketing Communications

Pre-requisites: You must have completed a minimum of one year of studies in a business-related course of study, or comparable practical experience.

Accommodation
Students will be accommodated in a comfortable hotel adjacent to the university campus. Accommodation is on a twin-share basis and will include breakfast and afternoon snack. Free WiFi access is available at the hotel, along with an indoor pool and a 24-hour fitness centre. For more information please visit this link. 


Funding
You may be eligible for the OS help loan of up to $6,665. For more information visit this link.


Cost:
$6,890 (TBC) + $55 Deakin application fee
Program inclusions: tuition, accommodation, breakfast and afternoon snack daily, airport pick-up on designated times, group transportation to and from campus, field trips, cultural activities, academic record, AIM Overseas pre-departure preparation and program support
This is a Study Abroad program meaning no tuition is paid to Deakin University. Please note all payment deadlines need to be met unrelated to OS help loan approvals.


Program Dates
January 12th - February 2nd 2019


For more information please visit the partner website

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Short Term Partner Programs will earn you 30 points towards the Global Citizenship Program.


This program is currently not accepting applications.