IT Masters & ACS Foundation to help IT pros communicate better

csu520 it masters acs foundation to help it pros communicate better
IT Masters and Charles Sturt University, in conjunction with the ACS Foundation, is offering {cslimited}five scholarships each worth $2700{/cslimited} ($2900 for international students) to students who successfully complete its Professional Communications subject (MGI521).

The Professional Communications subject is designed to equip professionals with effective communication skills, backed up by the latest intellectual and psychological behavioural theory.

IT Masters says: "Effective communication is required for projects to come together cohesively and to provide professionals with the best leverage required to see their goals to the end. ... Students who undertake this subject will gain a wide breadth of practical communication skills supported by the latest intellectual and psychological behavioural theory. This subject will equip students to communicate at all levels of professional business."

It adds: "Headed by the indomitable Brenton Burchmore. ... This subject will benefit professionals of all stripes – no matter your experience level, this subject will push your own skills further than you think is possible."

Subjects covered in the course are:

  • Communication Psychology of Knowledge Exchange
  • Business Language & Document Writing
  • Digital Communications & The Media Experience
  • Creating Business Proposals & Reports
  • Digital Presentations & Tools
  • Selling & Obtaining Buy-In
  • Facilitating Workshops & Meetings
  • Managing Business Conflict & Negotiation
  • Differences Between Leadership, Management & Mentors
  • Personal Presentations & Public Speaking

The ACS Foundation is an initiative of the Australian Computer Society. It was established in August 2001 to facilitate both private and public sponsorship of technology education and research projects. By connecting students, universities and industry it has become a prime supporter of Australia’s future IT workforce.

Applications for the MGI521 scholarships are now open here.

The closing date is May 18 and the course commences on July 13.


About IT Masters and Charles Sturt University 
IT Masters and Charles Sturt University are proud to offer a unique series of Online Masters Degree qualifications that are:

Relevant: Preparation for the world’s premium IT industry certifications from Cisco, ITIL, Microsoft, the Project Management Institute and Oracle are included as an integral part of the Masters.
Accessible: Study for your Masters Degree in your own home. With over 32,000 students studying globally, Charles Sturt University is Australia’s (and one of the world’s) largest suppliers of distance education.
Accredited: All of our Online Master Degrees are fully accredited under the Australian Government Qualifications Framework.
Affordable: Australian Citizens can use Australian government FEE-HELP study loans facility to pay tuition fees.

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