COMM5705 Representation and Promotion
- 6 points
Availability Location Mode Non-standard teaching period UWA (Perth) Face to face
- In this unit, students acquire specific skills in three key areas of strategic communication: (1) graphic, digital and online representation as an integrated communicative function including the use of web-based media for the achievement of organisational strategic goals; (2) the role of visual branding in contemporary strategic communication; and (3) representation of organisations through media releases, brochures and other informational mechanisms. Parts of the unit are taught by guest lecturers drawn from professional contexts.
- Students are able to (1) develop skills across a range of strategic communication activities; (2) understand the central role of consistent representation and branding for organisations to achieve their strategic goals; (3) understand the role of digital graphic design in strategic communications; and (4) acquire an understanding of contemporary graphic design and digital media processes in relation to representation and organisational identity.
- Typically this unit is assessed in the following ways: (1) a skills-based exercise; (2) a folio of representational and branding work; and (3) attendance, participation and presentations. Further information is available in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Associate Professor Helen Fordham
- Contact hours
- 24–36 hours
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