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Bachelor 2015/2016

Communication in Small Groups

Type: Elective course (Advertising and Public Relations)
Area of studies: Advertising and Public Relations
When: 4 year, 3 module
Instructors: Nelli Bachurina, Marina G. Shilina
Language: Russian
ECTS credits: 4.5

Small group communication

The purpose of the course is to study the primary  verbal and non-verbal components of communication in small groups (such as working groups, project groups, family and other social groups) and to develop practical skills of effective small group communication, participation, and leadrship.

This course will cover the basic theories and research studies in small group communication, including team building process, small group problem solving and conflict management, effective facilitation of discussion, models of leadership, power dynamics, and so on.

Sections: Specific of small groups. Structure and classification of small groups. Verbal and non-verbal communication in small groups. Communication channels in small groups. Small group problem solving. Conflict management. Team building.