BH1013 Communication and Advocacy
In this course students learn to establish rapport with various stateholders, understand and use interview strategies and techniques, and understand group dynamics. Students examine a variety of approaches to advocacy, analyze the techniques and the ethical, professional responsibilities of advocacy and representation. Students explore self-evaluation and team building as well as techniques and strategies for having difficult conversation and advocating for positive change on behalf of individuals and communities including Indigenous perspectives. Students investigate cross cultural considerations in disability management with respect to Indigenous and culturally diverse employees and the internationalization of the workplace. Students learn their role as a leader and advocate in an organization.