MGT502 Assessment Help

MGT502 Business Communication
Discussion Forum Report
900 words
This assessment addresses the following Subject Learning  Outcomes: 

  1. a) Apply research, academic, and communication skills  appropriate to the level of study and observeacademic  referencing requirements 
  2. b) Critically analyse texts and/or multimedia material in botha  business and academic context 
  3. c) Identify and apply effective communication methods within  a business and academic environment 
  4. d) Evaluate the use and importance of technology withina  business environment
12 Week Delivery: 

Forum Post: Due by 11:55 pm AEDT Friday of Module 2.1 (Week 3) 

Discussion Report:Week 8: Due by 11.55pm AEDT Friday of Module 4.2 

Intensive Delivery: 

Forum Post: Intensive class: Due by 11:55 pm AEDT Friday of  Module 2 (week 2) 

Discussion Report:Week 5: Due by 11.55pm AEDT Friday of Module 5

30 %
30 marks

Business communication can either be internal, within a business organisation, or external, between the  organisation and its existing and potential customers. This assessment supports students in developing  their skills and knowledge in selected business communication methods, including an examination of the  theoretical underpinnings of communication in business. 

This assessment has been designed to: 

  • Appraise students’ ability to academically research and evaluate characteristics of effective  business communication. 
  • Apply critical thinking skills utilising supporting evidence to justify arguments. 
  • Students are expected to demonstrate practical understanding of application of business  communication skills and their importance in professional development. 


Assessment 2 consists of three (3) parts.. For an acceptable result, you must submit all three parts.  Students are required to summarise their Discussion Forum Post from Module 2.1, to critique a  peers submission and to reflect on their learnings. The topic is decided by the learning facilitator  and post on the Week 1 announcements.  

Part 1 Discussion Forum Post: Analyse characteristics of exemplary business communication (300  words) 


Investigate the form of business communication chosen by the facilitator and research what makes  it effective. Critically analyse specific characteristics and justify your choices. Consider using  examples to back up your statements. 

Key points to consider in your initial post: 

  • Your post should analyse ideal characteristics of a specific type of businesscommunication. Include justifications for your chosen characteristics. 
  • Consider using one or more specific examples to add value to your post. 
  • You must include reference to literature. 

o Use at least 2 in-text citations per post. 

o Reference the book, article, or document using APA 6th style in the referencelist. 

Part 2: Critique one peer post (from Discussion Forum submitted in Module 2.1) (300 words) Instructions: 

Each student is required to critique an original post of a peer.

Your critique should include commentary on: 

  • Whether the original post is comprehensive. Please identify missing components, if any, and  provide constructive feedback. 
  • Have all plausible characteristics been identified? 
  • Are one or more examples provided? Provide a critique on the examples and their suitability  in supporting statements. 
  • You must include reference to literature. 

o Use at least 4 in-text citations per part. 

o Reference the book, article, or document using APA 6th style in the final referencelist. 

Part 3: Summarise learning (300 words) 


Each student is required to reflect on:  

  • How your views of effective business communication have changed since your original post. What are the 3 key points you have learned from the discussions during this course and  how you can apply that knowledge in the future. 
  • Give one or more practical examples of how to apply peer review in your professional  development. 
  • You must include reference to the literature. 

o Use at least 4 in-text citations per part. 

o Reference the book, article, or document using APA 6th style in the final referencelist. Please ensure you submit your Discussion Forum Report by 11:55 pm AEST 

Students are responsible for: 

  • Staying within the word limit 
  • Keeping drafts and backups of their assignment 
  • Submitting the assignment via Blackboard by the due date 
  • Ensuring their assignment is written and submitted while observing and committing to the  Academic Integrity policy 

Please note that if you require an extension for this assignment, you must apply using the university  application form and provide verifiable evidence of extenuating circumstances before the due date  and include your most recent draft. Please also treat the prescribed word limit as a limit not to be  breached. 


It is essential that you use the appropriate APA style for citing and referencing research. Please see  more information on referencing here 

Submission Instructions: 

Submit your initial post via the Assessment 2 Discussion Forum link in the Assessment section  found in the main navigation menu of the subject Blackboard site. 

A rubric will be attached to the assessment. The Learning Facilitator will provide feedback via the  Grade Centre in the LMS portal. Feedback can be viewed in My Grades. 

Marking Rubric: 

Your assessment will be marked against the rubric which is shown on the next pages. Please ensure  that your submission addresses all four of the Assessment Attributes in the rubric.

Solution Here – MGT502 Assessment 2