Business Communication Mentor Program (BCoMP)

Business Communication Mentor Program (BCoMP)

BCoMP establishes a community of business communication mentors who are motivated to help other students with less experience in oral communication. The mentors will develop and deliver a variety of oral communication workshops to help the other students gain confidence and knowledge of effective oral communication in business, and potentially make a positive impact on their performance in oral communication situations.

Responsibilities

Develop and run an oral communication workshop in public speaking, online presentation, interpersonal communication or speaking confidently to help students in the Business School learn the skills of communicating effectively and professionally, and the strategies that help reduce communication apprehension

How to get involved

2018: Open 1 Feb, Close 18 Feb. 2019+: Open: last Mon of Jan, Close: in 2 weeks. Apply via GSA and UNSW Business Student Society

Position

Business Communication Mentor

Training

Business Communication Mentors will enrol in one of four corporate courses run by NIDA to improve their knowledge and skills of oral communication:

  • Public Speaking Bootcamp
  • Presenting Online
  • Persuasive Negotiation
  • Presenting with Confidence

Details of the above courses can be found in https://www.corporate.nida.edu.au

Duration

30-50 hours total commitment: Semester 1, 20-30 hrs across various weeks; S 2 &/or 3, 10 hrs per semester in 1 week


Accreditation

Availability of activity

All year round

Type of activity

Community volunteering, Peer tutoring & mentoring, Student ambassadors

Provider of activity

UNSW Business School & AGSM

Interest area

Tutoring & mentoring

Skills required and/or developed

Academic & scholarly skills, Critical & analytical thinking, Cross-cultural & global citizenship, Interpersonal & communication, Leadership, Organisational & time management, Team work & networking, Writing & editing


Contacts and more information

Provider

UNSW Business School

Contact

bankfin@unsw.edu.au

Website

https://www.business.unsw.edu.au

For more information about co-curricular activities see UNSW Advantage.