Management Comunication
Cod: 61039
Department: DCSG
Scientific area: Management
Total working hours: 156
Total contact time: 15

Esta unidade curricular tem como propósito habilitar o estudante em This course unit aims to enable the student in management with basic tools for developing organizational and metacognitive skills linked to expression techniques, communication and learning.
In this sense, apart from providing effective support instruments for the pursuit of student academic career, the course unit, for its insistence on the organization of thought and the forms of communication in use in companies and in general in contemporary organizations, prepares for a successful performance of some specific verbal interactions of their professional future.

Oral and written communication
Academic communication
Organizational communication

At the end of the course the student should be able to:
• Communicate orally
• Write correctly in Portuguese
• Collect, develop and organize information
• Select, classify and apply relevant information
• Develop formalized written models (letters, curricula, book reviews and reports)
• Use appropriate resources for independent learning.

1. Methods and Techniques of Academic Work
1.1. Individual study
1.2. Select sources and collect and process information
1.3. Working group

2. Oral Presentation
2.1. How to prepare oral presentations
2.2. Types of presentations
2.3. Typical errors of spoken Portuguese

3. Written Submission
3.1. Document and quote
3.2. Develop draft
3.3. Typical errors of written Portuguese
3.4. Review text

4. Specialized Writing
4.1. Introduction to specialized writing
4.2. Prepare letters and e-mails
4.3. Develop curricula
4.4. Write book reviews and reports

5. Communication in Business
5.1. The manager and communication
5.2. The company and social networks
5.3. The newsletter of the company

Mandatory Reading
•    PAIS, Carlos Castilho. VADE MECUM do Estudante do Ensino Superior. In:

Recommended Reading
•    LAMPREIA, J. Martins. Ferramentas de Comunicação para Gestores. Lidel, Lisboa, 2013;
•    REGO, Arménio. Comunicação Pessoal e Organizacional, Teoria e Prática. Edições Sílabo (3ª
•    Ediçao), Lisboa, 2013.
•    BAPTISTA, Renato Dias. “A comunicação empresarial e a gestão da mudança”. In:;
•    FERNANDES, Dalmo. “Definições e Características sobre Gestão da Comunicação”. In:;
•    TORRES, Filipa. “Noções básicas de comunicação”. In:;
•    VICTORINO, Vinícius. “A nova gestão da comunicação”. In:


Continuous assessment is privileged: 2 or 3 digital written documents (e-folios) during the semester (40%) and a presence-based final exam (p-folio) in the end of the semester (60%). In due time, students can alternatively choose to perform one final presence-based exam (100%).

Very good computer skills; Computer vocabulary; Word processing; Internet.
Basic texts are written in Portuguese, however students are recommended to be competent in English because complementary readings may be in English.