Credits: 3

Schedule: 10.09.2019 - 15.10.2019

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Michael Baker
Christa Uusi-Rauva

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

I, II (Autumn 2018) One-period course. Otaniemi campus.
I, II (Autumn 2019) One-period course. Otaniemi campus.

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

By the end of the course, students will be able to:
1.    analyse audiences and define objectives to create targeted messages
2.    write coherent and convincing, reader-friendly business documents
3.    craft clear, focused and engaging business presentations
4.    critically assess their own and others’ business communications

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

This highly interactive and task-oriented course provides a clear insight into what constitutes effective oral and written business communication in a fast-paced global business environment. Case analyses, simulations, written assignments and individual and team presentations will allow students to practise the theories and key concepts introduced during the course. Peer and lecturer feedback will give students a clear picture of their present communication skills, and an indication of how they can enhance their performance.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

1. Assignments (90%)
2. Class contribution (10%)

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Contact teaching 18h
Independent work 72h
Total 80h (3 ECTS)

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

All materials will be available on MyCourses.

Substitutes for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

61A00100 Business Communication (6 cr)

Course Homepage (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020):

CEFR level (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Starting level: C1

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

0 (fail) - 5 (excellent)

Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Via WebOodi

Further Information (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Mandatory class attendance. This course must be completed before taking any of the EBC electives.

Only available for School of Business BSc students.


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