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Basic information

  • Target audience: Anyone interested in English language
  • Application period: 25.05.2020 - 15.09.2020
  • Date: 23.10.2020 - 16.12.2020
  • Scope: 5 cr
  • Location: Hyvinkää
  • Price: 75 €

Study unit's learning outcomes

The student is able to

  • communicate as a professional in field-specific tasks and intercultural contexts
  • produce effective spoken and written texts using an appropriate style and register
  • demonstrate knowledge of essential terminology needed in working life
  • apply principles of interpersonal and organizational communication

Course themes

  • Studying to become a Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Basic business vocabulary
  • Company presentations, public speaking
  • Company’s key figures
  • Business news
  • Different management styles
  • Applying for a job: CV, job application, employability skills
  • Business messages and different registers
  • Formal vs informal writing
  • Meetings, negotiations, argumentation
  • The purchasing process
  • Vocabulary related to banking and financial management
  • Key concepts of marketing
  • Cross-cultural communication
  • Grammar: punctuation rules, articles, linking words etc.
  • Academic writing
  • Proofreading your own text

Implementation

  • Contact lessons and partly independent work online. First contact lesson is compulsory, otherwise the attendance is 50% of the contact lessons.
  • Every week there's assignment (video, summary, CV etc). Assignments are made mostly on contact lessons and most of the assignments are group work. More detailed list of the assignments in Optima
  • Written and oral exam in the end of the study unit.

Learning material

Schedule

Contact lessons in Hyvinkää campus:

  • 23.10.2020 08.30 - 11.45
  • 30.10.2020 08.30 - 11.45
  • 06.11.2020 08.30 - 11.45
  • 13.11.2020 08.30 - 11.45
  • 20.11.2020 08.30 - 11.45
  • 27.11.2020 08.30 - 11.45
  • 04.12.2020 08.30 - 11.45
  • 11.12.2020 08.30 - 11.45
  • 11.12.2020 12.30 - 15.00
  • 16.12.2020 08.30 - 11.45
  • 16.12.2020 12.30 - 15.00

Evaluation

FINAL COURSE GRADE 
Home essay 20 % 
written exam 40 % 
oral exam 40%

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