Siirry sisältöön

Students need to have passed the initial language proficiency test or have equivalent language skills   prior to taking this course

Basic information

  • Application period: 30.03.2021-25.04.2021
  • Date: 01.05.2021-31.08.2021
  • Scope: 5 ECTS
  • Location: Laurea Verkkokampus
  • Price: 75 €

Timetable

The course is online in Zoom and Canvas learning platform.

Lecture timetable

07.05.2021 08.30–11.00

21.05.2021 08.30–11.00

28.05.2021 08.30–11.00

04.06.2021 08.30–11.00

11.06.2021 08.30–11.00

18.06.2021 08.30–11.00

06.08.2021 08.30–11.00

13.08.2021 08.30–11.00

20.08.2021 08.30–15.00

27.08.2021 08.30–11.00

Content

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

Content

The course will contain work on the following themes:

  • Intercultural communication and communication style
  • Communication strategies in spoken and written communication
  • Buidling rapport in interpersonal communication
  • Communicating effectively and persuasively in presentations, meetings and negotiations
  • The use of style and register in spoken and written texts
  • Review of common business terms

Student workload

5 ECTS = 135 hours of work

  • approx. 35 hours in Zoom class
  • 100 hours of independent study

Further information

As this is a communications course, compulsory attendance (75%) during the whole course is expected.

Students need to have passed the initial language proficiency test prior to taking this course. 

Teacher Kirsi Kiiveri, kirsi.kiiveri@laurea.fi, puh. +358 50 303 3651.

Learning material

All needed material in Canvas learning platform.

Evaluation

The course will be evaluated on a scale of 1 to 5 / fail.

The final grade is based on the following:

  • Vocabulary test 20%, 1 ECTS
  • Spoken communication 40%, 2 ECTS
  • Written communication 40%, 2 ECTS

All parts must be passed in order to complete the course.

More detailed assessment criteria are given in the Canvas learning platform.