433326 Business English 2: Communications management

summer semester 2019 | Last update: 18.03.2019 Place course on memo list
433326
Business English 2: Communications management
WL 4
7,5
English - Level I or successful placement test English Level II. See entrance conditions for Level II.
weekly
each semester
English

In this course students will learn to see the parallels and differences between strategic communications for individuals and communications management in business. First, students will learn to position themselves through their communication skills and their self-presentation. They will learn to present themselves in various communication formats, such as face-to-face- meetings, online forums and by giving presentations. Next students will transfer their knowledge to strategic communications management in business.

This course comprises the following areas of communication:

*Interpersonal communication: Students will identify their own communication style and those of others. Students will also learn how to flex their style to a given situation.

* Strategic communication: Students will position tehmselves as future business professionals.

* Presentation skills

This will be a highly interactive class where student participation in class and in OLAT is key. This course will also focus on using new media. The instructor will bring in iPads to work in class. There will be in-class discussions, mini-research tasks, individual and team presentations. Weekly participation in OLAT is required.

Continuous assessment of students’ class performance: motivation, willingness to experiment with new situations and language, preparation for class, progress in discussion, facilitation, presentation and feedback. Written assignments include formal feedback to team members, weekly reports in an e-campus journal and participation in the class discussion forum.

Tailor-made material will be available in OLAT.

Successful completion of English level 1 or successful placement test English level 2

not applicable
07.03.2019
Group 0
Date Time Location
Thu 2019-03-07
09.00 - 12.15 Medienraum Wirtschaftssprachen Medienraum Wirtschaftssprachen Barrier-free
Thu 2019-03-14
09.00 - 12.15 Medienraum Wirtschaftssprachen Medienraum Wirtschaftssprachen Barrier-free
Thu 2019-03-21
09.00 - 12.15 Medienraum Wirtschaftssprachen Medienraum Wirtschaftssprachen Barrier-free
Thu 2019-03-28
09.00 - 12.15 Medienraum Wirtschaftssprachen Medienraum Wirtschaftssprachen Barrier-free
Thu 2019-04-04
09.00 - 12.15 Medienraum Wirtschaftssprachen Medienraum Wirtschaftssprachen Barrier-free
Thu 2019-04-11
09.00 - 12.15 Medienraum Wirtschaftssprachen Medienraum Wirtschaftssprachen Barrier-free
Thu 2019-05-02
09.00 - 12.15 Medienraum Wirtschaftssprachen Medienraum Wirtschaftssprachen Barrier-free
Thu 2019-05-09
09.00 - 12.15 Medienraum Wirtschaftssprachen Medienraum Wirtschaftssprachen Barrier-free
Thu 2019-05-16
09.00 - 12.15 Medienraum Wirtschaftssprachen Medienraum Wirtschaftssprachen Barrier-free
Thu 2019-05-23
09.00 - 12.15 Medienraum Wirtschaftssprachen Medienraum Wirtschaftssprachen Barrier-free
Thu 2019-06-06
09.00 - 12.15 Medienraum Wirtschaftssprachen Medienraum Wirtschaftssprachen Barrier-free
Thu 2019-06-13
09.00 - 12.15 Medienraum Wirtschaftssprachen Medienraum Wirtschaftssprachen Barrier-free
Thu 2019-06-27
09.00 - 12.15 Medienraum Wirtschaftssprachen Medienraum Wirtschaftssprachen Barrier-free