Business Communication (Finnish)

Structure Type: Course
Code: TIP0311
Type: Compulsory
Level: Bachelor
Credits: 2.0 points
Responsible Teacher: Liedes, Pia
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Course Implementations, Planned Year of Study and Semester

Curriculum  Semester  Credits  Start of Semester  End of Semester
T-IB-2009   1 autumn   2.0   2009-08-24   2009-12-19  
T-IB-2010   1 autumn   2.0   2010-08-24   2010-12-18  
T-IB-2011   1 autumn   2.0   2011-08-22   2011-12-23  
T-IB-2012   1 autumn   2.0   2012-08-24   2012-12-18  
T-IB-2013   1 autumn   2.0        
IB-2014   1 autumn   2.0        
IB-2015   1 autumn   2.0        
IB-2016   1 autumn   2.0        
IB-2017   1 autumn   2.0        

Learning Outcomes

The student specializes in communication in his/her own language paying special attention to linguistic norms in comparison with other languages. The student will get familiar with the requirements regarding the layout of the message, business correspondence and the practices and media of informative communications.

Student's Workload

Total work load 54 h.
- scheduled 16 h.
- autonomous 38 h.
The assesment of student's own learning 1 h is included in contact lessons.

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

None.

Contents

Basics of business communication, channels of communication, communicative skills, documents used in working life and their layout, appropriate language usage, correctness of language and style.

Regional Impact

Developing one's ommunication skills taking into account local business life.

Internationality

Cultural differences in communication.

Recommended or Required Reading

Informed by lecturer.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures, assignments.

Assessment Criteria

5=Understands and is able to apply and justify organizational communication. Produces good quality text used in working life and uses styles according to situation and target group in excellent Finnish.
3=Understands the role of organizational communication. Produces basic text used in working life and uses styles according to situation and target group.
1=Understands the role of organizational communication. Produces basic text used in working life.

Assessment Methods

Examination 50% and completed assignments 50%. Numeric 0-5.

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