Business Communication (Swedish)

Structure Type: Course
Code: TIP0312
Type: Compulsory
Level: Bachelor
Credits: 2.0 points
Responsible Teacher: Frank, Kristina
Teacher Team: Frank, Kristina
Language of Instruction: Swedish

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 is familiar with the concept of communication and requirements regarding documents in business correspondence and informative communication. The student is able to produce documents which are appropriate in contents, form and language. The student internalises the purpose and significance of communication in working life.

Student's Workload

Total work load 54 h.
- schedulded studies 26 h.
-autonomous studies 28 h.
The assesment of student's own learning 1 h is included in contact lessons.

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

No prerequisites.

Contents

Basics of communication, informative documents used in working life and their layout, appropriate language usage, correctness of language and style. Reporting.

Recommended or Required Reading

Lehrer, S. 1998. Affärsbrev. Helsingfors. Utbildningsstyrelsen. Svenska språknämnden. 2000. Svenska skrivregler. Stockholm. Liber AB. Other material provided during lectures.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures, group and pair work, independent studies.

Assessment Criteria

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

Assessment Methods

Active participation in contact teaching, completed assignments, report, exam. Numeric (0-5).

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