Denmark, Horsens

Business Communication

when 28 July 2014 - 15 August 2014
duration 3 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 100

In this course you will learn (by practicing with professional assistance) a lot of techniques about presentations,
communication at the workplace, and also the vocabulary used in the business-to-business (b2b) language. This is a
practical course with a high amount of students involvement, combined with a company visit or a guest speaker.

Course leader

Mona Wendel Andersen

Target group

- university students of all educations
- graduates from institution of higher education (universities)
- high school pupils (18+)

Course aim

The main focus of this course is about communication in English in a business setting. Course topics will include:
workplace communication (oral, written and electronic), intercultural aspects of communication, business vocabulary,
presentation techniques, business meetings, negotiation techniques, employment messages and job interviews. This
is a practical course with a high amount of student participation. Role playing, group work and discussions will have a
strong focus to ensure a high quantity of speaking activities and student involvement. This will assist students to
develop their skills to assist them when they are ready to enter the workforce. A company study will also be included
with either a company visit or a guest speaker.

Credits info

Student can choose either to be graded according to the Danish grading standards or to receive the approved/failed
To approve the course student needs to comply the following:
- all necessary assignments must be approved by the teacher
- the Course Project needs to be handed in before the deadline and presented in front of the class, a short written
description of the project needs to be prepared as well
- full attendance during the course
Everyday attendance is compulsory. In case of illness documentation from a doctor is required, and only one day off
could be accepted.
To receive a specific grade, besides mentioned above, student has to attend an official oral examination, where
questions about theoretical aspects of the Course Project will be asked.

Fee info

EUR 100: Depending on Participation Type