English for Business Professionals, 5 cr - ENG8PO801
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Upon completion of this module, the student is able to
• do business successfully in the Anglo-American business context
• express him/herself professionally when doing business
• give professionals pitches
• understand Anglo-America culture and society
• carry conviction in business writing
• Anglo-American business culture
• Anglo-American culture and society
• Professional presentations
• Professional business writing
Individual, pair and team assignment
The final grade is based on
1. Oral presentation and abstract 50 %
2. Written assignments 30 %
3. Active participation and contribution to contact lessons
Active participation and attitude
If students have acquired the required competence in previous work tasks, recreational activities or on another course, they can show the competence with a demonstration and progress faster through their studies. More information and instructions for recognising and validating prior learning (RPL) are available at MyNet.
Books on the content topics
E-books and/or online articles
Materials provided by the lecturers
Materials produced by students as a course work
Pia Kiviaho-Kallio, Porvoo
Niina Moilanen, Porvoo
Olav Vidjeskog, Porvoo
Starting level and linkage with other courses
The student has successfully completed the Basic Studies. The module is a part of the free-choice studies in Porvoo Campus competence-based curriculum.
Assessment criteria - grade 1
He/she has basic communication skills to do business and sales in the culture. He/she can manage multicultural business communication situations with basic competence and the help of a supervisor in English. He/she is able to give basic presentations.
Assessment criteria - grade 3
He/she has good communication skills to do business and sales in the culture. He/she can manage multicultural business communication situations appropriately and relatively independently in English. He/she is able to give coherent presentations at an adequate level.
Assessment criteria - grade 5
He/she has professionally advanced communication skills to do business and sales in the culture.
He/she can manage multicultural business communication situations professionally and efficiently.
He/she is able to give presentations at a professional level.