Scope: 5 ECTS
Timing: semester 4
Course level: Basic Studies
Course type: compulsory
Starting level and linkage with other courses
The course has practical orientation, drawing on both theoretical knowledge and personal communication skills. You are familiar with different areas of corporate communications as well as with the linguistic and stylistic conventions of business writing in Finnish. You are able to write effective and reader-friendly messages, prepare a report and plan professional presentations. You are aware of the importance and strategic role of communication in companies and other organizations.
- functions of corporate communication
- business writing in various situation, such as the purchasing process, internal communications and public relations
- project work
- presentation skills
- customer service orientation in communications
- language planning
Recognising and validating prior learning (RPL)
If you have acquired the required competence in previous work tasks, recreational activities or on another course, you can show the competence with a demonstration and progress faster through your studies. More information and instructions for RPL are available at MyNet.
Cooperation with the business community
Business based examples and cases, guest speakers, company visits as appropriate.
Contributions by multicultural student groups.
Contact and distant sessions or virtual course.
Students' performance is graded on the following scale: Excellent (5), Very good (4), Good (3), Satisfactory (2), Fair (1), Fail (0).
Link to the joint assessment grid. The assessment of one’s own learning.
Materials to be announced in the implementation plan.