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Level/category

General studies

Teaching language

Finnish

Type of course

Compulsory

Recommended year of study

1

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to develop the students oral and writing skills in a professional context. The course also aims to give the student skills to use Finnish in business contexts (writing documents in Finnish, attending meetings, giving presentations, using business texts and vocabulary).

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to have the language proficiency in Finnish required of public servants in bilingual municipalities and needed to support his or her professional development.

Course contents

Business vocabulary Business vocabulary and texts Oral communication Presentations Meetings Letters of application and CV Notices and instructions Reports Grammar and usage

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Level B1 (Common European Framework for Languages)

Additional information

Compulsory also for Swedish speaking students in the BBA-group. Obligatory lectures according to the teachers timetable on itslearning.

Recommended or required reading

Material distributed by the teacher. Kortetjärvi-Nurmi, Kuronen, Ollikainen: Yrityksen viestintä. 2002. ISBN 951-37-3669-5.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 40 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 15 hours
  • Individual studies - 48 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 30 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
  • Demonstrations and proficiency exams
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

Written assignments 20 % Oral presentations 20 % Exam 30 % Oral test 30 %

Teacher

Rancken Ulrika

Examiner

Rancken Ulrika

Home page of the course

https://arcada.itslearning.com/

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

  • 2012-03-09 - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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