IUV106 Business Communication

Code IUV106
Name Business Communication
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice
Level and type Undergraduate Studies, Professional
Field of study Business Management and Administration
Academic staff Ilona Ezera, Janīna Stašāne, Ilze Kricka, Inga Milēviča
Credit points 2.0 (3.0 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation Characteristics of information. Verbal and non-verbal information. Process of communication. Written communication. Oral communication. Talking to the point..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
The goal of the course is to provide students with knowledge about the factors influencing the effectiveness of communication and organisation of business communication in a company. Having completed the course, students will be able to process documents individually. With several practical techniques, students develop personal communication skills.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
Students understand the basics of effective communication and can use their knowledge in practice. Students can detect and prevent mistakes in communication. - Individual and team work. Tests. Criteria: can find reasons for loss or misinterpretation of information in a communication process.
Students are able to create and do format documents. - Individual work, tests. Criteria: can evaluate juridical force of documents, taking into account legal, procedural and formal conditions.
Students are able to work in a team, can provide arguments for their opinion and reach a motivated agreement, taking into account ethical norms. Students are able to prepare an oral presentation. - Task for team work, tests. Criteria: can choose methods for organising the information and argumentation according to a particular situation.
Course prerequisites N/A

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