PBM430 Business Communication Skills

Code PBM430
Name Business Communication Skills
Status Courses of Free Choice
Level and type Post-graduate Studies, Professional
Field of study Social Science
Faculty Riga Business School
Academic staff Gregory Scott Mathers
Credit points 4.0 (6.0 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation This course is designed to provide students the opportunity to study in detail the theoretical and practical approaches to business and management communication. The course combines lecture, discussion and presentation. In the course students learn to analyze audiences, develop arguments, and test your ability to persuade in writing and speaking. Course work involves both persuasive and expressive writing, individual and group presentation, class discussion and individual exercises designed to sharpen your performance..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
Objective of the course is to develop a practical knowledge of the theories and principles of business and management communication. This is accomplished through reading of the textbook and enhanced by other course materials.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
Able to Explain and discuss the theories and principles of business and management communication - Quizzes, case studies, attendance, homeworks, literature review, presentations, midterm exam, final exam
Able to Employ tools that aid communication in a wide range of scenarios including one on one meetings, group meetings, presentations, negotiations, etc. - Quizzes, case studies, attendance, homeworks, literature review, presentations, midterm exam, final exam
Able to Apply communication skills in different communications scenarios - Quizzes, case studies, attendance, homeworks, literature review, presentations, midterm exam, final exam
Course prerequisites Bachelor degree

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