Communication in Business
Tutorial, 2.00 ECTS
The aim of this course is to develop English communication skills for business.
The core contents of this course include:
 General Business Engish & Basic Grammar Revision
 Reading and writing business correspondence
 Rollowing telephone conversations and discussions
 Talking about business-related matters
 Interpreting charts
The language of instruction is English.
After completing the Personal Skills & English module, students will be able to use advanced word processing, presentation, and spreadsheet software, familiarize themselves with common programming environments, and create the first low-threshold program as well as soft skills such as presentation skills, negotiation techniques, conflict management, analytical problem solving and are able to communicate in German and English at the highest level.
In addition, students learn the techniques of scientific work, are able to raise research questions and to answer them with scientific methods and to write them as part of a scientific work.
Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools
Literature: Cia Training Ltd.: ECDL Advanced Spreadsheet Software;
Cia Training Ltd.: ECDL Advanced Word Processing Software;
Field A.: Discovering Statistics Using IBM SPSS Statistics;
Field A., Miles J. Zoö F.: Discovering Statistics Using R;
Kabacoff R.: R in Action. Data Analysis and Graphics with R;
Pawelzik: Communication in Business;
Abegg, Benford: Communication for Business;
Business Spotlight Magazine;
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