|Module name (EN): International Business Communication|
|Degree programme: Industrial Engineering, Master, ASPO 01.10.2014|
|Module code: WIMASc245|
|Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 2V+2U (4 hours per week)|
|ECTS credits: 6|
|Mandatory course: yes|
|Language of instruction:
Term paper with presentation
|Applicability / Curricular relevance:
WIMASc245 Industrial Engineering, Master, ASPO 01.10.2014, semester 2, mandatory course
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 180 hours (equivalent to 6 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 135 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
|Recommended prerequisites (modules):
|Recommended as prerequisite for:
WIMAScWPF-Ing12 Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)
WIMAScWPF-Ing14 "Engineering Visions" and Intercultural Experience Intensive Program
WIMAScWPF-W10 Financial Management
Prof. Dr. Thomas Tinnefeld
Prof. Dr. Thomas Tinnefeld
After successfully completing this module students will:
_ be able to deal with selected business situations in an international context.
_ have acquired in-depth knowledge of written foreign-language communication skills, including the technical terminology from relevant professional fields.
_ have deepened and expanded their oral communication skills in an exclusively English learning atmosphere through active participation in discussions and talks at an intermediate to high level.
_ be able to understand complex texts with economic or technical content by capturing the implicit meaning contained in them.
_ have deepened their understanding of the intercultural character of international business communication.
_ This course will address topics that are interculturally relevant for international business communication, such as:
- Essentials of international business communication
- Small talk
- Applying for a job
- Succeeding in job interviews
- Social skills
- Meetings and negotiations
- Managing people
_ Consideration of all four language skills (speaking, writing, listening, reading)
_ Advanced, subject-related, specialized grammar and techniques
_ Lecturer presentation phases
_ Group and plenary discussions
_ Partner work
_ Multimedia language lab
_ Presentations and short talks by students
|Recommended or required reading:
_ Teaching materials compiled by the lecturer
_ PowerPoint presentations by the lecturer or equivalent visualization forms
_ Lecturer´s learning platform
_ Grammars and exercise books recommended in the course
_ Internet resources
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