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040171 UE English - Business Communication in the Second Foreign Language III (2019S)

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 4 - Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Continuous assessment of course work

Diese Lehrveranstaltung ist strikt für Studierende der SPL 4 kontingentiert.

Registration/Deregistration

Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).

Details

max. 30 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Monday 04.03. 09:45 - 11:15 Seminarraum 15 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Monday 11.03. 09:45 - 11:15 Seminarraum 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Monday 11.03. 11:30 - 13:00 Seminarraum 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Monday 29.04. 13:15 - 16:30 Seminarraum 15 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Wednesday 29.05. 13:15 - 16:30 Seminarraum 6 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Wednesday 19.06. 13:15 - 16:30 Seminarraum 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Thursday 27.06. 13:15 - 16:30 Hörsaal 17 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

Aims of the Course
On completion of the course, students will be able to
• give presentations;
• participate in meetings;
• chair meetings;
• participate in negotiations using the Harvard Method;
• write minutes of meetings and negotiations.

Teaching
This course uses the following methods: lectures, small-group work, presentations, discussions, vocabulary development, reinforcement of grammatical structures, role plays, (video recorded) negotiations and their analysis.

Assessment and permitted materials

Business English III is assessed by means of
• Negotiations (35%)
• Assignments (40%)
• Test (25%)

No dictionaries or other reference materials are allowed in the exam.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Grading
The students will be awarded a grade on the basis of their overall percentage score (PS) as follows:
PS 60.5-70 → Grade 4
PS 70.5-80 → Grade 3
PS 80.5-90 → Grade 2
PS 90.5-100 → Grade 1

In order to pass the course, students must reach an overall percentage score (PS) of more than 60%.

According to university regulation, this course is "prüfungsimmanent", which means that in principle students must attend every class. Exceptionally, they may miss a maximum of two sessions. If they miss more than three sessions without good cause, they automatically fail.

Failure to attend the first session without prior notification will result in losing the place in the course.

Examination topics

Emmerson, Paul (2009): Business Vocabulary Builder. Macmillan Education.
Fischer, Roger, William Ury, and Bruce Patton (2012): Getting to yes: negotiating agreement without giving in. Random House Business.
Ury, William (2007): Getting past no: negotiating with difficult people. Bantam Books.
Additional material compiled by the lecturer

Reading list

Emmerson, Paul (2009): Business Vocabulary Builder. Macmillan Education.
Fischer, Roger, William Ury, and Bruce Patton (2012): Getting to yes: negotiating agreement without giving in. Random House Business.
Ury, William (2007): Getting past no: negotiating with difficult people. Bantam Books.
Additional material compiled by the lecturer

Association in the course directory

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