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BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN SOFTWARE ENGINEERING

ELTU 31022

COMMUNICATION SKILLS FOR MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONALS

Status : Core Pre-requisite : ELTU 11032 Co-requisite : None

 

On completion of this course, the student should be able to:

  • Engage in conversations in English in a range of academic and professional contexts
  • Use strategies for active listening
  • Engage in business correspondence in English
  • Make impromptu presentations
  • Apply theories of business communication in real life situations.

Reading comprehension of passages, Listening comprehension, Presentation skills, Negotiation skills, Active listening skills.

Interactive classroom sessions, guest lectures and workshops.

Listening and speech tests, in-class assignments, end of course unit examination.

  1. Blundel, R (1998). Effective business communication. London: Prentice Hall
  2. Munter, M (2012). Guide to managerial communication: Effective business writing and speaking. New Jersey: Pearson Education Inc
  3. Taylor, S (2005). Communication for business: A practical approach. New York: Pearson Education Inc.

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