Presentations in Business Settings

Topics: work and motivation; production; banking; stocks and shares; accounting and financial statements
Skills: presentations for various situations/contexts, summary and critique writing, asking and answering difficult questions
Grammar: reported speech, phrasal verbs, adjectives and adverbs, make/do/get/have.

Mode of delivery

face to face

Type

compulsory

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources/tools

MacKenzie, I. (2010): English for Business Studies, 3. Aufl., Cambridge: CUP
Emmerson, P. (2009): Business Grammar Builder. Oxford: Macmillan

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Face-to-face learning (input, discussions, case studies, role plays), e-learning and blended learning, support through various media

Assessment methods and criteria

Continuous assessment (=participation, presentations, written assignment, e-learning, quiz)

Infos

Degree programme

European Economy & Business Management (Bachelor)

Cycle

Bachelor

ECTS Credits

2.00

Language of instruction

English

Curriculum

Full-Time

Academic year

2024

Semester

3 WS

Incoming

No

Learning outcome

After successful completion of the course, students can:

  • give clear and well-structured presentations on a familiar, business-related topic, and answer factual questions
  • understand the contents of a business plan and prepare sections for their own business idea utilizing appropriate vocabulary
  • understand the structure and contents of a business venture pitch
  • produce a well-structured pitch using the appropriate contents and communicative strategies
  • answer difficult questions related to their venture
  • read and understand work relevant literature in English
  • understand and discuss texts dealing with complex economic and business topics
  • summarize and draw conclusions from these texts
  • understand and apply situation- and topic-appropriate vocabulary orally and in writing
  • correctly use basic and advanced English grammar.
The learning outcomes of this course contribute mainly to the following (international) programme learning outcomes:
LO 1.4/ ILO 4
LO2.1/ ILO 5
LO 4.2/ ILO 7
LO4.3/ ILO 8

Course code

0389-20-01-VZ-DE-34