Effective Business Communications
The American Business School Paris
Area of Study
Business Administration, Communication, Writing Arts
Taught In English
ENGL 120 - Critical Reading and Writing (or its equivalent)
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4
Hours & Credits
OverviewCourse formerly called "Professional Writing & Communications"COURSE DESCRIPTION :This course is devoted to the development of professional writing skills, including emails, briefs, executive summaries, presentations, and other standard business documents in the 21st century. Students will learn how to synthesize information into relevant key points and how to communicate them effectively in a business setting with appropriate and respectful language, terminology, and structure.COURSE OBJECTIVES :The objective of this class is to develop students' ability to communicate professionally in today's business world.EXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOMES :Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:- Analysis writings and oral presentations and identify the key points- Communicate key points through brief, professional written English- Structure emails in professional manner that is respectful and effective communication- Write effective Executive Summary documents- Structure their thoughts into a professional brief or summary document
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.
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