Business Communications

The American Business School Paris

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Business Communications

  • Host University

    The American Business School Paris

  • Location

    Paris, France

  • Area of Study

    Business Administration, Communication Studies, Creative Writing

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    ENGL 120 - Critical Reading and Writing (or its equivalent)

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • US Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Course formerly called "Professional Writing & Communications"
    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.
    The objective of this class is to develop students' ability to communicate professionally in today's business world.
    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

Course Disclaimer

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.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.


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