Business Communication

What Does 'Business Communication' Mean?

By business communication is intended primarily external communication to other organizations, authorities and private individuals, but also internal communication within an organization or an organization. The subject business communication deals with how various business documents are designed and how presentation and information material in business contexts is produced with assist of suitable technology. Internationalization entails increased demands for multilingualism. The subject can therefore be adapted to both local business communication and business communication in another languages.

Vocational Guide

The teaching of business communication must develop students to acquire the knowledge of and skills in both oral and written communication in a business context. Students will be given the chance to develop knowledge of business language as a intends of communication in speech and writing and of how the language is designed and adapted to aim and recipient. In addition, the teaching should lead to students developing the ability to produce business documents plus presentation and information materials.
The teaching will give students the chance to develop external knowledge and understanding of another countries 'and cultures' business practices. Students will also be given the chance to develop an understanding of how people, organizations and companies work and operate in another countries.
By utilizing current techniques and media in teaching, students should be given the chance to develop skills in conveying messages. Orally, the business language must be developed across presentations with various purposes, as an example sales, argumentation or information purposes.

Needed Career Skills

  • Knowledge of social conditions in country and in another countries.
  • Knowledge of communication patterns in various countries.
  • Skills in business communication in both speech and writing.
  • Ability to produce business documents plus information and presentation materials using suitable techniques and working methods.
  • Skills in conveying a message with a language adapted to aim and recipient.
  • Ability to search and process information.
  • Ability to assess their work and results.

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