Feb 04, 2023  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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VC 203 - Professional Vocabulary for Business Management

0 lecture hours 0 lab hours 0 credits
Course Description
This elective class is designed to improve communication skills and specialist English language knowledge in the fields of business management. It offers management vocabulary reference and practice. Emphasizes listening and speaking covering common topics to business fields such as leadership, change management and finance. It aids students to describe technical problems and solutions through the study of different case studies in authentic business scenarios. It is designed to reinforce concepts in both oral and written contexts. Does not replace courses in core curriculum.
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Improve your professional communication skills
  • Use and understand high-priority language useful in business management 
  • Analyze and reflect on technical discussions in a professional context and the developments in technology, global relations and financial practice
  • Work with a team to address real-life business scenarios
  • Write with professional competence a formal email, cover letter, resume, budget, marketing report, and globalization analysis. 
  • Create engaging presentations that target a specific audience which include references to visual aids such as graphs.
  • Assess potential business pitfalls and provide recommendations.

Prerequisites by Topic
  • None 

Course Topics
  • Human dimension
  • Quality
  • Competitive strategy
  • Marketing
  • Logistics
  • The Internet and its uses
  • Company finance
  • Boom and bust
  • Corporate responsibility
  • Global economy
  • Intercultural issues
  • Writing in business management

Katherine Toske

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