Communication and negotiation skills 2

Structure Type: Course
Code: KC03AE10028
Type: Compulsory
Level: Bachelor
Credits: 3.0 points
Responsible Teacher: Myllymäki, Helena
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Course Implementations, Planned Year of Study and Semester

Curriculum  Semester  Credits  Start of Semester  End of Semester
BIOEL-2013   3 autumn   3.0   2015-08-01   2015-12-31  

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, students will
be able to behave properly situations of communication and interdependency in the working world,
be able to be persuasive, convincing and illustrative,
be able to summarise and create scientific writings,
know how to write initiative and instructive texts,
know how to argument and write report,
be able to work in different speaking and performing situations,
be able to work in discussions and negotiations which have a target or goal
be able to create informative writings and understand communication as a part of organization

Student's Workload

Will be announced at the beginning of the course.

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

No previous studies are required.


Instructive texts
Initiative texts
Informative texts
Scientific writing
Negotiation and discussion skills
Speaking and presentation skills

Recommended or Required Reading

Kauppinen A., Nummi J. & Savola T. 2005. Tekniikan viestintä. Kirjoittamisen ja puhumisen käsikirja. 4th/5th edition. Edita
Instructions for Writing a Thesis. Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Work in pairs and in groups
Spoken exercises
Written assignments

Assessment Criteria

Grading will be announced during the course.

Assessment Methods

Active participation in the lessons, approved exercises and assignments, portfolio, scientific report and its presentation. All parts must be successfully completed to receive credit for the course.

Work Placement