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Professional Communication in English (5 cr)

Code: R0243-3118

General information


22.05.2023 - 28.05.2023


01.08.2023 - 31.12.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual proportion

4 op

Mode of delivery

20 % Contact teaching, 80 % Distance learning


Laurea Otaniemi, liko


Laurea Otaniemi

Teaching languages

  • Finnish


20 - 55

Degree programmes

  • Liiketalouden koulutus (HLG2), Laurea Otaniemi, Finnish


  • Mirja Villman

Teacher in charge

Mirja Villman


  • HLG223SA
    Liiketalouden koulutus, digitaalinen markkinointi, monimuotototeutus, S23, Otaniemi


The student is able to
- communicate as a professional in field-specific tasks and intercultural contexts
- produce effective spoken and written texts using an appropriate style and register
- demonstrate knowledge of essential terminology needed in working life
- apply principles of interpersonal and organizational communication

Teaching methods

Zoom meetings, contact teaching and self-study
passcode: 357711

Senior lecturer, M.A. Mirja Villman

Learning materials and recommended literature

Eye for Business digital textbook, teacher´s own material in Canvas

Alternative completion methods of implementation

If/when recognition of previous studies written and oral exam, possibly an additional written assignment

Co-operation with working life and/or RDI


Important dates

According to the timetable

- first classes
- oral presentations
- exam

Forms of internationality

English-speaking world and culture

Students workload

Equals 5 credits of student´s work

Content and scheduling

On weeks

Further information for students


Grading scale


Evaluation methods and criteria

National evaluation guidelines used, discussed during the course, see also Canvas
Exam (fail-5), oral presentation (fail-5), written assignment (pass/fail)

Evaluation criteria, fail (0)

National evaluation guidelines used

Evaluation criteria, satisfactory (1-2)


Evaluation criteria, good (3-4)


Evaluation criteria, excellent (5)