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Professional Communication in English (5 cr)

Code: R0243-3123

General information


18.08.2023 - 03.09.2023


24.10.2023 - 19.12.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual proportion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning


Laurea Lohja, liko


Laurea Virtual Campus

Teaching languages

  • Finnish


20 - 50

Degree programmes

  • Liiketalouden koulutus (HLF2), Laurea Lohja (Finnish)


  • Camilla Kåla
  • Henna Elo

Teacher in charge

Henna Elo


  • HLF223KAM
    Liiketalouden koulutus, henkilöstöjohtaminen, monimuotototeutus, K23, Lohja
  • HLD223SA
    Liiketalouden koulutus, verkko-opinnot, S23, Verkkokampus
  • HLDOPS23
    Liiketalouden koulutus, Avoin AMK polkuopinnot, verkko-opinnot, S23, Verkkokampus


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

The implementation plan is available in Finnish.

Grading scale


Evaluation criteria, approved/failed

Written report
Oral Presentation as a video
Exam on campus.
All part must be passed to pass the course. 40% of the exam required for pass.

Evaluation criteria, fail (0)

Below 40% score in test
Written report plagiarised, too short, content inadequate
Oral presentation not delivered

Evaluation criteria, satisfactory (1-2)

Test score 40-62%
Written report: basic content, grammar and spelling mistakes, little or no analysis
Oral presentation: shortish, content basic, delivery not fluent

Evaluation criteria, good (3-4)

Test score 63-88%
Written report: good content, few mistakes, differentiates between opinions and facts, own analysis
Oral presentation: good length, good content, fluent delivery

Evaluation criteria, excellent (5)

Test score 89-100%
Written report: excellent content, exhibits intimate knowledge of the topic, own analysis which concentrates on the essential factors of the case
Oral presentation: Engaging and confident delivery, excellent content, the speaker appears an expert on the topic.