IS2101 - Business and Technical Communication


Description


Business and Technical Communication a customized core module for the School of Computing, aims to give its students a professional edge in the competitive and interconnected job market by preparing and enhancing their professional communication skills in IT related work settings.

This is a 48-hour module taught over 12 weeks with 2 two-hour tutorials per week.

Objectives


By the end of the module, students will have an array of communicative skills.

Students will be able to:

  • write effective and persuasive business letters/ email messages and proposals
  • speak and deliver confidently with and without multimodal aids both in prepared and impromptu speech situations such as meetings, job interviews, oral presentations and proposal presentations
  • have an enhanced awareness of intercultural and interpersonal concepts and skills
  • critically analyze communication contexts and use these skills in written and spoken assignments

Assessment


IS2101 is a 100% Continuous Assessment module.


Prerequisites


If students are required to take ES1000, Basic English, and/or ES1102/ES1103 , English for Academic Purposes, they must complete those modules before taking this course.


Preclusions


ES2002, ES2007D, ES2007S, CS2101, CG1413, CS2103T and ES1601.


Modular Credits


Four


Workload


1-3-0-3-3