AIMS & OBJECTIVES

This course primarily aims to help students access English-speaking workplaces and improve their language skills to competently communicate on a professional level, with real-life applications. The main topics covered include: the communication process, different forms of communication (e.g. video conferencing and emailing), job search skills (e.g. career planning and resume/CV creation), workplace communication (e.g. informational and persuasive messages), attending meetings and job interviews, and online communication.


COURSE INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES (CILOS)


Course Code & Title: ENG3813 Professional Communication

CILO

Upon successful completion of the course, students should be able to:

CILO 1

Use spoken and written English effectively and confidently in a variety of workplace settings to be more competitive professionally.

CILO 2

Understand and contribute to discussions evaluating and analysing issues surrounding effective communication in the workplace using critical thinking skills.

CILO 3

Demonstrate professional, intellectually mature language appropriately in written work.

CILO 4

Understand and evaluate the employment search cycle using appropriately professional and effective language at different stages of the cycle.

CILO 5

Comprehend, critically analyse and apply effective strategies in terms of the communication process.