Reading
Getting the best deal
Tue. 2nd. Period John N. Kalenga
Keywords:
Academic English, Business English, Discussion, Extensive Reading, Grammar, Presentation, Speaking, Vocabulary, Writing

This English course is opened to all students who want to get the best deal in everyday life. It helps you to develop your extensive vocabulary and communication skills while focusing on various topics of doing business around the world. It is an interactive course where you practice the negotiation skills and engage into discussions.


Students who participate in this course will:

1.      Build an extensive vocabulary

2.      Develop the confidence to express ideas and thoughts without hesitation

3.      Improve the critical thinking

4.      Improve the reading skills in English

4.      Develop the negotiation skills.


- Attendance and class contributions: 30%
- Homework and final presentations: 70%


1

Introduction to reading English articles and course guidelines

2

Negotiation as a starting point of communication

 

3

The principles of win-win negotiation

4

Partnership versus belligerents in everyday business

5

Corporate communication

6

Balancing conflict and cooperation

7

International business negotiations

8

The elements of the deal

9

Business ethics

10

The business cycle

11

Efficiency and employment

12

Competitive Versus Collaborative Decision Making 

13

Final presentations in small group on selected topics

14

Final presentations in small group on selected topics

15

Overview and final discussions


This class is suitable for every student willing to study abroad and to develop the negotiation skills in everyday business.