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Statuss(Neaktīvs) Izdruka Arhīvs(0) Studiju plāns Vecais plāns Kursu katalogs Vēsture

Course title Partnership Development in Multicultural Environment
Course code Valo5007
Credit points 2
ECTS creditpoints 3
Total Hours in Course 80
Number of hours for lectures 16
Number of hours for seminars and practical classes 16
Date of course confirmation 15/04/2014
Responsible Unit Language Centre
Course developers
Dr. paed., doc. Larisa Turuševa

There is no prerequisite knowledge required for this course
Course abstract
The main goal of the study subject is to stimulate the development of Master students' competence in business communication under global; isation, encouraging Master students self cognition in creative intercultural dialogue and developing holistic perception of reality in the process of interaction. The offered topics can serve as a practical basis to create effective partnership in global society.
Learning outcomes and their assessment
• Knowledge – cognition of partnership types, cross-cultural differences, types of business style in business communication and correspondence, cognition of presentations preparation principles and stages, presentation preparation using PowerPoint.
• Skills – students are able to apply the knowledge and communicative skills, including reading, speaking, listening and writing skills, in their professional activities, participating in discussions, creating dialogues, making presentations. Students are able to find necessary information in a foreign language, structure, classify, analyse and synthesise it. • Competence – students have improved the competence of professional and academic foreign language in order to apply a foreign language creatively in for professional activities, student mobility and in academic environment.
Compulsory reading
1. Fearn-Banks K. Crisis Communications: A Casebook Approach. 3rd ed. Mahwah, N.J.; London: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2007. 385 p. ISBN 978-0-8058-5773-3.
2. Dahl Ø., Jensen I., Nynäs P. Bridges of understanding perspectives of Intercultural communication. Oslo Academic Press, 2010. 7-23 pp. ISBN: 8274772695, 9788274772694
3. Advanced Communication Skills. MTD Training-Book. Boon, 2010. 58 p. ISBN-13:978 Nav liel. Latvijas b-kās. Pieejams: 4. Kaftan M., Strnadova Z. Modern Business English in Communication. Rīga: Zvaigzne ABC, 2009. 358 lpp. ISBN 978-9934-0-0889-4.
Further reading
1. Smith S. Business Communication Strategies in the International Business World. Brattleboro: Pro Lingua Associates, 2012. 256 p. ISBN 0-86647-314-9.
2. Wood J.T. Interpersonal Communication: Everyday Encounters. Wadsworth. Cengage Learning, 2010. 360 p. ISBN 13: 978-1-111-34640-9. 3. Multicultural Communication and the Process of Globalisation. Proceedings of the International Scientific Conference 25 - 26 April 2009. Jelgava: LLU, 2009. ISBN 9984-596-73-7.
Periodicals and other sources
1. International Journal of Communication [tiešsaiste] [skatīts 27.10.2013.]. Pieejams: ISSN: 1932-8036
2. Journal of Intercultural Communication. [tiešsaiste] ISSN 1404-1634 3. EU.COM domain for European Business. Pieejams: