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Business English I (Part A)

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: TLTP0105
Curriculum: TK 2024
Level: Bachelor of Business Administration
Year of Study: 1 (2024-2025)
Semester: Spring
Credits: 3 cr
Responsible Teacher: Auranen, Päivi
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Courses During the Academic Year 2024-2025

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
3028LT2024-1A2025-01-02 – 2025-05-11Päivi AuranenFinnish2024-12-01 – 2025-01-12
3029LT2024-1B, LT2024-1C2025-01-02 – 2025-05-11Päivi AuranenFinnish2024-12-01 – 2025-01-12
3031LT2024-1D2024-08-19 – 2024-12-22Päivi AuranenFinnish2024-08-01 – 2024-09-06
3032LT2024-1O2025-01-02 – 2025-05-11Päivi AuranenFinnish2024-12-01 – 2025-01-12
3033TK2024-1A, TK2024-1B2025-01-06 – 2025-04-27Päivi AuranenFinnish2024-12-01 – 2025-01-12
3035LT2024V-1T2025-01-06 – 2025-05-11Päivi AuranenFinnish2024-12-01 – 2025-01-12

Taking the course in advance? See the courses during the academic year 2023-2024.

Learning Outcomes

The aim of the course is to develop professional English skills. The aim is that the student develops his/her ability to communication both orally and in writing through a variety of different channels and in different situations in working life / business life. The student recognizes and masters the language register typical for the business world. The student understands the requirements for, and the importance of, effective communication in working life. Co-operation with international students when possible.

Student's Workload

81 h in total,of which 32 scheduled studies and 49 autonomious studies.
The assesment of student's own learning 1 h is included in contact lessons.

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

The courses of secondary education.


Professional texts: reading and writing, professional terminology and oral communication in various working life situations.

Regional Impact

The students' English and communication skills are central skills in the local international companies and in interational trade done by local companies.


The student practices communication for international business situations and understands the communication is affected by cultural variety.

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

Material announced by the teacher at the beginning of the study unit.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Work-shop style class-meetings, self-study assignments.

Assessment Criteria

- interacts succesfully in various groups, follows instructions and works independently.
- understands the significance of international communication as a part of professional interaction
- communicates in English professionally
- acts in various groups in an target-oriented way and as the situation requires
- communicate professionally in English – - act as a member of student group
- ecognizes the need for international communication as a part of professional interaction
- has basic skills English

Assessment Methods

Active participation in class activities, an interest in developing one's skills as well as completed written and oral tasks and a final review exam.