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Communication, management and your own context

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In management the ability to communicate clearly and confidently is of key importance. This free course, Communication, management and your own context, looks at the role of language in management communication, and helps you identify areas of English language you may need to develop for work or when studying for a management qualification such as an MBA. It includes reading, writing, listening and speaking activities based on material related to the field of management, and encourages you to relate these to your own work context.

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • identify language needs as a manager and as a management student
  • understand how managers describe their business context
  • describe managerial context in written and spoken form
  • use some key management vocabulary
  • learn about writing collaboratively.

By: The Open University

  • Duration 8 hours
  • Updated Thursday 12th May 2016
  • Advanced level
  • Posted under English Language
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Communication, management and your own context

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In management, the ability to communicate clearly and confidently in both speaking and writing is important for successful, productive work.

In this course, we look at management and MBA education from the perspective of language and communication. We will look at the role of the MBA in developing managers and at the role of language in management communication. The course includes reading, writing, listening and speaking activities. It will help you identify the areas of English language and business communication that you need to work on before starting on a management qualification such as an MBA.

This OpenLearn course provides a sample of postgraduate study in Languages [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] .

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