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Business Reporting in French and English34306/4421/2021/1/10
Study guide

Business Reporting in French and English

34306/4421/2021/1/10
Academic year 2020-21
Is found in:
  • Bachelor of Office Management, programme stage 2
    Specialisation:
    • Business & Languages
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 10 credits
Weight: 10,00
Total study time: 250,00 hours
It is not possible to enrol in this course unit under
  • exam contract (to obtain a credit).
  • exam contract (to obtain a degree).
Special admission is required to enrol in this course unit under credit contract.
Co-ordinator: De Donder Nadine
Other teaching staff: Debal Berdien
Languages: English, French
Scheduled for: Semester 1

Final objectives

As an ambassador of the company or organization, and a connector in the company or organization, communicate in a service-oriented and professional manner in an intercultural, international and multidisciplinary context in Dutch, French and English with internal and external stakeholders with various profiles. (Dutch: CEFR level C2 / English: receptive skills CEFR level C1, productive skills level B2 / French: receptive skills CEFR level C1, productive skills level B2)

Objectives

  • The targeted deployment of productive and receptive language skills in a specific business context as ambassador and connector in French at CEFR level B2.
  • Preparing a business related report in English as an ambassador of a company.

  • Writing a press release, press folder and newsletter in French as an ambassador of a company.

  • Establishing a business-related report in English as an ambassador of a company.
  • Establishing a press release, press folder and newsletter in French as an ambassador of a company.
  • Establishing a press release, press folder and newsletter in English as an ambassador of a company.
  • Writing one or more internal letters orally in French as a connector in a company.

  • Verbally brief one or more internal people in English as a connector in a company.

  • Providing communication concerning meetings in French as a connector in a company.

  • Providing communication concerning conferencing in English as a connector in a company.

  • Applying principles of efficient conferencing in French as a connector in a company.

  • Applying principles of efficient conferencing in English as a connector in a company.

  • Revising internal French documents as a connector in a company.

  • Revising internal English documents as a connector in a company.

  • Professional and digital support of multilingual company reporting.

Contents

  • In function of company reporting, press, communication concerning meetings, briefing and revision:
    skills: reading, listening, speaking, writing, interaction in a business and professional context
    with attention to: grammar, vocabulary, style, spelling
    Grammaire: le discours indirect, l'interrogation indirecte, la concordance des temps, le passif, l'impersonnel, les comparatifs, expression de la proportion, de l'ordre de grandeur, de l'évolution, fluctuation + accord du verbe; la nominalisation, corrélation cause-conséquence

  • In function of company reporting, press, communication around meetings, giving briefing and revision:
    skills: reading, listening, speaking, writing, interaction in a business and professional context
    with attention to: grammar, vocabulary, style, spelling

  • Business related report
    including financial reporting, annual report
    Commenter des graphiques: stratégies
    Lexique: les données financières de l'entreprise

  • Press release, press kit

  • Briefing

  • Inviting, taking minutes, reporting
    La prise de notes

  • Meeting techniques
    Useful expressions for the good outcome of the meeting; sharing opinions and preferences, making recommendations ...

  • Revise (e.g. revising documents drawn up by the engineer, ...)
    With attention for digital revision
    Project Voltaire: BZL

  • Integration of word, Outlook, excel, ... in the multilingual company reporting.

Organisation of education

Contactonderwijs88,00 hours

Teaching methods

  • Learning dialogue
  • Practice session
  • Assignment
  • Online learning

Evaluation

Evaluation(s) for first exam chance
MomentForm%Remark
Outside exam scheduleIntegrated assessment20,00Tijdens de assessment days - details evaluatie: zie Chamilo
Outside exam scheduleSkills test30,00Inclusief mondelinge taalvaardigheid - details evaluatie: zie Chamilo
Inside Regular exam scheduleWritten examination50,00pc-examen - details evaluatie: zie Chamilo
Evaluation(s) for re-sit exam
MomentForm%Remark
Inside Regular exam scheduleOral examination30,00Details evaluatie: zie Chamilo
Inside Regular exam scheduleWritten examination70,00pc-examen - details evaluatie: zie Chamilo
This course unit is marked out of 20 (rounded to an integer).
Re-sit exam: is possible.
Compensated fail: You have to pass this course unit (will never be compensated).

Study materials

1. Mandatory books
Mandatory
  • Author: St├ęphanie Callet
  • Publisher: PUG
  • Edition: 2016
  • ISBN-nr: 978-27-061-2488-4
Mandatory
  • Author: Isabelle Werbrouck
  • Edition: meest recent
  • ISBN-nr: 978-94-629-2706-3
Mandatory
  • Author: Morset
  • Edition: meest recent
  • ISBN-nr: 978-27-061-2982-7
Possible deadlines for learning account: 01.12.2020 ()