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HR Communication in English (receptive CEFR C1, productive CEFR B2)37833/4701/2122/1/56
Study guide

HR Communication in English (receptive CEFR C1, productive CEFR B2)

37833/4701/2122/1/56
Academic year 2021-22
Is found in:
  • International Curriculum Business, Retail and Languages, programme stage 2
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 4 credits
Weight: 4,00
Total study time: 100,00 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: Debal Berdien
Languages: English
Scheduled for: Semester 2

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 function of HR communication in English (receptive at CEFR level C1, productive at CEFR B2).
  • Taking care of HR communication in English. 

Contents

In function of HR communication:
skills: reading, listening, speaking, writing, interaction in a HR context
with attention to: grammar, vocabulary, style and spelling

Acting appropriately in complex and specialised contexts:
Oral and written (digital) HR communication associated with
-hosting job intervies (selection interviews)
-accomodation of new employees
-discretion
-internal communication (notes, posters, memos, newsletter,...)
-corporate events: invitations, brochures,... 

Organisation of education

Contactonderwijs36,00 hours

Teaching methods

  • Learning dialogue
  • Guest speaker or lecture/Testimony
  • Practice session
    Additional information: Assisted exercises, role-play
  • Assignment
    Additional information: case in the workfield: reception of employees

Evaluation

Evaluation(s) for first exam chance
MomentForm%Remark
Inside Regular exam scheduleObservation of performance of the student50,00
Inside Regular exam scheduleWritten examination50,00
Evaluation(s) for re-sit exam
MomentForm%Remark
Inside Regular exam scheduleOral examination50,00
Inside Regular exam scheduleWritten examination50,00
This course unit is marked out of 20 (rounded to an integer).
Re-sit exam: is possible.

Study materials

1. Mandatory books
Mandatory
  • Author: George Sandford
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • ISBN-nr: 978-05-211-8469-4

Study costs

The Standard Student Shop will invoice the cost of books and syllabi. You can check prices on their website: https://hogent.standaardstudentshop.be/nosso. Special study costs related to the programme will be invoiced by the faculty per semester.

Study costs related to the programme are general costs, such as copies, business gifts, maintenance of teaching material, etc. These costs will be invoiced in relation to the credits total per academic year. If you take up:

- 0 to 20 credits : 0 euro

- 21 to 40 credits : 5 euros

- 41 - ... : 10 euros



Other costs that will not be invoiced by the faculty but that students need to pay for themselves: printing costs for Chamilo documents, transportation (abroad, field trips, business sightings, workplace, etc.), external and individual seminars, buying a laptop, etc.

There could be extra costs for guest lectures or field trips if an opportunity would arise.
Possible deadlines for learning account: 15.03.2022 ()