Speaking a language that is understood by decision makers is critical for success in business and business studies. The primary goal of the Business English course is to provide instruction and practice in oral and written English using business-related topics as its content base. The course also aims at developing students speaking, listening, reading and writing skills for academic purposes. The course is designed to develop students’ self-study skills and learner independence.
Academic works such as paper, term paper, report, thesis and final thesis, annotation, abstract, review as well as their presentation belong to the area of scientific works; therefore, they have to meet general requirements of structure and content. Academic works have to be in high quality of scientific style. This course presents the structure of academic works, and analyzes scientific texts (composing sentences, paragraphs, and the whole text, referring and quotation, etc.). First part of this course is about theoretical requirements of academic writing and the second is about practical training in writing. During the lectures, students also learn how to finalize their academic work under the requirements of ISM University of Management and Economics.
This is a basics course in academic work writing skills for students in the bachelor’s degree programme of studies in economics, management and business administration. Objectives of the course are: