M. Sc. Tech (AGP):English for Professional Communication

Indian School of Mines
In Dhanbad

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Typology Master
Location Dhanbad
  • Master
  • Dhanbad

Where and when
Starts Location
On request
Indian School of Mines (ISM) Dhanbad, 826004, Jharkhand, India
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Starts On request
Indian School of Mines (ISM) Dhanbad, 826004, Jharkhand, India
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Course programme

Part I Professional Oral Communication
Course Introduction
Professional Communication: Need, principle, channels, forms and barriers
Speaking for professional Purposes: Nature of Oral Communication, Oral Communication Process, and characteristics of Oral Communication

Group Discussion
Group Discussion(GD): nature, uses and importance
Leadership function in Gd; developing leadership qualities and positive group behaviour
Starting discussions: opening the discussion, stating objectives, suggesting good group procedure (Time management, speaking procedure, etc)
Giving opinions, asking for opinions and supporting opinions in GD
Making suggestions and asking for suggestions
Balancing points of view, expressing advantages, disadvantages and consequences
Some pitfalls in discussions, fallacies in argument and rebuttal, concluding and controlling discussions

Job Interview
Job Interview: The interviewing process, types of interviews and interview formats
Pre-interview preparation techniques, self-analysis, skills assessment, company analysis, job analysis, practice, developing interview file
Projecting success: The beginning, the middle and the end of the interview
Interview Strategies
Upholding the personality and overcoming interviewing hazards

Part II Professional Writing

Report Writing
Report Writing: Characteristics of business reports, reports and other forms of communication, features of good reports
Types of reports (Formal/informal)
Structure of formal reports: Front matter, main body and back matter
Style of reports: Readability of reports, choice of words and phrases, construction and length of sentences and paragraphs

Business Correspondence
Official communication: nature and principles of business correspondence
Structure of business letters
Business letter formats
Letter giving instructions
Letters of requests and inquiries
Letters of complaints
Employment letters and applications
CV and resume writing
Business memos: Forms and structure
Writing an effective memo

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