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Course, academic year 2021/2022
Networking in English - AB501040
Title: Networking in English
Guaranteed by: Department of Economics and Management (837)
Actual: from 2020
Semester: both
Points: 3
E-Credits: 3
Examination process:
Hours per week, examination: 0/2 Ex [hours/week]
Capacity: winter:unknown / unknown (unknown)
summer:unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
For type: Bachelor's
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
you can enroll for the course in winter and in summer semester
Guarantor: Štefl Martin Mgr. Ph.D.
Examination dates   Schedule   
This subject contains the following additional online materials
Last update: Štefl Martin Mgr. Ph.D. (20.09.2020)

R: Baber, A., Waymon, L. Make your contacts count: networking know-how for business and career success. New York: American Management Association, 2007. ISBN: 978-0-8144-7402-0.

R: Lederman, M. T. The 11 laws of likability: relationship networking - because people do business with people they like New York: American Management Association, 2012. ISBN: 978-0-8144-1638-9.

A: Grayso, C., Baldwin, D. Leadership networking: connect, collaborate, create. Greensbro: Center for Creative Leadership, 2007. ISBN 978-1-882197-97-2.

A: Barrett, B., Sharma, P. Networking in English. London: Macmillan, 2010. ISBN: 978-0-230-73248-3

Last update: Botek Marek Mgr. Ing. Ph.D. (20.01.2020)

1. Introduction to networking, basic concepts

2. Question formation (rhetorical, open and closed)

3. Language of interviews, basic interview strategies

4. Intonation & vocal clarity

5. Self-marketing and branding, business etiquette

6. Language of social media, effective electronic communication (email, Facebook, LinkedIn)

7. Mid-term revision, common mistakes.

8. Language and strategies of suggestion, explanation and persuasion

9. Negotiations, feedbacks and summaries

10. Formal vs. informal language for social/business interaction, diplomatic and idiomatic language

11. Presentation skills in English 1: from public speeches to business small talk& elevator pitch strategy

12. Presentation skills in English 2: from public speeches to business small talk& elevator pitch strategy

13. The essentials of intercultural awareness

14. Final test

Course completion requirements
Last update: Botek Marek Mgr. Ing. Ph.D. (20.01.2020)

Písemný test, dílčí písemné testy, docházka, aktivní účast v hodině.