MG2i Course Code: MG2I-C0653
Official Course Title: Effective Business Communication
This programme of studies aims to expose learners to the professional application of English in business contexts bearing in mind both the social and linguistic dimensions of communication in business. The course aims to focus on practical but essential communication skills supplemented by a coverage of grammar to ensure a functional understanding and application of English in business environments. Given the international nature of business, exposure to British, American and other forms of English will be done via texts, discussions and listening activities ensuring that learners will also be exposed to vocabulary related to current business usage and topics.
This program is suitable for anyone who needs to improve his/her communication skills at work.
Structure and Assessment
Course delivery is based on face-to-face lessons along with practical assignments where applicable.
Duration – 60hrs
Note: Additional hours as directed by the Lecturer need to be dedicated by way of Self-Study / Research / Assignments / Projects / Presentations / Group-Work or similar.
Assessments can be done via Class Based Assessments, Time Constrained Assignments, and Take Home Assessments. This would allow for a multifaceted approach to assessments envisaged to provide learners with a balanced opportunity to excel in the application of English in the Business context.
Any 4 SEC/0-Level/SSC&P (Level 3) Passes
Applicants who do not meet all the minimum eligibility criteria, and who have attained the age of 21 years, may submit an application under the maturity clause. A Curriculum Vitae and a Motivation Letter (the latter clearly indicating what motivates the applicant to apply for this particular course) are required.
These applicants must demonstrate that they stand to benefit and show that they are able to follow the programme through an interview held for the purpose. Additionally, applicants under the maturity clause may be evaluated through an assessment.
The Admissions Department may suggest pre-eligibility courses any applicant would be required to follow before being considered eligible for this course.
Course participants may be awarded either an MCAST Certificate of Attendance or an MCAST Certificate of Achievement.
MCAST Certificate of Attendance
MCAST Certificate of Achievement