English

Studies in English business communication at Hanken

The English department provides courses that help students acquire the English communicative skills they will need to pursue careers in the academic and business worlds. The English introductory courses, therefore, aim to help students achieve operational proficiency within a business context (CEFR C1). Subsequent courses address a variety of areas within a business or cultural context at the C1 or C2 level to help students towards proficiency, the ability to work in English without any detriment or loss of the core business and academic skills they acquire at a business school such as Hanken.

English as minor

English as a minor requires the completion of 25 ECTS.
 

Helsinki students must complete 11 ECTS from the following courses:

2 ECTS 51003 Academic Writing: Apprentice Level

3 ECTS 51004 Mastering Academic Writing

6 ECTS 5167 Business Communication.

 

Further 14 ECTS must be selected from the following courses:

2 sp 5148 Presentation Skills

4 sp 5149 Written Business Reports

6 sp 5158 Team Communication Skills

2 sp 5162 Communication Clinic

3 sp 5164 The Power of Language and Memory in Business Interactions

3 sp 5165 Compassionate Communication in Organizations

3 sp 5166 Communication, Learning and Cognition: An Alliance for Professional Success
 

For the minor in English, Vaasa students must complete 6sp from the following courses:

3 ECTS 51001-V Business Communication: Oral

3 ECTS 51002-V Business Communication: Written

Also, in cooperation with the University of Vaasa the students should select a further 19 ECTS. The full list of available courses may be found by following the link above to University of Vaasa site and then clicking on "course pool". 

 

Minor in Business Communication Promotional Video

 

Exchange students and English studies

Exchange students at Hanken are welcome to apply for most of the English language courses.

In Helsinki these courses are:

51003 Academic Writing: Apprentice Level

51004 Mastering Academic Writing

5148 Presentation Skills

5149 Written Business Reports

5158 Team Communication Skills

5162 Communication Clinic

5164 The Power of Language and Memory in Business Interactions

5165 Compassionate Communication in Organizations

5166 Communication, Learning and Cognition: An Alliance for Professional Success
 

In Vaasa these courses are:

5139-V Business Meetings and Negotiations

5140-V Business Presentations

5143-V Business Reports and Proposals

5150-V Intercultural Business Communication: Asia, the Arab World and Africa

5151-V Intercultural Business Communication: Europe and the Americas

5159-V British Business Culture

5160-V Academic Writing

5163-V Making Yourself Employable

 

Instructors Contact Information

Name Position Room Phone
Cascarino, Dino (Vaasa) Lecturer 329b +358(0)403521749
Gajitos, Maria Asuncion (Helsinki) Lecturer A502 +358(0)403521255
Höglund, Maj-Britt (Vaasa) Lecturer 329a +358(0)403521732
Mäkinen, Martti (Helsinki) Associate Professor A512 +358(0)403521252
Chmilewsky, Alona (Helsinki) Lecturer A502 +358(0)403521464
Townsend, Taija (Helsinki) Lecturer A502 +358(0)403521459