BTW 263 AM - Writing in the Disciplines - Cross-Cultural Communications
Teaches students to apply principles of professional communication to the writing tasks typical of specific disciplines or professions. Assignments will vary, depending on the focus of the course, but will include a substantial report or project. Course Information: Credit is not given for both BTW 263 and either BTW 250 or BTW 261. Prerequisite: Junior standing and completion of campus Composition I requirement.
Cross-Cultural Communication: Investigating and Problem-Solving Do Chinese companies value authority more than U.S. companies- Do German executives reward innovation and creativity more than their Brazilian counterparts- How can I argue, express disagreement, and say `no- effectively if I want to be successful in a career in another country- The answers to these questions about business and communication in an international context may surprise you. We will pursue them (and many more!) in this class. We will investigate international cultures and international businesses, and solve real problems that organizations face when they take their products and services to new countries. With a strong focus on written communication, this course asks you develop insights and business plans for businesses who want to expand their operations to international markets. This is an Advanced Composition Course, and fulfills the ACP requirement for UIUC students. Students in ACES and the College of
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Course Level: Undergraduate
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