Information Package / Course Catalogue
Business Writing Techniques
Course Code: BYA181
Course Type: Non Departmental Elective
Couse Group: Short Cycle (Associate's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 2
Objectives of the Course

With this course students; types of correspondence, the items to be considered in correspondence and teaching the rules and practices.

Course Content

The concept of correspondence, the points to note in correspondence, types of correspondence.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Ins. Aslı ESENKAYA
Ins. Saadet Nihal COŞKUN
Learning Outcomes
1.Explain the concept of communication, its types and importance of communication in organizational communication. Define the concept of communication. Sort communication types. Define the concept of organizational communication; explain the importance of written communication in organizational communication.
2.They prepare official writings using official writing standards. Sort official font types.
3.Illustrates the official writings. Sort report types. Show source and footnote.
4.Teaches the creation, sending and receiving of the official writings both physically and electronically.
5.Teaches the curriculum vitae, report, technical note-making methods in detail.
Recommended or Required Reading
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Concept of communication and correspondence
Week 2 - Theoretical
Written communication
Week 3 - Theoretical
The Importance of Written Communication in Organizational Communication
Week 4 - Theoretical
Correspondence Techniques
Week 5 - Theoretical
Correspondence Techniques
Week 6 - Theoretical
Rules to be followed in correspondence
Week 7 - Theoretical
Correspondence types
Week 8 - Theoretical
Official writing standards and types
Week 9 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm
Week 10 - Theoretical
Report preparation
Week 11 - Theoretical
Report writing techniques
Week 12 - Theoretical
Purpose and types of reports
Week 13 - Theoretical
Purpose and types of reports
Week 14 - Theoretical
The shape and content of the report
Week 15 - Theoretical
Footnotes
Week 16 - Final Exam
Final Examination
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%30
Final Examination1%70
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory140228
Assignment100110
Midterm Examination1516
Final Examination1516
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)50
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
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PÇ-7
PÇ-8
PÇ-9
PÇ-10
OÇ-1
1
OÇ-2
1
OÇ-3
1
OÇ-4
1
OÇ-5
1
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