Master's degree in International Economics and Business Management

Course partially running (all years except the first)

Introduction to communication & public speaking

Course code
Name of lecturer
Angelo Zago
Angelo Zago
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
NN - -
Language of instruction
not yet allocated

Learning outcomes

The course will provide an educational module in English for 1 ECTS (CFU), that is 6 hours
of classes, addressed to CdLM students in International Economics & Business Management and
finalized to Communication & Public Speaking. The module will be ideally linked to teaching
of International Industrial Policy of the CdLM in International Economics & Business Management.


The course will be taught by Prof. John Gooch (University of Texas at Dallas) and will focus on enhancing the abilities of advanced economics students to communicate effectively in professional contexts. Students will develop basic public speaking skills as well learn how to adapt to their audience, adopt an appropriate style, and effectively communicate in oral presentations.
Considerable emphasis will be given to helping students improve these skills using the English language.
Classes will be held in the following:
November 18, 2019: 8.30-11.30, Sala 1;
November 19, 2019: 14.00-17.00, Sala 3;
November 21, 2019: 9.00-12.00, Sala 1.

Assessment methods and criteria

Recognition of educational credits (CFU) of type D (free activities to be chosen): the training activity requires a commitment corresponding to 1 ECTS.
The recognition of credits is subject to attending classes and to passing of a final exam consisting of a presentation in English.

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