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Company knowledge and communication

Presentation

Programme (detailed contents):

 

Oral:

  • Oral presentation : general skills in English and advanced skills in French
  • Use of language skills for the oral presentation in English
  • Study of pronunciation and intonation (English)
  • Methodological help for oral presentation of 1st-year training period (French)

 

 

Writing :

  • Methodology of synthesis writing in French
  • Note-taking techniques
  • Methodological help for oral presentation of 1st-year training period (French)
  • Report writing in English

 

In Economics :

 

  • Economic indicators
  • Market economy, maladjustments and economic policies
  • International exchanges
  • Financing of the economy : currency and financial markets

 

Organisation:

 

Tutorials

 

 

 

 

 

Main difficulties for students:

 

 

Difficulties with English pronunciation, intonation and fluency. Difficulty in producing a concise and precise piece of writing in English.

Objectives

 

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At the end of this module, the student will have understood and be able to explain (main concepts):

  • how to give an oral presentation and write a presentation abstract in English.
  • how to produce a structured written synthesis in French.
  • how to write a training period report and present it orally
  • inner workings of contemporary economy and interdependence of macroeconomic scales

 

 

The student will be able to:

 

In French

  • write the synthesis of a set of press articles and present it orally with Powerpoint visual aids
  • write a training period report and give an oral presentation describing a particular company, reporting on and analysing a work experience.

 

In English:

  • give a Powerpoint oral presentation on a scientific, economic or technical topic, answer questions and trigger a debate
  • write a follow up report including a critical analysis of the presentation

 

 

 

In Economics :

 

  • understand current major economic and societal stakes
  • discuss and debate using arguments grounded in the knowledge of fundamental economic mechanisms and some economic thinking theories

Needed prerequisite


Information, management and communication (INFOGECOM)

Form of assessment

The evaluation of outcome prior learning is made as a continuous training during the semester. According ot the teaching, the assessment will be different: as a written exam, an oral exam, a record, a written report, peers review...

Benefits

  • Yellow book to help write a training period report, available on Moodle:

 

https://moodle.insa-toulouse.fr/course/view.php?id=75

 

  • H. Laffont / P. Bachschmidt : L’anglais pour l’ingénieur : Guide de la communication scientifique et technique. Ellipses, 2009.

 

  • Comscience :

 

 https://moodle.insa-toulouse.fr/course/view.php?id=239

 

 

  • D. Bell : Passport to Academic Presentations. Garnet Education, 2008

 

  • M. Vaughan-Rees : Test your Pronunciation. Longman, 2002

 

  • B. & F. Grandguillot : Comptabilité Générale.  Gualino Editeur

 

  • F. Pottier : La compta…sans comptes . Ed EMS

 

  • C. Collette / J. Richard : Comptabilité Générale. Ed Dunod

 

T. Saada, A. Burlaud, C. Simon : Comptabilité analytique et contrôle de gestion. Ed Vuibert

Additional information

Information, management and communication (INFOGECOM)