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Finnish communication skills (5 cr)

Code: KY00DS51-3158

General information


22.08.2022 - 28.08.2022


29.08.2022 - 18.12.2022


5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages

  • Finnish


20 - 50

Degree programmes

  • Degree Programme in Ohjelmistotekniikka


  • Paula Ronkainen

Responsible person

Paula Ronkainen

Student groups

  • OTMI22SP
    Software Engineering, full-time studies


You understand the significance of interaction as part of your professional expertise and you can act appropriately in various communication situations.
You are familiar with Xamk's instructions for written assignments.
You are able to search reliable information and use it ethically.
You can express your views justifying them based on facts and use standard Finnish appropriate in each context.
You know how to write texts that meet the standards for layout, content and style required in your studies and in your own field, and use appropriate tools and forums.
You improve your interactive communication skills and manage fluently in different cooperation situations, such as meetings and negotiations.
You develop your presentation skills for professional purposes and acquire skills in giving and receiving feedback.


What interaction skills are required in your own studies and in workplaces in your field?
How do you justify your views using standard Finnish?
How do you search reliable information from different sources and use it ethically?
Which written skills (genres, styles, tools) should you master both in your studies and in work assignments in your own professional field?
How do you utilize language regulations and tools in your studies and workplace communication?
Which skills do you need in presentations, meetings and negotiations?
How do you assess your own communication skills and ease your stage fright?
How do you give constructive feedback?
How do you utilize the feedback you received?

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