Professional Communication

Course Name: 

Professional Communication (SM 110)






Humanities and Social Science Core (HSC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3


Organization Communication: Attempts toacquaint students with the process and requirements of Communication in organization. It includes the Objectives of Communication, Channels of Communication, Barriers in Communication, Cross Cultural Communication.
Written Communication: Focuses on improving the Writing Skills. A Review of Grammar, Transformation of Sentences; Reading Comprehension; Précis Writing; Skills to express ideas through various kinds of Essays; Business Letters, Application Letters, Email and Internet; Report Writing, CVs/ Resumes.
Oral Communication: Aims at improving the Oral Communication Skills. Public Speaking Skills, Features of Effective Speech- Verbal and Non-Verbal, Presentation Skills, Audio and Visual Aids; Group Discussion, Mock Interviews and Meetings.


1. Meenakshi Raman and Sangeeta Sharma, Technical Communication: Principles and Practice, Oxford University Press
2. Matthukutty M. Monippally, Business Communication Strategies, Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing Co. Ltd.
3. Shirley Taylor, Model Business Letters, E-mails and Other Business Documents (VI Edition), Pearson Education/Prentice Hall.
4. Michael Swan, Practical English Usage, Oxford University Press


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