4532 English Business Presentations (Master Program)
Kurt Anton Ubelhoer, B.A.,M.A.
Contact details
Weekly hours
Language of instruction
02/22/23 to 03/01/23
Registration via LPIS
Notes to the course
Subject(s) Master Programs
Day Date Time Room
Friday 03/17/23 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM TC.5.02
Friday 04/14/23 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM TC.5.02
Friday 05/12/23 09:00 AM - 05:30 PM TC.5.02
Friday 06/02/23 11:00 AM - 05:00 PM Online-Einheit

Presenting selected business topics over the course of three presentations: one short (8-12 minutes) prepared presentation, one longer (15-20 minutes) prepared presentation, as well as one shorter (8-12 minutes) unprepared presentation.

Each of the two prepared topics can be chosen by the student with the approval of the instructors. The final ad-hoc presentation will be on a given business topic on the basis of a background article provided by the instructors and a total preparation time of 75 minutes.

Learning outcomes
After completing the course, students will be able to give clearly structured presentations in English, having improved, reinforced and refined their communicative skills to be applied in presentations and discussions.
Attendance requirements

Full attendance is obviously recommended, but participants can miss a maximum of one session if absolutely necessary. Should they be scheduled to present in that session, they will have to give their presentation in another meeting.

Teaching/learning method(s)

The teaching methods used will include detailed individual feedback by the instructor along with direct feedback from peers. 

  • delivery of a 10-minute presentation on a predefined topic (30%)
  • delivery of an ad-hoc presentation (8-12 minutes) on a previously unknown topic (30%)
  • longer presentation (15-20 minutes) on a previously agreed topic (40%)
  • regular attendance and active participation in discussions (= 'yes/no' criterion

If on-campus presentations are no longer possible, one or more of these criteria may have to be changed. Such changes will be communicated as soon as is feasible.

Prerequisites for participation and waiting lists

Registration required during the period of registration and effected on a first-come, first-served basis. Any unfilled slots will be filled from waiting lists in accordance with study progress and in cooperation with the Vizerektorat für Lehre und Studierende.


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Availability of lecturer(s)

Please refer to the homepage of the Institute for English Business Communication:

Unit details
Unit Date Contents
1 First Meeting: selection of topics, discussion of schedule & procedure.

Shorter presentations of 8-12 minutes.


Extended 15-to-20-minute presentations  


Ad-hoc presentations of 8-12 minutes.

Last edited: 2022-11-18