Success Factor Series (SFS)

SFS 530 Oral Communic for Int Students     (0 credits)

SFS courses are noncredit workshops designed to improve the oral and written communication skills of international graduate students who have been selected based on ELA results. For questions, please contact Chrishon Blackwell, Morison 353, 781.891.2365 or cblackwell@bentley.edu.

SFS courses are nonmandatory and noncredit, but recommended for students who score below a certain level on the ELA and are offered to all international graduate students. Oral Communications for Business (OC) benefits students by assisting them with skills related to classroom participation and helps them to be more effective in thinking and speaking about the text, case materials, and the ideas of others in class, as well as helping students develop skills in giving oral presentations. SFS courses start two weeks after the start of the semester, to allow time for faculty to recommend students to take these courses, and students to register and fully participate in them. Classes: Once a week @ 80 minutes, for 10 weeks. The cost of ELACI courses during the academic year (SuccessFactor Series/SFS) is $1,000 per course.

SFS 540 Bus Writing for Int Students     (0 credits)

SFS courses are noncredit workshops designed to improve the oral and written communication skills of international graduate students who have been selected based on ELA results. For questions please contact Chrishon Blackwell, Morison 353, 781.891.2365 or cblackwell@bentley.edu.

Business Writing (BW) benefits students by providing writing critiques, developing their abilities to apply theory/principles and how to use evidence (including how to incorporate data into evidence), and increasing their understanding of the importance of academic integrity, how to recognize and avoid plagiarism, and how to write a persuasive paper. Class instruction is highly interactive with frequent opportunity for student input. SFS courses start two weeks after the start of the semester, to allow time for faculty to recommend students to take these courses, and students to register and fully participate in them. Classes: Once a week @ 80 minutes, for 10 weeks. The cost of ELACI courses during the academic year (Success Factor Series/SFS) is $1,000 per course.