- Easy to follow
- Make your own study schedule and take advantage of online tutoring hours
- Obtain a certified diploma once you finish the course.
- Course Reviews
- LESSON 1 -
An Introduction to English for Business
This lesson will provide an introduction to the English for Business diploma and outline the course objectives and content. You will learn the fundamentals of business etiquette along with exploring professional relationships such as client relations, interacting with colleagues and management and the concept of networking. You will also be exposed to the issues of cultural sensitivity and norms in the context of varying multicultural business environments.
- LESSON 2 -
Hone your Communicative and Oral Skills
This lesson will instruct you how to conduct yourself in communicative-based business contexts. You will gain confidence by improving your telephone manner, learning about conference calls and preparing for meetings. Moreover, you will be exposed to business terminology relating to the topics and the grammatical structures connected.
- LESSON 3 -
Communication Skills Part 2 - The Art of Negotiating
This lesson will further develop your communication skills and will give you an insight into the foundations of negotiating. We will support this with an international case study relating to negotiation in different cultural contexts. You will also gain exposure to more specific business vocabulary relating to the theme and the grammatical structures relevant to the topic.
- LESSON 4 -
Formal English for Business Writing - Part 1
This lesson will furnish you with formal writing skills such as the general structure and format of formal writing, stylistic conventions, employing connectors and linking devices, etc. We will focus on writing formal emails and letters with sample written pieces incorporated. You will be exposed to specific business vocabulary relating to the theme and the grammatical structures relating to the topic.
- LESSON 5 -
Formal English for Business Writing - Part 2
This lesson will further develop your formal English for Business writing skills with an in-depth study of English punctuation. You will also learn how to structure reports, proposals and presentations with samples incorporated for each. You will be exposed to more business terminology and the grammatical structure relating to the theme.
- LESSON 6 -
The Job Application Process - The Perfect CV & Interview Skills
This lesson will expose you to the process of applying for jobs, with helpful tips and common mistakes included. We will help you create the perfect CV (with a sample incorporated) and you will also acquire key interview skills to sell yourself effectively with sample interview questions. In addition, you will be exposed to related business terminology and the grammatical structures relevant.
- LESSON 7 -
Accelerate Your Career as an Innovative Professional
This lesson will capture the themes of leadership and management skills (e.g. characteristics of an ideal leader or manager) reinforced with a case study of a successful international entrepreneur. We will compare working on your own initiative vs. working as part of a team and the qualities needed for each. Moreover, you will be exposed to business vocabulary connected to the theme and the grammatical structures relevant.
- LESSON 8 -
An Introduction to Business Ethics
This lesson will encompass an introduction to the arena of business ethics and the importance of being ethical for every professional. You will learn about the notions of corporate governance, corporate social responsibility and bribery and corruption with a case study provided as an example. You will also acquire business terminology relating to the theme and the grammatical structures relevant to the topic.