English for Business Course

School Curricula / American / Grade 12 / Courses Category
Amina Semsovic
Course Description

The course consists of twelve sessions of 60-minutes length, this course is for all individuals that want to be successful in general business communications & situations including managers, sales employees, account managers, business leaders, HR, marketing and much more. In this course, participants will learn how to:
1) Communicate with others in practical, business-oriented conversations.
2) Express themselves in English with much more confidence and fluency.
3) Handle themselves in English in a variety of business contexts like negotiating, using the telephone and making presentations.

The content of this course will be accompanied by resources and materials.

Course Price

$215


Syllabus
Session 1

04 Mar | 3:00 pm
Introduction:
Course Outline and approach, describing roles and responsibilities

Session 2

04 Mar | 4:00 pm
Meetings:
Setting agendas, controlling conversations, participating, turn taking, listening, taking notes, agreeing or disagreeing

Session 3

05 Mar | 3:00 pm
Business Correspondence:
Emails, memos, business-specific terms and phrases

Session 4

05 Mar | 4:00 pm
Telephoning:
Checking and clarifying information, finance-specific scenarios, listening to different accents and tones

Session 5

07 Mar | 3:00 pm
Making Presentations:
Introducing a topic effectively, sequencing ideas, concluding and responding to questions

Session 6

07 Mar | 4:00 pm
Process Management - 1:
Describing a process, cause and effects, criticism and recommendations, QA

Session 7

11 Mar | 3:00 pm
Process Management - 2:
Describing a process, cause and effects, criticism and recommendations, QA

Session 8

11 Mar | 4:00 pm
Negotiating:
Negotiating language, framing arguments, negotiating customers and suppliers

Session 9

12 Mar | 3:00 pm
Reports:
Effective report reading, how to report ideas and how to write reports (styles & conventions)

Session 10

12 Mar | 4:00 pm
Social English:
The first 5 minutes, Speed networking (elevator pitch), small talk, turn taking

Session 11

14 Mar | 3:00 pm
Recap & General Examples - 1:
Recap of what was given throughout the course with some case studies & writing effective proposals

Session 12

14 Mar | 4:00 pm
Recap & General Examples - 2:
Recap of what was given throughout the course with some case studies & writing effective proposals