Business English

Business English

Starting 12th June

This is a new course to the BRITEthink site and will be launching soon, we will be notifying members when the course is live on the site and when we have weekly updates to the curriculum. Business English by BRITEthink has been launched to help those who English is not the first language, to learn and develop English in a business and workplace context is seen as an excellent skill with more than 75% of workplace executives looking for their employees to develop English for business purposes – this is what we will be aiming to set out throughout a collection of short lessons.

This course will be starting from Wednesday 12th June with weekly sessions, the course syllabus will be broken down into the core themes each week.

Who is this course for? 

The course has been designed for people who have English as a second language and want to build on new skills of spoken English to support them in a business and work setting.

Weekly lessons and objectives 

 Introductions 

  • Describing your role and responsibilities 
  • Understanding different scenarios in the workplace  
  • Problem Solving in work 

 Business Correspondence – 

  • Writing Emails 
  • Telephone conversations
  • Clarifying information 
  • Notes and memos
  • Business language phrases 

 Meetings – 

  • Chairing a meeting and setting an agenda 
  • Controlling the conversation 
  • Taking notes and listening 
  • Diplomacy 

 – Presenting 

  • Presenting Skills 
  • Gathering data 
  • Questions and answer sessions 
  • Speaking clearly 

– Project Management – 

  • Developing a plan 
  • Stakeholder engagement 
  • Problem solving 
  • Critique and recommendations

 – Negotiation – 

  • Framing your argument 
  • Preparation
  • Negotiation with customer 
  • Business to business negotiation

– Networking – 

  • Speed networking 
  • Elevator pitch 
  • Small talk
  • Business communication 
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  1. Nneka 09/09/2019 Reply

    I have started with this course and I am enjoying all the updates. I look forward to having more lessons In this subject area in the future

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