Business English course

Card holders of the European Youth Card Greece are entitled to 10% discount on the Business English course

With its unique combination of Business English language and essential skills taught by expert teachers and business coaches, our Business Skills through English course will help you get ahead in the workplace and our Meeting Skills through English course will improve your participation in business meetings.

Business Skills through English takes you through the most common English language and skills required in the modern workplace. Worried about writing emails or reports in English? Would you like to improve the way you get your message across in presentations? Business Skills through English has the answer to these questions and much more.

Meeting Skills through English takes you through the most common English language and skills required in meetings. Worried about participating in meetings in English? Would you like to improve your confidence in getting your message across? Meeting Skills through English has the answer to these questions and much more.

Course information

  • Levels

    B2+

  • Course fees

    €260

  • Course length

    20 hours over ten weeks, one lesson of two hours a week

    These courses are offered only online.

What does Business Skills through English include?

  Focus
1 Networking - Learn how to introduce yourself and network effectively.
2 Dealing with communication breakdown – Learn more about the barriers to communication and practise the language of empathy, caring and sharing.
3 Active listening – Develop your verbal and non-verbal techniques for active listening and improve your note-taking skills.
4 Making a presentation – Improve your presentation skills by developing your language for getting your message across and engaging with an audience.
5 Asking and answering difficult questions – Learn how to ask questions without putting people in a difficult situation and how to deflect difficult questions and guide a conversation.
6 Negotiating -Develop your language of understanding, agreeing and raising objections then practise the skills of collaboration and compromise.
7 Resolving conflict – Discover how to frame a conversation in order to resolve a disagreement and practise the skills for conflict resolution.
8 Report writing – Learn how to organise reports and practise writing effective executive summaries, presenting data, drawing conclusions and making recommendations.
9 Writing emails – Develop your language for writing effective emails and learn how to keep them short and to the point. 
10 Coaching – Explore ways of working with others to help them improve and discover the language of encouraging others, developing accountability and setting goals.

What does Meeting Skills through English include?

  Focus
1 Meeting skills basics – Explore the most common types of business meetings, common meeting roles and their responsibilities. 
2 Keeping a record and taking notes - Taking clear, coherent and relevant notes is an essential skill. Learn more about different ways of taking notes.
3 Participating in meetings – Develop your strategies for participating in meetings and learn how to pose questions.
4 Planning and structuring your contributions in meetings - Learn how to overcome your fears of participating in meetings. Practise preparing your ideas and raising points advance.
5 Presenting ideas and getting your message across - Improve your presentation skills by developing your language for getting your message across and engaging with an audience.
6 Building and maintaining rapport – Focus on engaging others and involving others as well as recognising their contributions.
7 Dealing with disagreement - Discover how to frame a conversation in order to resolve a disagreement and practise the skills for conflict resolution.
8 Summarising what has been said and moving to decisions – Learn how to give clear descriptions of what has been said and focus on the language of recommendation and conclusion.
9 Writing up meeting minutes - Learn how to organise minutes and practise writing effective executive summaries.
10 Following up and action planning – discover how to write goals and assign accountabilities and responsibilities.

Business Skills
Online course

Course dates

 

Course A

  • 10 October – 12 December 2023
    Tuesday, 19.00–21.00

 

Course B

  • 15 January – 21 March 2024
    Tuesday, 19.00–21.00

 

Course C

  • 9 April – 25 June 2024
    Tuesday, 19.00–21.00

Find out more about our payment terms and conditions.

Meeting Skills
Online course

Course dates

 

Course A

  • 10 October – 12 December 2023
    Tuesday, 19.00–21.00

 

Course B

  • 15 January – 21 March 2024
    Tuesday, 19.00–21.00

 

Course C

  • 9 April – 25 June 2024
    Tuesday, 19.00–21.00

Find out more about our payment terms and conditions.

If you are interested in our English courses for businesses, visit our Corporate English Solutions page.