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LONG 516 - Special Program: Business English, Presentation Skills and Business Administration (28 Weeks)

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Course Description

This special course arms trainees with English language skills they need in business settings. All language skills are covered: Speaking, writing, grammar and listening are developed. The second part puts the language skills into practice when students learn how to prepare and deliver attractive and impressive presentations, while the last two parts provide further information needed in business administration. 

Course Objectives

  • Improve English Language skills
  • Learn how to deliver effective presentations
  • Manage your business successfully
  • Think critically
  • Lead your teams smoothly 

Who Should Attend?

  • Supervisors
  • Managers
  • Businessmen
  • Anyone interested in business administration 

Course Details/Schedule

Part 1

 Business English:

  1. Negotiations in English: Vocabulary, skills and tactics
  2. Grammar
  3. Business letters and correspondences
  4. Meetings and minutes
  5. Taking notes
  6. Scanning and skimming texts
  7. Summarizing
  8. Resumes and cover letters
  9. Recommendation letters
  10. Job interviews: Does and don'ts
  11. Firing vs. resigning 
  12. Report writing
  13. Writing company's policy and job description
  14. Conversations in various situations: Introduction to clients, conflicts, complaints, and apologies
  15. Invitations
  16. Business cards
  17. E-mails
  18. Phone calls: receiving calls, taking and leaving messages, redirecting
  19. Performance reviews and asking for promotions
  20. Organizing business trips

Part 2

Presentations

  1. Presentation skills
  2. Dealing with fear of public
  3. Types of presentations
  4. Preparing your presentation
  5. Collecting presentation material
  6. Introductions and conclusions
  7. Presentation methods
  8. Visual aids
  9. Presenting your materials
  10. Body language and non-verbal signs  
  11. Dealing with Questions 
  12. Tips for effective presentation  
  13. Common presentations errors 

Part 3

Effective Strategies for Management and Communication Skills

  1. Transformational Leadership and Change Management
  2. The Six Hats and Lateral Thinking
  3. Effective Strategies for Team Building and Teamwork
  4. Managing Priorities, Performance & Pressure
  5. Time and Priority Management
  6. Goal Setting, Planning and Decision Making
  7. Planning, Organizing and Delegating
  8. Leadership for Creativity and Performance
  9. Management in Crises and Difficult Situations
  10. Strategic Business Development Skills
  11. Strategic Management and Leadership Skills
  12. Root Cause Analysis (RCA)
  13. Top Management Skills 

Part 4

Management Principles: 

  1. Management Basics
  2. Schools of Management
  3. Organizational change
  4. Motivation in workplace
  5. Human resources
  6. Production and quality assurance
  7. International management and contemporary issues

Advanced Business Administration: 

  1. College Business Mathematics
  2. Management Information Systems
  3. Critical Thinking
  4. International Business
  5. Microeconomics vs. Macroeconomics
  6. Financial Accounting
  7. Introduction to Political Science
  8. Introduction to Psychology