English has been used as the primary language in the world of business as well as in daily life. This makes it all the more important to learn the language, including its proper usage, so you can speak, write and interact clearly to executives, existing and potential customers and business partners within professional environments.
This course will provide you the building blocks to become effective in business English and communication. You will understand the significance of business English in a global workplace as well as the common barriers to its effective use. You will also find out about the communication process, proper use of words, parts of speech, basic grammar elements and structure. You will also learn how to effectively put sentences together, write letters, memos and reports, and also fine-tune your speaking and listening skills.
The primary objectives of this course are to: (a) aid you in understanding business English and communication and its relevance in your career; (b) familiarise you with basic grammar elements and structure; (c) help you learn how to effectively write business documents, presentations and promotional materials; (d) make sense of the communication process; and (e) increase your proficiency in business English and communication, a key transferable skill that will help you succeed in the workplace.