Business English - Divine Schools Africa | Educartis

Nairobi
4 weeks
Course
On Campus

Benefits

Course Overview

This four week Business English course is designed for individuals who are in the corporate world and teaches them how to speak, read, and write proficiently, confidently, and eloquently in English within a corporate environment. Taken on-campus, this course covers relevant and key topics including correct formal email and memo writing, business presentations (written and verbal), formal letters, report writing and much more. 

Learning English is an asset for all job seekers, especially within the business field. Companies are always looking for bilingual staff and English will provide you with unique career opportunities, the chance to become internationally mobile, and will allow you to become better adapted to interacting in a diverse society and to resolving cross-cultural issues within, and outside of, the work environment. If you're looking to enhance your employability both in Kenya and abroad, then this course will give you the Business English writing, speaking, and presentation skills you need to gain an edge over your peers. 

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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

At the end of this course, students will be able to: 

  • Write professional business documents. 
  • Expand their use of vocabulary and grammar. 
  • Understand of the different business writing genres. 
  • Adapt their content to purpose, context and audience.
  • Use appropriate style and tone of writing for business purposes.

Certification obtained

Certificate of Completion. 

What jobs will I qualify for?

This course will enhance participants' skills in careers such as: 

  • Fundraising Managers 
  • Project Manager 
  • Entrepreneur 
  • CEO

When do I start?

Next available course

Admission Criteria

In order to apply for this course, students must have: 

  • A minimum KCSE qualification
  • A desire to enhance their business writing/speaking skills. 

How do I apply?

To apply for this course, students must write an enquiry to the Divine Schools of Africa to express interest or enquire about a particular programme. 

Payment options

The total fee for this course is 28,500 KES.

How to Pay 
  • Cheque (Divine Schools Africa LTD) 
  • Direct Transfer Payment to Equity Bank 
  • MPESA 

Note
Students can pay in instalments through a payment plan designed by the school.

Detailed course information

 This course is taken on campus at the Divine Schools Africa. Students can opt to take the programme from Monday-Friday but evening classes are also offered. The course outline is as follows: 

Social Interaction 
  • Meeting & Greeting 
  • Engaging conversation and prompting 
  • Networking skills
  • Conversational techniques 
 
Types of business communication 
  • Telephone skills 
  •  E-mail skills 
  • Text messaging 
  • Making and changing appointments 
  • Writing presentations 

Effective Interaction 
  • Meetings 
  • Agreeing and disagreeing 
  • Conflict resolution 
 
The Language of Negotiating 
  • Protocol 
 
Making short Presentations 
  • PowerPoint slides 
  • Introduction, body and conclusion 
  • Q & A 
  • Summary 

Management Styles 
  • Using the right language 
  • Personality types 
  • Observing chains of command 
 
Cultural Difference 
  • How culture affects the way we speak 
  • Intercultural relations 
  • Common expressions 
  • Social responses 
 
Voice projection 
  • Pronunciation 
  • Non-verbal cues 
  • Phrasal verbs 
  • Tone 
 
A glossary of business terms 
  • Critical vocabulary 
  • Review and Practice 
 
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This course is taught by:

Missing teacher
Eva Muriuki

Director

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