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Business Communication

  • Taught by English Language and Industry Experts
  • Focuses on English for Professional Success
  • Emphasizes Skills to Meet Career Goals

Gain the business communication skills in English that you need to advance your career. Learn with peers as you focus on success in the workplace through oral and written communication. Many courses are conveniently scheduled during evenings and on Saturdays through our Professional English Program. Short-term courses also are available through the Mastering English Program. To learn more about other programs offered at the ELI, please visit the English Language Institute website.

This Spring, study from anywhere in the world in the safety and comfort of your home through online or remote instruction.

Effective Business Communication I

Improve your oral communication in the workplace by learning to speak English with greater accuracy and fluency.

2022 Spring
1 section

Effective Business Writing I

Learn techniques for writing effective emails, memos, proposals, and reports for various audiences.

2022 Spring
1 section

Multimedia Storytelling

Multimedia storytelling has the power to provide context and depth to news stories, fundraising drives, marketing campaigns, and personal...

2022 Spring
1 section

Global Presentations: Words, Images, and Data

Build the knowledge, skills, and oral proficiency to organize and participate in global presentations, including reports, negotiations, and pitches.

2022 Spring
1 section

Effective Business Writing

As an advanced-level student of English, learn techniques for writing effective emails, memos, proposals, and reports for various audiences.

Improving Writing Skills

Learn to write sentences in English that are correct, concise, and cogent, with proper punctuation and correct usage.

Keys to Successful Negotiation

As an international student, learn the fundamentals of planning and executing negotiations, while developing your interpersonal skills in English.

Negotiating for Success: Communicating With Power, Confidence, And Influence

In this course, learn the real-world fundamentals of planning and executing various types of negotiations by applying strategies used by the...

Persuade in Business: Leadership, Public Speaking, and Executive Presence

In this lively and experiential course, you will develop the high-performance language and communication strategies used by exemplary presenters...

Persuade in Business: Media, Culture, and High-Impact Communication

Persuasion across cultures, media, and technology is essential for professional success in today’s globally-connected business...

Professional Writing: Content, Purpose, and Audience

This foundational course introduces critical practices of professional writing, focusing on common documents across digital and traditional formats.