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Do you work in finance or interact with finance professionals? Is it necessary to speak, write or understand English in your career? Follow the authentic characters in this course as they work through common business situations in finance and economics. Learn from your successes and failure, and think critically about your own communication options. After taking this course, you will be able to read and create efficient e-mails, reports, and impactful presentations with words and phrases commonly used in finance and economics. Communicate clearly under pressure utilizing recently learned strategies, and obtain immediate feedback about the efficiency of your business communication skills in English from other finance professionals around the world! Gain the English communication skills that you desire and that global managers expect....
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Intermediate Level

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Sugerido: 6 weeks of study, 1-2 hours per week

Aprox. 12 horas para completar
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English

Subtítulos: English, Spanish

Habilidades que obtendrás

Win-Win GameBusiness CommunicationFinanceLeadershipNegotiation
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Cursos 100 % en línea

Comienza de inmediato y aprende a tu propio ritmo.
Calendar

Fechas límite flexibles

Restablece las fechas límite en función de tus horarios.
Intermediate Level

Nivel intermedio

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Sugerido: 6 weeks of study, 1-2 hours per week

Aprox. 12 horas para completar
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English

Subtítulos: English, Spanish

Programa - Qué aprenderás en este curso

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5 horas para completar

Budgeting

While in the budgeting process, Catherine asks managers to keep their expenses flat. Jake, however, ignores this request believing he can increase sales by spending more on promotions. How do you think Catherine handles this situation? In this week, you’ll watch Catherine and Jake talk about his budget. You’ll observe how she uses questions to help Jake think of ways to meet both of their needs. After completing this week, you’ll be able to form questions that lead to open and honest conversations and produce positive results....
Reading
6 videos (Total: 30 min), 11 readings, 7 quizzes
Video6 videos
1.4 Probing Questions3m
1.10 Open Communication5m
1.12 Forming Yes/No Questions6m
1.14 Forming WH Questions5m
1.19 Review: Budgeting5m
Reading11 lecturas
1.1 Weekly Goals and Advice from Instructors10m
1.3 Vocabulary Preview: Budgeting10m
1.5 "How to Ask the Right Questions: A Framework for Asking"10m
1.7 Probing Question Stems10m
1.9 Asking the right questions? Have Intellectual Curiosity10m
Bonus: Worksheet for Practicing How to Say Numbers10m
Bonus: "Sensitivity to Criticism Test"10m
1.15 "Your Company's Culture" An article with lots of WH-questions10m
1.17 "Getting to Yes: Interest versus Positions"10m
1.18 Budget Review Worksheet (Use with Review: Budgeting)10m
1.22 Quizlet Vocabulary Practice: Budgeting10m
Quiz6 ejercicios de práctica
1.6 Probing Questions8m
1.8 Probing Question Stems2m
1.11 Open Communication8m
1.13 Forming Yes/No Questions8m
1.16 Forming WH Questions8m
1.21 Week 1 Test26m

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5 horas para completar

Forecasting

You’ve collected the data, done the analysis, made the forecasts. Now, you must be able to clearly explain your conclusions. After completing this week, you’ll be more prepared for this difficult task. You’ll practice useful language for describing the whole story represented in your charts and graphs and use strategies for staying calm and avoiding defensiveness when challenged. With Catherine as a model in The Challenge, you’ll be off to a good start....
Reading
6 videos (Total: 32 min), 9 readings, 6 quizzes
Video6 videos
2.4 Answering Questions Without Defensiveness4m
2.6 Chart Communication5m
2.11 Transition Phrases for Contrast and Additions4m
2.13 Transition Phrases for Cause and Effect4m
2.17 Review (Watch with Companion Worksheet)9m
Reading9 lecturas
2.1 Weekly Goals and Advice from Instructors10m
2.3 Vocabulary Preview: Forecasting10m
2.7 "How to Give a Great Financial Presentation" (by telling a story)10m
2.8 "Secrets of Reading Financial Reports"10m
2.9 How to Organize your Story and Other Hints10m
Bonus: "4 Magic Phrases"10m
2.15 More Transition Phrases for Cause/Effect, Contrast and Addition10m
2.16 Review Companion Worksheet10m
2.21 Quizlet Vocabulary Practice: Forecasting10m
Quiz5 ejercicios de práctica
2.5 Answering Questions Without Defensiveness8m
2.10 Chart Communication/Storytelling14m
2.12 Transition Phrases for Contrast and Additions10m
2.14 Transition Phrases for Cause and Effect8m
2.20 Week 2 Chapter Test24m

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5 horas para completar

Purchasing

Approving a large expenditure means many hours of giving and taking, of persuading and conceding. This can be a painful process, but it doesn’t need to be. Follow a process that will take the pain away. Learn the language and the process for successfully negotiating solutions where everyone is happy. After completing this week, you’ll be able to follow a process and use the language for negotiating win-win solutions. You’ll also be able to recognize tricky ethical situations where your integrity can shine....
Reading
6 videos (Total: 29 min), 8 readings, 7 quizzes
Video6 videos
3.4 Making Concessions4m
3.8 Maintaining Integrity4m
3.13 Persuasive Language-Logic5m
3.16 Phrases for Concession3m
3.19 Review8m
Reading8 lecturas
3.1 Weekly Goals and Advice from Instructors10m
3.3 Vocabulary Preview: Purchasing10m
3.5 Conceed to Your Ego: A Video10m
3.9 Five Ways to See if your Business Integrity is Showing10m
3.11 "The 6 Types of Socratic Questions"10m
3.15 More Phrases for Concession and Counter Arguments10m
3.18 Review Companion Worksheet: How to Negotiate a Win Win10m
3.23 Quizlet Vocabulary Practice: Purchasing10m
Quiz6 ejercicios de práctica
3.7 Making Concessions10m
3.10 Maintaining Integrity10m
3.12 Socratic Questions and Business Integrity Showing6m
3.14 Persuasive Language-Logic8m
3.17 Phrases for Concession8m
3.22 Week 3 Chapter Test12m

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5 horas para completar

Auditing

“What documentation do you need?” “I’m sorry, but I don’t have time.” These statements are commonly heard while preparing for an audit. Do you have to have super powers to get everyone to just do what you ask? Although you may not have super powers, you definitely have the power to lead others. After completing this week, you’ll be able to recognize 5 types of power, influence positive interactions, and find words that carry the tone of your intended meaning. ...
Reading
6 videos (Total: 32 min), 10 readings, 6 quizzes
Video6 videos
4.4 Types of Power4m
4.8 How to Use Different Types of Power4m
4.12 Speaking Tone5m
4.17 Writing Tone7m
4.19 Review: Auditing6m
Reading10 lecturas
4.1 Weekly Goals and Advice From Instructors10m
4.3 Vocabulary Preview: Auditing10m
4.5 Auditors and Power Relationships: How Can We Get Along?10m
4.6 William Ury: "NO Means Yes" ~ Tell that to Your Auditor!10m
4.9 "Five Ways To Get Anyone To Do Anything"10m
4.13 Sound of Confidence: Amy Cuddy's Power Poses10m
4.14 Three Productive Language Choices10m
4.16 Companion Email for "Writing Tone" Instructional Video: Delay in analytic software launch10m
Bonus: Super Cool Comparison Tool for Analyzing How Well Your Writing Style Matches Others10m
4.22 Quizlet Vocabulary Practice: Auditing10m
Quiz5 ejercicios de práctica
4.7 Types of Power8m
4.11 Using Different Types of Power6m
4.15 Speaking Tone and Body Language8m
4.18 Writing Tone6m
4.21 Week 4 Chapter Test10m
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consiguió un beneficio tangible en su carrera profesional gracias a este curso

Principales revisiones

por ANMar 10th 2017

Thank you very much it helps a lot! The business phrases absolutely useful.\n\nThanks Again!

por MEAug 28th 2018

Great course, professional videos, good tests, I've completely satisfied. Thank you!

Instructores

Andrea Mürau Haraway

International Educator
Arizona State University, Global Launch

Wanda Huber

International Educator
Arizona State University Global Launch

Jenny Young

International Educator
Arizona State University Global Launch

Beatriz Fuentes-Anderson

International Educator
Arizona State University Global Launch

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Acerca del programa especializado Business English

This Specialization serves as an introduction to Business English, where you will learn to communicate about topics such as management, finance and marketing. You will also write proposals, executive summaries, and marketing materials. You will also learn the necessary language structures to run a meeting, achieve sales, and negotiate other business transactions. In the Capstone Project, you will apply these skills to communicate and launch a new product in English, making sure that business executives have a variety of linguistic tools with practical applications in business scenarios in a variety of functional areas....
Business English

Preguntas Frecuentes

  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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