Oct 24th 2016

Business English: Networking (Coursera)

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This course begins with a welcome message and an overview of the Specialization. After this introduction, you will be asked to take a proficiency test to see if this course is right for you. During the course, you will begin learning vocabulary and customs related to socializing and networking in English. The goal is to enable you to interact with business contacts in person, on the phone and over email in a professional way.

Course Learning Objectives

• Determine whether the objectives of this Specialization align with your learning goals

• Evaluate your current level of proficiency in business English communication

• Present relevant information about yourself in a discussion forum

• Develop your networking skills

• Write short emails with appropriate formatting

• Recognize and produce formal and informal language in emails

• Develop vocabulary related to jobs and companies

Business English: Networking is course 1 of 5 in the Business English Communication Skills Specialization.

This Specialization is designed to teach you to communicate effectively in English in professional contexts. You will expand your English vocabulary, improve your ability to write and speak in English in both social and professional interactions, and learn terminology and skills that you can apply to business negotiations, telephone conversations, written reports and emails, and professional presentations.