Universities and colleges set their own admission requirements for higher education courses, so they vary broadly. Depending on the course, students may be able to get into higher education with a range of qualifications. If you're applying to do a course, you may find that work experience is taken into consideration alongside any qualifications you have. Some higher education institutes and colleges offer courses as preparation for a certain type of degrees. They usually don't result in separate criteria as they simply qualify you to enter the degree program itself. Courses can be taught in a broad selection of fields of study.
In business English studies, students may be taught basic business vocabulary in addition to essential communication skills used in the world of business for meetings, presentations, report writing, negotiations and any other socializing to be done.
Switzerland (German: Schweiz, French: Suisse, Italian: Svizzera, Romansch: Svizra. Switzerland has some of the world renown universites like ETH in Zurich, EPFL in Lausanne, IHEID in Geneva, University of Lausanne or the University of St. Gallen. Keep in mind, it's much better to speak the local language, so if you can't speak either French, German or Italian, better go for a language course first.
Top Courses in Business English in Switzerland 2018
Corporate English is a branch of English for a Specific Purpose. However, Corporate English training tends to concentrate on the business and commerce sector of English language teaching and training. [+]
Corporate English is a branch of English for a Specific Purpose. However, Corporate English training tends to concentrate on the business and commerce sector of English language teaching and training. English Training Lounge’s Corporate English courses offer first class English language training for those who want to develop English skills for employment and practical business and industrial situations. ETL learners also gain the ability to give effective presentations, give instructions and develop the skills necessary to pass the Cambridge Business English Examination (BEC), an internationally recognized ESP qualification which tests the skills for using English in the office, workplace or shop-floor. This direction of study has proved popular within Singapore and Japan's financial sectors. Other than cities such as Tokyo and Yokohama, the Kansai region of Japan consisting of Fukui, Shiga, Kyoto, Osaka, Hyogo, Nara and Wakayama has seen a large upturn in academic and business English language needs. ETL is offering a business English and English for Academic purposes, (EAP) course that primarily addresses English academic writing and phonemic awareness. Topics include: 1. Negotiating 2. Networking 3. Managing meetings 4. Interviewing 5. Placing orders 6. Customer services 7. General communication... [-]
English for Specific Purposes (ESP) is a learner-centered approach to teaching English that focuses on developing communicative competence in a specific area such as: accounting, aviation, business, IT, teaching, engineering, medicine and so on. [+]
English for Specific Purposes (ESP) is a learner-centered approach to teaching English that focuses on developing communicative competence in a specific area such as: accounting, aviation, business, IT, teaching, engineering, medicine and so on. Learners are also exposed to English workplace cultural terminologies and real world English skills practice.
ESP programmes are different from general English language courses as they tend to focus on specific areas and needs:Designed to meet the specific needs of the learners Related in content (themes and topics) to particular disciplines or occupations Use authentic work-specific documents and materials Promote cultural awareness and seeks to improve intercultural competency Deliver intermediate and advanced level language training ... [-]
In the current commercial world, business English is no longer just a ‘nice to know’ skill, it is now a ‘need to know’ skill. The world is [+]
Business English – let’s talk about business
In the current commercial world, business English is no longer just a ‘nice to know’ skill, it is now a ‘need to know’ skill. The world is merging and business relationships are becoming increasingly international. Anyone who has to conduct negotiations, chair meetings, present projects, write emails or hold a telephone conversation will quickly find themselves held back by their inadequate skills using only the English they learned at school. In a business English course, you not only gain a comprehensive business vocabulary, but also practise specific business situations through roleplay, discussions and case studies. With optimal preparation, the traffic lights for your successful communication in the international business world turn to green.... [-]