Business Language Coaching
Refine your communication skills with your language coach
Personalized, online, face-to-face coaching designed to accelerate learning and refine the business communications skills most vital to the success of your leading employees.
Our coaching programs are designed to address specific learning challenges, as well as help develop and refine the language skills that are most important to the professional development and business performance goals of your executives and senior managers.
We design programs and assign coaches to address the specific professional needs, communication goals, and learning styles of the individual executive or senior manager.
Who is it for?
Business professionals & executives looking to refine their overall language and communication skills or to prepare for a specific upcoming engagement or international business scenario.
Our personal coaching can help executives develop the nuanced language skills they need to build the personal rapport required to lead overseas teams effectively, conduct international negotiations, and develop global relationships.
Business Language Coaching – program summary
Our coaching programs incorporate task-based learning centered around each executive’s personal and professional goals. We will assess language and communications proficiency ahead of the course and then work on overall program design in consultation with the executive and coach.
All sessions are hosted by the same coach via our online, face-to-face virtual classroom, giving your executives all the benefits a personal coaching relationship together with the flexibility of online scheduling and participation.
Coaching materials will include business case studies, managerial mind-maps, and business process frameworks, supplemented by your own documents, such as company or product presentations.
We recommend a minimum of 10 x 60-minute coaching sessions and can accommodate ongoing programs with open-ended coaching relationships.
Executives can work directly with their coach via our online platform to build their program around busy work calendars and reschedule sessions up to six hours in advance.
Testing & evaluation
Spoken and written task simulations can be incorporated into the coaching sessions to assess progress during and at the end of the program.
A prerequisite for this course is a B1 Common European Framework (CEF) level or higher.
Business Language Coaching – sample skills development
– Develop nuance in speaking to business people
– Improve active listening
– Explain the opportunities and risks of a proposed action
– Refer to statistics and diagrams to support a point
– Handle small talk situations calmly and positively
– Write effective business reports
– Compose effective emails
– Write a project proposal
– Summarize effectively
– Facilitate effective meetings
– Lead virtual meetings
– Strengthen the ability to build arguments at meetings
– Interrupt politely at meetings
– Present multiple options to a senior group of businesspeople
Personal communications skills
– Defend your interests firmly and politely
– Deal with sensitive interpersonal situations professionally and confidently
– Negotiate terms and conditions
– Compare and contrast alternative options
Other language and intercultural training courses for employees
With our foreign language and intercultural courses we help your employees to communicate successfully in international business settings. Ultimately, their enhanced foreign language and cultural competencies will help your company to achieve its goals in a globalized world.