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21st Century Business

Whether you already use English at work, need to be ready to do so in the future or are just interested in finding out more about the world of work and boosting your English language skills at the same time, our 20-hour online course is for you.
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20 hours
online tuition


1-to-1 or group
options available


Specialised learning

Course Information

  • 100% online course
  • 20 hours tutor-led tuition + additional self-guided study
  • Focussed tuition drawing on modern resources and current materials
  • All course materials included
  • Plan, pitch and produce your own pieces of work


What’s Included?

  • Draws on a wide range of areas including 21st-century skills, digital marketing, corporate responsibility and entrepreneurship
  • Practice a range of business skills including interviewing and being interviewed, participating in meetings, negotiation and presentions
  • Develop and present your own business ideas


Course Structure

Week 1

  • Introduction to 21st-century business and the skills are needed for the modern workplace
  • Discuss and practice job interviews with roleplay of interviewing and being interviewed

Week 2

  • Learn about and discuss the advantages and disadvantages of self-employment
  • Research corporate environments and aspects of corporate responsibility
  • Research and present a well-known company and its corporate responsibility policies

Week 3

  • Learn about traditional and digital marketing
  • Participate in meetings to discuss and decide on a marketing plan for a start-up business

Week 4

  • Students work in pairs or groups to develop their own business idea, using discussion and negotiation skills to make a business plan and present it to the group


If you’re planning on a career in business or want to improve your English for your job, our 20-hours online 21st Century Business course is a perfect choice for future professionals.