English for Global Career Development

Launch into business success

Learn English while you identify your perfect career path, gather insights from business leaders and authentic contexts, and receive tangible outcomes to validate your development. This programme will give you a solid foundation for professional success.

This exclusive programme is available in three classic destinations and divided over three terms. As you raise your English level, each term prepares you for a different cornerstone of career success: essential business skills, personal focus and real professional experience.

Within each term, you will acquire new English language skills while engaging with a group of focused, likeminded students and authentic business people. You will develop key professional skills and a working understanding of many different corporate concepts and situations.

By the end of the programme, you will have gained:

  • an advanced level of English
  • an employer reference
  • an online professional profile highlighting your achievements and abilities
  • an increased international network

Available in:

Choose this course if you want

  • to develop your career prospects
  • to learn directly from local business people and real-life situations
  • a good understanding of business concepts
Course length 16 weeks (8 weeks per term)
Lesson length 45 minutes
Lessons per week 30 (20 General English, 10 Global Career Development)
Minimum Age 18

Knowledge + Focus + Action

Term 1: Business Essentials

Learn English while gaining valuable in-depth insights into the key parts of a company and the secrets to what makes it thrive.

Each week of this term will focus on a different area of the world of business, such as ‘Mission Planning: Setting a Company Vision’, ‘Using Customer Feedback’ and ‘The Product Development Cycle’. You will learn directly from industry experts through authentic case studies and lectures.

During this term you will:

  • Examine areas such as strategic planning, finance, HR, marketing and operations
  • Learn about real-life business situations through authentic case studies

Minimum level: Intermediate

Starts: 5 March, 2 July, 29 October

Term 2: Career Skills in Action

Practise your English skills and put your professional skills to use in an
authentic business context.

You will be actively involved in developing and implementing two
projects to transform a business idea into reality. Your project could
include designing, marketing and running an event, establishing and
executing a customer service strategy, or building digital awareness.

During this term you will:

  • See a project through from conception to completion
  • Create a digital portfolio online, showcasing your work
  • Hone and professionalise your presentation skills
  • Refine your networking skills as you engage directly with fellow business people

Starts: 8 January, 30 April, 27 August, 7 January 2019

Testimonial block

  • Soren Brunsgaard Husted

    Soren Brunsgaard Husted

    studied at EC New York

    I chose English for Work because I wanted to have a greater vocabulary that is useful for my job in Denmark including financial, political, and overall Business terminology. The course has been really beneficial. We get a lot of one-on-one attention which helps with pronunciation and grammatical accuracy. I have ...

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  • Cristina


    studied at EC London 30+

    When I lost my job I felt it was time to improve my English and EC London 30+ absolutely met all the requirements I was looking for, so I decided to come for a month.Here you don’t only meet great people from other countries and different cultures with the same ...

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  • Diogo Silva

    Diogo Silva

    The United States is the most advanced country in my field. I have a great interest in improving in this field. Working with Americans would be helpful for me to do this. Of course, I also ‘love the United States.' The staff has great character. They are kind, warm, and gentle. ...

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