An English school exclusively for students 30 years and over

English and Global Career Development in New York

Learn English while you identify your perfect career path, gather insights from business leaders and real companies, and receive tangible outcomes to validate your development. This exclusive programme, which is divided over three terms, will give you a solid foundation for professional success.

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, like-minded 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
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Reasons to take this course

  • You want to develop your career prospects
  • You want to learn first-hand, from local business people and authentic situations
  • You would like a working understanding of business concepts
Lessons per week 30 (20 General English + 10 English & Global Career Development)
Lesson length 45 minutes
Course length 8 weeks per term
Length Minimum 1 week
Minimum level B1+ for Terms 1&2, B2+ for Term 3
Start dates 11 January, 07 March, 09 May, 04 July and 05 September
Special Focus classes are integrated with the non-30+ school

 

 

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

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    Daily De De'a Diniz

    studied at EC New York

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  • Aida

    Aida

    studied at EC New York

    I definitely recommend EC New York because there are very expert teachers and I had a very good time with them. The groups are small and the teacher can pay attention to you easily. They have a different way to teach English that is fun and quick. I also like all ...

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  • Alessio Crosa

    Alessio Crosa

    studied at EC New York

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    Astrid Caicedo

    studied at EC New York

    I love New York. It's my favourite city because it's a mix of a lot of cultures. I have met many people from different countries, and I have become friends with them. It's amazing how different or similar our cultures are. I have even learned some words like"Hello" in Japanese, ...

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    Cornelia Selig

    studied at EC New York

    New York is a great city and you can do what ever you want, there is something for every taste. You can enjoy the nature in Central Park, you can go shopping, walk near the Hudson River, see a musical and more.I like the teachers because they are really motivated. ...

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