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Business English - Departments in a company

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Here is a list of ten departments that can find in a large company or business. Maybe the place where you work has more, less or even different departments. As English is the language of international business communication, it's useful to understand some basic terms.

Match up the departments to what they do.

a - Human Resources
b - Marketing
c - Research and Development
d - I.T. (Information Technology)
e - Maintenance
f - Sales
g - Customer Service
h - Finance
i - Dispatch Department
j - Production Department

Do you work in for company? How many departments does it have? Which department do you / want to work in?

Link: Sporting Idioms in business

Link: Business English vocabulary

  • Responsible for taking care of customer needs:

  • Responsible for selling the product/service:

  • Responsible for making the product:

  • Responsible for how a product/service is advertised and promoted:

  • Responsible for hiring new staff :

  • Responsible for the company's computers and network:

  • Responsible for the office/building:

  • Responsible for discovering new knowledge about the product, improving it and creating new products:

  • Responsible for payments, bills and expenses:

  • Responsible for the delivery of orders: