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English for Business and Entrepreneurship, University of Pennsylvania

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About this Course

Welcome to English for Business and Entrepreneurship, a course created by the University of Pennsylvania, and funded by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Office of English Language Programs. To enroll in this course for free, click on “Enroll now” and then select "Full Course. No certificate." This course is designed for non-native English speakers who are interested in learning more about the global business economy. In this course, you will learn about topics and language necessary to succeed in the international workplace. You will explore business English through authentic readings and video lectures, while learning about business vocabulary, concepts, and issues. Unit 1 will provide an introduction to entrepreneurship by examining ideas, products, and opportunities. In unit 2, you will learn about the basics of market research, including how to identify an opportunity. The next unit in the course will focus on business plans, why these plans are important, and will give you a chance to practice composing a business plan. In the final unit of the course, we will present basics for funding a business and will help you create a persuasive presentation, or pitch, based on a business plan. Unless otherwise noted, all course materials are available for re-use, repurposing and free distribution under a Creative Commons 4.0 Attribution license. Supplemental reading materials were provided by Newsela, which publishes daily news articles at a level that's just right for each English language learner....

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Nov 06, 2016

What an entrepreneur need from describing your idea, market research, writing a business plan to making a persuasive pitch, the key element to attract potential investors. I do recommend this course


Jan 28, 2017

A cornerstone course for anyone wanting to improve their English with focus on Business & Entrepreneurship. Takes you through setting up you Business and the English you might need. Good Course!

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By Allyah Joy Labado

May 18, 2019

thank you for the opportunity.


May 16, 2019

it was very helpful i have learned a lot thank you so much :)

By Nguyễn Trung Thành

May 16, 2019

The course helped me improve my business management skills

By gowtham

May 14, 2019

A wonderful course for business builders and entrepreneurs.

By Axel Vazquez

May 12, 2019

Nice and very helpful!!

By Van Chinh Vu

May 09, 2019

Great course

By Cristiana Di Tommaso

May 05, 2019

Amazing and really useful!

By Angela R. Quiroz

May 05, 2019

Thank you so much for offering this course. I am a little less scared about starting my own business. Thank you.

By Paulo Henrique Santos Nogueira

Apr 29, 2019



Apr 26, 2019

Best course