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About the 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....

Top reviews

Oct 1, 2020

All thanks to Mrs Nichols and Mr. Redeil.\n\nI am looking forword to be in physical touch with Mrs. Nichol and Mr. Redeil. , I have lernt so much from them and their education method was so effective.

Jun 18, 2020

This is a great course and best opportunity for anyone who wish to start business. A knowledge and skill imparted in this course will definitely help anyone to start a business and become successful

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By Mila R

Feb 16, 2017

this course is very useful for me, the assignment also motivated me because there were deadline.

By Viet N

Oct 10, 2016

This course is very useful. I not only learn about startups but also improve my English. Thanks!

By Олег С

Jun 8, 2016

Very useful course for those who want to improve their knowledge of English and business skills.

By Tatiana L

Dec 8, 2020

It's a great cours. I have enjoyed to practice my english and learn more about Entrepreneurship

By Paramitha

Aug 25, 2020

Very good course. I enjoyed the lecture video, practice quizzes, as well as useful assignments.

By Cecilia C T

Jun 18, 2016

It's was very useful to learn vocabulary and create a business plan and apply the new knowlege.

By Karen M P V

Jul 23, 2020

The best course I have been able to follow thank you very much and a thousand times thank you.

By María M M C

May 8, 2020

This course is very useful. The videos, the lectures and the activities are great! Thank you!!


Apr 29, 2020

Everything is so fun. I learned so much. All the instructors are great and easy to understand.

By Iwan

Sep 28, 2016

This is a great course to improve Business English skill for every non-native English speaker.

By Vũ Q S

Jun 10, 2016

Why the assignment of "Week 2,3,4, and 5 Locked until June 13. Will it really open by then ?"

By Abdul R

May 13, 2020

An excellent course for getting an insight into what business and entrepreneurship really is

By Miriam G P L

Nov 5, 2019

Excelentes explicaciones, me gusta como esta diseñado el programa ya que he aprendido mucho.

By Jyothiprakash C

Oct 4, 2019

This is a very good basic course for young entrepreneurs who are trying to build a start-up.

By Paweł W

Oct 3, 2019

This course costed me a lot of work and that makes it worth of effort. Thank you. Good work!


Oct 29, 2016

Great course!! It is a wonderful way to practice and improve the skills in English language.

By Ermira D

May 28, 2020

It was a fruitful course. After finished it up, I felt more confident about my acknowledge.

By Andras N

Feb 27, 2017

Absolutely useful , it is a great opportunity for everybody.

I highly recommend this course.

By Nathaly E

Dec 10, 2016

Este curso me permitio adquirir conocimiento mas sobre los negocios, es dinamico, excelente

By Ricardo I

Jul 24, 2016

Fully funtional

Excelent trainning to gain vocabulary, english business focused lessons


By ana b

Aug 15, 2020

Excellent course! Congratulations to my teachers! They were very clear and understandable.


Jun 10, 2020

Very useful and educational course for any person that works or wants to work in Business.


May 23, 2020

I am feeling overwhelmed after finishing the course . Thanks for giving this opportunity!!