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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.

I 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.


Nov 5, 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

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By salim b

Oct 18, 2021

Excellent and very interesting course. I really recommend for who want to learn new skills in english language.

By Hung V H

Jul 1, 2021

great course ! If you're interested in Business, this course is definitely suitable with you as the beginner !

By Sabrina B M d S

Jul 19, 2020

Much more than I imagined. The course provides clear presentations, great texts, activities and practical work.

By Zuryzadday d c A B

May 28, 2020

It is an excellent course, I learned new words, I knew what a business plan is, strategies, and ways to compare

By Edi W R

Feb 26, 2020

This course was very important for me. I really liked it, it increased my knowledge of my English for business.

By Blandine I

May 27, 2019

How to extend deadlines here on coursera or how to extend the time you will start to study coursers on coursera

By Zizipho

Mar 2, 2018

it is a very good course especially when you are an entrepreneur it can make you to start a successful business

By Fena A Y

Nov 3, 2016

I would like to offer my special thanks to my teachers, they were so great to me . i will continue new course!

By Manuela M

Oct 13, 2016

Excelente!!! Para un acercamiento al lenguaje y temas de negocios, fundamental si quieres empezar una empresa!

By Carlos R S

Oct 8, 2020

It's a great option to learn and yo extend your knowledge in the English language. You'll be very comfortable.

By farhana s

Jun 6, 2020

The course gives me so much knowledge and its highly recommended for those that wants to learn about business.

By John L A P

Oct 9, 2018

The course is very helpful to us students who wants to become one of the successfull businessman in the future

By Priscila C

Jun 19, 2016

Excelente! Muito bom o método utilizado, o conteúdo, as explicações dos professores e a plataforma. Recomendo!

By Negar D

May 15, 2022

I love this course and And I want to thank both the excellent and capable teachers in this course. Thank you.

By Jorge M

Dec 20, 2021

It's great not only for the vocabulary, but mainly for the exercises 10/10, I recommend this course strongly.


Jul 16, 2020

Un curso muy completo, fortaleces habilidades de escritura, comprensión lectora siempre enfocado en negocios.

By Khem C

Apr 14, 2020

Good Material, Very well explained and the quizzes and studies sections are also excellent.

Thanks, Course Era

By vivek g

Jul 11, 2016

It's a brilliant course. the mentors are very good and they use common English which is understandable to all


May 17, 2022

en general el curso lo recomiendo mucho, porque esta muy completo, sintetizado de las partes mas importantes

By Prahlad N

Sep 10, 2021

It was a great journey and after the completion I gained a lot of knowledge, Thank you for this opportunity.

By Vania E F V

Aug 4, 2020

Es un excelente curso, me ayudó mucho con mi inglés, hablado y escrito, a parte de muchas otras habilidades.

By Francisco J R

Mar 16, 2020

Excelente curso para desarrollar habilidades tanto en inglés, como de negocios y emprendimiento.


By Ravindra S

Dec 5, 2019

good presentation,Better teaching method use in this course, better course design for better understanding.


Apr 26, 2020

It was a very interesting experience, I learn a lot of things, thank you, teachers, and thank you Coursera.