University of California, Irvine
English for Running a Successful Business
University of California, Irvine

English for Running a Successful Business

This course is part of Essential English for Business Professionals Specialization

Taught in English

Karen  Vallejo
Marla Yoshida

Instructors: Karen Vallejo

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

4.8

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16 hours (approximately)
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Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

4.8

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16 hours (approximately)
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There are 4 modules in this course

This week, we’ll focus on entrepreneurs—people who start a new business, even though they know it may not succeed. What qualities and skills are needed to become an entrepreneur, and what factors determine why some businesses succeed and others fail? You’ll hear about some steps to follow in starting a business and writing a business plan. You’ll also learn about how to use modal verbs for many purposes—to talk about possibilities, predictions, and requirements, or to give advice.

What's included

4 videos5 readings8 quizzes

This week’s topic is about sales in a company. Sales is the driving force and money-making activity in business. You will read about sales team activities and listen to a talk about strategies of sales outlets. You will also see presentations about housing sales reports and how sales numbers are reported in graphs and in English writing.

What's included

2 videos7 readings4 quizzes

In any type of business, there are many projects. This week, you’ll learn about project management—planning, organizing, and keeping track of projects so the work is finished correctly and on time. You’ll learn about some special concepts and terms used in this field and think about the importance of teamwork in getting a project done smoothly. You’ll also learn some useful expressions for asking for clarification or getting more information if you don’t understand something.

What's included

4 videos3 readings8 quizzes

The topic of sustainability, or being environmentally friendly, has become a key goal many companies plan to incorporate into their businesses. This week, we will read and listen to some passages about sustainability in business. In addition, we will listen to an interview about how one multinational company is incorporating sustainability into many facets of their corporate operations. We will also learn about how to use some phrasal verbs in writing and speaking situations in English.

What's included

2 videos5 readings6 quizzes1 discussion prompt

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Karen  Vallejo
University of California, Irvine
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