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Intermediate Level
Approx. 29 hours to complete
English

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Week
1

Week 1

6 hours to complete

Budgeting

6 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 30 min), 11 readings, 7 quizzes
6 videos
1.4 Probing Questions3m
1.10 Open Communication5m
1.12 Forming Yes/No Questions6m
1.14 Forming WH Questions5m
1.19 Review: Budgeting5m
11 readings
1.1 Weekly Goals and Advice from Instructors10m
1.3 Vocabulary Preview: Budgeting10m
1.5 "How to Ask the Right Questions: A Framework for Asking"10m
1.7 Probing Question Stems10m
1.9 Asking the right questions? Have Intellectual Curiosity10m
Bonus: Worksheet for Practicing How to Say Numbers10m
Bonus: "Sensitivity to Criticism Test"10m
1.15 "Your Company's Culture" An article with lots of WH-questions10m
1.17 "Getting to Yes: Interest versus Positions"10m
1.18 Budget Review Worksheet (Use with Review: Budgeting)10m
1.22 Quizlet Vocabulary Practice: Budgeting10m
6 practice exercises
1.6 Probing Questions30m
1.8 Probing Question Stems30m
1.11 Open Communication30m
1.13 Forming Yes/No Questions30m
1.16 Forming WH Questions30m
1.21 Week 1 Test30m
Week
2

Week 2

6 hours to complete

Forecasting

6 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 32 min), 9 readings, 6 quizzes
6 videos
2.4 Answering Questions Without Defensiveness4m
2.6 Chart Communication5m
2.11 Transition Phrases for Contrast and Additions4m
2.13 Transition Phrases for Cause and Effect4m
2.17 Review (Watch with Companion Worksheet)9m
9 readings
2.1 Weekly Goals and Advice from Instructors10m
2.3 Vocabulary Preview: Forecasting10m
2.7 "How to Give a Great Financial Presentation" (by telling a story)10m
2.8 "Secrets of Reading Financial Reports"10m
2.9 How to Organize your Story and Other Hints10m
Bonus: "4 Magic Phrases"10m
2.15 More Transition Phrases for Cause/Effect, Contrast and Addition10m
2.16 Review Companion Worksheet10m
2.21 Quizlet Vocabulary Practice: Forecasting10m
5 practice exercises
2.5 Answering Questions Without Defensiveness30m
2.10 Chart Communication/Storytelling30m
2.12 Transition Phrases for Contrast and Additions30m
2.14 Transition Phrases for Cause and Effect30m
2.20 Week 2 Chapter Test30m
Week
3

Week 3

6 hours to complete

Purchasing

6 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 29 min), 8 readings, 7 quizzes
6 videos
3.4 Making Concessions4m
3.8 Maintaining Integrity4m
3.13 Persuasive Language-Logic5m
3.16 Phrases for Concession3m
3.19 Review8m
8 readings
3.1 Weekly Goals and Advice from Instructors10m
3.3 Vocabulary Preview: Purchasing10m
3.5 Conceed to Your Ego: A Video10m
3.9 Five Ways to See if your Business Integrity is Showing10m
3.11 "The 6 Types of Socratic Questions"10m
3.15 More Phrases for Concession and Counter Arguments10m
3.18 Review Companion Worksheet: How to Negotiate a Win Win10m
3.23 Quizlet Vocabulary Practice: Purchasing10m
6 practice exercises
3.7 Making Concessions30m
3.10 Maintaining Integrity30m
3.12 Socratic Questions and Business Integrity Showing30m
3.14 Persuasive Language-Logic30m
3.17 Phrases for Concession30m
3.22 Week 3 Chapter Test30m
Week
4

Week 4

6 hours to complete

Auditing

6 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 32 min), 10 readings, 6 quizzes
6 videos
4.4 Types of Power4m
4.8 How to Use Different Types of Power4m
4.12 Speaking Tone5m
4.17 Writing Tone7m
4.19 Review: Auditing6m
10 readings
4.1 Weekly Goals and Advice From Instructors10m
4.3 Vocabulary Preview: Auditing10m
4.5 Auditors and Power Relationships: How Can We Get Along?10m
4.6 William Ury: "NO Means Yes" ~ Tell that to Your Auditor!10m
4.9 "Five Ways To Get Anyone To Do Anything"10m
4.13 Sound of Confidence: Amy Cuddy's Power Poses10m
4.14 Three Productive Language Choices10m
4.16 Companion Email for "Writing Tone" Instructional Video: Delay in analytic software launch10m
Bonus: Super Cool Comparison Tool for Analyzing How Well Your Writing Style Matches Others10m
4.22 Quizlet Vocabulary Practice: Auditing10m
5 practice exercises
4.7 Types of Power30m
4.11 Using Different Types of Power30m
4.15 Speaking Tone and Body Language30m
4.18 Writing Tone30m
4.21 Week 4 Chapter Test30m

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