Arizona State University
Business English: Finance and Economics
Arizona State University

Business English: Finance and Economics

This course is part of Business English Specialization

Andrea Mürau Haraway
Jessica Cinco
Wanda Huber

Instructors: Andrea Mürau Haraway

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29 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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25 quizzes

Taught in English

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

4.7

(597 reviews)

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98%

Intermediate level
Some related experience required
29 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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There are 6 modules in this course

While in the budgeting process, Catherine asks managers to keep their expenses flat. Jake, however, ignores this request believing he can increase sales by spending more on promotions. How do you think Catherine handles this situation? In this week, you’ll watch Catherine and Jake talk about his budget. You’ll observe how she uses questions to help Jake think of ways to meet both of their needs. After completing this week, you’ll be able to form questions that lead to open and honest conversations and produce positive results.

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6 videos11 readings6 quizzes1 peer review

You’ve collected the data, done the analysis, made the forecasts. Now, you must be able to clearly explain your conclusions. After completing this week, you’ll be more prepared for this difficult task. You’ll practice useful language for describing the whole story represented in your charts and graphs and use strategies for staying calm and avoiding defensiveness when challenged. With Catherine as a model in The Challenge, you’ll be off to a good start.

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6 videos9 readings5 quizzes1 peer review1 discussion prompt

Approving a large expenditure means many hours of giving and taking, of persuading and conceding. This can be a painful process, but it doesn’t need to be. Follow a process that will take the pain away. Learn the language and the process for successfully negotiating solutions where everyone is happy. After completing this week, you’ll be able to follow a process and use the language for negotiating win-win solutions. You’ll also be able to recognize tricky ethical situations where your integrity can shine.

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6 videos8 readings6 quizzes1 peer review2 discussion prompts

“What documentation do you need?” “I’m sorry, but I don’t have time.” These statements are commonly heard while preparing for an audit. Do you have to have super powers to get everyone to just do what you ask? Although you may not have super powers, you definitely have the power to lead others. After completing this week, you’ll be able to recognize 5 types of power, influence positive interactions, and find words that carry the tone of your intended meaning.

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6 videos10 readings5 quizzes1 peer review1 discussion prompt

So many trends to follow, so little time. After completing this week, you’ll be able to use reading strategies for quickly finding and comprehending the information and vocabulary you need--even from difficult texts.

What's included

6 videos8 readings2 quizzes1 peer review3 discussion prompts

In this week, you’ll review and practice key concepts and language from the course. Watch the videos, check your knowledge and understanding with the support of review worksheet.

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2 videos3 readings1 quiz

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Wanda Huber
Arizona State University
12 Courses255,215 learners
Jenny Young
Arizona State University
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Beatriz Fuentes-Anderson
Arizona State University
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