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The competition to get ahead at work today is intense. Improving your English skills may well be one of the best ways of gaining that promotion or securing that new job. Whatever your field of work, the HKU SPACE Business English courses should help you finetune your skills and communicate with more confidence in English at a higher level in the workplace. 

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Your traditional generic CV isn’t going to work in today’s highly competitive job market. Don’t load your CV from your computer and use it as a one-fits-all solution to every single job that you are applying for.
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Start 27 JUN 2017 (TUE)
Duration 6 weeks
Fee HK$2,400
The Certificate in Business English programme helps working professionals communicate accurately and effectively in spoken and written English in various business contexts. This is the entry level of the Advanced Diploma / Diploma in Business English programme.
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Start 08 SEP 2017 (FRI)
Duration 3 months
Fee HK$4,400
Your traditional generic CV isn’t going to work in today’s highly competitive job market. Don’t load your CV from your computer and use it as a one-fits-all solution to every single job that you are applying for.
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Start 27 JUN 2017 (TUE)
Duration 6 weeks
Fee HK$2,400
International Business Communication Skills is one of the modules* leading to the SPACE Diploma/Advanced Diploma in Business English Award. The module helps working professionals communicate accurately and effectively in English in various business contexts, by enabling them to:
• discuss language complexities found in international business situations; and
• communicate effectively in different cultural settings in the workplace.
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Start 08 SEP 2017 (FRI)
Duration 20 weeks
Fee HK$6,200
SPACE General English Entrance Examination - Your Passport to SPACE General English Programme. All courses under the SPACE General English Programme have their own entry requirements. Applicants who do not meet the stated entry requirements have to take the SPACE General English Entrance Examination to determine the most appropriate tier they should enter.
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Start 24 JUN 2017 (SAT)
Duration 1 day
SPACE Business English Programmes The Advanced Diploma / Diploma in Business English programme is a module-based programme, offering flexibility to learners.
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Start 28 JUL 2017 (FRI)
Duration 1 day

This course focuses on Impromptu Talk and Discussion.  It aims to develop oral communications skills that enable you to speak clearly and present ideas coherently.  

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Start 01 AUG 2017 (TUE)
Duration 6 weeks
Fee HK$1,800
This practical 18-hour English course equips learners with the confidence and language skills needed to write effective emails in both formal and informal situations.
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Start 05 AUG 2017 (SAT)
Duration 6 weeks
Fee HK$1,800
This short course aims to enhance students’ understanding of and ability to use Plain English. Lessons focus on strategies for writing clearly and concisely, which include emphasising active verbs, avoiding nominalisations and using lists where appropriate. Students will also be guided on how to plan and produce reader-friendly documents. The teacher will make use of authentic samples to critique writing impact and effectiveness in selected contexts.
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Start 08 AUG 2017 (TUE)
Duration 6 weeks
Fee HK$1,800
Report Writing and Presentation Skills is one of the modules* leading to the SPACE Diploma/Advanced Diploma in Business English Award. The module helps working professionals communicate accurately and effectively in English in various business contexts, by enabling them to:
• organise information and write effective business reports in English; and
• present ideas convincingly to a professional audience in a formal oral presentation.
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Start 06 SEP 2017 (WED)
Duration 20 weeks
Fee HK$6,200
Professional Written Communication Skills is one of the modules* leading to the SPACE Diploma/Advanced Diploma in Business English Award. The module helps working professionals communicate accurately and effectively in written English in various business contexts, by enabling them to:
• identify elements of good written communication demanded in different workplaces or industries;
• make use of good rhetoric, genre, design and visual presentation in a variety of professional writing situations; and
• apply principles of editing, revising and reflecting on one’s writings.
 
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Start 07 SEP 2017 (THU)
Duration 20 weeks
Fee HK$6,200