The competition to get ahead at work is intense. Improving your English competence may well be one of the best weapons for gaining that promotion or securing new opportunities. Whatever your field of work, the HKU SPACE Professional and Business English (PBE) programmes should help you finetune your skills and communicate with confidence in English at a higher level in the workplace.
Professional and Business English Certificate Programmes
Business English Short Courses:
The Fundamentals of Persuasive Business Writing (18 hours) [NEW COURSE]
English at Work - Impromptu Talk and Discussion (18 hours)
Introductory Public Speaking and Presentation Skills (30 hours)
Advanced Public Speaking and Presentation Skills (30 hours)
Business English proficiency assessment:
Cambridge Linguaskill General / Business English proficiency test
* Please visit The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) for details about the levels in the CEFR scale.
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.
The course provides opportunities for course participants to acquire knowledge of public speaking techniques, and practise public speaking and presentations for a variety of purposes and audiences. Topics include:Delivering with an impact
- Using body language with effect
- Speaking with persuasiveness
- Using techniques to engage listening audiences
- Practising and critiquing speeches/presentations
Linguaskill – the NEW Cambridge English Language Benchmark Test
$1,200 (Bundled Test covering all 3 modules)