About this Course

Each workshop focusses on a specific business skill enabling you to develop essential professional skills in English to help further your career. The British Council certificates will be given upon completion of each 12-hour workshop.

The workshops are 12 hours long, spread over a period of 4 weeks or 2 weeks, and are specifically designed to boost your professional skills that you can take into the workplace.

Course information

  • Levels

    • Intermediate
    • Upper-intermediate
    • Advanced
  • Course format

    • Euljiro Centre: 4 lessons (Saturday) / month
    • Gangnam and Jamsil Centre: 2 lessons (Saturday) / month
    • Please refer the timetable below for detailed schedule.
    • Capacity: 10
  • Course locations

    • Euljiro Centre
    • Gangnam Centre
    • Jamsil Centre
  • Price

    380,000 won (per month)

June 2019

Euljiro Centre

Date: Every Saturday (4 lessons / month)
Time: 3 hours per lesson
Effective Presentations
This workshop will show you how to prepare for, structure and deliver successful presentations. You will learn how to engage your audience, open and close your talk memorably and use your voice for maximum impact.
Over the workshop you will work on your own case study presentation. This will be recorded so that you able to identify how to improve your performance when you get back to work.

Gangnam Centre

Date: Every other Saturday (2 lessons / month)
Time: 6 hours per lesson
Positive Influencing Skills
This highly valuable workshop shows you how to positively influence others in a range of situations at work. These include selling your ideas, winning resources and negotiating positive outcomes.
Through interactive scenarios, self-reflection and a range of practical activities, you will explore ways to influence and better communicate with others, even in challenging situations.

Jamsil Centre

Date: Every Saturday (4 lessons / month)
Time: 6 hours per lesson
Interpersonal Communication Skills
This highly interactive workshop will help you to develop the skills you need to communicate successfully in the modern business environment.
Through case study scenarios, role plays, questionnaires and mini presentations, you will learn techniques to be more effective in your work life and communicate in a clearer and more confident manner.

Find out more about our upcoming workshops:

Topic Lesson Details
Better Emails

Is your inbox overflowing? Are you still waiting for important information that you asked for last week? This workshop will help you to develop the quality and effectiveness of your emails so that you can achieve your goals at work.

You will be introduced to the POWER writing process and the 6 Cs of professional email writing. You will also write emails and receive feedback from your trainer and other course participants on how to improve.

Effective Virtual Communication

Recent developments in technology have created opportunities for people to work together in different types of virtual environments. Whether you work from home occasionally, carry out projects with others based in different locations or are part of a geographically distributed team, effective communication without face-to-face contact can be a challenge.

This highly informative workshop will help you to overcome these challenges and communicate more effectively in the twenty-first century working environment.

Effective Negotiation Skills

By the end of the course you will be better able to
- use the five negotiating styles
- conduct negotiations at all levels
You will
- take part in a variety of role plays and simulations to immediately put the skills you learn into practice

Say It Clearly!

Are you ever misunderstood by your colleagues and clients? Do you struggle to pronounce certain words? This enlightening workshop looks at all aspects of Standard English pronunciation, with a particular focus on problem areas for Korean speakers.

You will take part in a variety of pronunciation activities, such as using the British Council’s interactive phonemic chart and making recordings of your voice.  Feedback on your strengths and areas for development will ensure that you immediately improve your pronunciation.

Business Writing Essentials

This workshop provides you with a thorough understanding of modern business writing. This will help you to write all kinds of documents more effectively and professionally.

Through analysis and hands-on activities, you will learn how to plan and edit a variety of documents. You will also write a case study text and use the 5 Cs to progressively refine this throughout the workshop.

Using Your Voice for Impact We all use our voices to communicate at work. But are you making the most of this valuable asset?

This workshop will help you to develop the skills and strategies for successful vocal communication in the modern business environment. Through a range of techniques and exercises you will learn how to care for your voice and communicate in a way that creates maximum impact. You will practise using your voice in business simulations such as webinars, pitches and announcements.

Handling Difficult Colleagues and Customers This vital workshop will help you to handle difficult conversations at work in a more assertive, confident and constructive manner.
As well as learning about the nature of conflict and why it arises you will gain a better understanding of how you react in stressful situations. You will also be given a set of tools and techniques to help you manage challenging real-life interactions with your colleagues and customers.
Customer-focused Writing

Writing to customers in a style that focuses on them is vital to your organisation’s reputation and success.

Focusing on challenging correspondence such as refusing requests and dealing with complaints, this comprehensive workshop provides you with an in-depth understanding of how to write in a customer-focused way. You will write case studies related to your workplace and receive feedback from your trainer and other participants on your strengths and areas to improve.

Reports that Work

Good decisions come from good reports. The best reports demonstrate the writer’s command of both material and medium. They demand respect and achieve an appropriate, positive response.

This effective workshop guides you through the fundamental skills needed for planning, structuring, writing and checking your reports. You will work in groups, on discussions, exercises and interactive games. Throughout the course you will work on a case study, putting the skills you pick up into practice immediately.

※ Please contact Euljiro, Gangnam or Jamsil centre for more information on shedule of each workshop.