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English for Business and Entrepreneurship, University of Pennsylvania

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About this Course

Welcome to English for Business and Entrepreneurship, a course created by the University of Pennsylvania, and funded by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Office of English Language Programs. To enroll in this course for free, click on “Enroll now” and then select "Full Course. No certificate." This course is designed for non-native English speakers who are interested in learning more about the global business economy. In this course, you will learn about topics and language necessary to succeed in the international workplace. You will explore business English through authentic readings and video lectures, while learning about business vocabulary, concepts, and issues. Unit 1 will provide an introduction to entrepreneurship by examining ideas, products, and opportunities. In unit 2, you will learn about the basics of market research, including how to identify an opportunity. The next unit in the course will focus on business plans, why these plans are important, and will give you a chance to practice composing a business plan. In the final unit of the course, we will present basics for funding a business and will help you create a persuasive presentation, or pitch, based on a business plan. Unless otherwise noted, all course materials are available for re-use, repurposing and free distribution under a Creative Commons 4.0 Attribution license. Supplemental reading materials were provided by Newsela, which publishes daily news articles at a level that's just right for each English language learner....

Top reviews

By AS

Nov 06, 2016

What an entrepreneur need from describing your idea, market research, writing a business plan to making a persuasive pitch, the key element to attract potential investors. I do recommend this course

By FF

Jan 28, 2017

A cornerstone course for anyone wanting to improve their English with focus on Business & Entrepreneurship. Takes you through setting up you Business and the English you might need. Good Course!

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Feb 22, 2019

Adorei o curso, muito legal e didático. Eu com certeza aumentei meu vocabulário em inglês referente a negócios.

By PiotrPuzniak

Feb 20, 2019

The teachers were amazing. I enjoy this course so much. Thank you. I recommend this course for everyone.

By Hung Hung Hei Duncan

Feb 20, 2019

It is great course! I have learnt a lot from this course and I like it very much!

By Andreea

Feb 17, 2019

Many thanks! Very interesting course!

By Ahmed Ramadan Saayed

Feb 14, 2019

Great course, I have learnt more. Thank you

By Dani Tarachi

Feb 14, 2019

Perfect

By Deepak verma

Feb 13, 2019

Superb

By Mohd Mushahid

Feb 08, 2019

i learnt too many things by enrolling in this course i will suggest you to please enroll in in this course

By Karla Cecilia Sol Hernández

Feb 05, 2019

This Course has been a great source of knowledge in simple words and activities, helping me encrease my vocabulary, and vision of businesses world

By Pavlina Stoyanova

Feb 05, 2019

A very good course. i reccomend it to everyone xx