Free Online Course on English for Business and Entrepreneurship

University of Pennsylvania Learning Platform: Coursera
  Start Date: 2nd April 2018  Learning Level: Beginner

Course Description: 

The English for Business and Entrepreneurship online course is 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.

What will you learn in this course?

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.

Who is this course for?

This course is designed for non-native English speakers who are interested in learning more about the global business economy.

Who are the instructors?

Amy Nichols, Manager of International Research and Program Development
James Riedel, Executive Director

Subject Area:

Business, Entrepreneurship

Cost of course:


Course Duration:

5 weeks of study, 2-4 hours/week


English, Subtitles: Mongolian

How to enrol:

To enroll in this course for free, click on “Enroll now” and then select “Full Course. No certificate.” Click here to enroll


English for Business and Entreprenuership Online Course

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