Business English for International Professionals

UBC Award of Achievement

  • Online, In-Person
  • $2,800 to $2,900

Communicating your thoughts and ideas clearly, and interacting effectively with colleagues, are key to success in the Canadian workplace.

The UBC Award of Achievement in Business English for International Professionals helps improve your English communication skills for the Canadian business environment. Learn the nuances of tone and expressions, increase your business vocabulary, refine your English pronunciation, and gain confidence in public speaking, meetings and presentations.

  • Format: 100% online or a combination of in-person and online study
  • Duration: Six courses of six to eight weeks each, a total of approximately 125 learning hours, to be completed within 18 months
  • Cost: $365–$570 per course, approximately $2,800-$2,900 for the program
  • Apply anytime

I truly feel confident about speaking authentically in my work environment. I’m so grateful for all the knowledgeable and experienced instructors who have taught me extremely useful and valuable lessons for improving and expanding my communication skill set. Now, I can see that the sky is really the limit.

Chie, Student, English Communication Skills

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