Certificate in Business English (Beginner Level 1)

A.   Title of Course

Certificate in Business English (Beginner Level 1)

B.   Overview

The Certificate in Business English programme is designed for learners who have some background in English but wish to further improve their English proficiency level. The course focuses on specific language targets such as making presentations, writing emails, speaking on telephone and others to help students build fluency in their English language in a business environment.

C.   Objective

By the end of this course, students should be able to make effective presentations in Business English, accurately use the language of business negotiations or business communicate effectively in business meetings. It is incorporated with the use of business vocabulary in formal business and colloquial business jargon including recognize the features of different genres of business correspondence,  such as memorandums, emails, and business letters as well as business articles and essays that employ strategies to be a successful employee or employer in the workplace.

D.   Course Structure

a. Course Outline

The Certificate in Business English course focuses on speaking, reading, writing and listening of the English Language covering the following business aspects:

  1.   Business Success;
  2.  Marketing;
  3. Human Resource – Management Styles;
  4. Building Relationships;
  5.  Managers and Acquisitions (M&A);
  6. Building Relationships;
  7. Job Satisfaction; and
  8. Customer Service.

Refer to Appendix 1 for details on the module/subject

b. Scope of Study

English Language skills in speaking, reading, writing and listening

c. Delivery Mode

Classroom lectures, tutorials and case studies

d. Commencement Dates / Intakes

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e. Course Duration

The course duration is 6 months of institutional training – Full-time

Maximum allowable period to complete the course is 12 months from date of course commencement

f. Class Period

Monday to Friday

5 sessions per week, 3 hours per session

15 contact hrs per week

g.     Course Fees

Application fee : $327

This course is currently under review.

h.     Payment Mode

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i.   Assessments

Class Participation, Presentation and Course Work assignment

j.  Assessment Methods

10%   Class Participation

30%   Presentation

60%   Course Work Assignment

  • Assessment Grading Criteria
  • Expected Examination Results Release Date

Assessment results shall be released within 3 months upon completion of the last assessment.

  • Qualification Award

Certificate in Business English (Beginner Level 1)

  • Graduation Requirements

Achieved at least a ‘Pass’ in the assessment

  • Teacher Qualifications

The Committee for Private Education (CPE) is duly notified on all teachers in Exerceo Business International College.  All teachers have the required qualifications. Please refer to Our Teachers list in the website for more details.

Average Teacher-Student Ratio is 1:30

Please note that the maximum number of students in the classroom is subjected to the maximum allowable seating capacity 

  • Progression Pathway

Certificate in Business English (Beginner Level 1)                    
Certificate in Business English (Beginner Level 2) awarded by Exerceo Business International College

 E.   Entry Requirements

Age:   At least 16 years old

Academic:   Minimum 3 passes at GCE ‘O’ Level or Completion of High School or equivalent

English Proficiency:   Pass in English at GCE ‘O’ Level or High School or regional equivalent

This course is currently not being run.