AMERICAN ENGLISH – BUSINESS NEGOTIATIONS SEMINAR

Fee for the American English – Business Negotiations Seminar is €245 and includes lunch and learning materials.

The American English – Business Negotiations Seminar is a one-day, 9 hour course (including a working lunch hour), usually held on a Saturday.  The chief topics covered are:

  • The nature, psychology, and theories of  bargaining and negotiation
  • Negotiation strategies and tactics, including pre-negotiation planning, finding leverage, use of coalitions or teams, and application of negotiations
  • Negotiation and bargaining ethics, understanding communication and cognitive biases
  • Exploration of the dynamics of interpersonal and intergroup conflict and various approaches to resolving disputes
  • Theories and concepts of becoming an excellent manager

The course consists of several hours of lecture, question and answer sessions, and role play with negotiation and bargaining exercises.  American-style lunch is included in the price of the course and this meal will be used as part of an American business meeting exercise.
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AMERICAN ENGLISH – BUSINESS CONTRACTS SEMINAR

Fee for the American English – Business Contracts Seminar is €225 and includes lunch and learning materials.

The American English – Contracts Seminar is a one-day, 9 hour course (including a working lunch hour), usually held on a Saturday. The chief topics covered are:

  • Typical contract clauses, their meanings, effects of changes, deletions and additions
  • Formation of the contract, contract defects, illegal contracts
  • Contract options, amendments, exhibits
  • Contract breaches – material and immaterial and effect on remedies
  • Common contract errors
  • Contract performance and lack thereof
  • Leases
  • Warranties
  • Sales contracts falling under the UCC (Uniform Commercial Code)

The course consists of several hours of lecture, question and answer sessions, role play, and a final quiz to check comprehension. American-style lunch is included in the price of the course and this meal will be used as part of an American business meeting exercise.
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AMERICAN ENGLISH – GENERAL BUSINESS SKILLS SEMINAR

Fee for the American English – General Business Skills Seminar is €195 and includes lunch and learning materials.

The American English – General Business Skills Seminar is a one-day, 9 hour course (including a working lunch hour), usually held on a Saturday. The chief topics covered are:

  • Human resources – effective management of English speaking employees
  • Cultural norms as they relate to workplace expectations
  • Business networking skills, online and in-person
  • Business telephone etiquette
  • Business meeting etiquette
  • Email etiquette
  • CVs and cover letters
  • Blogging and other online marketing opportunities
  • English websites
  • Job interview and application basics
  • Use of business technology in the office and at meetings
  • Legal liabilities associated with human resources (harassment, workplace safety, etc.)

The course consists of several hours of lecture, question and answer sessions, role play, and fun exercises. American-style lunch is included in the price of the course and this meal will be used as part of an American business meeting exercise.

Attendees are encouraged to bring business cards to use during networking exercises.
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