SKILLS FOR THE WORKPLACE – At THECGSQUARE we offer highly specialized courses in vital skills in areas of communication in the workplace. These Specialized skills help you improve your professional communication in English for successful business interactions. If you work in a situation where you are required to communicate effectively on a daily basis, then it is important that your communication skills are at their best. Each of our specialized 60 hour courses focus on vital areas of communication in English that are needed in office or in the business world in general.

Effective Meetings

Effective Meetings for the Workplace – Effective business meetings require planning, leadership, and language skills and without these skills, meetings can be unproductive. Running Effective Meetings teaches participants how to plan, participate in, and conclude successful meetings. Students learn how to establish the purpose and agenda of a meeting, to keep the meeting on task, to foster creative thinking, manage conflict among meeting participants and negotiate solutions. This course is available both onsite and through our E-learning program.

Presentation Skills Coaching

Presentation Skills Coaching – Being able to present both yourself and your business effectively is a skill that everyone needs to learn at some point in their lives. This Presentation Skills course is designed to give anyone required to do a presentation the ability to be able to present concisely and effectively through good writing, practice and performance. Coaching will allow you to work on your own individual areas for development and to experiment with new strategies and techniques in a supportive environment. The course explains how to use preparation methods to your advantage, calm your nerves and give your presentation in the most impactful and memorable way possible. This course is available both onsite and through our E-learning program.

Fundamental Negotiation Skills

Fundamental Negotiation Skills – Negotiation is a key work and life skill. This course provides participants the knowledge and skills for effective negotiation to drive mutually beneficial outcomes. Participants will learn how to get the best results using a persuasive, but still collaborative, negotiation style. You will identify the four key stages of negotiations, Prepare, Negotiate, Close, Perform and Evaluate. Observe methods and approaches to persuading and negotiating with other people in different circumstances and take part in negotiation analysis and identify personal negotiating styles. This course is available both onsite and through our E-learning program.

Effective Business Writing for Non-native Writers

Effective Business Writing for Non-Natives – This is a comprehensive business writing course that hones the bedrock business writing skills required of every businessperson. This course has been customized specifically for non-native writers. It includes additional grammar and syntax information and detailed trainer review of writing exercises. The course raises awareness of writing and editing techniques, including information on common errors and stylistic bad habits including advice on how to use language to your advantage. You will cover how to present different styles of business writing, such as emails and reports. This course is available both onsite and through our E-learning program.

Workplace Conversation

Workplace Conversation and Communication – In a professional environment, we are often faced with the need to respond appropriately according to what the situation calls for. This course has been designed to provide the worker with linguistic tools which will enable greater ease in communications in the workplace. This way, the student will be able to broaden their lexical and grammatical range in English, thus increasing their professional value and skill. It will also give students the chance to improve their verbal communication skills for the workplace by improving upon pronunciation, grammar and vocabulary whilst also enhancing soft skills through group discussions, delivering presentations and time management. This course is available both onsite and through our E-learning program.

Professional Business Email Writing

Professional Business Email Writing – This course helps you to write effective business emails in English. This course is unique because each module will provide tips on writing more professional emails as well as lessons to improve your overall English writing skills. You will look at different email formats to analyze tone, formality levels, and various organizational styles. This will benefit you and improve your emails of introduction, announcements, requests and emails that apologize or revise a request. This course is available both onsite and through our E-learning program.