ENGLISH LANGUAGE FOR FINANCE AND BANKING
This course is based on the particular needs of participants, which will be established prior to the course, and will build confidence in using English. ‘Live’ work situations are used effectively as discussion points and there will be an opportunity to give mini reports, both written and as a presentation. A mix of language will be developed to talk about the types of statements and data used in financial recording and publishing. This will include the fascinating language used to describe graphs and charts, express movement and talk about financial performance.
Course Options: 2-day intensive or 5 day x 2 hour sessions Duration: 5 days, Monday to Friday 09.00 – 16.00 Where: Edinburgh
Baffled by balance sheets, confused by cash flow statements, struggling with financial terminology in English – this course is for you!
Targeted at non-native English speaking middle to senior managers from disciplines other than finance who need to understand the language of financial management and/or the market, and how these financial principles and concepts are used. It is aimed towards businesses of all sizes. Basic numeracy is required, as is knowledge of using financial statements. English level should be above intermediate.
How will this course help?
This course is designed to develop language and fluency for managers who need to speak in English about their business.
Participants will develop their skills of expression and communication in sector-specific English, including technical language and will enable a more fluent, clear and effective dialogue between business partners and associates.
Understanding the language used to describe financial processes, concepts and changes
Understanding of basic principles, terminology and building blocks of financial control in English
Understanding of the main financial statements, how they relate to one another and how they can be manipulated as useful management data
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