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English for Business and Entrepreneurship FUNiX

Enrollment in this course is by invitation only

COURSE: ENGLISH FOR BUSINESS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP 

ABOUT THE COURSE:

Learning source:

English for Business and Entrepreneurship is a free course on Coursera created by the University of Pennsylvania, and funded by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Office of English Language Programs. This course is designed for non-native English learners interested in the global business economy. We are excited to have you in the course and look forward to helping you improve your English skills for the international workplace.

Course name: English for Business and Entrepreneurship

Course code: ENG101x

Credit: 3

Estimated Duration: 6 weeks

Course Objectives: 

  1. Acquiring some basic knowledge related to Business and Entrepreneurship for bettering their career orientations.

  2. Improving student's language capacity in all English aspects including business-oriented vocabulary and four major skills:  reading, speaking, listening and writing skill

  3. Facilitating students' basic English grammar, advocating other skills

  4. Bettering students' ability to effectively communicate with clients, consumers and partners in working environment.

  5. Knowing how to self-write business plans and ideas and conduct market research.

Course Structure: 

MODULES (WEEK)

LESSONS

I. BECOMING AN ENTREPRENEUR

 

Introduction

Lesson 1. What is Entrepreneurship?

Lesson 2. Why Entrepreneurship?

Lesson 3. Products

Assessment 1 (Assignment 1)

Lesson 4. Startups

Assessment 2 (Assignment 2)

Additional Resources and Exercises

Online practice test 1

II. IDENTIFYING AN OPPORTUNITY

Introduction

Lesson 5. Market Research

Lesson 6. Surveys

Assessment 1 (Assignment 3)

Lesson 7. Data

Assessment 2 (Assignment 4)

Additional Resources and Exercises

Online practice test 2

III. CREATING A BUSINESS PLAN (PART 1)

Introduction

Lesson 8. Why write business plan?

Assessment 1 (Assignment 5)

Lesson 9. Marketing

Additional Resources and Exercises

Online practice test 3

IV. CREATING A BUSINESS PLAN (PART 2)

Lesson 10. Financials

Assessment 2 (Assignment 6)

Additional Resources and Exercises

Online practice test 4

 V. ATTRACTING INVESTORS AND OBTAINING FINANCIAL SUPPORT

Introduction

Lesson 11. Financing a Business

Assessment 1 (Assignment 7)

Assessment 2 (Assignment 8)

Additional Resources and Exercises

Online practice test 5

PREREQUISITE

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COURSE DESIGNER

Phan Thị Tuyết Nhung
  • Language & Rights Specialist, FUNiX Program Department
  • Bachelor in English Translation and Intepreting from University of Languages and International Studies - Vietnam National University
  • Teacher Training Certificate in Professional Teacher Training from Hanoi National University of Education
  • English Tutor and teacher since 2014 

 

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