The London School of English: Business and Professional English 30+

Canterbury, London - Holland Park Gardens This course is designed for experienced professionals from a wide range of corporate and professional backgrounds who wish to develop their language and communication skills in small, focused groups. The Business and Professional English 30+ course is offered at The London School of English. You can also check alternative courses
Price level
Not specified
Max group size
Duration (wks)
1 – 8
Intensity (hrs/wk)
Entry level
B1 – C2
Start date
Not specified

The course uses realistic scenarios and simulations to help our clients to gain confidence in making presentations, taking part in international meetings, cross-cultural networking and other work contexts.

  • Under 30? Take a look at the Business English 20-30 course.
  • Not looking for a professional English course? Take a look at the General English 30+ course.
Who's it for?

Find out if this course is suitable for your needs

This business English and communication course is ideal for experienced professionals who wish to improve their business English language and professional skills in a commercial context in the shortest possible time. Participants will usually have several years professional working experience and already be well established in their chosen career.

Participants typically work in the following industries and sectors:

  • Financial services
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Legal services
  • Manufacturing
  • Media communications
  • Management and Leadership
  • Operations
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Telecoms
  • Distribution
  • Logistics

The course will benefit any business person who needs to develop effective communication skills in English for use in their business life.

Course content

The areas that you can expect to cover during the course

Professional themes

Discussing your organisation around key business lexis such as:

  • Brand
  • Change
  • Communication (incl. social media)
  • Company culture
  • Development
  • Governance
  • Market
  • Products/Services
  • Project
  • Quality
  • Results
  • Strategy
The benefits

What you can expect to achieve from your course

This course focuses on the following areas and as a result you can expect to make the following improvements:

  • communicate more confidently
  • speak more accurately and fluently
  • participate more successfully in meetings
  • approach negotiations more tactically and diplomatically
  • respond more spontaneously
  • gain better comprehension skills
  • improve your written English including emailing
  • expand your range of professional vocabulary
  • improve your understanding of grammar
  • socialise and network with greater confidence
  • speak more clearly with better pronunciation
  • work successfully in a cross-cultural environment

In addition to the benefits outlined above, you can expect to manage meetings and negotiations more effectively, improve your presentation skills, expand your business vocabulary, use the telephone with greater confidence as well as being able to discuss issues relating to best industry practice industry with a greater degree of confidence.

Included in the fees

What is included in the fees


  • Daily 3-course lunch (Monday to Friday)
  • Networking reception every Monday
  • Access to LondonSchool Online learning portal
  • All course material and resources
  • Detailed end-of-course report showing progress in your English


  • 3 lunches per week with trainers
  • 2 social activities per week
  • Access to LondonSchool Online learning portal
  • All course material and resources
  • Detailed end-of-course report showing progress in your English
Course Details
  • Course level: Levels 4 - 8 on the school's level scale
  • Course length: 1 - 8 weeks
  • Minimum age: 30
  • Average age: 42
  • Group size: Maximum 6 (London) or Maximum 4 (Canterbury)
  • Full programme: 30 full hours per week (full-time) 09.00 17.00 Monday Friday
  • Morning only: 15 full hours per week (part-time) 09.00 12.30 Monday Friday
  • £1100/week (full-time)
  • £695/week (part-time)
  • £1895/week (BP30+ group 15 + 15 individual)
  • £1495/week (BP30+ group 15 + 10 individual)*
*only available in Canterbury
Course Dates 2017
  • Any Monday

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