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Teaching Business English

Boost your TEFL resume with Specialized Certification!


This 60-hour, comprehensive online training with tutor is designed for TEFL/TESOL certified teachers who would like to gain valuable skills and qualify for more teaching jobs in this high-demand area.

Perfect for busy professionals, this course is self-paced, with a 3-month time limit for completion, during which you may log in and work when it’s convenient for you.

Course Curriculum

Module 01    What Is Business English and Why Is It Important?
Module 02    Analyzing Stakeholder Needs
Module 03    Shaping the Course
Module 04    The Business Model and Assessments
Module 05    Practices in Professional Development

Learning Objectives

When you complete the course, you’ll be able to:

  • Identify a range of techniques best suited to teaching Business English and adult learners in the 21st century.

  • Develop a comprehensive needs analysis and make adjustments based on the goals of your students.

  • Consider the implications of course planning, needs assessments, and reporting for sponsored Business English students and their employers.

  • Select, create, and use authentic materials that are suited to Business English and embrace the use of English as a lingua franca.

  • Design, plan, and model a Business English syllabus and lesson plans.

  • Explain the unique learner aspects and motivations of professionals learning English for their careers and how to best balance education and career needs.

Requirements to take this course:


  • 18 years of age.

  • An intermediate or higher level of English proficiency (B1 level, according to the CEFR, the Common European Framework Reference for Language)

  • Teaching experience or a general TEFL/TESOL certificate (recommended).


Throughout the course you will:

  • Read and view material found in the course, as well as in linked online resources, teacher’s contributions, and other included components.

  • Complete self-check, non-graded quizzes in each unit to check your understanding of these materials.

  • Analyze the concepts found in those materials to draw inferences in your written assignments (such as forum posts and essays) regarding best practices in teaching Business English.


Your final grade for the course is based on the completion of two 1,000-1,500-word written assignments (graded by your tutor) and a final exam. These components are weighted as follows:


Assignment 1 – 30% of your overall grade
Assignment 2 – 30% of your overall grade
Final Exam – 40% of your overall grade


100% Online
Start anytime and work from any device.

Personal tutor
Get feedback and ask questions throughout the course.

Flexible schedule
Work at your own pace - complete in as little as 3 weeks!


Interactive content
Instructional videos, downloadable resources, quizzes & activities, and discussion board.

Certificate of completion

Qualify for jobs teaching online with a specialized certification.

Start Learning Today!

R$ 594,00 (or 3 x R$ 198,00)

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