Budapest, Hungary

Building Skills in Business Communication

when 15 July 2024 - 19 July 2024
language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 390

During the course students will be introduced to various topics and scenarios in business communication both in speaking and writing: how to conduct a successful interview, how to manage business meetings, and how to give engaging presentations. It further looks at topics on communication barriers due to differences in decision making, levels of directness, formality, and varying cultural norms. It also aims to give students opportunities to collaborate in project work, and to carry out interesting surveys, to produce visuals and group presentations creatively and interactively.

Course leader

Miklós Földes has been teaching business English for 15 years. He has been an academic tutor for the Language Centre at the University of Oxford, has taught at Budapest’s IBS, ELTE, and worked as Academic Manager at Oxford Summer Courses.

Target group

Business students at all levels.

Course aim

- identify various styles, expectations and barriers to successful business communication
- plan, conduct and reflect on business meetings and negotiations
- identify strengths and weaknesses in business emails, reports and proposals; edit and proofread own work.
- set up and carry out short term projects in groups
- plan and deliver a short presentation in groups; provide feedback on presentations delivered by others

Fee info

EUR 390: Fee includes: participation in one course, the social programs, certificate of participation, transcript for ECTS transfer (if requested), Wifi on campus.
Fee does not include: accommodation, travel to Budapest, local transportation, health insurance.
EUR 290: Early bird until April 30.


Scholarships are not available.