Whether you want to excel in delivering presentations, or writing effective emails, or communicating with your colleagues and business partners, choose one of our courses to develop your soft skills with our highly qualified trainers. 

Professional Skills courses do not focus on English development, although you will improve your workplace English. These courses are aimed at anyone who needs strong communication skills to ensure success in projects, working relationships and teams. 

See immediate results by going through one of our 8-module training courses to develop the skills you need most and start applying your newly acquired knowledge right away.  

Be flexible in choosing one or more courses, depending on how intensively you would like to study. Online learning with teachers in real time gives you the opportunity to join our workshops from anywhere. 

Tap into practical content through realistic and authentic communicative activities, case studies and action plans. Our modular programmes provide a clear learning pathway, helping you build on your skills throughout the course. Participants receive trainer and peer feedback, as well as self-reflect to set goals, monitor progress and plan how to implement the learning in their workplace. 

Learn with professionals on our courses that were designed in close consultation with experts in the field of business from around the world. They also draw on the latest academic thinking and research to ensure they are up to date. Besides holding university degrees and recognized qualifications in Teaching English as a Foreign Language, our trainers are specifically accredited to run Professional Skills workshops.

Our trainers: 

Hanna Shahina   

Academic Adult and Corporate Courses Coordinator, British Council Kyiv  

Specialist in teaching corporate classes, teacher training, delivering online and face-to-face workshops and writing Professional Skills courses.  

MA (Hons) English and German, Trinity Diploma in TESOL, Cambridge CELTA   

Katherine Martinkevich  

Training consultant, British Council Kyiv  

Specialist in delivering online and face-to-face workshops and writing Professional Skills courses.  

MEd, MA Professional Development, BA (Hons) English and German, NILE Management in Language Education Cert, IH Academic Management Cert, Cambridge DELTA, Cambridge CELTA  

Course information: 

Level: B2 minimum 

Course format: online in virtual classrooms with our trainers in real-time. Class size of 6 to 12 students. Standard course is 12 hours divided in 8 modules. Each module is 90 minutes. The duration of each course is 4 weeks with 3 hours of learning per week on Saturday or Sunday.

Business writing essential

Provides you with a thorough understanding of modern business writing. Through analysis and hands-on activities, you will learn how to plan and edit a variety of documents. You will also write a case study text and use the 5 Cs (complete, clear, concise, correct, courteous) to progressively refine this throughout the workshop. 

Learning outcomes 

After attending this workshop you will be able to: 

  • feel more confident in your knowledge of modern business writing 
  • communicate your ideas more effectively
  • use writing to enhance your professional image at work.

Time and Stress management

You will learn strategies to better manage your time and your stress levels at work. You will be introduced to a range of techniques for prioritising tasks, dealing with time wasters and managing yourself and others. You will participate in a series of questionnaires, games, discussions and video clips that relate the time management techniques to your daily life.

Learning outcomes

After attending this workshop you will be able to:

  • schedule your working day more effectively
  •  analyse and prioritise your workload
  •  better manage your stress levels
  • focus on your key tasks and avoid distractions.

Choose a course:

 Name

Duration

Date&Time

Business writing essential

8 modules/4 weeks/on Saturdays

starts 14.11.2020/11.30-14.45 

Time and Stress management

4 modules/2 weeks/on Saturdays

starts 12.12.2020/11.30-14.45 

Price and discounts 

The price for 8-module course is 400 GEL

The price for 4-module course is 240 GEL.

  • 10% discount on total if purchasing more than 1 course at the same time.
  • 10% loyalty discount for all our myClass adult students buying either or these packages.