English for… HR Professionals

Do you wish you had more confidence and impact in English?

The international language for business is English, so what happens if you get promoted to a senior HR position before you feel confident in your English? Let us help you with the English you need to succeed with a week’s training programme specifically designed for Human Resources (and Learning & Development) professionals.

Who is the course for?

HR Directors, Senior HR Managers, HR Business Partners, Learning & Development Managers, Training Managers and other senior managers with HR responsibilities.


Course Content

This is a five-day course based on the needs of participants seeking to develop language skills through discussions, presentations, role-plays and HR vocabulary development. You will receive feedback and detailed analysis to help improve ability in spoken and written English.


The course will help you:
  • Develop the language of meetings and discussions, express opinions, make suggestions and be persuasive. Practise the language for HR in relevant role-plays.
  • Design and deliver impactful presentations and deal with question and answer sessions with confidence.
  • Develop vocabulary associated with Resource & Talent Planning, Learning & Development, Performance & Reward, Employee Engagement, Organisational Change, HR Service Delivery and Networking.
  • Develop the language for coaching and performance conversations.
  • Develop the language for HR related negotiations.
  • Write persuasive and informative emails and write impactful corporate communications.
  • Prepare for HR and employment trends and new ways of working.

The Benefits
  • Improve your ability to operate in English in an international HR context.
  • Increase your confidence in dealing with colleagues in meetings and discussions.
  • Sharpen your presentation skills and be more adept at handling questions.

Your trainers for this course are:

Alex Morgan and Sarah Voller.

Alex is a Chartered Member of the Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and was previously Head of HR at a large UK company. Sarah is a Business English language expert and works with top international executives. Both Sarah and Alex are Directors of Abbey Communication.



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