Certificate In Business English

Provided by East Asia Institute of Management (EASB)

Course introduction



  • To provide students with a firm foundation for a strong competence and command of the English language to help them progress smoothly through their degree course studies;
  • To focus on reinforcing grammar points;
  • To build a wider vocabulary bank covering both social and business terms;
  • To give students an understanding of business terms, and the ability to learn complex tertiary level business subjects;
  • To build confidence and public speaking skills; the ability to engage in conversations, discussions, arguments and expression of opinions;
  • To enhance students’ writing skills; the ability to write summaries and reports accurately;
  • To provide a real mastery of English as an effective tool for communication in everyday life and business situations in a supportive learning environment.

  • CBE (BETEDP to ETEDP levels 1 to 3) - 9 months
  • ETEDP levels 1 to 3 - 6 months
  • ETEDP levels 2 to 3 - 4 months
  • ETEDP level 3 - 2 months

1. Listening
2. Academic Reading
3. Academic Writing
4. Speaking and Oral Reading
5. Presentation Skills with Powerpoint
6. Business Vocabulary

  •   Every month

Each B-ETEDP student will progress to ETEDP after achieving 4.0 or 4.5 in the final B-ETEDP exam. Upon registering for ETEDP, a student will need to complete that particular stage before progressing into the next sequential stage. Upon successful completion of the entire ETEDP level and attainment of ETEDP Band 3 (equivalent to IELTS 6.0) for the final ETEDP examination, students will be awarded the Certificate in Business English (CBE).

International Students

Students who do not have the necessary foundation in the English Language or whose standard of English proficiency is below IELTS 4.0 or its equivalent must attend B-ETEDP programme. 

ETEDP Intermediate                  – IELTS 4.0 /4.5
ETEDP Upper-Intermediate     – IELTS 5.0
ETEDP Advanced                       – IELTS 5.5

English Entry Requirement to Business Programme

Certificate – Minimum ETEDP 1 / Equivalent to IELTS 4.0
Diploma Programme – Minimum ETEDP 2 / Equivalent to IELTS 4.5
Advanced Diploma Programme – Minimum ETEDP 2 / Equivalent to IELTS 5.0
Bachelor / MBA Programme– Minimum ETEDP 3 / Equivalent to IELTS 6.0 

Fees & Funding

Please enquire below for course fees and financial grants: