Master in English for International Business and Global Affairs
UNIVERSITY: Università degli Studi di Verona
DEPARTMENT: Foreign Languages and Literatures
COURSE TYPE: Professional Master’s Programme
DURATION: One year. The master will start on February 12. The lessons will be held on Friday afternoon (4 hours) and Saturday morning (4 hours) on a fortnightly basis. There will be a summer break and the master will end at the beginning of 2022.
DELIVERY MODE: Blended, either face-to-face or video-streaming lessons (in line with governmental and university provisions on COVID-19) + access to digital platform and state-of-the-art digital educational tools.
Areas of Study
At the end of the course, participants will have developed international intermediation and negotiation competence in English, both in the commercial and diplomatic fields, with specific attention to interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence being essential abilities in successful negotiation.
Moreover, the final part of the course provides for a specific module which is dedicated to simulating an international commercial negotiation managed by experts in the field.
of the course are
To promote the acquisition and/or improvement of written and oral communication skills in English
To develop professional skills, both in formal professional contexts as well as in more informal social contexts
EIBGA students will be able to…
Integrate content and language skills in all the professional areas studied
Master techniques of negotiation and intermediation in commercial, diplomatic and, more generally, international relations
Chair and actively participate in meetings and conferences
Know how to relate to international business partners with competence, fluency, ease and effectiveness
Integrate traditional communicative tools, such as letters and e-mail, with most advanced technologies such as social networks, VoIP techniques, screen-capture or blogs
Interact with fluency in corporate events, so as to develop and/or consolidate pre-existing relationships
Required percentage of attendance
of hours carried out face to face / videostreaming (166 hours)
of activities carried out online (74 hours)
MAXIMUM NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS: 25
The number of students admitted to the course has been intentionally limited in order to offer each participant in-depth linguistic practice and content discussion through direct involvement in each activity.
EVALUATION CRITERIA FOR ADMISSION
Highest priority will be given to English Language Level C2, followed by C1, B2 (minimum level of competence in English B2), which can be attested by language certification, by self-certification or from the CV. Priority will be given to graduate students in the fields of economics, law and modern languages.