Business English for Professionals

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Business English for Professionals courses are designed to meet the needs of non-native English speaking professionals living, studying, and working in the US. These courses are offered in the evenings throughout the year.

Program Highlights

  • Individual tutoring or small classes so you get personal attention
  • Flexible start dates and varying lengths of study
  • Instructors with advanced degrees and years of teaching experience
  • Customized Programs

7-Week Course Dates - 2019-2020

Term Year Start Date End Date
Spring A 2019 January 28 March 15
Spring B 2019 March 25 May 17
Summer A 2019 May 20 July 3
Summer B 2019 July 8 August 20
Fall A 2019 September 4 October 25
Fall B 2019 October 28 December 19
Spring A 2020 January 27 March 14
Spring B 2020 March 23 May 13


Writing Skills for Professional Communication (7 weeks - 3 hours per week)

This course is for non-native speaking professionals who want to improve their written communication in a business setting. The class focuses on English as it is used in writing emails, memos, letters, reports and other common business written materials. Participants apply these skills through projects relevant to their professional fields.

Speaking Skills for Professional Communication (7 weeks - 3 hours per week)

This course is designed for non-native speakers of English who wish to improve their oral communication skills in a business setting. The class focuses on the ability to participate in and conduct meetings, effectively negotiate, organize and deliver professional presentations, and understand nonverbal communication.

Customized Programs

Rider University’s English Language Institute offers a wide variety of customized programs to meet the specific needs of individuals and groups of varying sizes. Customized programs can be designed for a company’s employees as well as for individual clients with flexible dates and varying lengths of study.

Sample Customized Programs

  • Accent Modification
  • English for Specific Purposes
  • Presentation Skills
  • Technical Writing
  • American Business Etiquette

Entrance Requirements

These courses are open to all non-native speakers of English.

Start Dates

Courses are held in the evenings from 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. Term dates can be found below. Customized programs have flexible start dates.


7-Week Course: $475.00/per course
For customized group and individual programs please contact us at [email protected] or 609-896-7741 for a quote.