Business English for Entrepreneurs (BEE) program is a program that focuses on intensive language training plus Business English and startup development.
This course is designed to give non-native English speakers the English skills they need to start a business in today’s global marketplace.
This program uses authentic materials and teaches basic entrepreneurship concepts and skills such as opportunity recognition, marketing and sales, starting a business, planning and strategy, business operation, and financial management.
Students will improve English listening, speaking, reading, writing skills and learn appropriate grammar and vocabulary in business startup setting. Classes meet for 18 hours per week.
The BEE curriculum is project based. Students will work in small groups to develop an idea, conduct market research, and create and implement a business plan.
In addition to building professional English skills, students will take guided field trips and learn about the history and culture of San Diego, visit famous universities and technology companies, and network with professionals from around the world.