Business Negotiations in English for Non-Native Speakers of English

Custom Language Services prepares managers and executives to engage effectively in multicultural and multilingual business environments.

Our high-impact approach to curriculum design and instruction emphasizes the development of practical skills for international business. Whether your language focus is English, Chinese, Russian, Arabic, French, or another language, you can focus on communication skills at the core of successful global business such as engaging in negotiations, building relationships, conducting meetings, giving presentations, and dealing with organizational and conflict management in multicultural contexts.

Coursework offers immersive experiences combining critical language skills in content areas such as finance and economics, commerce, import/export control, agriculture, hospitality, media and public relations, sustainable energy, cyber security, and emerging technologies. Content is drawn from relevant, real-world situations and may include expert interviews and guest speakers.

Professional Communication Areas

Business negotiation

Conflict management

Customer relations

Public relations

Public speaking

Personal branding

Cross-border relationship building 

Business presentations

Business culture and etiquette

Partnership building

Employee relations

Competitive bargaining

Domain-specific terminology

Accent Reduction

Steinbeck Storybook

The Language of Culture in Steinbeck Country
Custom Languages Services offers authentic immersive learning experiences
Steinbeck Country Produce ad CLS prepare employees
Teacher guides students in conversation
Class visits ranchos/farms to practice Spanish
Mayordomos orients the class to the fields
Mayordomo works with class, connects language with lettuce processing
Mayordoma helps Spanish students understand safety processes
Class practices vocabulary in the lettuce fields
Spanish food safety vocabulary helps students understand and prevent accidents
Steinbeck CEO talks with team about their Spanish learning experience.
CLS's content-based instruction brings authenticity to the language classroom

Custom Programs

The following sample custom programs can be developed around industry-specific contexts with a focus on skills critical to international business communication. They were designed for specific clients and can be modified to accommodate your needs.

U.S.-China Intercultural Business Communication

  • English or Chinese; intermediate to advanced levels

Communication Skills for Building Global Relationships

  • English, Spanish, French, or Chinese; intermediate to advanced levels

Harnessing the Power of the Global Team 

  • Cross-cultural training program for a global team

Business Negotiations for Nonnative Speakers of English

  • High-intermediate to advanced levels

Cross-Cultural Communications for Managers and Executives

  • 3-5 day workshop modules for native and high-level nonnative  speakers of English:
    • Module 1: Building Cultural Intelligence in High-Potential Leaders
    • Module 2: Multicultural Team Building in a Virtual Environment
    • Module 3: Leading Global Teams and Understanding the Cultural Matrix
    • Module 4: Conflict Management in Multicultural Settings

Contact Us

To discuss how we can customize an on-site, off-site, and/or online program that is right for your specific needs, please contact us.