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EdX is an online learning platform trusted by over 12 million users offering the English for Business Networking course in collaboration with University of Washington - UWashingtonX. Learn essential skills for networking in English to expand your career and business options, using social connections, email, conversational strategies, and more.


Networking is important for job hunters, people changing or entering careers, entrepreneurs, and people in all areas of business. This four-course, 16-week program provides learners with English grammar and vocabulary to identify and expand their social networks. Learners will explore their current network, write emails, create an “elevator speech,” prepare for and attend a networking event, as well as conduct informational interviews to strengthen their job skills.

This Professional Certificate in English for Business Networking at University of Washington - UWashingtonX is appropriate for an audience who speaks English as an additional language at the intermediate level.

Job Outlook

  • This program provides skills that are particularly useful for persons in sales, human resources, and marketing, as well as entrepreneurs and owners of small businesses.
  • It may also be helpful to persons applying for entry-level jobs or post-secondary education.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 112 days
    • Part-time variant
    • Duration description
      3-5 hours per week, per course
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    • Time flexibility
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

What You'll Learn:

  • Describe what networking is and how it can help you reach your professional goals.
  • Identify your goals for networking.
  • Introduce yourself in English, keep a conversation going, and leave the conversation.
  • Write professional emails to make new contacts and follow up with people in your network.
  • Identify your network and your unique characteristics and skills.
  • Use LinkedIn and business cards to make and maintain connections with your network.
  • Use informational interviews to expand your network.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    396 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 396 USD for the full programme and a duration of 112 days.
  • National

    396 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 396 USD for the full programme and a duration of 112 days.
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