Courses - Bankers

Helping banking and finance professionals to become effective international performers

The London School of English has considerable experience in running programmes for client banks.

This 1-week intensive course focuses on developing your English language skills for meetings, presentations and negotiations. The trainers are very experienced in training for the banking and finance sector and all the case studies and materials will be relevant to this area.

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  • Group size:

Maximum 6


  • Course level:

Levels 5 - 8 on the school's level scale

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  • Fees:

2014 
£1210/week

2015 
£1250/week

Please note that, as in previous years, courses for 2015 that are booked and paid for in full before 30th September 2014 will be invoiced at our published 2014 rates. All other services relating to bookings in 2015, e.g. accommodation, airport transfers etc, will be charged at 2015 rates regardless of when the booking is made. 


Fees include training plus:

  • External speaker from the finance sector
  • Daily 3-course lunch (Monday to Friday)
  • Access to LondonSchool Online learning portal
  • All course material and resources
  • Detailed end-of-course report
  • Networking reception every Monday

  • Participants age:

Minimum age: 25
Average age: 41


  • Course length:

1 week course
Fixed start dates


  • Hours per week:

30 hours per week (30 x 60 minutes)
09.00 - 17.00 Monday - Friday


  • Guest speaker:

One guest speaker per course


Who's it for?

Most participants on this course are experienced banking and finance specialists.

The London School of English has considerable experience in running programmes for client banks.

Course content

Course content

Course participants can expect to cover the following areas during the course:

  • Presentation of one's own work, organisation and products/services
  • Simulated negotiations and business meetings
  • Case studies and discussions on financial topics
  • Financial statements
  • Analysis of a company's financial strengths and weaknesses
  • Advising clients – explaining a portfolio
  • Aspects of national and international economies
  • Presenting figures and graphs and describing economic and social trends
  • Communication in an international context including intercultural understanding

The benefits

You can expect to improve your English in the following ways:

  • communicate more confidently
  • speak more accurately and fluently
  • participate more successfully in meetings
  • improve your written English including emails
  • expand your professional vocabulary
  • improve your understanding of grammar
  • socialise and network with greater confidence
  • work successfully in a cross-cultural environment

In addition to the benefits outlined above, you can expect to manage effective meetings and negotiations, both as chair and participant, make better presentations and use language effectively and persuasively.  You can also expect to communicate more confidently in a range of life and work situations, and use the telephone for effective communication.

Dates & Fees

2014 Dates & Fees

Course dates

3th - 7th February 2014
17th - 21st March 2014 
9th - 13th June 2014
11th - 15th August 2014
6th - 10th October 2014
17th - 21st November 2014

Please note the Holland Park Gardens centre is closed on 1-3 January, 18 April, 21 April, 22 - 31 December. The centre is open on all other public holidays.

Course fees

 2014 (Lunch at the school is now included in all course fees)

  • £1210/week

2015 Dates & Fees

Course dates

9th - 13th March 2015
25th - 29th May 2015
3rd - 7th August 2015
12th - 16th October 2015
30th November - 4th December 2015

Please note the Holland Park Gardens centre is closed on 1-2 January, 3 - 6 April, 21 December - 1 January 2016. The centre is open on all other public holidays.

Course fees

 2015 (Lunch at the school is now included in all course fees)

  • £1250/week

Please note that, as in previous years, courses for 2015 that are booked and paid for in full before 30th September 2014 will be invoiced at our published 2014 rates. All other services relating to bookings in 2015, e.g. accommodation, airport transfers etc, will be charged at 2015 rates regardless of when the booking is made. 

Read reviews & comments

Wiebke

It was worth it, even thought it was too short. Particularly the combination of one-to-one course and group course was optimal. Now I know my strengths and weaknesses and can focus on them. But also to stay with a nice family and to spend the time in London was a great experience.

Rachida

My week in London was wonderful. Better than I expected. The training was useful and pleasant with active participation. The family was lovely and gave me a warm welcome. Holland Park is a charming place where I enjoyed going every day. I'm really satisfied.

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