Courses - Bankers

Intensive course in English for Banking and Finance professionals

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 in the context of banking and finance. 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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All of the key information you need to know about this course

  • Group size:

Maximum 6


  • Course level:

Levels 5 - 8 on the school's level scale

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  • Fees:

2015 
£1250/week


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?

Find out if this course is suitable for your needs

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

The areas that you can expect to cover during a typical English for Banking course

Click to see sample timetable.

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

What you can expect to achieve from your course

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

When this course takes place and how much it costs

Course dates (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 included in all course fees)

  • £1250/week

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