International Business Communication (IBC) and Communicating Effectively in English (CEE) are two of our most popular courses.  They are similar in many ways, but there are some important differences which we summarised for you in the table below.

LocationLondon, Holland Park GardensLondon, Holland Park Gardens
Who is it forMostly business peopleProfessionals who come from a wide range of working backgrounds
Suitable for business peopleYesYes – however, the course is not specifically focused on business English
Suitable for pre-intermediate levelNo – starts at lower intermediateYes
Average age4239
Full-time intensiveYes – 30 hours/weekYes – 25 hours/week
Small groupYes – maximum 6Yes – maximum 8
Work-related contentYesYes
Business-related contentYesCEE may have some business content, depending on the people in the group, but it is not the main priority
Workshop with an external speakerYes, weekly, on one of the business topicsNo
Active and very practicalYesYes
Combination course availableYesYes
Morning-only option availableNoYes
Price per week£1250£785

If you are taking a Combination Course then half of your day will be spent with a trainer individually. During this time you can concentrate on the areas that are most important for you.

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