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Practical Communicative Business English

SIM Professional Development (SIM PD) is the leading provider for adult learning, training and development for corporate and career development. We provide a wide range of quality executive programmes, corporate training, seminar and workshops in areas of soft skills training, leadership training, sales training, management training, personal effectiveness & productivity, project management training, strategy execution and forumation.


practical communicative business english


The best ideas are of no use if they cannot be communicated effectively. That is why good business English is critical at the workplace. But if you are expecting the boring, traditional method of learning grammar, you are in for a surprise.

Benefits to You

• By attending this programme, participants become more confident in crafting their email and in their speaking.
• They understand their personality and learn to adapt their communication style to others.
• They have a better understanding in their grammar, thus, conveying clearer ideas at their workplaces.

• Understand and use basic grammar effectively
• Engaging activities during which you will learn how to communicate and write with good business English
• Understand how personality affects communication style
• Discover the added advantage you can have at your workplace through the way you write, speak and understand people

Programme Outline

• Identifying your own strengths and weaknesses in spoken and written business English

• Understanding the importance of good business English
o Avoid misunderstanding and miscommunication
o Speak and write in understandable English without translating ideas

• A Refresher’s Course on Basic English Grammar
o Use of Articles, Adjectives, Nouns, and Modals
o Use of Tenses
o Use of Indirect Questions and Question Tags

• Understanding your and other people’s communication styles

• Analysing and correcting errors in spoken and written English through real examples

• Applying good business English in speaking, and writing email with various scenarios

Who Must Attend
(Level 1) Admin & Support
(Level 2) Supervisor, Executive, & Emerging Managers
(Level 3) New Managers
Programme Leader

Tricia Poon is an English Language lecturer cum trainer with more than 12 years of experience. She is currently a full time English lecturer at SIM, teaching academic English and presentation skills to students who are preparing for their business diploma and degree programmes. 

In addition, she lectures a diploma programme on Business Communications.  As a corporate trainer, she has conducted various Business and English courses both locally and regionally.

Students and participants enjoy her innovative pedagogy and love her engaging, energetic  and enthusiastic teaching style.
Ms Poon holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Counselling with the University of Wales (UK), a Masters in Intercultural Studies, accredited by Asia Pacific Theological Association, a Bachelor in Business Administration from the National University of Singapore and a TESOL certificate from the British Council.
CategorySIM Member Fee  (S$)Non-member Fee  (S$)
  Total Fee (S$)   Total Fee (S$) 
Fee/Pax (S$)GST (S$) including GSTFee/Pax (S$)GST (S$) including GST
Normal Fees600.0042.00642.00 690.0048.30738.30
Early Bird FeesTo enjoy 10% discount off the fees above, please register four weeks before programme commencement date.

Enquiries : Lee Yoke Leng - 6248 5892 | 62466746,

Foreign participants sponsored by their companies, GST is not applicable. If payment is made by a Singapore-registered company, GST will apply.

Non-members are welcome to sign up for SIM membership to enjoy the discounted rate. To sign up for SIM Membership, please visit, email or call 6248 9489. To register for the programmes now, select the preferred programme run-dates below through the register icon. "Register", which will bring you to the registration page.

DateTimeVenueRegistration Closing Date 
17/09/2020 - 18/09/202009.00 am - 5.00 pmSIM Management House, 41 Namly Avenue, Singapore 267616Sep 03, 2020 Register
05/11/2020 - 06/11/202009.00 am - 5.00 pmSIM Management House, 41 Namly Avenue, Singapore 267616Oct 22, 2020 Register