Does your company conduct business with Germany? The make it or break it factor in achieving success on the German market is “Kommunikationsfähigkeit”, your communication skills in the German language. Knowledge of not only the language, but also the German culture, is indispensable when doing business with German contacts.
“The Netherlands Language Institute” has extensive experience in providing business language and culture courses. Our trainers are native speakers German and have considerable business experience. They stand ready and able to bring your knowledge of their native language to a higher level, e.g. by deepening your grammatical knowledge, expanding your (business) vocabulary and improving your pronunciation. Additionally they can provide valuable tips on a business level. They will be happy to familiarise you with the (business) culture of their country. Also think of conducting business conversations, negotiating, giving company and product presentations and, of course, using correct German in your business correspondence.
Before you start the course, our trainers determine your current language level and establish your goals in consultation with you. We will develop a customised programme based on this information. It goes without saying that you can at all times alter your goals – in consultation with your trainer – even during your training.
Flexible Business German courses
Flexible courses are available for participants who do not have a lot of spare time. Courses of two to three hours can be given at times that are agreed upon by you anywhere in the Netherlands.
Semi-intensive Business German courses
This semi-intensive language training consists of a number of whole days which can be spread over several weeks. This form of training is recommended for students for whom the flexible training progresses too slowly, and who need more freedom of choice as to when they can fit the training into their individual schedules.
Intensive Business German courses
The intensive language course involves the participant following the course for full days for a duration of one of more weeks. This type of course is suitable for participants who need to bring their language knowledge up to a higher level in a short period of time and who are motivated to work on learning the language on a (nearly) full time basis.
Remote language training
Language learning is well-suited to remote training for both individuals and groups. It is ideal whether you want to follow a language course form home, from various locations or if you are a frequent business traveler.
As an addition on our customized programs which are based on your function, line of business and situation, you could also use our e-learning system.