English for works councils

In this course, you will learn how to use the English terminology and expressions common to works councils. Real-life examples will give you the confidence you need to communicate with colleagues and customers in the areas of planning, negotiations and meeting situations. You will also the skills you need to meet the demands of written communication.

The course is perfectly tailored to participants who are actively involved in the works council. You will benefit from suggestions and tips for active communication, whether in meetings or negotiations. At the same time, the course develops' participants' fluency.

Goals of the English Workshop for Works Councils

  • Formulate sentences effectively
  • Actively use 'works council' vocabulary and expressions
  • Professional exchange
  • Solutions-oriented communication – including on the phone
  • Edit works council-specific documents

Focus points

  • Develop works council-related terminology and vocabulary
  • Golden rules of business correspondence via e-mail
  • Discuss uncertainties and make enquiries in business communication
  • Understand problems and solve them correctly
  • Command of common expressions and phrases
  • Learn questioning techniques
  • Ability to discuss complex issues

The various modules specifically cover relevant terminology and skills with a focus on business language skills: The topics range from European laws and standards to unfair dismissal protection and data protection. Participants also learn language skills such as verbal and non-verbal communication, self-presentation or small talk.

These provide just an overview of the possible course content. The precise course content will be aligned to participants' individual requirements on the basis of a needs analysis.

You are active in the works council and would like to participate in this training, so that you can negotiate in English confidently and represent your opinion? Then this course is perfect for you! Contact us by phone or email if you have any questions – we'd be delighted to put together a tailored proposal for you, or tell you more about the course content.