Executive and Professional Development Programs

The following is a synopsis of the contents of the Executive and Professional development programs offered by The Language Academy in Fort Lauderdale. Each program can be expanded or modified based on the Executive’s time availability and specific professional requirements. All courses require a high intermediate to advanced General English proficiency for admission. Programs include a morning (20 lessons per week) academic module and afternoon components, practical language applications and direct observation/interaction with American counterparts.

English for Law English for Human Resources
  • Constitutional
  • Financial/Corporate
  • Civil
  • Criminal
  • Family
  • Juvenile
  • Labor
  • Real estate
  • Hospitality
  • Intellectual properties
  • American legal system
  • Orientation and training
  • Benefits administration
  • Strategic planning
  • Changing Corporate culture
  • International Corporation HR issues
  • Personnel Issues:
    • Re-engineering
    • Job restriction
    • Retention
    • Labor/Union issues
    • Organizational structures
    • Organizational behavior
English for International Trade English for Finance
  • Import/Export
  • Affiliates/Joint Ventures
  • Distribution channels
  • Technology transfers
  • Political issues
  • Currency problems/hedging
  • Business environment of LDC’s
  • Customs documentation requirements
  • Insurance considerations
  • GATT, TAP and other considerations
  • Banking issues
  • Insurance and risk management
  • Investment instruments
    • stocks
    • bonds
    • commodities
    • futures
    • options
    • derivatives
  • Accounting and auditing
  • Mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures
  • Failure and reorganization
English for Marketing and Distribution English for the Insurance Sector
  • Cross cultural consideration
  • Globalization of marketing
  • Marketing concepts
  • Advertising
  • Public relations
  • Customer Relations
  • Distributions channels
  • Strategic planning and goal setting
  • American insurance system overview
  • Organization, management and functioning of US Insurance companies
  • Health insurance characteristics
  • Pension planning
  • Integration of private and public sources
  • Workplace insurance-unemployment, disability and compensation
  • Property insurance-liability, wind, flood, earthquake and mudslide
  • Regulatory environment of the insurance industry
  • Risk management function
  • International insurance, reinsurance and the global market.
English for Marine Industry English for Journalism
  • Maritime Law
  • Maritime contracts
  • Maritime insurance
  • Naval architecture terms
  • Interior design and space planning
  • Yacht brokerage and yacht sales
  • Yacht advertising
  • Customer relations
  • Cross cultural human resources management
  • Newspaper journalism
  • Periodical journalism
  • TV and radio production
  • Investigative Journalism
  • Free lance journalism
  • Protection of intellectual properties
  • Cross cultural marketing
  • Journalism in the next decades
  • Internet impact
English for Medicine English for Veterinary Medicine
  • Preparation for the Medical English Examinations component of ECMG (USA), PLAB (UK).
  • Medical terminology, idioms, esoteric terms, abbreviations.
  • Language of the consultation, medical history, symptomology.
  • Medical meetings / Conferences / Seminar interactions.
  • Writing medical papers.
  • Presentations at Medical Meetings.
  • Doctor / Patient interaction.
  • CV and other documentation preparation.
  • International veterinarian Medicine
  • Role of the veterinarian in Cross Border Disease and control prevention.
  • Large animal veterinary medicine.
  • Small animal veterinary medicine.
  • Non traditional pet veterinary medicine and the control thereof.
  • Alternate veterinary medicine services, current practices and indicators.
English for Agriculture and Food Industry English for Aviation
  • International Agricultural policy and planning.
  • Food packaging and distribution in global economy.
  • Directions of current agricultural research.
  • Ranching, Animal, Husbandry / Industrial production.
  • Current farming methods and trends.
  • Aquaculture.  Protein solution.
  • Genetic intervention.
  • Control tower language.
  • US FAA requirements.
  • Weather.
  • Navigation
  • Flight Theory.
  • Terminal Operations.
  • En-route Operations.
  • ILS / IFR Operations & Clearances.
  • Aerodynamics and performances.
 

The Language Academy
The Language Academy - 300 NE 3rd Avenue, Suite 100. Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Phone: 954.462.8373, Fax: 954.462.3738 Email: english@languageacademy.com