For businesses aspiring international excellence.

English is increasingly the official business language

English is more and more often the most important language of communication. Sales, negotiations, and customer support are all happening more frequently in English. International law often demands a certain level of English knowledge, too. Furthermore, new skills are becoming necessary for success in foreign operations. Our courses will leave you ready to play on that international field.

Spot On Learning has developed a large and ever-growing digital content library with practical business information. Our experienced staff can quickly create a custom course of study with the help of online formats.

To support entrepreneurs and professionals in international business Spot On offers, among other things:

    • Business English courses that help improve English language proficiency within the organisation. The online platform EnglishCentral helps improve pronuncation, using innovative speach technology. Fluency, comprehension and vocabulary of the international business English can be easily and measurably improved by watching videos, speaking, and typing anywhere, anytime and always through the Internet. The price of learning English this way is surprisingly low compared to traditional alternatives.
    • Maritime English. Spot On Learning has developed programs to help seafarers and office workers in the shipping and maritime industry better speak and understand English. The videos used in our maritime English courses are developed for the maritime industry, the vocabulary we teach is based on IMO's SMCP list of words and phrases deemed important for anybody working in shipping, offshore or other maritime jobs (SMCP = Standard Marine Communication Phrases).
    • Online courses in our own International Business Academy. We have courses that teach entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial employees:
      • understand cultural differences in international business, and deal with them accordingly
      • optimally present themselves, the company, and the products and services abroad
      • quickly build a network that comes in useful in international business, fast, tailored learning.
    • Custom online and blended courses. Other topics important for companies can be combined with what Spot On Learning already offers. Spot On Learning's trainings can be combined with international companies' existing materials to offer customized courses to their own people, industry peers, or customers. The goal is to be able to work faster with low costs while enjoying all the benefits offered by new technologies and people's media habits.

    If you, as business owner, are interested for yourself or for your people in the possibilities of online learning, contact us so we can think along with you and show you our possibilities.

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    Communicating effectively in international teams

    Spot On Learning uses the EnglishCentral platform and other online tools to make learning English easy and even fun. The advanced technology behind the EnglishCentral platform helps improve pronunciation measurably. Comprehension, fluency, and vocabulary increase as well. Progress towards specific learning goals can be monitored and feedback by the system and by language coaches helps participants learn faster. Learning can be tailored to practice situations. The program adapts to the student's level and pace. Costs are low.

    Maritime Communication

    In the maritime industry being able to communicate effectively in English can be a matter of life and death. Spot On Learning's Maritime English Education program help professionals in the shipping and other maritime industries speak and understand English at a measurably higher level. The program starts with an online test and then helps maritime professionals reach the required level of General English. Then they can work on their maritime English. Videos recorded on board of ships and in ports helps seafarers and office workers master the English they need to work safely and efficiently in the maritime industry. Words from IMO's SMCP list are part of the vocabulary Spot On Learning teaches.

    International Business Academy

    The International Business Academy is an online learning program for business owners and employees of international enterprises. Over four months, participants learn about topics relevant to people involved in international business. The program is specially designed for people who have plans to start or expand their business internationally. Important topics are how to communicate and present your business effectively, cross-cultural communication, building an international network.

    Do you have questions about Spot On Learning or would you like to make an appointment? Get in touch with us!

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    Business development, content & methodology

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