Business English CertificateCentro de Estudios Garrigues is an official preparation center for the BEC by Cambridge University
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Business English Certificate

Globalization has paved the way for citizens and companies alike to operate across an array of countries. An exponential increase in transnational relations calls for professionals capable of handling all kinds of documents and proficient in international communication skills.

International companies, financial firms and consulting companies require professionals to prove their knowledge of Business English with a high quality training program and an official certificate.

In a bid to round out its Legal English Training Program and ensure that students receive official certification, Centro de Estudios Garrigues offers participants the chance to study Business English in greater depth with a program whose main aim is to train participants in all of the areas necessary to obtain the official BEC (Business English Certificate) from the University of Cambridge.

Start dateNovember 2024
DedicationPart Time

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Aims and outcomes

  • To provide all those who pursue their professional career in areas such as finance, human resources, marketing, etc. with an English training program that enables them to obtain the BEC (Business English Certificate) from the University of Cambridge.
  • To train participants in terminology, expressions, concepts, styles, etc, that allow them to confidently develop their professional skills on an international stage..
  • To enable students to showcase their ability to communicate in English with clients and colleagues.


Real-life scenarios, dynamics and role plays will be created to stimulate students and help them overcome certain fears and inhibitions. Oral mastery drills encouraging the student’s individual participation in group meetings. Business writing skills and exercises will be performed weekly, allowing students to improve their writing skills at any given level. Grammar points and thorough explanations will be covered to consolidate a solid structure and foundation of the language.

Program Structure

Business English Certificate

Program Structure
Corporate Management
Marketing Management
Sales and Advertising Management
Financial Management
Human Resources Management
Other Business Issues
Business English Grammar

Enrollment Information


Timetable from November 2024 to June 2025

Who should attend

  • Professionals with any level of professional experience or responsibility who are exposed to international business issues and transactions.
  • Final-year students, graduates and postgraduates who need to round out their training in a practical and realistic manner, obtaining an official Business English Certificate in the process.

Aplication Fees

The application fee for the program is 3**,000 €**.

A discount of 25% will be applied in the case of two or more applications from the same company.

Past students of Centro de Estudios Garrigues will receive a 30% discount (2.100 €).

Included at the official book “Business Benchmark” updated edition + audio CD’s published by Cambridge University Press and complementary documentation about expressions, vocabulary, texts, mock examination papers, etc.


Candidates will receive an official Certificate from Centro de Estudios Garrigues at the end of the course. In addition, they will receive an official certificate from Cambridge ESOL if the exam is passed.

The BEC comprises reading, writing, listening and speaking tests. In the BEC Preliminary examination, the reading and writing tests take the form of one question paper. In the BEC Vantage and Higher examinations, there are separate reading and writing papers. Each test is based on realistic business texts, tasks and topics.

The BEC is proof that students have acquired the necessary English tools and are able to use them in a business context.

The BEC is also based on the UK Qualifications and Curriculum Authority’s National Standards for Literacy, within the National Qualifications Framework (NQF).

Students must provide evidence of their ability to use English in real life situations such as meetings, expressing professional opinions, delivering public presentations, understanding business texts, etc.


Contact person for application: Ms. Solange Meneses

Candidates will perform an initial test to assess their true English level to ensure that they are properly placed.

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