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Beuk autumn inward mission

  1. 1. Business English UK2011 Autumn INWARD MISSIONIn partnership with British Embassy MadridPARTICIPANT HANDBOOKThursday 17 to Saturday 19 November2011 Supported by:
  2. 2. The BEUK 2011 Autumn Inward MissionContents 03 General Information 04 Itinerary 05 Organiser 06 Supporters and partners 07 Showcases hosts – listed by order of visit 2
  3. 3. The BEUK 2011 Autumn Inward MissionGeneral InformationThe Business English UK teamThe Autumn Inward Mission is organised by Business English UK, the national association forbusiness and professional English training in the UK. Sarah Wang, International Manager forBusiness English UK, and Amelie Filley, Marketing Assistant, welcome you to take part in thistrip. Amelie will be accompanying the group throughout the mission.You can contact Amelie at any time during the mission on mobile +44 7741618439.The concept of our inward missionsThe Business English UK FAM Trip is organised in collaboration with British Embassy Madridand UK Trade & Investment. The mission is designed to offer delegates the opportunity togain direct experience of the high quality business and professional English training providedin the UK. It will also provide Business English UK members with a cost-effective way toestablish new contacts and meet with potential clients / business partners in an atmospherethat is business-focused, yet informal and relaxed.This mission covers 2 cities London and Chester.Personal spendingBusiness English UK covers the cost of the delegate’s transportation during the inwardmission, hotel accommodation and 3 meals a day. Participating delegates are responsiblefor any extra nights’ accommodation, departure transfers and any incidental personalspending (such as telephone calls and additional food and drink orders). 3
  4. 4. The BEUK 2011 Autumn Inward MissionItineraryTimetableDay 1 Thursday 17/11/2011 am arrival in the airport check-up transfer Check-in hotel for the delegates 14:00 BEUK meet the delegates in the lobby 14:30 - 15:00 Transfer to the first school 15:00 - 17:00 Visit International House 19:30 Welcome reception dinnerDay 2 Friday 18/11/2011 09:00 BEUK meet the delegates in the lobby 09:00 - 9:30 Transfer to the second school 09:30 - 12:30 Visit Canning 12:30 - 13:30 Lunch with Canning 13:30 - 14:00 Transfer to The London School of English 16:00 Transfer to Euston train station 17:10 - 19:15 Train from London Euston to Chester 19:30 Check-in hotel 20:00 Dinner with English in ChesterDay 3 Saturday 19/11/2011 09:30 Check-out hotel 09:45 - 10:00 Transfer to the last school 10:00 - 12:00 visit English in Chester 12:00 - 12:30 Lunch at the school 12:30 - 13:30 Walking tour of Chester 13:55 - 16:04 Train from Chester to London Euston End of the Mission 4
  5. 5. The BEUK 2011 Autumn Inward MissionOrganiserBusiness English UK Address: 219 St John Street, London EC1V 4LY, UK Tel: +44 (0) 20 76087960 Fax: +44 (0) 20 76087969 Mobile: +44 7956261132 Email: beuk@englishuk.comRepresentative/s: Ms. Sarah Wang – Amelie FilleyBusiness English UK is a national not-for-profit organisation formed by a group of leading trainingcentres specialising in English and communication training for business and professional peopleworldwide. As a special interest group within English UK (the national association for Englishlanguage training providers), we seek to work together to promote the very best of English languagetraining for business and professional people worldwide.All our members are accredited by the UK government and committed to the highest professionaltraining standards.Business English UK member centres have a wealth of experience in providing tailor-made languagecourses for all industries and professions. Our expertise is in the training of language skills,communication skills and cross-cultural skills.Our membersAll Business English UK members meet the following criteria:  accredited by British Council  members of English UK  committed to the Business English UK Charter & ConstitutionOnly those who can provide the high standard of teaching resources and facilities demanded byprofessional students are entitled to be members. Adhering to these strict criteria, we currentlyhave approximately 30 member centres.Our services - a “one-stop-shop” for any business and professional English training courses - free consultation on finding the right courses or centres - free consultation on establishing business partnerships with centres that suit your needs - joint, multi-centre bids for large government or corporation training projects - workshops for agents to meet suppliers face-to-face - familiarisation trips or FAM trips to visit the centres - seminars or talks about UK business and the professional language training industry - e-newsletters for latest developments in the industry and great offers from our membersPlease visit our web site for a full list of members and further information about the organisation 5
  6. 6. The BEUK 2011 Autumn Inward MissionSupporters and partnersThe mission is supported by:UK Trade & InvestmentUK Trade & Investment is the Government Department that helps UK-based companies succeed inthe global economy. We also help overseas companies bring their high-quality investment to theUK‟s dynamic economy acknowledged as Europe’s best place from which to succeed in globalbusiness.UK Trade & Investment offers expertise and contacts through its extensive network of specialists inthe UK, and in British embassies and other diplomatic offices around the world. We providecompanies with the tools they require to be competitive on the world stage.For further information please visit or telephone +44 (0)20 7215 8000.The mission is in partnership with:British Embassy Madrid 6
  7. 7. The BEUK 2011 Autumn Inward MissionShowcase hostsInternational HouseAddress: 16 Stukeley Street, London, WC2B 5LQTel: +44 20 76112461 Fax: +44 20 71174175 Web: www.ihlondon.comRepresentative: Maurice Cassidy - Director, Executive CentreEmail: offered: Marketing and sales, Diplomacy, Exam Courses, Engineering, ExecutiveProgrammes, Finance, General Business, Human Resources, Information Technology, Law, Medicine,Military, Public Sector, Secretarial Skills, Teacher Training, Aviation.Description of institution: IH London offers a wide range of courses in the day and evening, full-timeand part-time, group and one-to-one. We offer English courses at 13 different levels, from beginnersthrough to advanced speakers. Our dedicated Executive Centre offers a variety of Business Englishcourses to help you get ahead in the global marketplace. We can deliver training in our school, atyour place of work and even overseas.International House London opened its doors in 1953 and today is known all over the world forexcellence in language teaching and teacher training. Our teachers are highly qualified andenthusiastic and you will benefit from their knowledge and experience. Many of them trained at IHLondon and several popular course books were written by our teachers. Each year we welcome over7,000 students from around 150 countries.IH London is a few minutes’ walk from Covent Garden in the heart of London. We are surrounded bycafes, theatres and shops, giving you plenty of opportunity to practice your English or socialise afterclass. Our purpose-built school is modern and spacious, with a large computer centre, free Wi-Fiaccess, and a library with thousands of books, DVDs and journals. Classrooms are bright andcomfortable, and almost all have interactive whiteboards to make your lessons more engaging anddynamic.CanningAddress: 593/599 Fulham Road, London SW6 5UATel: +44 20 7381 7410 Fax: +44 20 7381 7411 Web: www.canning.comRepresentative: John King – DirectorEmail: offered: English for Pas, English for Human Resources, English for Business, tailored courses.Description of institution: What we do - Communication Training for International Business. If youwant to be successful in international business today, speaking English well is almost a necessity.Getting a good job or a promotion increasingly depend on you being able to communicate in Englisheffectively. But what should you do if your English is not good enough? There are many possiblesolutions. At Canning we can offer you a solution which has been used and judged effective by manyof the worlds leading companies for over 45 years: short, intensive courses, on which you learn and 7
  8. 8. The BEUK 2011 Autumn Inward Missionpractise the English that is really used in business. We adapt our courses to the needs of the peoplein front of us, rehearsing what they have to do in real life. We are experts in learning about peoplesworking lives and transforming what we learn into training activities. We create scenarios based onreal business issues and problems.The London School of EnglishAddress: 15 Holland Park Gardens, London W14 8DZTel: +44 20 76054144 Fax: +44 20 76054190 Web: www.londonschool.comRepresentative: Hauke Tallon - Director of Sales and MarketingEmail: hauke.tallon@londonschool.comCourses offered: Diplomacy, Exam courses, Engineering, Executive programmes, Finance, GeneralBusiness, Human Resources, Law, Marketing and Sales, Public Sector, Secretarial Skills, DistanceLearning.Description of institution: Founded in 1912, the London School of English is the longest-establishedofficially accredited English language school in Britain, specialising in courses for motivated adults.The school have two high-quality centres near the centre of London but away from the noise andcrowds. Our Executive Centre in Holland Park, one of Londons best residential areas, specialises inbusiness and professional courses. The centre in Stamford Brook is also an attractive residential areaand offers General English (average age 28), examination and pre-university courses. Both centresoffer lunches and free access to the internet. We offer also excellent local accommodations andsome social programmes.English in ChesterAddress: 9-11 Stanley Place, Chester CH1 2LUTel: +44 1244 318913 Fax: +44 1244 320091 Web: Richard Day - DirectorEmail: offered: General English for adults, Intensive group/combination courses, Individual tuition,Exam courses, Executive programs, General business, Military, Teacher training, 50+ courses, 30+courses.Description of institution: English in Chester (established in 1976) is located in the centre of thebeautiful historic city of Chester in North West England. Chester is 40 minutes from bothManchester and Liverpool Airports. The School is an owner-managed family business. It is dedicatedto providing high quality courses in a caring and supportive environment. English in Chester offersshort, intensive courses (maximum 6 per class) for business and professional people throughout theyear. Combination of course with 1 to 1 possible and intensive 1 to 1 courses. Separate centre forexecutive clients and full support service. 8