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English for Brazilian HR Professionals



Our English for Human Resources course will provide you with the English language skills to perform in a variety of HR situations, using the Brazilian labor legislation and global HR concepts. This English course is designed to provide Brazilian HR Professionals with an extremely practical focus on the English language and skills needed to work more effectively with both internal clients and external partners.



Who should attend:


HR Professionals needing to improve their ability to communicate in English on HR related issues and needing to develop a better understanding of HR terminology in English for improved results.





Practical language skills will be developed in the following contexts:


Understanding the Role of HR

  • The concept of the company organigram in English
  • Facilitated discussion about place and role of HR in your company/country
  • Staff planning
  • Succession planning


Enhancing Recruitment Processes

  • Advertising for maximum ROI accurately in English
  • Establishing objectives and pre-planning
  • Identifying the best candidates through effective CV screening
  • Interviewing approaches and techniques: recruitment, exit interviews and critical incidents
  • Establishing terms and conditions of service in English
  • Introducing successful Induction processes


Achieving an Empowered and Motivated Workforce

  • Improving staff motivation through effective use of appraisal systems
  • Conducting constructive appraisal interviews
  • Constructing staff development plans
  • Negotiating performance based salaries: the win-win scenario
  • Providing 360° feedback for maximum effect
  • Using Emotional intelligence in conflict management
  • Conducting targeted employee surveys


Successful employment practice

  • Analyzing cultural aspects of employment
  • Assessing the challenges of employing in Brazil
  • Determining conditions of service
  • Formulating Brazilian employment contracts in English
  • Monitoring employees’ conduct


Implementing Corporate Wide Training Strategies

  • Conducting corporate needs analysis
  • Developing a strategic corporate wide training plan in English
  • Developing a consultancy approach to sell the strategy in the organization
  • Implementing the strategy
  • Applying project management tools for planning


The Art of Downsizing/rightsizing

  • Managing change and resistance to change
  • Developing consultation processes and collaborative relationship
  • Handling the redundancy process


Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Identifying corporate culture
  • What to do when cultures clash
  • Successfully integrating HR processes and systems
  • Introducing job rotation


Language development

  • Grammar review
  • Tense review
  • Vocabulary development
  • Language for meetings and negotiations
  • Persuading, presenting, negotiating, questioning techniques, influencing skills, expressing opinions



Benefits to you:


  • Improving your understanding of all Brazilian HR processes
  • Developing your ability to communicate technical HR terminology in English
  • Benchmarking your processes with other HR professionals
  • Advancing your English oral and writing skills in expressing business arguments in an HR context
  • Fast tracking the development in your overall language ability





Prior to the course a detailed Needs Analysis will be carried out in order to assess your training requirements and current level of Professional English.


The learning process begins with a Pre-Course Task, enabling you to focus on the language before your course begins.


14x 1-hour live online class per week with a max of 6 students per class. Our English for Brazilian HR Professionals courses take place between 08:00 and 20:00, although training is also available outside of these hours upon request. Suitable tailored and published materials as well as online learning resources will be used throughout your English for Brazilian HR Professionals course, with recommendations on self-study material and extra reading made at the beginning and throughout the duration of your course.



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