English for Business Networking

Want to improve your networking skills using English? UW International & English Language Programs now offers an online certificate program called English for Business Networking. The program is offered in partnership with edX, a leading online learning provider.

This program helps you to learn essential skills for networking in English, including how to use social connections, email, conversational strategies and more. These skills can help you expand your career and business opportunities.

In this 100-percent online program, you will learn to:

  • Identify your goals for networking
  • Introduce yourself in English, keep a conversation going, and leave the conversation
  • Write professional emails to make new contacts and follow up with people in your network
  • Identify your network and your unique characteristics and skills
  • Use LinkedIn and business cards to make and maintain connections
  • Use informational interviews to expand your network


The certificate program consists of four self-paced courses:

You can enroll in a single course or for the entire certificate program. Program costs vary based on the number of courses you take and the options you choose.

Who Should Apply

The English for Business Networking program is intended for students who have an intermediate level of English.

For more information about this program and to register, visit the edX program page.

Note: Administration of this program is managed by edX. Please contact edX directly for help with registration, payment, refunds and technical issues.