Workshops in English

H international career service

Veranstaltungen im Sommersemester 2018

03. Mai 2018: Business English in One Day - Meetings, Negotiations, Small Talk, Email

Workshop des International Career Service der Goethe-Universität im Rahmen von Kompass³. Referent: Andrew Cerniski, English Inc.


In the spirit of Tom Stoppard’s 15-Minute Hamlet, this workshop packs into just a single day almost all major topics from the field of business English. You will practice core and sometimes challenging work-related situations and gain some of the most helpful insights regarding: running a meeting, negotiating, handling difficult telephone calls, writing e-mails and making small-talk. (Five “Acts” – just like Hamlet!) Along the way, we’ll address relevant principles, vocabulary and grammatical structures. The discussions we have and exercises we do are diverse and offer frequent, spoken practice. The workshop is held in English by a native speaker, and participation requires an intermediate level of English or above.

To be, or B2B – that is the question!

Registration: Max. 25 participants; register here

Date: Do, 03.05.2018, 09.00 - 17:00 Uhr Location:

Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main/Campus Westend

Raum: PEG 3.G 170

60629 Frankfurt am Main


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18./19. Mai 2018: Negotiation in Daily Life and Business: Reach Your Goals – Clever and Calm

Workshop des International Career Service der Goethe-Universität im Rahmen von Kompass³. Referentin: Anja Henningsmeyer, Leiterin der hessischen Film- und Medienakademie Frankfurt


In daily life we negotiate on numerous occasions: for prices, projects, our own needs, and many more.

If you take a systematic approach to negotiation, allowing you to understand and reflect upon your personal negotiation style - which may be influenced by the culture you come from - and if you know how to adopt appropriate negotiation strategies and leverage, then you will increase your power to achieve agreements on your own terms.

This two-day seminar (in the English language) aims to expand your self-awareness and negotiation abilities. Film sequences from the US-series House of Cards will illustrate keys to successful negotiation. An intercultural case study will round up the seminar.

Target group: students from all faculties.

Content of the seminar

  • Preparing for your negotiation
  • Negotiation strategy and tactics for flexible acting
  • How to avoid typical negotiation mistakes

Learning objectives

After completing this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Understand their negotiation style, its strengths and weaknesses
  • Understand the psychology of influence, based on five key factors
  • Use insights from the FBI and the latest neuroscientific research to deal with stressful negotiations

Registration: Max. 30 participants; register here


Fr. / Sa. 18./19.05.2018, 10:00 – 18:00 Uhr


Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main/Campus Westend

Max-Horkheimer-Str. 4

Raum: Seminarhaus SH 5.101

60629 Frankfurt am Main


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