ITAL-2037 Business Italian 

Course Description

Have you ever dreamed of working for Ferrari, Prada, a Società Italiana Multinazionale, or as an international lawyer? Would you like to wake up in the morning and read the business newspaper Il Sole 24 Ore along with your cappuccino?  Italy, known for its rich artistic patrimony, is also an industrial power with a thriving economy.  This course will introduce students to the Italian business culture, its entrepreneurship, the success of the “made in Italy” brands, and the language of business, finance, and commerce.  The course will also focus on how business is conducted in Italy, taking into account language, customs, regional differences, and politics.  Furthermore, it will introduce students to Italian communicative strategies used in business transactions and business correspondence in Italian.  Guest speakers from Italian businesses and the world of fashion will contribute to the course. Conducted in Italian.