BEC Vantage Speaking part 2. Unit 7.
Managers, executives and directors
В данном уроке дана лексика на тему Managers, executives and directors . После ознакомления с лексическими единицами Вы приступаете к выполению заданий BEC Vantage Speaking part 2, применяя представленный вокабуляр как в монологической части ( презентации), так и в ответах на представленные вопросы.
A Managers and executives: UK
- to head / to head up a department
- head of IT (= information technology)
- (management) organigram - a diagram that shows the structure of an organization
- Boardroom - place where directors conduct their meetings
- board - all the directors together
- non-executive directors - outsiders, often directors of other companies with specialist knowledge of the industry or of particular areas
- head of marketing - marketing director
- boss - the head of an activity
- executive - a high-level manager
- senior executives, top executives, executive directors
- middle managers
- CEO - chief executive officer, responsible for the operations of the firm
- COF - chief operating officer takes care of the day-to-day-running of the company
- CFO - chief financial officer - finance director has financial authority
- VPs - vice-presidents - senior managers in charge of particular areas
Important skills in this area include:
- · Empowering employees to take ownership of projects
- · Creating an energetic and highly motivated workplace
- · Showing proper appreciation for employee accomplishments
- · Supporting coworkers who are under stress
- · Providing rewards and incentives for outstanding performance
Integrity, honesty, professionalism
Qualities that exude professionalism on a resume include:
- · Providing exceptional customer service with a professional attitude
- · Identifying diplomatic solutions to workplace issues
- · Exhibiting strong moral values
- · Showing initiative
- · Attending professional development seminars
Include these types of communication and people skills on your resume:
- · Drafting clear and concise training materials
- · Maintaining open lines of communication with co-workers
- · Negotiating successfully to resolve employee disputes
- · Encouraging communication among reticent employees
- · Leading efficient meetings that are both productive and sensitive to time constraints
- · Providing customer support Handling data security
- · Generating reports and drafting presentations with Microsoft Office
- · Managing website content, social media accounts, or marketing campaigns
- · Offering technical support to employees and/or customers
- · Developing innovative solutions for customers' needs
- · Identifying key shortcomings in manufacturing and drafting solutions to boost production
- · Constructing research models to test new product ideas
- · Generating fresh ideas for timely marketing campaigns
- · Redesigning systems for increased productivity or functionality
Examples of Topics
1. What is important when developing management skills?
2. What is important when working as a boss?
- Mutual respect
- Honest communication
Examples of Questions
Briefly answer your partner's questions.
- What is more important – the right job or the right boss?
- Why is it said – the boss is always right?
- What is more important – a good salary or a good boss?
- Do you think innovation is an essential skill to be developed to become an executive?
- What are the main qualities that exude professionalism?
- Are technical skills important for the manager? Why?