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Flexible Training for a Diverse Workforce

SPECIAL OFFER - EXPIRES June 30, 2024: Business English Webinar package for just $500 (applied language skill-building with optional individual coaching). E-mail us at or click here to learn more.

SCHEDULE a free 30-minute language and communication consultation for you or your organization - or call 503-231-2906 to learn more.

Our experience training in hundreds of business environments drives efficient and effective learning opportunities for participants and stakeholders.  The outcome is a meaningful increase in productivity for our clients and for program participants. 

  • A Seattle-based major global online retailer brought ProActive English to Japan to train a multinational team of software engineers (search engine infrastructure / operations).  The 75-hour program included onsite training followed by remote individual coaching sessions.
  • A Silicon Valley subsidiary of a global online retailer asked ProActive English to train managers and developers of search engine software.  We have helped 90+ employees since 2011 to improve their communication skills in a fast-paced environment of well-educated professionals.  In 2017, we were invited to deliver training for the global retailer at their facility in Tokyo.

  • A U.S.-based cancer research company asked ProActive English to address writing skills for documentation of the research process and to improve communication practices among increasingly diverse teams.  ProActive English created a three-day workshop training format followed by remote one-on-one sessions to build individual skills. 
  • A leading global IT research consulting firm has contracted with ProActive English since 2008 for onsite and remote training in Asia-Pacific, Middle East, Europe and Latin American.  ProActive English has worked with over 75 high-performing analysts focusing on business writing, presentations and conference call communication.
  • A Portland metro-area electronics firm asked ProActive English to train Vietnamese, Laotian and Chinese line employees needing to communicate more precisely and efficiently.  Curriculum focused on accent modification, asking/answering questions and talking about problems on the line.
  • An Oregon medical devices plant hired ProActive English to deliver training for Asian and Latino line workers.  The customized curriculum derived from interviews with managers who also participated in some training sessions. 
  • A food processing company asked ProActive English to develop language training for line employees who prepare frozen food products.  Multicultural classes focused on basic reading skills, explaining problems on the line, writing shift reports and improving participation in company-wide training. 
  • A Japanese-owned chemical manufacturer has contracted with ProActive English since 2014 to work with ex-pats at their Portland facility.  Training addresses language and communication skills to improve daily communication with American colleagues and regulators. 
  • A global precision-machinery company asked ProActive English to ramp up English skills of new hires from Taiwan, China, Korea and Europe in advance of new hire training.  The curriculum improved language skills, while orienting trainees to cultural expectations in an American corporate environment.
  • An organization of retirement communities in California asked ProActive English to deliver classes for non-native English speaking employees in dining services, hospitality and maintenance. This four-year engagement addressed job safety, reading skills for internal documents, and strategies and language for interacting at team meetings.

See ProActive English Menu of Training Options.  January 2024

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