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    Dates: 4, 11, 18 & 25 April 2024

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    Duration: 4 Online Sessions


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    Hours: 19:30 – 22:00 (GMT +3)


  • Fees: 400 EUR (Including tuition fees & reading material)

    ICS Members are eligible to a 20%discount on all HMC Professional Maritime Seminars




In today’s fast-paced business environment, the ability to communicate clearly and concisely is paramount for effective decision making and driving action. A well-written professional email not only showcases your competence and confidence but also significantly enhances your professional image among clients, colleagues, and managers.

The aim of this seminar is to equip graduates and professionals with the essential skills necessary for effective business writing in English. Through comprehensive training sessions, participants will gain proficiency in various aspects of business communication, enabling them to confidently navigate diverse business scenarios and enhance their professional interactions.


  • Preparing to Write

Understand the fundamentals of effective business writing.

  • Structure

Learn how to organize and structure business writing effectively

  • Cohesion and Clarity

Improve coherence and clarity in business writing.

  • Functions and tools

Master specific functions of business writing and refine punctuation skills.


Throughout the seminar, participants will engage in interactive activities, such as writing exercises, group discussions, and peer reviews, to reinforce learning and practical application of concepts. Additionally, providing real-life examples and case studies relevant to maritime business will enhance the relevance and effectiveness of the seminar.

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The seminar is tailored for graduates and professionals who are seeking to strengthen their business communication skills and become more confident in conducting business effectively in English in a variety of contexts. Whether aiming to refine negotiation techniques, enhance presentation skills, or foster stronger client relationships, this seminar equips participants with the tools to navigate diverse business scenarios with confidence.

Tutor & CV

Tina Zacharopoulou, BA, MSc (California)

Tina holds a BA in Political Science from the University of California at Riverside and an MSc in Teaching English as a Second Language from California State University at Fullerton, where she specialized in Second Language Acquisition and did my Master’s Thesis in Content-Based Language Instruction. Tina also holds a Multiple Subject Teaching Credential from California State University at San Bernardino which gives her the license to teach in all primary and secondary schools in California. In the United States, Tina taught in the American Culture and Language Program at California State University, San Bernardino for five years and taught academic English to foreign students pursuing both undergraduate and postgraduate degrees as well as the being responsible for selection of course materials, curriculum design and the use of authentic materials in the language classroom For the last  20 years in Greece, she has had  extensive experience in teaching English to adults, mainly Business and tailor-made English language programs to executives in all industries and sectors, such as banking and finance, shipping and maritime, pharmaceutical, sales and marketing, etc. At Benefit Language Programmes and Services, apart from her teaching responsibilities, she is fully responsible for the operation of our executive language programs in all languages, including placement of students, selection and creation of materials, recruitment of teachers, supervision of courses and content, testing, assessment and teacher training and development.  Duties also include the liaison with companies to fulfill both educational and business goals.