Herbert C. Coltrane

Professional Profile

  • 14 years experience teaching Business English and grammar to Senior Managers, Team leaders and department employees at Daimler AG, T-Systems, Debitel, LEVA Leonberg, SHITAG Korntal, along with various other firms in Baden-Württemberg
  • Freelanced with Berlitz and Linguarama Language schools from 1997-2000
  • Attended teacher-training courses at both schools and acquired TEFL qualification
  • Trained soldiers for transition into retailing business under Project Transition US Army
  • Native speaker from Massachussetts, USA
Education
  • Kaufmann im Groß- und Außenhandel IHK
  • University of Maryland European Division Heidelberg
  • Relevant Course Work:
    • Business Administration
    • HR Personnel Management II
    • Production Management
    • Public Speaking
    • Principals of Economy
    • Business Law
    • Business Enterprise
Professional Development
  • Participant in various workshops, seminars, classes sponsored by leading educational publishing institutions: Oxford University Press, Cambridge University Press, Pearson Education with Finacial Times Newspaper, Cornelson, Klett
  • Continuous research to improve training abilities for a complex and changing Global Business environment
  • Continuous Seminars for Teacher Development
  • Subscribe to various international business publications, newspapers i.e. The Economist, The New Yorker, Business Week, The Christian Science Monitor which report on current events, create an analysis of business and political trends from around the world to encourage discussion in class
  • Member of ELTAS
  • Member of OTC
Skills
  • Teach Telephoning, correspondence in email, Business letters for Support UHD
  • Teach intensive, extensive ESP courses
  • Weekend Seminars
  • Special ESL Business Modules
  • Teach Beginners to Advanced in different nationalities and mixed language groups
  • Train Students for TOEFL exam
  • Train skills for job Transition Projects
  • Write Lesson Plans and Material for specific student learning needs
  • Course Designing to fit needs, requests
  • Create Syllabus for ESP
  • Write and give progress tests
  • Evaluate and select Course Books and Teaching Materials from Publishers of Business Educational literature
  • Use of Digital Media in the training environment