Professional Development

Command Spanish

The Western Institute at Missouri Western State University is one of the few providers in the region authorized to offer Command Spanish®, nationally recognized Spanish language and cross-cultural training.

The program is customized, work-specific, real life Spanish instruction to use in day-to-day interactions with Spanish speaking individuals. No prior knowledge of Spanish is required.

This program is for all interested persons who interact with Spanish speaking associates, employees or clients. The course is designed to teach Spanish that can be used immediately in day-to-day oral communication interactions. Pronunciation, work-specific language, phonetic encoding and listening activities are part of each lesson. You will learn direct commands, questions, and simple statements to relay directions and information. Cultural components are integrated into each class session.

As an official registered provider, the Western Institute can offer on-site, job specific Spanish language and cross-cultural training for such diverse groups as: