Business Communication

Build and strengthen your speaking, writing, and interpersonal communication skills with our Certificate in Business Communication Skills. This program builds your skills and confidence in verbal and written communication so you convey professionalism with your words and actions. Polish your abilities and talents, whether you are in government, education, health care, or business. Speak and write with confidence.

This non-credit certificate program is tailored for individuals who want to improve their oral and written business communication skills. Two core courses, each with a specific focus on one vital aspect of communicating in professional business environments, make up this certificate. Students will improve their marketability by building their professional level skills in speaking, writing, and presenting themselves. The certificate can be completed in as little as 5 weeks.

This program is offered through the Office of Professional Advancement.

 

Business Writing and Presentation I

Communicate your message successfully. Plan, draft, revise, and edit memos, e-mails, faxes, and letters. Prepare a resume, cover letter, and follow-up letter. Editing emphasis is on punctuation, appropriate word choice, grammar and sentence structure. Focus on effective, persuasive verbal communication skills, including preparation, structure, delivery strategy, use of visual aids, and handling question and answers. In this class, you will practice presenting plans, interviewing, leading productive meetings, coaching your team members, and managing conflict.
Course BSC-310, Section 02
Starts : 2/24/2015 Ends : 3/26/2015
Meets on : Tuesday, Thursday
Time : 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
$1150

Business Writing and Presentation II

Evaluate and polish your writing. Write effective instructions, procedures, proposals, and reports. Integrate visuals into your documents. Work on paragraph development. Editing emphasis is on cohesiveness, conciseness, clarity and effectiveness of documents. Focus on effective, persuasive spoken communication skills, including preparation, structure, delivery strategy, use of visual aids, and handling question and answers. In this class, you will practice persuading, handling questions and answer sessions, and strategic and financial presentations.
Course BSC-320, Section 04
Starts : 4/7/2015 Ends : 5/7/2015
Meets on : Tuesday, Thursday
Time : 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
$1150