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Communication Foundations

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Overview

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Build your communication skills. Learn how to communicate more effectively in professional situations, including meetings, email, and presentations.

Syllabus

Introduction
  • Foundations of communication
  • Getting the most from this course
1. The Four Communication Building Blocks
  • The four building blocks: People
  • The four building blocks: Message
  • The four building blocks: Context
  • The four building blocks: Listening
2. Communication for Common Situations
  • When you socialize in professional settings
  • Toolkit: Social settings
  • When you run meetings
  • Toolkit: Meetings
  • When you send emails
  • Toolkit: Email
  • When you are explaining
  • Toolkit: Explanations
  • Toolkit: Advise
3. Communication for Challenging Situations
  • When you pitch ideas
  • Toolkit: Pitch new ideas
  • When you're asking for something
  • Toolkit: Making an ask
  • When you're caught off guard
  • Toolkit: When you're caught off guard
  • When you're criticized
  • Toolkit: Criticism at work
  • When you are presenting up
  • Toolkit: Presenting up
Conclusion
  • Practicing your communication every day

Taught by

Brenda Bailey-Hughes and Tatiana Kolovou

Reviews

4.5 rating, based on 6 Class Central reviews

4.7 rating at LinkedIn Learning based on 9277 ratings

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  • "Course provided comprehensive insight into the subject matter, offering a balanced blend of theoretical concepts and practical applications. Engaging lectures, supplemented by relevant case studies and hands-on assignments, enhanced understanding and critical thinking skills. Professors' expertise and effective communication fostered a dynamic learning environment. Collaborative group projects promoted teamwork and enriched learning through diverse perspectives. However, a more structured assessment approach and increased emphasis on real-world industry challenges could further enhance practical skill development. Overall, the course was enriching, providing a strong foundation for professional growth in the field."
  • Anonymous
    The lesson is easy to be understand , example base on daily challenges so it's relatable . There are a few Quiz in each chapter that is easy to understand with a brief explanation. At the end of the course i got a free certification that could be downloaded free too. It's been a thrilled and exciting experience
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    Suraj A
    really simplified and good learning , teaches from beginning to advanced level ..i have enrolled in this course and can say this was really helpful
  • Sadaf Mohammad Asif Malkani
    It's very interesting and i learned something new from this course about communication and much more new things related to communication skills. Enjoyed and want to learn more new things from this
  • Khanindra Borah
    t's very interesting and i learned something new from this course about communication and much more new things related to communication skills. Enjoyed and want to learn more new things from this
  • "Course provided comprehensive insight into the subject matter, offering a balanced blend of theoretical concepts and practical applications. Engaging lectures, supplemented by relevant case studies and hands-on assignments, enhanced understanding and critical thinking skills. Professors' expertise and effective communication fostered a dynamic learning environment. Collaborative group projects promoted teamwork and enriched learning through diverse perspectives. However, a more structured assessment approach and increased emphasis on real-world industry challenges could further enhance practical skill development. Overall, the course was enriching, providing a strong foundation for professional growth in the field."

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