University of Colorado Boulder

Communication as a Technical Leader

This course is part of Technical Communication Specialization

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Daniel Moorer

Instructor: Daniel Moorer

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  • Compare and contrast examples of successful and unsuccessful communication in business, industry, and government.

  • Understand and apply common forms of leader-communication.

  • Understand and synthesize methods for establishing organizational vision and building trust through effective communication.

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

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15 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace
Progress towards a degree

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There are 4 modules in this course

This module is an overview of engineering communication and a primer for the topics that will be discussed in this course. As you begin, it is important to remember that communication is the "vehicle" for all human endeavors. That is especially true for technical communication. A exceptional technical communicator is, by default, a better manager and leader. And, in the end, that is where we're headed!

What's included

3 videos5 readings4 discussion prompts

Listening, speaking, writing: all are means of not only transmitting information but also direction and motivation. As with most skills, the challenge is in the details. And, that is where this module will take us!

What's included

3 videos3 readings1 peer review6 discussion prompts

I would offer that trust between you and your technical team may be gained through the way that you communicate; that is, through calm presentation of ideas with a tone of voice and manner of speaking that inspires in others nothing but an intense desire to excel!

What's included

4 videos4 readings1 peer review8 discussion prompts

Giving and receiving feedback is perceived by many as one of the most challenging aspects of management and leadership. It doesn't have to be that way. Let's explore why this task can be an enjoyable opportunity!

What's included

4 videos5 readings3 peer reviews8 discussion prompts

Instructor

Daniel Moorer
University of Colorado Boulder
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This course is part of the following degree programs offered by University of Colorado Boulder. If you are admitted and enroll, your coursework can count toward your degree learning and your progress can transfer with you.

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