Rice University
Oral Communication for Engineering Leaders
Rice University

Oral Communication for Engineering Leaders

This course is part of Communication Skills for Engineers Specialization

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Beata Krupa
Gayle Moran

Instructors: Beata Krupa

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There are 7 modules in this course

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3 videos4 readings

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1 video4 readings

In this module, you’ll learn how to lay the foundation for a variety of communication modes with a discussion on developing a communication strategy and the importance of knowing your audience, your purpose, and your key message before you start communicating.

What's included

6 videos1 reading1 quiz2 peer reviews4 discussion prompts

In today’s workplace, formal and informal presentations are a major communication tool, and leaders give them frequently for different purposes. In this module, you’ll learn how to create different types of oral presentations. You will also practice building strong, cohesive, visually interesting, and convincing persuasive presentations that will get your audience on board with your ideas.

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8 videos5 readings3 quizzes2 peer reviews3 discussion prompts

Develop good visual support for your content. Learn how to create attractive slides and other types of visuals. Especially important for engineers, you’ll find out how to show and explain complex data so your audience understands it.

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6 videos3 readings1 quiz2 peer reviews1 discussion prompt

Once you have your content developed and your visual support finished, you need to deliver the presentation. That means you have to stand in front of an audience, small or large, and keep them interested in what you have to say. Many things contribute to an engaging presentation, from professional body language to how fast you talk. In this module, you’ll learn and practice the many aspects of delivering a professional presentation with confidence.

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5 videos6 readings1 quiz2 peer reviews1 discussion prompt

Have you ever had someone ask you about your job when you aren’t expecting it? How good are you at thinking on your feet? In this module, you’ll learn about other types of presentations that require different preparation and approaches. These different types are valuable additions to your communication toolkit and learning them can help set you apart as a leader.

What's included

6 videos5 readings1 quiz2 peer reviews2 discussion prompts

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4.5 (48 ratings)
Beata Krupa
Rice University
3 Courses55,237 learners
Gayle Moran
Rice University
3 Courses55,237 learners

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