Each course offers you short projects that take you step-by-step through the foundational principles, organizational strategies, and concrete steps of writing and designing business documents and delivering a public presentation. In the capstone, you'll create a memo, slide deck, and presentation that synthesize your learning to give you the tools to communicate your ideas powerfully in the workplace.
Effective Communication: Writing, Design, and Presentation Specialization
Build Communication Skill for Professional Success. Master business writing, graphic design, and business presentation skills
About This Specialization
Over seventy companies and tens of thousands of students worldwide have used Effective Communication to deliver ideas powerfully in the workplace. By taking Business Writing, Graphic Design, and Successful Presentation, you’ll hone your written, visual, and verbal business presentation skills. You'll learn to write well-organized, clear business documents; to design elegant presentation slides, reports, and posters; and to present and speak with confidence and power. In the final Capstone Project, you'll develop a portfolio of work—including a memo, a slide deck, and a presentation—to showcase your communication skills and represent your personal brand. The Effective Communication Specialization takes you on a journey of self realization. You’ll learn that excellence in communication involves the ability to express who you are—your best self—in everything you do. What our students say: "A life-changing specialization." "Simple yet powerful rules." "Essential for everyone."
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- Beginner Specialization.
- No prior experience required.
- 4 weeks of study, 1-3 hours/week
- English, Arabic
About the CourseWriting well is one of the most important skills you can develop to be successful in the business world. Over seventy companies and twenty thousand students--from professional writers to new employees to non-native English speakers to seasoned executiv
- 2 hours per week
- English, Italian
About the CourseWelcome to Graphic Design, the second course in the Effective Communications Specialization. Over 70 different companies have provided this specialization to their employees as a resource for internal professional development. Why? Because e
- English, Vietnamese, Arabic
About the CourseFew kinds of communication can have the effect of a powerful presentation. Even a short speech can motivate people to change long-held beliefs or to take action, and a wonderfully delivered speech can transform a normal person into a leader.
Effective Communication Capstone ProjectUpcoming session: Dec 24
- English, Arabic
About the Capstone ProjectIn the Effective Communication Capstone learners apply the lessons of Business Writing, Graphic Design, and Successful Presentation to create a portfolio of work that represents their mastery of writing, design, and speaking and that express
Design and Media Teaching Consultant
Dr. Quentin McAndrew
Professor William Kuskin
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