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Communication in Business

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This course will provide a general overview of effective communication at work. You will review tips and strategies for communicating with small and large groups, being heard in meetings, projecting confidence, and more—especially as these concepts apply to women.

You will also explore communication in the context of public speaking and discuss the importance of understanding the audience, preparing for a presentation, using visual aids appropriately, and more. By the end of the course, you will be able to identify criticisms of, and biases toward, women speakers and strategies to counteract them.

In this course, you will learn how to:

  • Recognize gender communication stereotypes and gendered patterns of communication in the workplace
  • Identify dysfunctional patterns of communication
  • Be heard in meetings
  • Create and utilize a "bragologue"
  • Craft and deliver effective speeches
  • Understand your audience and how to capture their attention
  • Handle difficult questions in Q&A sessions
  • Recognize the physical and mental symptoms of speaking anxiety and how to counteract them
  • Describe gender bias and how it affects women speakers
PDUs: 5 hours total
0.5 (contact hours - 5)

Price: $79 (USD)*

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