Human Capital Management

Business Writing and Presentations

Effective communication is at the core of any professional¿s ability to influence organizational decision-making. It is particularly vital for HR professionals because miscommunication can result in serious legal ramifications. This course prepares HR professionals to articulate their thoughts clearly, concisely, and accurately to management, employees, and other stakeholders. Topics include: targeting your intended audience, identifying and clarifying your message, writing strong subject lines and headers, organizing your written communications, creating sentences that are readable, and editing your writing. Students will apply similar principles to creating powerful oral presentations and will learn to deliver those presentations with confidence. Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to write more polished communications that get your message across succinctly and in an appropriate tone. You will also be able to design and deliver oral presentations and facilitate question and answer sessions in front of audiences of any size.
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Associated Degrees