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Media, Writing, and Communications Certificate in Executive Business English and Global Communication

Diploma Description

This certificate gives global professionals insight into leading international business practices and the effective written and oral communication skills necessary to succeed in today’s globalized marketplace. The program provides high-impact professional training in advanced language and global business communication skills, with particular attention to: writing effectively, specialized discourse, presentation success, negotiation strategies, and intercultural communication.

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Taught by distinguished faculty and industry experts, this certificate program is designed to help advance your career by providing you with the enhanced ability and confidence to successfully communicate in English across various business contexts, while gaining a competitive edge in any leading workforce environment. Professionals will learn advanced techniques for writing persuasive, clear, and effective emails, reports, and proposals.  Furthermore, professionals will learn how to build the powerful oral communication skills for: leading effective in-person and virtual meetings, negotiating successfully with colleagues and clients, and delivering dynamic presentations for diverse audiences and stakeholders. This program provides a tailored curriculum that targets the core competencies to communicate and engage across multinational industries, while offering unique networking opportunities. Enhance your global career with this highly relevant and internationally-recognized credential in the business world. 

Requirements:

The certificate is awarded to students who successfully complete the three required core courses and two elective courses listed below. The three core courses must be completed before the elective courses. This certificate must be completed within three years of taking the first certificate-eligible course.

Must be completed within

3 years

Program Curriculum

COURSES THAT GIVE YOU THE SKILLS AND TRAINING YOU NEED TO START YOUR NEW CAREER

Program Curriculum

COURSES THAT PROVIDE FOUNDATIONAL INFORMATION IN THE FIELD WITH OPTIONS TO SPECIALIZE IN AN AREA RELEVANT TO YOUR NEEDS

REQUIRED COURSES

All Courses Required

Effective Business Writing I

Learn techniques for writing effective emails, memos, proposals, and reports for various audiences.

2021 Fall
1 section

Effective Business Communication I

Improve your oral communication in the workplace by learning to speak English with greater accuracy and fluency.

2021 Fall
1 section

Negotiating for Success: Communicating With Power, Confidence, And Influence

In this course, learn the real-world fundamentals of planning and executing various types of negotiations by applying strategies used by the...

2021 Fall
2 sections

ENGLISH LANGUAGE ELECTIVES

Complete 1

Persuade in Business: Media, Culture, and High-Impact Communication

Persuasion across cultures, media, and technology is essential for professional success in today’s globally-connected business...

2021 Fall
2 sections

Voice and Diction: Unlocking Vocal Power

From leading meetings to projecting influence from the global stage, our voice can be a powerful amplifier of our expressions, opening...

2021 Fall
4 sections

Persuade in Business: Leadership, Public Speaking, and Executive Presence

In this lively and experiential course, you will develop the high-performance language and communication strategies used by exemplary presenters...

2021 Fall
1 section

BUSINESS ELECTIVES

Professional Writing: Content, Purpose, and Audience

This foundational course introduces critical practices of professional writing, focusing on common documents across digital and traditional formats.

2021 Fall
1 section

Global Presentations: Words, Images, and Data

Build the knowledge, skills, and oral proficiency to organize and participate in global presentations, including reports, negotiations, and pitches.

Multimedia Storytelling

Multimedia storytelling has the power to provide context and depth to news stories, fundraising drives, marketing campaigns, and personal...

2021 Fall
1 section

Public Relations Writing for International Professionals in a Globalized Marketplace

Develop strategies for creating and delivering more effective written communication for a globalized economy.

2021 Fall
1 section

Conflict Management Techniques for the Workplace

Develop your critical conflict management skills and increase your effectiveness as a professional.

2021 Fall
1 section

General Admission Requirements

For those who have completed some college Completion of 32 credits with at least 2 years work experience OR 60 credits with no work experience required