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Persuading in Business: Leadership, Public Speaking, and Executive Communication

In this lively and experiential course, you will develop the high-performance language and communication strategies used by exemplary presenters and leaders to motivate colleagues, employees, and stakeholders. This course introduces students to proven techniques from the field and resources that will allow them to make presentations that are clear, effective, and compelling to audiences. Engage in dynamic lectures and integrated case studies that discuss the latest theories and practicalities while participating in research methods, hands-on conceptual frameworks, and interactive business simulations. You will learn how to unleash your public speaking and leadership capabilities across a variety of organizations, disciplines, and demographics. Build influence through critical thinking strategies, cross-cultural communication, group dynamics, emotional intelligence, and executive presentation skills. Be ready to nurture your passion and develop skills for career and life success - all with session activities that enable you to create lasting change.
This course is part of the Certificate in Professional Writing and Communications . It may be taken to pursue the certificate, or as a standalone course. Questions? Contact us at The Center for Publishing and Applied Liberal Arts (PALA). Email sps.pala.ce@nyu.edu  or call 212-998-7289.  

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You'll Walk Away with

  • More effective and impactful oral and written skills for various business contexts
  • The ability to create strategic verbal and visual messages for business and personal success

Ideal for

  • Global professionals seeking to enhance their communication skills
  • Those who wish to sharpen their persuasive and messaging skills

1 section

  • Fall 2024

    • Section

    • Semester

      Fall 2024
    • Date

      Oct 12 - Oct 26
    • Day

    • Time

      • In-Person
    • Format

      • In-Person
    • Sessions

    • Faculty

    • Location

      Washington Square