Persuading in Business: Leadership, Public Speaking, and the Art of Effective Communication

In this engaging 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 that discuss communication theories and practicalities while participating in 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, inclusive practices, 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 Executive Business English and Global Communication . It may be taken to pursue the certificate, or as a standalone course.

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You'll Walk Away with

  • The storytelling, messaging, and presentation strategies needed to engage and influence audiences, both online and in person
  • Enhanced public speaking, leadership, inclusive language practices, and cross-cultural communication skills

Ideal for

  • Global professionals seeking to enhance their communication skills
  • Those looking to enhance leadership and public speaking skills in professional settings

1 section

  • Spring 2023

    • Section

      001
    • Semester

      Spring 2023
    • Date

      Feb 21 - Mar 28
    • Day

      Tuesday
    • Time

      6:20PM-8:25PM
      • Online
    • Format

      Online
      • Online
    • Sessions

      6
    • Location

      Instructor Led
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    • Section

      2
    • Semester

      Fall 2022
    • Date

      Oct 31 - Dec 12
    • Day

      Monday
    • Time

      6:45PM-8:50PM
      • Online
    • Format

      Online
      • Online
    • Sessions

      6
    • Location

      Instructor Led
    Tuition $399