(Short Course) Business Communication Skills

Course details

  • Duration 4 weeks
  • Location Blended Learning
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Why choose this course?

This course will offer students a structured approach to support individuals as they and their organisations tackle the current challenges of a rapidly changing business environment where business leaders are required to communicate effectively to avoid conflict and manager and agile organisational culture.

Key course features

  • Study online.
  • Learn effective business communication skills to provide your organisation with the tools and techniques required to communicate more effectively with key stakeholders.
  • Explore emotional intelligence, public speaking, presentation skills and corporate communications.

What you will study

This course will cover the following topics:

  • Introduction to Business Communications
  • The art of collaboration and teamwork: Emotional intelligence and awareness
  • Social and public communication: Public speaking, presentation skills and corporate communications
  • Written communication and reading between the lines

Undertaking this course will require:

  • 16 hours of Scheduled Learning and Teach Hours
  • 2 hours of Practical classes
  • 82 hours of Guided Independent Study

Teaching & Assessment

Students will be required to complete an online discussion forum on each weekly topic. The forums will enable students to reflect and demonstrate their learning. Ongoing learning log and students reflections on discussions for the different topics each week will combine to form the assessment.  The minimum expectation for the total word count is 2,000 words.  The assessment is due 13th May 2022.

Fees & funding


Course dates

This course will start 4th April 2022 and will finish on 2nd May 2022.  This course will have a face to face induction on campus on 30th March 2022 from 6pm until 8pm.  The online live session for this course will take place 5th April 2022 from 6pm to 8pm.