Effective Communication: Writing, Design, and Presentation Specialization
Build Communication Skill for Professional Success. Master business writing, graphic design, and business presentation skills
About This Specialization
The Effective Communication Specialization takes you on a journey of self realization. You’ll learn that excellence in communication involves the ability to express who you are—your best self—in everything you touch. By taking the individual courses, Business Writing, Graphic Design, and Successful Presentation, you’ll hone your written, visual, and verbal business presentation skills. You'll learn to write well-organized, clear business documents that showcase your ideas; to design elegant presentation slides, reports, documents, and other visual products; and to present and speak with confidence and power. In the final Capstone Project, you will develop a portfolio of work—including a memo, a slide deck, and a presentation—to showcase your communication skills and represent your personal brand.
Follow the suggested order or choose your own.
Designed to help you practice and apply the skills you learn.
Highlight your new skills on your resume or LinkedIn.
- Beginner Specialization.
- No prior experience required.
Business WritingUpcoming session: Feb 19
- 4 weeks of study, 1-3 hours/week
About the CourseWriting well is one of the most important skills you can learn for success in the business world. Knowing how to write well allows you to deliver your ideas with the power they deserve. Good writing also conveys a sense of your professional excel
Graphic DesignUpcoming session: Feb 26
- English, Italian
About the CourseVisual communication is as critical to professional success as written or oral communication. Graphic design skills will help you ensure that your visual business assets convey a clear and compelling message - and learning the essentials
Successful PresentationUpcoming session: Feb 26
- English, Vietnamese
About the CourseFew kinds of communication can have the effect of a powerful presentation. Even a short speech can motivate people to change long-held beliefs or to take action, and a wonderfully delivered speech can transform a normal person into a leader.
Effective Communication Capstone ProjectUpcoming session: Apr 16
About the Capstone ProjectIn the Effective Communication Capstone learners apply the lessons of Business Writing, Graphic Design, and Successful Presentation to create a portfolio of work that represents their mastery of writing, design, and speaking and that express
Design and Media Teaching Consultant
Dr. Quentin McAndrew
Professor William Kuskin
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