Speech for Business and the Professions
This course examines theory and research in interpersonal principles, leadership strategies, listening, and nonverbal communication. Emphasis is on the application of this knowledge to develop communication skills in settings such as interviewing, group decision making, speech preparation and presentation.
Everyone communicates at work. Subscribers to the Harvard Business Review rated “the ability to communicate” the most important factor in making an executive “promotable,” more important than ambition, education, and capacity for hard work.
Format of this Class:
This is an interactive class requiring class participation. Current business topics are discussed by the class daily. Lectures and assignments make this class a learning experience, and a lot of FUN!
What you will learn:
How to prepare for a REAL job interview.
How to prepare a professional cover letter and résumé.
How to conduct an Interview.
How to prepare and deliver a professional business presentation.
How to communicate in today’s fast paced work place!!!