COMM061 Communicating with Clarity and Impact: Professional Writing, Public Speaking and Presentation Skills


Course Description

If you understand that writing, speaking, and presentation has the power to engage, move, and transform, then join us for this three week online course in professional writing, public speaking, and presentation skills. Learn the tools and principles of writing, speaking and presenting through the 5 C’s of effective communication. With practice, overcome performance anxiety and learn to speak (pitch and interview), write (letters, essays, reports, proposals) and present (PowerPoint, demonstration, and instruction) professionally and using media enhanced communication.


Course Outline

  • The tools and principles of writing, speaking and presenting

  • The 5 C’s of effective communication

  • Overcoming performance anxiety

  • Media enhanced communication

  • Professional writing (letter, essay, report, proposal)

  • Professional speaking (speech, pitch, interview)

  • Professional presentation (PowerPoint, demonstration, instruction)


Learner Outcomes

  • Learn and apply the tools and principles of writing, speaking and presenting

  • Generate clear, cogent writing using the power of focus, structure, and flow

  • Structure and focus your talk to ensure maximum engagement and retention

  • Penetrate anxiety barriers to reveal your most powerful personal style

  • Design effective and memorable presentations utilizing a variety of media


Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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