Business Communication

Business Communication

3 Credits

Study and practice of the techniques of achieving clarity, brevity and effectiveness in business communication. Planning, preparation, critiquing of business correspondence, short and long reports, resumes, and presentations. The ability to communicate effectively is the most important skill you can develop. How well you inform, influence, and persuade others determines the progress you make in your career and the quality of your personal relationships. Effective communication is essential to the success of businesses and individuals. This course will focus on the fundamentals of business communication through an examination of such topics as business letters, memorandums and e-mail, employment correspondence, listening skills, short presentations, and business reports.

Course Information

Delivery Method
One college-level composition course
Course Level
Time to Complete
Up to 6 months from registration date

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Course Tuition $ 981
Administrative Fee $ 75
Total Tuition and Fees $ 1056*

* Total does not include the cost of course materials. Please refer to our Tuition and Fees page for more information.

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