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Communication

Six Critical Skills for Professionals


Business Management

A short course addressing the six most common areas of professional communication will give you an immediate, practical toolset to make a tangible difference in your business profitability and personal employability.

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Description

All industries require clear, efficient communication skills and an innate understanding of professionalism in interaction. This short course addresses the six foundational areas of professional communication and encourages you to relate these to your own professional circumstance.

Subject Matter Expert

Dr Carla Lever is a research fellow at the University of Cape Town and a journalist specialising in arts and politics. She has over a decade of experience lecturing English, journalism and communication at public and private universities and has worked professionally as a communications manager.

Academic Tutor Support

Your dedicated Online Academic Tutor (OAT) will provide you with necessary guidance, offer advice and answer questions on course content, to help you achieve academic success.

Student Success Coordinator

The Student Success Coordinator (SSC) team will assist you with any query that you may have about the environment, systems, and general utilisation throughout your learning journey.

Course and Technical Requirements

BASIC REQUIREMENTS
To successfully access and complete this course, you will be required to have a registered email account, access to a computer/laptop/tablet and stable internet connection. You will be required to be familiar with using a computer as you may need to be able to read and download documents in Adobe PDF Reader, view Microsoft PowerPoint presentations, and read and create documents in Microsoft Word.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Our online short learning programmes may require additional software applications. These additional software applications requirements will be communicated to you in this information pack and/or on the website course page. Damelin Online does not provide any additional software applications required for online short learning programmes. Please note: Google, YouTube and Vimeo may be used in our online course delivery. If any of these services are blocked in your jurisdiction, you may have difficulty in accessing our course content.

How We Engage with Students

Our online short learning programmes are broken into self-paced manageable modules designed to be interactive and engaging:

  • The programme is available to be viewed on smart devices and includes mobile, tablets and personal computers.
  • Relevant case studies, articles and recommended reading are part of supplementary resources available.
  • Apply and evaluate what you have learned in each module with the self-grading quizzes and assignment submissions
  • View a range of Introductory course videos by your Subject Matter Expert.
  • Scheduled live webinars are included with the Online Academic Tutor.
  • Network, collaborate and interact with your fellow participants and Online Academic Tutor via the discussion boards.

Certification

Upon successful completion of this online short learning programme, you will receive the recognition of your knowledge and skills with a Lyceum Certificate of Competence. Your certificate of competence will be issued in your registered name and will be couriered at no additional cost. You will be required to complete a series of assessments that will be facilitated through our virtual learning environment. Your course handbook will be made available to you once you have commenced with your short learning programme.

Study Blocks

  • MODULE 0 | Week 1 Orientation
    Navigating the Virtual Learning Environment
  • MODULE 1 | Week 2 Email Communication
    Looking at email ‘netiquette’, conciseness and optimised formatting, email signatures, subject lines, salutations and closing
  • MODULE 2 | Week 3 Formal Communication
    Formulating business letters, cover letters and letters of recommendation
  • MODULE 3 | Week 4 Social Media Communication
    Recognising, describing and applying best practice techniques on social media for business
  • MODULE 4 | Week 5 Employment Communication
    Recognising, describing and applying best practice techniques on CV construction
  • MODULE 5 | Week 6 Conflict Communication
    Recognising, describing and applying best practice techniques and strategies for handling conflict communication
  • MODULE 6 | Week 7 Technological Solutions
    Looking at ranges of basic communications technologies and identifying differences between data management, productivity, collaboration and design-based programmes
  • MODULE 7 | Week 8 Wrap-up
    Synthesise your learning journey experience and evaluate the course

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