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Communicating effectively is vital in both personal and professional settings. Sharpen your skills with these professional courses and certificates in marketing, data visualization, writing, grammar, public speaking, presentation, and business communication. Form persuasive arguments, make compelling presentations, write error-free emails and documents, and increase your impact as a skilled communicator.

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  • Business Communications Certificate
    The 100% online, self-paced course teaches techniques, interactive exercises, and checklists that will help individuals communicate clearly and concisely in written and oral formats.  From clarifying and structuring your ideas to designing the PowerPoint slides that will best complement them, this certificate program will help you create presentations and workplace documents that inform and persuade.
    Access Time:365 days
    Learner Satisfaction:98%
    Estimated Length:25 hours
    Credits:2.5 IACET CEUs / 25 PMI PDUs / 25 HRCI Credits / 25 SHRM PDCs
  • Digital Marketing & Social Media Marketing Foundations Scholarships Available
    Combined “Live Online” and asynchronous online instruction that provides key practical knowledge and insights into the latest trends in digital marketing. Most course offerings occur over four consecutive Thursdays. Includes Google Analytics and Hubspot Inbound Marketing certificates.
    Time:9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Discount:20% early bird discount if you register at least 30 days before the start date of class. Discounts can stack.
  • Digital Marketing Advanced Course: Enhancing Online Presence via Paid Advertising Scholarships Available
    “Live Online” course that offers an in-depth exploration of digital advertising and hands-on experience with creating, running, and monitoring search and display advertising campaigns. Most course offerings occur over five Thursdays. Includes certifications in Google Ads Measurement, Google Ads Search, Google Ads Display, and Google Ads Video.
    Time:8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Discount:20% early bird discount if you register at least 30 days before the start date of class. Discounts can stack.
  • Effective Business Writing
    The ability to write clearly and directly is highly prized in most organizations. Well-written emails and documents can help you earn respect among your peers. Poorly written emails and documents can detract from success at all levels. The ideas, techniques, and checklists in this introductory-level course apply to all forms of business writing: memos, reports, brochures, proposals, presentations, catalogs, and websites. This course will also teach how to revise for wordiness, unnecessary phrases, redundancy, and jargon, and the appropriate use of email in an organizational setting.
    Access Time:90 days
    Estimated Length:5 hours
    Credits:.5 IACET CEUs /5 PMI PDUs /5 HRCI Credits / 5 SHRM PDCs 
  • The Art and Science of Data Visualization: A Hands-On Approach to Impactful Storytelling Scholarships Available
    “Live Online” course that explores ways professionals can transform complex data into compelling visual narratives. Learn to refine your data communication skills with visualization techniques and strategies to create impactful stories. Most course offerings occur over seven Thursdays. Participants will be equipped with the skills to sit for the Tableau Desktop Specialist certification exam.
    Discount:20% early bird discount if you register at least 30 days before the start date of class. Discounts can stack.

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