Let's Talk...Effectively!


There are five paths to effective communication.  We will introduce and build your knowledge and abilities.  The five pathways of current professionals are the basic concepts and procedures of public speaking, presentations, conflict resolution, team building and professional business writing.  Each class will provide a focus on key principles pertinent to professional development and career advancement.

Required Materials:  Paper, Pen, Email, and Home Internet Access

Course Outline

Path One:  Public Speaking
  • Fundamentals of public speaking, speech writing, persuasive speaking, empathic listening
Path Two:   Professional Presentations
  • Fundamentals of presentations, PowerPoint
Path Three:  Conflict Resolution
  • Definition of Conflict, strategies and skills both professionally and personally
Path Four: Team Building
  • Importance of team building, inclusion, activity examples, Leader vs. Manager
Path Five: Professional Business Correspondence
  • Flyers, emails, press releases, direct mail

 Fall Session 2017
Spring Session 2017
 Start Date
 April 3, 2017
 End Date
 May 17, 2017
 Location Bohlen Technical Center Bohlen Technical Center
 Days TBD Mondays & Wednesdays
 Times 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
 Course Length
 6 weeks / 24 hrs.
 6 weeks / 24 hrs.
 Tuition $155 $155
 InstructorDevan Robinson