Executive Certificate in Business Communication

Take your communication skills to the executive level

In business, good communicators are able to grab attention, motivate action, and create lasting impact. Whether you’re a rising manager vying for a promotion or a small-business owner trying to grow your client base, you can benefit from our Executive Certificate in Business Communication.

This Executive Certificate heightens your ability to advocate for yourself and your ideas. Through dynamic coursework, you will develop skills to captivate your audience and communicate as a leader. Learn how to make your presentations and public speaking engagements impactful and motivational, ultimately driving your bottom line.

In addition to expanding your skillset, the Executive Certificate enhances your resume, creates leverage for promotions, and better prepares you for salary negotiations.

Through a challenging, three-course series, the Executive Certificate in Business Communication is designed to help participants take their skills to the next level. Hear more from our Executive Education faculty member Steven Cohen.

The Executive Certificate in Business Communication consists of three, three-day courses:

Effective Workplace Presentations

Deliver presentations with confidence and clarity to properly convey your message. The effective workplace presentations course focuses on building your skills to help you stand out. Learn how to overcome public speaking fears and impress your audience with a powerful presentation.

This course prepares participants to:
  • Explore the basics of public speaking.
  • Learn how to present ideas more effectively.
  • Deliver memorable and motivating messages.
  • Develop a compelling informational briefing.
  • Forge emotional connections with listeners to build trust.


Persuasive Communication

Convince your clients and colleagues to support your business goals, believe in you, and build trust with your organization. Learn how to influence others through powerful presentations and impactful messages, develop an understanding of how to effectively communicate with a variety of audiences, and use these skills to achieve your strategic goals.

This course prepares participants to:
  • Adapt communication styles to reach different audiences.
  • Speak persuasively and influence business conversations.
  • Design compelling pitches.
  • Explore theories and techniques related to persuasive communication.
  • Persuade others to buy into what you're selling.


Powerful Public Speaking

Present your ideas with conviction. Gain the confidence and skills you need to deliver impactful messages. Demonstrate your ability to lead and persuade others through your impressive delivery. Leave a lasting impression with clients, partners, colleagues, and employers as you effectively deliver your ideas with power and conviction.

This course prepares participants to:
  • Improve the ability to speak powerfully.
  • Leave a lasting impression on their audience.
  • Deliver a speech and receive personalized feedback.
  • Explore techniques used to captivate listeners.
  • Connect with the audience.
  • Organize presentations and ideas in a thoughtful manner.


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