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Business communication

Business communication

Business communication. Sharpen your communication skills.

Effective business communication is a critical path to success within any business environment. Whether you’re employed within a small business or medium to large organisation, communicating in a clear and concise manner to internal and external stakeholders is an essential tool for success.

All our educators are highly experienced, experts in their fields. Our up-to-date, interactive classes will give you valuable insights and training in effective communication methods across all sectors. Learn business communication the smart way at CCE, the University of Sydney.

Communication Strategies Course for Becoming an Inspiring Leader

Leadership. Inspiring and enabling organisations to create and realise optimal value. This communication strategies course is designed for leaders and emerging leaders. In the course, you’ll gain awareness of who you are as a leader, as well as deepening and broadening your leadership identity. You’ll learn to inspire people who report to you – through your voice, body language, words and message structure. You’ll learn to carry yourself and look like a leader. You’ll learn to... [More]
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Communication Strategies Course for Becoming an Inspiring Leader

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Communication Strategies Course for Becoming an Inspiring Leader

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Communication Strategies Course for Becoming an Inspiring Leader

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Business Writing Course 2

Business Communication. Sharpen your communication skills. As professionals become more senior in their careers, their ability to lead teams and influence others becomes increasingly important. Persuasive writing is the primary vehicle of influencers, given that there are fewer opportunities for most professionals to persuade in person. This advanced business writing course builds on the principles covered in Business Writing Course 1, while adding techniques suited to more... [More]
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Business Writing Course 2

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Business Writing Course 2

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Business Writing Course 2

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Negotiation Skills Course for Professionals

Business Communication. Sharpen your communication skills. Eleanor Shakiba Eleanor Shakiba is an expert in social and emotional intelligence. She has taught over 50,000 people to think and speak in ways which build success. She has been teaching at the Centre for Continuing Education for over ten years. Eleanor’s qualifications include a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Anthropology, Graduate Certificate in Applied Psychology, Graduate Diploma in Adult Education, Master... [More]
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Negotiation Skills Course for Professionals

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Negotiation Skills Course for Professionals

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Negotiation Skills Course for Professionals

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Negotiation Skills Course for Professionals

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Getting What You Want Course: Assertive Communication Skills

Business Communication. Sharpen your communication skills. If you want to learn how to say ‘no’, make your presence felt in a meeting or tell someone their behaviour is unsatisfactory (while keeping others onside), then this course is for you. You’ll learn how to handle people who ignore you, interrupt you, unduly criticise you, make unreasonable requests or vent their anger against you. A key tool you will explore and use is Yvonne Collier’s LAFFe to Success Behavioural Model to... [More]
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Getting What You Want Course: Assertive Communication Skills

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Getting What You Want Course: Assertive Communication Skills

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Getting What You Want Course: Assertive Communication Skills

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Networking for Professional Success Course

Career development. Kick-start your career. Join our networking course and learn the necessary tools to create and maintain a professional network, empowering you to enhance your career success in Australia. Up to 80% of jobs are found through networking but creating a professional network can be a daunting task for many, especially recent graduates, new migrants and international students. In this course, you will learn how to develop and deliver an elevator pitch, how to... [More]
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Networking for Professional Success Course

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Networking for Professional Success Course

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Grant Writing Course: Writing a Winning Grant Application

Fundraising. Help grow your worthy cause. This grant writing course is ideal for any individual or organisation seeking to attain funding by applying for grants. Using exercises to explore topics, we will develop, direct and edit creative ideas, in addition to giving invaluable guidance on how to present work for submission. If you’re a fundraiser, you know that raising money is the key to every non-profit’s success. But the competition for funds can be fierce and the obstacles... [More]
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Grant Writing Course: Writing a Winning Grant Application

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Grant Writing Course: Writing a Winning Grant Application

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Business Storytelling Course

Business Communication. Sharpen your communication skills. Discover the art and science of storytelling and learn how to create compelling narratives for all types of business communication including advertising, content marketing, presentations and reports. When crafting a story for business use, it’s common to be literal in your word choices, which can produce some uninteresting results. This course will explain how inserting certain language can make your stories more lively,... [More]
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Business Storytelling Course

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Business Storytelling Course

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Assertive Communication Skills Course: Advanced

Business Communication. Sharpen your communication skills. You have the tools and use assertive behaviour much of the time... but are there challenging situations when you feel uncomfortable, your buttons are pressed and your responses are inappropriate? In this advanced assertive communication skills course, you will gain practical ideas and leading edge techniques to give you positive flexible ways of enhancing your difficult/challenging communications and relationships,... [More]
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Assertive Communication Skills Course: Advanced

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Assertive Communication Skills Course: Advanced

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Assertive Communication Skills Course: Advanced

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Effective Business Report Writing Course

Business Communication. Sharpen your communication skills. A business report is a powerful communication tool. In this business report writing course, you’ll learn how to apply timeless report-writing principles to any scenario. Whether you write annual reports or board reports, leadership reports or marketing reports, operational reports or business submissions, your audience is pressed for time. They need to know the key points quickly. You’ll learn to craft each report around a... [More]
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Effective Business Report Writing Course

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Effective Business Report Writing Course

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Assertive Communication and Conversation Skills: Practical Training Course

Business Communication. Sharpen your communication skills. This one-day practical training course will give you the confidence, skills, tools and techniques to handle tough conversations with less stress and more success. You will learn and practise how to be assertive, conversationally without being forceful or defensive. Deal constructively with disagreement, criticism, conflict and bullies in a calm and professional manner. Set boundaries, push back, and become more influential... [More]
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Assertive Communication and Conversation Skills: Practical Training Course

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Assertive Communication and Conversation Skills: Practical Training Course

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