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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.

Business Writing Course 1

Business Communication. Sharpen your communication skills. In this business writing course, you will gain a fundamental understanding of good writing for any context – the workplace and beyond. Starting with some simple strategies to clarify your business writing objectives and audience needs, we then discuss structure. You’ll spend time applying these principles to two everyday business documents: correspondence and short summaries. It also covers design considerations such as how... [More]
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Business Writing Course 1

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Business Writing Course 1

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Business Writing Course 1

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Business Writing Course 1

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Grammar and Punctuation Course: Fundamentals

English. Develop your command of the English language with us. In this intensive grammar and punctuation course, you’ll spend a day learning all the basic concepts and principles of grammar that you were probably never formally taught. What do ‘subject’, ‘verb/s’ and ‘predicate’ mean? How do you use phrases, clauses and sentences to construct effective paragraphs? What are the nine parts of speech? What is the purpose of the punctuation marks, and how do you set up bulleted lists?... [More]
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Grammar and Punctuation Course: Fundamentals

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Grammar and Punctuation Course: Fundamentals

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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 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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Building Positive Work Relationships Course

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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Building Positive Work Relationships Course

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Building Positive Work Relationships Course

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Web Writing with SEO Course

Search engine marketing and optimisation. Learn search engine marketing strategies that work. This web writing course is suitable for business owners, web content writers, marketers, administration staff and anyone else who needs to write web content for business. It provides you with the skills and proven techniques in writing for the web to attract your target audience, engage them with your words and prompt them to take the action you desire. You will also learn how to write... [More]
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Web Writing with SEO Course

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Web Writing with SEO Course

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Web Writing with SEO Course

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Web Writing with SEO Course

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Web Writing with SEO Course

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Crisis Management Course for Critical Thinkers

Management. Lift your career and your organisation. Leaders at all levels face increasing pressures around performance, return on investment and efficiency. A crisis or disaster can derail even best-laid plans and cause permanent economic and reputational damage. Threats to business continuity can be traditional in risk-prone areas such as fires and floods. This is exacerbated by the increasing impact of climate change. But we should not consider these alone. ICT interdependence... [More]
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Crisis Management Course for Critical Thinkers

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Crisis Management Course for Critical Thinkers

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Advanced Communication Skills for Leaders Course

Leadership. Inspiring and enabling organisations to create and realise optimal value. Join us for a day of interactive and immersive exercises to help you cultivate advanced communication skills. You will learn the hidden aspects of effective communication and to design and deliver purposeful communication to meet a variety of needs. This course will help you better understand interpersonal dynamics and assist in your ability to influence others. This course is for you if you are a... [More]
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Advanced Communication Skills for Leaders Course

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Cultural Intelligence and Unconscious Bias Course

Business Communication. Sharpen your communication skills. Unconscious biases are social stereotypes that influence behaviour. They are automatic, unintentional, deeply engrained and universal. No one is free from unconscious biases. Cultural intelligence is the ability to adapt, relate and work effectively with teams across cultures. Understanding cultural intelligence and unconscious bias are useful capabilities when leading and building diverse and inclusive teams. During this... [More]
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Cultural Intelligence and Unconscious Bias Course

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Managing Difficult Conversations and Under Performance Course

Business Communication. Sharpen your communication skills. The aim of this managing difficult conversations course is to work through a framework to enable you to initiate and respond effectively, primarily at work, although much of what we will focus on will apply in areas of your life. Stop avoiding having those difficult conversations with team members or knowing how to respond when you are on the receiving end. By not actively engaging at critical moments, it may lead to more... [More]
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Managing Difficult Conversations and Under Performance Course

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Managing Difficult Conversations and Under Performance Course

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