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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.

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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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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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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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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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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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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A Course in Grammar and Punctuation 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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A Course in Grammar and Punctuation Fundamentals

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A Course in Grammar and Punctuation Fundamentals

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A Course in Grammar and Punctuation 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 Writing Course 2

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A Course in Advanced Grammar and Editing

English. Develop your command of the English language with us. Advance your grammar and punctuation skills by participating in this short course for writers, editors and business professionals. In this one-day intensive course, you will practise applying grammatical principles, rules and conventions in various ways, by studying the parts of speech; sentence construction; bulleted lists; the punctuation marks; subject, verb/s and predicate; and the imperatives of writing and... [More]
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A Course in Advanced Grammar and Editing

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