Individuals who communicate well, open the door for opportunities in both their career and personal life. Communication is an important soft skill that allows people to get and maintain employment. Managers and bosses around the country look for employees who communicate well with others to positively grow their work environments. This course is designed to build your understanding for what it takes to be a good communicator and to supply you with the knowledge to practice and use these skills in the workforce.
In this course, you will learn about formal and informal communication, code switching, strategies for communicating in the workplace, how to use tact and diplomacy, and how to be an advocate for yourself using communication.
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
• Identify formal and informal language.
• Select the most appropriate form of communication needed to achieve an intended outcome.
• Define code switching.
• Identify strategies for communicating with a supervisor.
Noncredit courses do not produce academic credit nor appear on a Colorado State University academic transcript.
Please note that there are no refunds for open entry courses.
Textbooks and Materials
All materials are supplied within the online course.