Short Courses in Communication Sciences

Communications is a study field that deals with human communication processes which aim to share the meaningful information. Communication studies look into different contexts and examine how the information is interpreted. Researchers aim to explain human communication issues and usually focus on empirical methods as experimental design, surveys, focus groups, interviews and quasi-experimental design. The discipline also is based on sociology, psychology, biology, political sciences, economics, anthropology, public policy, mathematics, information science and etc. The study field is closely related to modern information sharing technologies such as radio, television, mass media, social-networks. Graduates can work in advertising, marketing, public relations, radio, television, writing, publishing, journalism, electronic journalism, PR or online media.

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Suggested Short Courses Programmes

Resolving Conflict Short Course Resolving Conflict
  • Any time
  • National $ 140
  • International $ 140
  • Not specified

Develop a better understanding of how to resolve conflicts while preserving relationships and improving communications skills during a difficult situation. This Resolving Conflict course offered by Healthcare Learning Innovations is designed to help you recognize the different sources of conflict and how to apply different management styles to resolve the conflict.

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Intercultural Communication Short Course Intercultural Communication
  • Any time
  • International € 650
  • 19 days

The main purpose of the Intercultural Communication course offered by the VIA University College is to enable students to interact successfully with people from different cultures in their future professional lives.

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Effective Leadership & Communication Certificate Effective Leadership & Communication
  • Aug 2016
  • EEA € 275 per module
  • International € 275 per module
  • 5 days

Research proves that around 70 percent of all meaning in social interaction is derived from nonverbal behavior. The Effective leadership & communication programme is delivered by Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam Summer School.

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How Conversation Works: 6 Lessons for Better Communication Short Course How Conversation Works: 6 Lessons for Better Communication
  • Any time
  • National $ 94 per year
  • International $ 94 per year
  • Not specified

Being a great conversationalist requires practice and effort. The good news is it’s a skill set anyone can acquire and refine. In just six lectures, How Conversation Works: 6 Lessons for Better Communication will teach you key strategies that can dramatically improve your ability to converse with anyone, from strangers to supervisors. Delivered by award-winning English professor Anne Curzan of the University of Michigan, this highly practical course focuses on the fundamental principles you need to know to become more conversationally aware and savvy at home, in the workplace, and beyond.

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Business Communication and Social Media Session Certificate Business Communication and Social Media Session
  • Aug 2016
  • EEA £ 575 per week
  • National £ 575 per week
  • International £ 575 per week
  • 14 days

Social media are becoming ever more popular, and recent studies demonstrate their importance as platforms capable of contributing to the increased corporate transparency of international companies, which is now accepted to be one of the key factors for future economic stability.

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Art of Public Speaking: Lessons From the Greatest Speeches in History Short Course Art of Public Speaking: Lessons From the Greatest Speeches in History
  • Any time
  • National $ 169 per year
  • International $ 169 per year
  • Not specified

All it takes is confidence, practice, and the knowledge of time-tested techniques and strategies used by history's greatest public speakers—all of which you'll find in The Art of Public Speaking: Lessons from the Greatest Speeches in History. This 12-lecture course is your guide to the secrets of this essential skill, an insider's look at what makes history's enduring speeches so unforgettable, and an invaluable reference tool you can use any time you have to speak your mind.

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Analysis and Critique: How to Engage and Write About Anything Short Course Analysis and Critique: How to Engage and Write About Anything
  • Any time
  • National $ 214 per module
  • International $ 214 per module
  • Not specified

Delivered by Professor Dorsey Armstrong of Purdue University—whose work with students involves the art and craft of analytical and persuasive writing—this course immerses you in the elements of successful writing. With its engaging literary and everyday examples, inspirational prompts, and unforgettable insights, Analysis and Critique makes the perfect reference guide for both professional and casual writers.

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English Language – Communication Skills Short Course English Language – Communication Skills
  • Any time
  • International € 650
  • 19 days

The main purpose of the English Language – Communication Skills course offered by the VIA University College is to consolidate and develop communication skills in English through practical activities. To assist students to use the language effectively in various situations, to converse and to conduct oral presentations in English.

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