Graphic Design, Certificate | Part time online | Coursera | United States
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This Graphic Design offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Colorado Boulder is part of the Effective Communication - Writing, Design, and Presentation Specialization.

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Welcome to Graphic Design offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Colorado Boulder, the second course in the Effective Communications Specialization. 

Over 70 different companies have provided this specialization to their employees as a resource for internal professional development. Why? Because employers know that effective visual communication is the key to attracting an audience, building a relationship, and closing the sale.

This practical course gives you the tools  to create professional looking Powerpoints, reports, resumes, and presentations. 

Using a set of best practices refined through years of experience, you’ll: 

  • make your work look fresh and inspired.
  • apply simple design “tricks” to begin any project with confidence and professionalism.
  • receive and respond to criticism and revise your project from good to great.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Getting Started
  • The Blank Canvas
  • Tricks of the Trade
  • Revision and Distance

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 1 days

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.





Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Beginner Level

  • Students should be somewhat fluent in the use of basic composition-friendly software. PowerPoint, Keynote, and InDesign are all ideal.

Tuition Fee

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