Last updated : 07 Aug 2016

Communicating Strategically

Summary

This five-week refresher is geared toward experts (scientists, engineers, and other technical professionals) and will help them effectively communicate with non-scientists, usually management, to inform organizational decision-making. The course will review communications skills, help experts assess the value of communication and gain confidence in their abilities, help professionals bridge the communication gap.

Programme

Recommended  Course  Schedule

Week 1:

: Introduction to Communicating Strategically

Week 2:

Communicating Complex Information

Week 3:

Communicating Persuasive Information

Week 4:

Deliver

Week 5:

Special topics.

Learning outcomes

This five-week refresher is geared toward experts (scientists, engineers, and other technical professionals) and will help them effectively communicate with non-scientists, usually management, to inform organizational decision-making.

Students will:

  • Review communication skills
  • Help experts assess the value of communication and gain confidence in their abilities
  • Help professionals bridge the communication gap

Teaching-Learning methodology

Course Components:Videos Discussion, ReadingsAssessments weekly tests

Assessment

Assessments: learning checks, end of section assessments, the final assessment..

  • Soft skills Communication, Teamwork
  • Language English
  • Other languages (eg. Subtitles) Unknown
  • Period of activation Unknown
  • Date Unknown
  • Duration 5 weeks
  • Level of commitment required 4-6 hours per week
  • Cost Free * See platform for details
  • Providing institution Purdue University
  • Mooc Platform EdX
  • Target group Young workersWorkers
  • Instructor Bart Collins, Melanie Morgan
  • Level of assistance offered Dr. Bart Collins – will be guiding through the content in short video lecturesDr. Melanie Morgan - will be guiding through the content in short video lectures
  • Keywords Communication, teamwork,, It basic knowledge, it security