About the Business Communication (Byte Size Skills) Certificate
This byte size course is a great way to enhance your communication skills ready for the world of business and management.
With theoretical notions of models, message and channels, as well as very applicable concepts such as elements of informal dialogue, barriers to communications such as language, emotion, perception and others that can impede or accelerate traditional communication.
This is a short course to empower distance learners with sufficient knowledge to become better business communicators in the business world. As a bitesize course, students may finish this distance learning course in 20 hours of study or less.
Who should study this course?
This is a course that should interest any communication professional that would like to add some theoretical aspects to their practical knowledge. It just as well suits a new entrepreneur who has developed a great business idea before getting to grips with the business skills required in the start-up arena.
Persuading, influencing, negotiating, networking or collaborating are all skills that everyone benefits from, be it in a customer-facing job, a public relations role, or in a business leadership position. You can take this business skills course without any prior qualifications, or any particular career experience.
What happens after the course?
At the end of this course you will have learnt key theories and models of communication, a number of obstacles to effective communication, as well as a better analysis and listening capacity. You may decide to continue with complementary studies, but you may also put these business writing skills to practice straight away.
The career options to choose from are hugely varied. Although there are jobs in media and communication to apply for straight away, you can also consider any marketing or customer-facing position, or you could enhance any previous qualifications to widen your employment opportunities. As such, you may find yourself in any one of these positions:
- Business development manager
- Public relations practitioner
- Marketing executive
For more information about this course, give us a call on this number: 0121 392 8288
Business Communication (Byte Size Skills Course) Certificate issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, to view a sample of the college’s award, please click here.
Communication: Some Theories and Models
What is communication?
Purposes of organisational communication
Communication and leadership
Verbal and non-verbal communication
Five models of communication
Perspectives of communication
Barriers to Communication
Barriers to communication
Physical noise and distance
Emotions - fear, anxiety, mistrust, anger
First impressions and frozen evaluations
Evaluate too early and not listen
Formal and Informal Communication
Formal and informal communication
Horizontal (lateral) communication
Tutor-marked Question Paper
- All study materials
- Study Guide
- Full Tutor and Admin support