This course is designed for good writers who are ready to learn the nuances of letters, business cases, proposals, and reports. Therefore, we recommend that you complete Business Writing That Works before beginning this course.
In this course, you will learn how to write specific kinds of documents, including letters, business cases, reports, and proposals. You will also review some fundamental writing rules, such as the four C’s of writing and paragraph construction.
You will be presented with the concept that, just as in the real world we have certain rights, responsibilities, and standards of behavior as citizens, this is true in the digital world as well. This will be supported by looking at the similarities between the two worlds. Your understanding of what digital citizenship entails will be increased by examining its three principles, each of which is comprised of three elements. You will be counselled on how to practice good citizenship using each of the elements. The course finishes up with giving you exercises designed to reinforce the principles.
At the end of this course you will understand a brief history and evolution of women and leadership. You will recognize leadership barriers, how to handle them, and use them to create benefits. You will know about social and emotional intelligence, and self-awareness.
You will be able to develop a basic vision and brand for your leadership and understand essential leadership skills. You will also examine decision making and create a workplace philosophy statement and action plan.
This course will give you the skills to develop a successful workplace Lunch and Learn Program. You begin by looking at exactly what a Lunch and Learn truly is and why to have one. Next the course guides you through the underpinnings of a Lunch and Learn and then into how to administer the program. You will get the chance to develop your own short program and wrap up the course by evaluating it.
This is an opportunity to review and enhance your proficiency in listening, speaking, reading and writing. You will find that being aware of cultural and workplace influences will help keep them from creating barriers to communication. Practical information on selecting the right words, and combining them effectively to get your message across, will improve your verbal and written communication. Specific advice on email, videoconferencing, proposals, and selling your ideas will further improve your communication skills.