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Business Communication Skills

Course Code: MTK57

Level: 2
Subject area: Business, Management & HR
Awarding body: City College Plymouth
Qualification: Certificate
Course type: Short course
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: Half a day
When you'll study: Fridays, 9.00am - 1.30pm

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About the course

Successful business communication and marketing means being able to inform, persuade, inspire and motivate your colleagues and customers. In order to succeed you must know how to effectively communicate your message and effectively use different platforms. And that’s where this course comes in!

This highly interactive half-day workshop will look at how you can identify the best story to tell for marketing, sales and other business purposes. Chris Slade, ex BBC Spotlight and ITV reporter, and brand communications expert, will give you the skills you need to tell your story clearly and concisely, as well as giving you tips on how to best engage your audience. At the end of the workshop you will have the confidence to clearly express yourself so that others will understand you, and feel inspired!

What you'll learn

This course will cover the following topics;

  • introduction –  why do you need a ‘story’?
  • preparing a 30 second pitch
  • pitching to camera (practical session)
  • finding the business story.

We also include a networking buffet lunch at the end of the course.

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

What's next?

On successful completion you may wish to progress to other Business Skills Workshops at the College.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2018/19 (August 2018 – July 2019). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2019/20.

Although we’re not yet able to confirm the start date for this course, applications are now welcome, just complete and return an application form.