Communication

Executive Education Programs at Schulich ExecEd

Become a master of communication and learn to combine the right words with the right actions to achieve results

Effective communication skills accelerate career success and are essential to the cohesive and prosperous operation of any organization. Embrace a professional approach to improving your communication style, both written and verbal, and learn to take advantage of the different ways that your choices impact colleagues, client and vendor relationships – and your overall professional success. With Schulich ExecEd’s business communication programs, you’ll acquire the skills necessary to become a persuasive communicator and a collaborative problem solver when it matters most.

Companies today require key business decisions to be supported by a rock-solid business case.  Learn how to make a compelling rationale for your new strategic opportunities, in a clear and comprehensive manner.

Using professional business writing techniques allows you to organize your thoughts proficiently, creating strong reader buy-in to your proposals. From RFP documents to management reports and sales proposals, and group presentations, you will learn to write better materials, in a fraction of the time.

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Aspiring Leaders

  • Career Empowerment

    Recent studies by human resource organizations show that up to half of early-in-career employees – those with less than five years’ experience in the workforce – were ready to change jobs for better opportunities, both in pay and career fulfilment, within the first year.

    Learn how to create a career path for yourself in your organization and be ready to empower yourself to succeed and have a clear and measurable growth development roadmap.

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    Certificate in Critical Communication Skills

    Critical communication skills accelerate career success and are essential to the cohesive and prosperous operation of any organization. With this effective business communication course you will learn to embrace a professional approach to improving your communication style, both written and verbal, and learn to take advantage of the different ways that your communication choices impact colleagues, client and vendor relationships – and your overall professional success. In just five days of business communication training, you’ll acquire the skills necessary to become a persuasive communicator and a collaborative problem solver when it matters most.

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    Communication Skills for Early-in-Career Success

    Developing the right skills early on can transform the prospects of a young professional. This online business communication skills course will teach you the highly effective interpersonal and business-communication skills that can help take your career to the next level. You will learn, practise and perfect modern techniques to effectively inspire others and distinguish yourself in diverse professional scenarios, improving your ability to get your message across and get noticed, and increase your confidence.

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    Developing Executive Presence for Exceptional Leadership

    Executive presence is no longer a nice-to-have for leaders who wish to be known as exceptional. In this program we explore the foundations of executive presence, including the relationship between other people’s perceptions and one's self-awareness, and the impact this has on leadership development.

Mid-Career Leaders

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    Improving Presentation Effectiveness

    The highly popular Schulich ExecEd 3-day Improving Presentation Effectiveness course is now redesigned delivering even more value in an engaging and interactive online format.

    This presentation skills training course will closely examine the "ingredients" of a successful presentation and offer practical insights on how to improve your personal skills. It is not theoretical – it is a hands-on learning experience designed to provide actual practice in using the new techniques you will learn in group presentation situations.

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    Negotiating and Influencing Skills That Win Results

    This engaging two-day course will build your negotiating and influencing skills quickly, using simulations, case studies, debates, videos, self-assessments, discussion, individual and group activities, and instructor and peer feedback. It will challenge you to learn and apply proven influencing techniques and principled negotiation strategies in real-time to plan, strategize, and respond quickly in a variety of settings: virtually, in-person, and hybrid.

Senior Leaders

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    Improving Presentation Effectiveness

    The highly popular Schulich ExecEd 3-day Improving Presentation Effectiveness course is now redesigned delivering even more value in an engaging and interactive online format.

    This presentation skills training course will closely examine the "ingredients" of a successful presentation and offer practical insights on how to improve your personal skills. It is not theoretical – it is a hands-on learning experience designed to provide actual practice in using the new techniques you will learn in group presentation situations.

  • two people negotiating
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    Negotiating and Influencing Skills That Win Results

    This engaging two-day course will build your negotiating and influencing skills quickly, using simulations, case studies, debates, videos, self-assessments, discussion, individual and group activities, and instructor and peer feedback. It will challenge you to learn and apply proven influencing techniques and principled negotiation strategies in real-time to plan, strategize, and respond quickly in a variety of settings: virtually, in-person, and hybrid.

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