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Business success depends on effective communication — with co-workers, supervisors, customers, and other audiences. Oakton offers courses to improve speaking and writing skills in a variety of academic areas — English (and English as a Second Language), speech, computer applications for business, and management. Choose your focus.
Focus on Writing
Introduction to Business and Technical Writing EGL 111
Writing for the Web EGL 211
Technical Writing Applications EGL 212
Business Writing for the Non-native Speaker EGL 095
Focus on Speech
Effective Speech SPE 103
Persuasive Speaking SPE 209
Group Discussion SPE 215
Interpersonal Communications Across Cultures SPE 115
Professional Presentations SPE 140
New for Fall 2012! Oakton will offer a Technical Communication Certificate designed to help professionals in a range of technical fields - engineering, health care, instructional design, manufacturing, marketing, software development, and more - improve their communications skills.
For more information, contact Lynn Woodbury at 847.635.1953 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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