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Drake University offers new professional course in effective communication

January 10, 2012
Drake University's Center for Professional Studies is offering a new course aimed to help professionals in all fields communicate more effectively, with an emphasis on creating a professional image in the increasingly global world.

The Certificate in Effective Communication course is open to individuals working in public, private and non-profit sectors. The program, which will focus on both written and verbal communications, consists of two three-day modules held on Fridays from Jan. 27 to March 2.Daniela Fassbender, the center's program coordinator, said the program will help develop effective written communication skills, presentation techniques, cross-cultural negotiations and an understanding of communication and leadership trends.

The deadline to sign up for the program is Jan. 24. Each module costs $399.

Drake's Center for Professional Studies, part of the College of Business and Public Administration, offers a wide range of certificate programs in business leadership and public management.

For more information and to register online, visit the Center for Professional Studies website or call 515-271-2592.