Interpersonal Communication: Strategies for Executives

Interpersonal Communication: Strategies for Executives

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Course Dates Format Duration Time Commitment Price
Mar 8-Apr 25, 2023 Self-Paced Online 6 weeks 6-8 hours/week $2,800
May 24-Jul 11, 2023 Self-Paced Online 6 weeks 6-8 hours/week $2,800
Aug 9-Sep 26, 2023 Self-Paced Online 6 weeks 6-8 hours/week $2,800
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Tracks

Management and Leadership

Certificate Credits

2.0 EEUs

Topics

- Negotiation & Communication

- Organizations & Leadership

Course Highlights

  • This course runs over 6 weeks with an estimated 6-8 hours per week of study time
  • This course is delivered in our Self-Paced Online format which enables you to participate at your own pace within weekly modules
  • You will learn through a variety of formats including: interactive videos, practice quizzes, presentations, assignments, and discussion forums
  • You will have access to a Success Adviser who will help you manage your time, and support you with any administrative or technical queries you might have
  • You will earn a certificate of course completion from the MIT Sloan School of Management

 

Course snapshot

 

Why attend Interpersonal Communication?

This online course uses research and practice-based methods to improve your communication skills in a variety of contexts. Specifically, it’s built around the RELATE framework, developed at the MIT Sloan School of Management to support a scalable communication strategy. This dynamic approach will guide you in connecting and communicating with different audiences to achieve effective business practices.

In a world where digital transformation is rapidly changing businesses and how you communicate in the workplace, effective communication is becoming an increasingly important skill. Moreover, it plays an essential role in maintaining interpersonal relationships in the corporate context and navigating complexities that may arise due to the adoption of new technology. This course uses research and practice-based methods to improve your communication skills in a variety of contexts. Specifically, it’s built around the RELATE framework, developed at the MIT Sloan School of Management to support a scalable communication strategy.

 

Course experience

You’ll learn a range of communication techniques including active listening and humble inquiry, and prepare for the challenges that arise when communicating with larger and more complex audiences. Using a blend of research and practice, this course offers you the opportunity to apply your knowledge to real-world situations by means of practical applications. You’ll refine your personal leadership narrative, explore cross-cultural communication, and outline methods for managing difficult conversations.

Taking into account the increase of technologies such as AI in the workplace, the course covers how to best communicate with — and through — machines. This includes developing an understanding of the use of algorithms in a business context as well as robots as a communication channel to maximize social media reach. You’ll also gain the comfort and confidence to discuss the use of AI in your organization.

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Applying to the course

Enrollment for this course is done through the GetSmarter website.  You can begin the application process by using the red Enroll Now bar at the bottom of the screen and clicking on the “Go to GetSmarter Site” button.


 

Upon successful completion of your course, you will earn a certificate of completion from the MIT Sloan School of Management. This course may also count toward MIT Sloan Executive Certificate requirements.

 

This program is for you if you want to

  • Improve your communication skills with a strategy created by MIT Sloan and learn practical methods that can be used in your work.
  • Discover your personal leadership narrative and understand how effective interpersonal communication has a positive impact on your ability to lead in business.
  • Develop tactics to effectively manage and participate in difficult conversations in the workplace.
  • Explore the role technology plays in modern communication and its strategic value in business, and identify how you can use it to your advantage.

 

Sample Schedule—Subject to Change

This course is aimed at senior managers, executives, and business leaders looking to build their communication abilities to meet the needs of an increasingly complex, digitized world, both in person and online.

This includes technical leads who want to improve their interpersonal skills to match their practical expertise, as well as managers and HR professionals who want to communicate better with their teams in general. Consultants will also have the opportunity to add to their service delivery by improving their ability to communicate with diverse audiences, or via virtual or social media tools, as required by multinational companies.

This course is relevant to entrepreneurs and business owners who need to engage with a wide range of stakeholders or who are moving into a new market. It will also develop the skill set of professionals looking for ways to take on new or additional responsibilities.

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Course Dates Format Duration Time Commitment Price
Mar 8-Apr 25, 2023 Self-Paced Online 6 weeks 6-8 hours/week $2,800
May 24-Jul 11, 2023 Self-Paced Online 6 weeks 6-8 hours/week $2,800
Aug 9-Sep 26, 2023 Self-Paced Online 6 weeks 6-8 hours/week $2,800
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Tracks

Management and Leadership

Certificate Credits

2.0 EEUs

Topics

- Negotiation & Communication

- Organizations & Leadership

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