Derrick Ng

 

 


 

Derrick NG teaches writing and speaking skills at the Centre for English Language Communication, National University of Singapore (NUS). He is a Communications and New Media graduate with Masters of Arts and Bachelor of Social Sciences (Hons.) degrees from NUS. Derrick writes occasionally for leisure, on random topics that catch his interest, ranging from jazz to boxing. His writing has been featured on various online magazines.




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Dec 12th 2016

In "Engaging in Persuasive and Credible Communication", you will learn the key skill of persuasion, in the context of professional communication in a globalised world. Persuasive communication is essential to any professional workplace. From a simple email request for your colleague to help you, to developing a presentation for the board of directors, these are acts of communication that require a good degree of persuasion. Even the process of entering the workforce requires effective persuasive communication, for in the act of writing your resume, cover-letter, or in the interview process, you are essentially persuading the potential employer to hire you.

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