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Speaking to Inspire: Ceremonial and Motivational Speeches (Coursera)

The most memorable speeches inspire, entertain, and praise. By blending stories and eloquence, great speeches highlight the core values motivating an audience. You might need to do this in a keynote address, a eulogy, or simply a business meeting. Inspiring audiences is a common, but difficult writing challenge. You [...]
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Communication skills for engineering scholars (Coursera)

The course teaches engineering scholars how to improve their communication skills, based on theory, examples and practical exercises. Topics include basics of rhetoric (how to be clear), basics of argumentation theory (how to be persuasive), public speaking, grant writing, scientific writing. The main target are engineering scholars; the first 3 [...]
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Communication Strategies for a Virtual Age (Coursera)

Communication has changed! The traditional rules for speaking and presenting, meeting coordination, influencing people, negotiating and selling ideas no longer apply in a world of skype, messenger, video and teleconference. This course will act as an overview on several concepts each of which could be a course of [...]
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Speaking to inform: Discussing complex ideas with clear explanations and dynamic slides (Coursera)

In the professional realm, most speeches and presentations we give are informative in scope. A scientist needs to explain her recent research findings. A financial officer needs to report on quarterly earnings to his company’s board. A technology professional needs to educate a consumer about a new product. Any [...]
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Successful Presentation (Coursera)

Few kinds of communication can have the effect of a powerful presentation. Even a short speech can motivate people to change long-held beliefs or to take action, and a wonderfully delivered speech can transform a normal person into a leader. In this course, Prof. William Kuskin provides a series [...]
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Speak English Professionally: In Person, Online & On the Phone (Coursera)

Do you want to speak better English? This course will help you reach that goal. Speak English Professionally: In person, Online and On the Phone will boost your English speaking skills. In this 5 week course, you will learn how to identify and make a strong personal introduction. [...]
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Presentation skills: Public Speaking Project (Coursera)

Everything comes together in the Capstone: story, slides and delivery. You will draft a complete script of your presentation. With the advice of your peer readers, you will revise, rewrite, and complete it. Than the same thing will happen with your slides. And finally you will deliver it to [...]
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Speaking to persuade: Motivating audiences with solid arguments and moving language (Coursera)

In the professional realm, we need to be able to argue without being argumentative. Whether you are fundraising for a nonprofit, pitching a business proposal, or suggesting a change to company policy, you are making arguments. In making the case for your topic, you often want to raise awareness, [...]
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Introduction to Public Speaking (Coursera)

This course gives you a reliable model for preparing and delivering effective presentations. In business, in school, and in public life, we are often called upon to “make a few comments.” Often, people tasked with such speeches become flummoxed. They might not know what to talk about, or ramble [...]
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Cómo hablar bien en público (Coursera)

Cada día es más importante hablar bien en público. La mejor oratoria es la que permite al orador conseguir los objetivos que se había planteado. Contrariamente a la creencia común, la necesidad de una buena oratoria no es exclusiva de ciertos grupos profesionales, sino que todas las personas deberían [...]
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