Strategic Communication: A free mini course

Get buy-in and cooperation with a proactive communication strategy

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Get the communication skills you need to influence others

Have you ever felt frustrated when trying to get others to cooperate or support your ideas? You're not alone! This can be one of the most challenging aspects of leadership. But you can do something about it!

Strategic communication is a proactive approach to understand your audiences and craft your messages to align with their interests and motives. This mini course will provide you with the skills and tools you need to gain cooperation from senior executive and co-workers. It will give you the ability to engage your employees, rather than relying on the use of power to get limited compliance.

In this mini course, you will learn:

  • How to "craft" and customize your message to influence different audiences (employees, executive, colleagues, stakeholders)
  • How to create a proactive communication strategy to influence your audiences and gain the support you need

Experience how you can develop skills for performance

This mini course has been developed so that you can try out our learning system and see for yourself how you can get the skills and guidance you need for success.

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Your Instructor

Debbie M Narver
Debbie M Narver

Debbie Narver (BSc MBA MScIB) is an experienced manager, teacher and consultant. She has a passion for helping managers & leaders to develop their full potential. She brings her full range of education, training & experience to her coaching and teaching - drawing on practical, real life examples. Located on beautiful Vancouver Island, Canada, Debbie specializes in online facilitation, and works with diverse and geographically dispersed teams and organizations.

Based on her own experiences of transitioning from a technical (science based) background into management, she focuses on helping managers & leaders to develop very practical skills for leading in complex and challenging environments. Knowing that not every manager needs or wants an MBA, Debbie strives to bring these complex, often jargon-laden techniques to a broader audience. She uses a lot of examples from the real world, and introduces practical and low-cost tools that can be used in any size and type of organization.

Debbie's areas of expertise include Strategic Management and Cross Cultural Leadership. The latter is based on some unique research she conducted during her MBA program, exploring the dynamics of culturally diverse teams. She has carefully designed her portfolio of courses to develop the skills that managers & leaders most need to be successful in a dynamic and challenging work place. She truly enjoys coaching and teaching, and loves to hear from her students!

See more of Debbie's profile, portfolio and recommendation on her LinkedIn profile

Course Curriculum

  Introduction and Lesson 1
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  Lesson 2: Strategic Communication Techniques
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  Lesson 3: Apply Techniques on a Case Study
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Not sure if online training is for you? This is your chance to give it a try! It's free, and should take only one or two hours of your time to develop this valuable leadership skill!

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