Management Communication is an online program that offers a unique insight into newly emerging perspectives in communication and learning that serve the needs of the 21st century professionals. We do this by equipping you with the skills necessary to succeed in the ever-changing business environment through innovative methods and techniques.
Offered in an online format that allows for greater accessibility and flexibility, we present in each module of the program the ability to work on various levels. This includes video lectures, online coaching and an active discussion form. Carefully crafted, this program provides participants with the opportunity to learn and practice communication, learning strategies and techniques for creating a flow of influential and inspirational communication. Read more
We highlight topics such as influencing, sensitive topics consideration, how to communicate effectively through transformation communication and building up skills for designing speeches, delivering and story-telling.
In our ever-changing active world, managerial interaction is evident more than ever and in using various means we are able to connect our team with effective communication. These skills have become vital for professional and personal success, and it is this program that will aid in building the methods and confidence to aid in successful communication.
Understand and use an appropriate managerial communication style to engage, connect and inspire the audience
Employ relevant strategies and techniques to create and deliver sensitive and persuasive messages
Use relevant mental learning tools to enhance daily professional communication
Benefits and Goals
The program is intended to help those in management think strategically about internal managerial communications.
Contents and Schedule
Week 1. Intro module: Essential theories for effective managerial communication: from Aristotle to the present day
In this module, we will reflect on what constitutes effective managerial communication from the theoretical point of view. More specifically, we will learn about the key communication theories that shape both effective managerial writing and speaking.
Week 2. Sensitive Communication: considerations, design and delivery
In this module, we will discuss the nature of sensitive messages in managerial communication. More specifically, we will explore how to compose and deliver emotionally sensitive messages.
Week 3. Sensitive Communication: assignment week (consultations, delivery and feedback)
This is an implementation week. It is dedicated to bridging theory from Modules 1, 2 and practice.
Week 4. Transformational Communication: designing speeches with story-telling model, classical model and persuasive models
In this module, we will learn about models and tactics for effective transformational speaking. More precisely, we will discuss how to prepare and deliver an effective transformational speech.
Week 5. Transformational Communication: memorizing and mental techniques for delivering speeches without notes and fear
In this module, we will address one of the biggest fears of humanity – the fear of public speaking. Furthermore, we will address the memory techniques that help deliver a speech without notes.
Week 6. Transformational Communication: assignment week (consultations, delivery and feedback)
This is an implementation week. It is dedicated to bridging theory from Modules 4, 5 and practice.
Week 7. Concluding module: wrapping up the learning process with self-reflections and dialogue
In this module, we will reflect on everything we have learnt so far and touch the framework that can enhance our understanding of highly effective leader-communicator in the 21st century.
Instructor: Alona Chmilewsky, Academic and Professional Communication Instructor, Aalto University
Program Fee and Registration
The program fee for the Management Communication program is € 980 (+ VAT).
Please note that the program fee does not include travel expenses or accommodation. VAT is applicable to private persons and Finnish companies.