Communication Skills for Early-in-career Success

Schulich Executive Learning Centre

How long?

  • 7 weeks
  • online

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Schulich Executive Learning Centre


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Who should attend

This program was developed for early career professionals who want to supplement their education or add to their overall employability. It is also ideal for high potential working professionals looking to enhance their ability to communicate strong and impactful messages and enhance their professionalism and leadership style, such as:

  • Recent graduates who are seeking employment
  • New hires looking to differentiate themselves form their peers to succeed
  • Entrepreneurs developing themselves and their businesses
  • High-potential supervisors & managers
  • Office managers & supervisors
  • New leaders in any industry

About the course

New Online Program for Early-in-Career Professionals

Developing the right skills early on can transform the prospects of a young professional. This program will teach you the highly effective interpersonal and business-communication skills that can help take your career to the next level. You will learn, practice and perfect modern techniques to effectively inspire others and distinguish yourself in diverse professional scenarios, improving your ability to get your message across and get noticed, and increase your confidence. Join us in this comfortable, safe and supportive online learning environment!

Program learning features

Interactive, engaging e-learning modules and pre-recorded mini-lectures.

Apply your learning between modules to get the instructor's comments.

Engage in guided and free form discussions with your fellow participants.

Upload video of yourself practising the techniques and get personalized feedback.

Top Reasons To Choose This Program

  • Interactive, engaging eLearning modules, pre-recorded mini-lectures and self-assessments
  • Engage in online discussions with fellow participants and the instructor
  • Attend two live, interactive webinars during the course to solidify your learning
  • Receive expert personalized feedback and coaching from the instructor

Key Take-aways

  • Communicate effectively and constructively in difficult encounters
  • Assess your professional strengths and opportunities when communicating inthe- moment
  • Manage yourself professionally in challenging situations
  • Apply Emotional Intelligence (EQ) techniques in a variety of real-world situations
  • Improve your communication skills to develop your diplomacy
  • Integrate impactful nonverbal and verbal delivery behaviors with your in-the-moment communication
  • Manage stress in difficult impromptu interactions and diffuse conflict
  • Organize and frame your responses for effective conversations
  • Learn and practice resiliency to enhance relationships and build trust
  • Develop behaviors that convey your Professionalism

As a part of this program, you will receive a copy of instructor Diana Kawarsky’s new eBook, The Soft Cs. This book is full of examples, strategies and insights that support your learning and offer you real-life perspectives to take back with you on-the-job.

Unique Course Features

  • Self-assessment(s) for insight into individual behaviour and how you work with others
  • Interactive online activities to engage participants in demonstrating skills
  • Real world situations: instructional variety to fit your individual goals and skills
  • Audiovisual resources to reinforce learning in an impactful manner
  • Worksheets and exercises to enhance participation and learning
  • Create your own job aid to recall and apply key learning points back in your workplace
  • Create a new/improved LinkedIn Profile connecting your credibility to your potential
  • Program is fully accessible with complete AODA and WCAG compliance.

Course Structure:

  • 5 online modules over 5 weeks
  • Access through a convenient centralized learning management portal
  • Your learning management portal account will be active for an additional 12 weeks after the course ends


Diana Kawarsky

Biography Diana Kawarsky specializes in business communications for Schulich’s Executive Education Centre, York University. In addition, she is a facilitator, adult educator, coach and management consultant with Fortune 500 companies throughout North America. Her experience spans nearly 20 years....

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Communication Skills for Early-in-career Success at Schulich Executive Learning Centre

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