Workplace Communication

Provided by: Ivy Tech

This course focuses on developing workplace communication skills for students in programs within Ivy Tech’s School of Technology; This course will define characteristics of communication in different workplace contexts, including barriers to effective communication; It will also afford students opportunities to examine and practice strategies for listening critically, building functional interpersonal work relationships, communicating in groups, and enhancing self-expression; Another course focus will be on technology-driven communication channels that are common in the workplace so that students can become effective consumers and providers of information in these channels; By taking a pragmatic approach to understanding human communication, students will increase their workplace as well as their personal communication competence;

Course Objectives:

  • 1 Apply the concepts of communication theory and ethics in a simulated workplace setting
  • 2 Develop skills to effectively participate in working teams
  • 3 Identify principles and behaviors that contribute to effective interpersonal communication of differing organizational cultures in various world contexts

Course ID

COMM 104

Skill Focus

Smart People


Ivy Tech

Employee Type

Leadership, 1st Level Supervisor, New Applicants

Method of Delivery

Face to Face

Estimated Effort

64 hours