Time: 7 hours
First, read the course syllabus. Then, enroll in the course by clicking "Enroll me in this course". Click Unit 1 to read its introduction and learning outcomes. You will then see the learning materials and instructions on how to use them.
Unit 1: Introduction to Group Communication
Group communication is essential in any organization and is a critical part of high performing teams. In this unit, we will learn about various aspects of group communication and how it impacts a group's ability to function at a high level.
Completing this unit should take you approximately 5 hours.
Unit 2: Theories of Group Communication
Group communication is not always easy to initiate and maintain. In this unit, we will learn about some of the challenges to effective group communication and how to navigate these obstacles.Completing this unit should take you approximately 30 minutes.
Unit 3: Conflict Management and Group Communication
Conflict – sometimes represented in differences of opinions – is a natural part of group communication. In this unit, we will learn how to identify and manage conflict to keep group communication flowing at an optimal level.
Completing this unit should take you approximately 30 minutes.
Unit 4: Small Group Communication in Action
In this unit, we will see group communication in action as we watch a small group work to communicate with each demonstrating some of the challenges. Here is where we can apply the various communication concepts covered in the course to more of a "real world" setting.
Completing this unit should take you approximately 1 hour.
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Certificate Final Exam
Take this exam if you want to earn a free Course Completion Certificate.
To receive a free Course Completion Certificate, you will need to earn a grade of 70% or higher on this final exam. Your grade for the exam will be calculated as soon as you complete it. If you do not pass the exam on your first try, you can take it again as many times as you want, with a 7-day waiting period between each attempt.
Once you pass this final exam, you will be awarded a free Course Completion Certificate.
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