Certificate in Business Communication

No matter what your role, you need to be able to communicate. Over 70 percent of our workdays are spent interacting with others, so communication is an activity that we rely on heavily. The Certificate in Business Communications allows you combine courses suited to your needs to build a certificate to fit your requirements, whether to improve your interpersonal, written or verbal skills. Once you complete one writing course, you can decide what other communication skills you want to work on.

Here are some ideas on how to choose from the courses listed below to improve your daily communication. As a team member or team leader, you need to have well-developed interpersonal communication skills to get your ideas across clearly. Your writing is under continuous scrutiny and you want to be successful in having your ideas and proposals accepted. And finally, regardless of your role, improving your writing skills will increase your ease and effectiveness in keeping people informed to maintain strong working relations.

If your goal is to improve your confidence and skills as a communicator then the Certificate in Business Communications is a good place to start.

Certificate Requirements

Participants must complete Business Writing Skills, plus two electives within a two-year period. Seminars can be taken individually.


Certificate -  3 Seminars


Certificate in Business Communications Printable Information Sheet
Fee: $2,295
Facilitators: Michael Kennedy BSc, CAE, MEd, donalee Moulton, BA,  Eileen Pease, BA, M.Ed, CSP
Location: Online (Each course is 3 partial days, 9 am - 1 pm, Atlantic Time. See dates below.)


Required Seminar

Business Writing Skills - Edit for clarity and conciseness

  • February 12 - 14, 2024 (Online)
  • May 22 - 24, 2024 (Online)


Choose 2 Elective Seminars

Grammar, Punctuation and Proofreading Boot Camp - Learn how to avoid the most common grammatical mistakes

  • March 19 - 21, 2024 (Online)

Improving Interpersonal Communication - How to communicate successfully

  • February 5 - 7, 2024 (Online)
  • June 17 - 19, 2024 (Online)

Write to Convince: Effective Persuasion and Proposal Writing - Use writing to move people to action

  • January 22 - 24, 2024 (Online)
  • June 17 - 19, 2024 (Online)