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Communication Skills


Communication can take many forms: formal, informal, speaking, writing, listening, gestures and even body language. This course evaluates the participants over a period of seven weeks in the field and offers them support and skill enrichment for their fieldwork assignment and reporting. Participants practice speaking and writing clearly, adapting communication styles and methods that are appropriate for the needs of the intended audience. They will make their fieldwork presentations and give and receive feedback from the facilitators and each other.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, the participant will be able to:

  1. Communicate effectively in writing and orally with internal and external audiences
  2. Convey information and opinions in a structured and credible way
  3. Choose appropriate presentation methods for various types of audiences
  4. Develop an effective statement of need for funding requests
  5. Describe the benefits of using success stories to support a public health program

Course Outline

  1. Interpersonal Communication
  2. Presentation Skills
  3. Report-writing
  4. Grant-writing
  5. Track-specific session

Training delivery methods

  1. In-class method
  2. Online method
  • Duration: 30 Learning Hours

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Participant who complete the stand alone course will be awarded a Certificate of Course Completion.