Courses
6 Courses

Learn new skills, pursue your interests or advance your career with our short online courses.

Programs
1 Program

These online programs are designed for you to explore subjects you’re passionate about, with the opportunity to earn a FutureLearn Award to demonstrate your learning.

Develop your communication skills

Across just about every industry, communication skills are highly prized. It’s one of the soft skills that help people across all areas of their careers, from building relationships to planning projects. Managers and leaders are often expert communicators, bringing out the best in others and handling tricky situations.

All kinds of interpersonal skills are required for effective communication. This is because there are various types of communications that we rely on in a professional environment. For those who are looking to improve the way they interact with others in the workplace, one of our online courses is a fantastic place to start.

Learn effective communication techniques

Whether you’re an established professional or you’re seeking a new role, working on your communication abilities can make you really stand out. You might want to start with our course on communication and interpersonal skills at work. Here, you’ll identify your own personal communication style, as well as how you can apply your skills to different situations.

We also have courses available on more specific topics. For example, on Inspiring Young People in STEM, you’ll learn how to improve your communication skills and gain confidence when volunteering with young people.

No matter what your goals are, you can find opportunities to learn and develop your techniques and interpersonal communication skills. You’ll also receive recognition for your learning, helping you stand out to employers.

Good communication skills are in high demand around the world

Effective communication in the workplace is critical for successful businesses. Whether you’re communicating with diverse audiences or collaborating via remote work, you can learn how to work and interact in an array of different situations.

When it comes to essential skills, communication is up there with the most desirable ones. It touches on so many different areas of your professional life, which is why improving your own abilities can yield real benefits.