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COM 90 — Essential Video Communication Skills for Today's Workplace

Quarter: Fall
Day(s): Tuesdays
Course Format: Live Online (About Formats)
Duration: 3 weeks
Date(s): Oct 10—Oct 24
Time: 7:00—8:50 pm (PT)
Refund Deadline: Oct 12
Unit: 0
Grade Restriction: NGR only; no credit/letter grade
Tuition: $295
Instructor(s): Lorraine K. Lee
Limit: 40
Class Recording Available: Yes
Status: Open
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Live Online(About Formats)
7:00—8:50 pm (PT)
Oct 10—Oct 24
3 weeks
Refund Date
Oct 12
0 Unit
Grade Restriction
NGR only; no credit/letter grade
Lorraine K. Lee
ACCESS THE SYLLABUS » (subject to change)
Virtual and remote work are here to stay, and in the rapidly evolving landscape of the modern workplace, the ability to captivate and excel through video communication has become a game changer. Video communication skills allow professionals to effectively convey their ideas, engage their audience, and build meaningful connections despite physical distance. This comprehensive course is designed to equip participants with the tools and techniques necessary to excel in video-based interactions. Through an easily digestible and enjoyable format that uses a combination of lectures, interactive exercises, and feedback from the instructor, you will learn how to leverage the power of nonverbal communication to convey confidence and energy when speaking on camera and curate an impeccable virtual presence. You will be provided with cost-effective technology recommendations to enhance your setup without breaking the bank. Additionally, we'll examine considerations for virtual interactions that keep audiences engaged, whether you're in a meeting, giving a presentation, creating your own content, or simply catching up with colleagues and friends. You will leave the course with the tools and frameworks to project a captivating online presence that helps you build a competitive advantage in the workplace, stand out among your peers, and forge meaningful professional and personal connections in the digital realm.

Basic familiarity with video communication platforms and equipment is required.

LinkedIn Learning Instructor

Lorraine K. Lee is a virtual speaker with more than 300,000 LinkedIn followers. She has delivered speeches to Fortune 100 companies, technology firms, and universities. She was a finalist for WomenTech's Global Conference Speaker of the Year. Lee brings more than 10 years of experience working for companies such as Prezi, SlideShare, and LinkedIn and is an 11x-LinkedIn Learning Instructor. Lee has been featured in Inc., Entrepreneur, and ReadWrite, among others. She received a BSJ from Northwestern's Medill School of Journalism.

Textbooks for this course:

There are no required textbooks; however, some fee-based online readings may be assigned.