Communication Success Factors

    EXBA 5690 is offered this spring:

Effec­tive com­mu­ni­ca­tion is essen­tial to suc­cess­ful change. Being able to under­stand oth­ers, pro­vide clear infor­ma­tion and influ­ence with­out author­i­ty ensur­ing the abil­i­ty to nav­i­gate per­son­al­i­ties and pol­i­tics. This course iden­ti­fies the key ele­ments of com­mu­ni­ca­tion and how to lever­age var­i­ous deliv­ery chan­nels and meth­ods to ensure mes­sag­ing is received and under­stood. Stu­dents will also learn approach­es to nego­ti­a­tion and how to build high per­for­mance teams, while iden­ti­fy­ing and address­ing risks that arise as you pre­pare for and imple­ment a change.
What you will learn

  • Define the elements that make up communication.
  • Assess communication requirements and develop methods to address them.
  • Compare different communication methods and determine appropriate channels for various situations.
  • Describe factors that affect a person’s ability to influence others.
  • Identify sources of risk, analyze risks, and develop risk management approaches.


May 15, 2023May 16, 2023

9:00 am – 4:00 pm MT


9:00 am – 4:00 pm MT






Syn­chro­nous online learning, eClass

In synchronous online courses, students move through the course material at the same pace as their peers. These courses also provide learners with pre-scheduled online lectures that have the instructor and students interacting at the same time. All components of this type of course are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool. for­mat details

David Yuk

Your Instructor

David YukID: david-yuk

Class info
This course has no prerequisites

Students from all educational backgrounds welcome. You can register for this course without applying and enrolling in a program.

Currently counts towards:

Applicants intending to enrol in a program are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to lock in their course requirements since they are prone to change.

*If you are already enroled in this program, please refer to your specific program requirements as outlined at the time of your admission: Bear Tracks > Academic Advisement.

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