Business Communications in Canada: Refining Your Professional Skills
Most everyone will tell you that English is one of the most difficult languages in the world to master, and that is just on the level of everyday interplay. Using English properly and to your advantage in the business world is a talent as important to acquire as almost any degree.
Successful communication is vital in many aspects of life and absolutely crucial in the world of business, where things are always changing. Thus, professionals need to keep up with how to communicate adeptly in a business setting. Excellent, free flowing communication can play a major role in a company’s success, while muddled, ineffectual information sharing can seriously hamper its growth and future prospects.
Effective communication is a multi-faceted skill and Business Communications in Canada: Refining Your Professional Skills provides valuable instruction on the full gamut of ways in which business professionals interact. The textbook begins with the basics of English grammar before progressing into reading skills, and the importance of digital written communication, the electronic messengers that convey so much of our information nowadays. A section devoted to writing in business presents comprehensive material on persuasive writing, intercultural correspondence, and reports and proposals.
Also of primary importance in the world of business is the power of speech. Confident, informative discourse is often highly influential and a valued talent. Business Communications covers this topic in-depth through instruction on active listening, verbal etiquette, nonverbal communication, and positive vs negative communication. These skills cross over into meetings and presentations, and the textbook also discusses the fine points of business meetings, team dynamics, the mechanics of a presentation, and how to deal with and overcome the common dilemma of stage fright.
Whatever your planned role in the business world, mastering communication as a key skill helps to ensure the success of yourself and your team.