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Communicate as a professional
Start: 09/03/2020, 09:00
End: 12/03/2020, 12:00
Contact:Michelle Pieters - 021 808 2812
Location: Seminar Room of the Language Centre, Kleine Bosch, 44 Banhoek Road, Stellenbosch.

​Communicate as a professional

This short course, presented by the Communication Lab of the Language Centre, offers an introduction to the communication knowledge and skills that professionals need to complete various communication tasks successfully.

If you need guidance and practical tips for business communication, then this course is for you!

Afterwards, you will be able to:

  • analyse communication messages using a method known as the four-sides model of communication
  • recognise and critically assess the argumentation in communication messages
  • make your oral presentations even more engaging
  • prepare and structure more effective professional conversations and apply basic techniques.

A certificate of attendance will be awarded to all participants.

Who is the presenter?

Prof Jansen is an emeritus professor in the field of Communication and Information Studies in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Groningen, The Netherlands. In addition, he is an SU Language Centre research fellow. Read more about him here:

When and where will this short course take place?

This course will take place over two mornings in the Seminar Room of the Language Centre, Kleine Bosch, 44 Banhoek Road, Stellenbosch, from 09:00 to 12:00, on the following dates: 9 and 12 March.

Further questions?

Contact Michelle Pieters at or 021 808 2812 for more details. You are welcome to enquire about our available short courses, course dates and options for tailor-making a course. ​