Explore the various types of communication skills and strategies used in clinical research. Develop skills for communicating with different audiences. Learn communication strategies for writing in a research environment.


  • Skills for communicating in specific contexts and situations
  • The role of ethics in communications
  • The role that organizational politics plays and methods for dealing with it
  • Skills for dealing with difficult people

Individual Course Registration

This course is part of the Diploma program and can also be taken as an individual course for non-credit/professional development.  How many courses can you take before you have to apply to the program? 

Diploma Program Progression

Successful completion of first term courses (Minimum 70% average with no single final grade below 65%) is required for progression to second term courses. Successful completion of first and second term courses is required for progression to practicum. 

Applies Towards the Following Certificates


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Jan 06, 2020 to Apr 03, 2020
Total Hours

What to Expect

This is an interactive course; you will engage online with your class and instructor through our online learning management system. Plan to log into your course regularly throughout the week.

You can expect approximately six hours of work per week for discussions, readings, assignments, exams/quizzes and other course requirements.

Completion Requirements

This is a graded course. Evaluation will be based on any combination of participation, exams/quizzes and assignments.


Business Communication: Process and Product, Guffey, 6th Canadian edition, ISBN 9780176721251