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Communicating Complex Information: Presenting Your Ideas Clearly and Effectively

Understand how to communicate complex information to lay audiences and develop your professional communication skills. FutureLearn presents Communicating Complex Information: Presenting Your Ideas Clearly and Effectively.


Description

Understand how to communicate complex information to lay audiences

In a time when experts are all too often ignored or misunderstood, communicating complex information accurately to inexperienced audiences is a prized skill. This course will help your develop this skill. You will learn specific strategies to get your ideas across in a more impactful way; discovering how to organise your messages, techniques for explaining abstract ideas, and how to use and create visuals to enhance understanding.

What topics will you cover?

  • Three different explanation models: quasi-scientific, transformation and elucidating
  • Barriers to effective explanations including myths
  • The importance of audience analysis in effectively communicating complex ideas
  • Using analogies to explain abstract ideas.
  • Effective organization in oral presentations
  • Infographics.
  • Creating organisational structures.
  • Producing charts which enhance audience understanding.

What will you achieve?

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Use different methods to overcome the barriers that most audiences face when learning complex information
  • Apply practices for organizing and explaining ideas orally
  • Design presentation slides for improved audience understanding
  • Communicate complex ideas or material to various audiences.
Name Communicating Complex Information: Presenting Your Ideas Clearly and Effectively
Language English
Duration 504:00 hours
Sector Other
Price (INR) FREE
Availablity Available full time
Pre-Qualification Any

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