Professional Development: Communication Skills for Bridging Divides, an edX course

Would you like to develop practical communication skills to help build a more tolerant and inclusive worksite? Would you like to learn how to build bridges to communicate better with others who think, look, and have beliefs different from yours? Then you might consider enrolling in this free online mini-course provided by edX!

In this skills-based course, you will explore practical strategies and techniques to apply in your daily life. You will learn about the difference between dialogue, discussion, and debate; micro-affirmations; and how to be an ally.

If you are seeking to develop and practice these skills and apply them to build a more inclusive world, this course is for you. The course is also mobile-friendly.

What you’ll learn:

– Communication skills to help you engage in dialogue instead of debate
– How small but powerful acts of kindness can lead to positive behavior changes
– How to be a meaningful ally
– Strategies to bridge divides, build inclusion, and create places where everyone feels welcome

Course length: 1 week
Time involved: 1 hour
Price: Free, with a Verified Certificate available for $25
Organization: Catalyst

You can find more on this class including how to register online here.