Prime Communication

Prime Communication

The Prime Communication curriculum offers a useful toolkit of practical communication techniques and job aids for today's busy professional.

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Curriculum Overview

The American Management Association's Self-Development for Success series provides the core content for this functional, real-world approach to business writing, face-to-face interactions, and presentations. Participants will learn how to enhance their current communication styles by incorporating the key success factors of organization, audience focus, and follow up.

At a Glance

Certification: PDU Credits: 16 PDUs

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Prerequisites: None

Skill Level: All levels

Target Audience: Professionals who want to enhance the effectiveness of their written and verbal communication styles.


Here is a complete informational listing of the courses in the Prime Communication curriculum.

Communicating Clearly (PC0011)

Duration Course Description
3.5 hrs Write to be Understood This course removes the fear that many people have when expressing their thoughts in a written form. Course participants will explore the different types of business documents and several techniques that will help them to write clear, concise, and meaningful messages.
2.5 hrs Speak to be Heard This course helps participants improve their verbal communication style through a series of audience identification, organization, and confirmation techniques.

Presenting Your Ideas (PC0012)

Duration Course Description
3.5 hrs Plan for High Impact This course identifies planning strategies to create a successful presentation that effectively conveys your intended message for both small, informal groups and larger, more formal gatherings.
3.5 hrs Captivate Your Audience This course describes techniques to help learners deliver interesting and informative presentations. Handling question and answer sessions is also discussed.

Key Features

  • 16 hours total learning
  • 4 Courses (13 hours), each including Self Check Assessment
  • Online Resources (3 hours) - Job Aids, Glossary, Recommended Reading Lists, Links
  • Personalized eLearning System account
  • PreAssessment (PrimePath)
  • Mastery Assessment
  • Client Administration
  • Online Mentoring
  • American English

System Requirements

Operating System

Microsoft Windows Microsoft Windows (98, 2000, XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10)

Web Browser

Chrome Chrome
Internet Explorer Internet Explorer
Opera Opera

Other Requirements

  • Adobe Flash Player version 9 or higher is required
  • Adobe Reader plugin is required to view some curriculum Resources
  • A sound card with speakers or headphones are required to listen to audio

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