Communication skills are critically important for everyone. Earning a professional communication certificate can be an important key to career success. Completion of the certificate will demonstrate to current and prospective employers that a student recognizes the importance of various communication skills and strategies in a variety of professional settings. The results of a 2011 survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers showed verbal communication skills as the number one soft skill that employers sought.
Prerequisites: Other (This certificate is restricted to inmates enrolled in the Advanced Job Training Program at Dayton Correctional Institution, Pickaway Correctional Institution, Allen Correctional Institution, Southeastern Correctional Institution, and other participating correctional institutions.)
Analyze, adjust, and improve communication behaviors.
Prescribe communication behaviors that utilize effective communication based on relevant theories.
Analyze, adjust, and improve contextual factors surrounding communication relationships.