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Watch a preview:chapter 1 / lesson 1Why Communication Matters in the Workplace
Course SummaryIf you're struggling to get ready for the UExcel Workplace Communications with Computers exam, check out this interactive study guide course. Our video lessons, multiple-choice quizzes and chapter tests can help you review all the topics you could see on exam day.
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About This Course
Spending just a couple weeks watching the fun video lessons in our UExcel Workplace Communications with Computers prep course can prepare you to quickly earn three college credits. Passing the UExcel exam on workplace communications leads to transferable college credit accepted at many colleges and universities.
You'll learn methods for appropriately communicating in various social and cultural contexts and find out how to develop an audience-centered presentation through dynamic and engaging video lessons that bring these concepts to life. Other lessons cover communication in groups, message development, visuals in workplace communication and business reports.
Use our engaging and concise video lessons to quickly learn all the subjects you'll be tested on, which are the same as those you would find in a standard college course in workplace communications with computers.
Syllabus & Course Information
You'll show mastery of the following objectives after you've watched the lessons in this course. These objectives are in line with the questions asked on the UExcel Workplace Communications with Computers exam. To further prepare for the exam, use the final exam that concludes this course.
- Learn why communication is so important in the workplace.
- Study the elements of effective communication, the communication process and types of workplace communication.
- Explore how diversity and cultural differences affect how you should communicate at work.
- Find out more about different types of cultures and communication standards in those cultures.
- Examine group communication and see how groups and teams differ.
- Take a look at how to be an effective listener in groups, how to contribute effectively in a group and how to use technology for group communications.
- Study messages in a business setting. Learn the three step writing process and strategies for delivering negative and persuasive messages.
- Discover how to properly plan your communications to get your point across.
- Learn more about analyzing your audience and ensuring your message is properly received.
- Examine how to connect with an audience, use the proper tone in your message and select the best words to use.
- Learn how to write effectively and put together a carefully constructed written piece.
- Learn about proofreading, revision and follow up a message, as well as using technology to compose a message.
- Find out more about using constructive feedback.
- Examine how visuals can help you get a message across. Take a look at how to craft, select and use them effectively.
- Explore how to use technology in workplace communications.
- Find out more about using instant messaging, emails, blogs, podcasts, text messaging and social media for communicating.
- Discover how to compose business reports and proposals that are effective and professional.
- Analyze what makes a good resume. Learn how to compose a strong cover letter.
- Take a look at using presentations in a business setting.
- Study how to develop a presentation around your audience and use technology to improve your presentation.
This is an introductory course, and prerequisites aren't needed. Jump right in and start learning about workplace communications concepts today.
Video lessons and quizzes make up this UExcel Workplace Communications with Computers exam prep course. This course features 111 video lessons organized into 12 chapters. You'll need just five to ten minutes to watch these quick and engaging video lessons, which are followed by a short quiz you can use to make sure you have a solid grasp of the lesson concepts.
A written transcript is also included with each lesson, if you prefer to read along while the video plays. These transcripts are also useful if you need to refer back to a missed concept. You'll find chapter exams and a final exam in this course, as well as professional and knowledgeable instructors who can answer any questions you have about the materials.
If you want to monitor your progress through the course, use the progress tracking tool. This tool keeps you informed of how many lessons you've watched and quizzes you've passed.
UExcel Workplace Communications with Computers Exam Information
The UExcel Workplace Communications with Computers exam will test your knowledge of the same topics covered in a lower-level workplace communications course. This course usually lasts for a semester and is often taken within your first or second year of college. Business majors will likely find that this course is a core requirement that needs to be completed before they can take more advanced courses, and it might also be used to meet general education requirements.
- Number of Questions: Approximately 100
- Question Type: Multiple choice
- Time Limit: 2 hours
- Number of Credits: 3
- Exam Cost: $95
Earn UExcel Credit
A passing score on the UExcel Workplace Communications with Computers exam leads to three transferable college credits that can help you cut the cost of your degree in half - and reduce the amount of time you need to spend earning your degree. This course offers the most efficient and effective way to prepare for the exam and earn credits quickly.
Study Schedule for the UExcel Workplace Communications with Computers Exam
Our prep course offers around 11 hours of instruction in a flexible and self-paced format that lets you choose the study time that works best for your life. The timetable below is useful for determining how many weeks you'll need to prepare for the exam. When you have an idea of how much time you'll need, call in to the test center early and schedule your exam to ensure you get the time slot of your choice.
|Study Frequency||When You'll Be Ready for the Exam|
|3 hours a day; 3 days a week||Just over 1 week|
|2 hours a day; 3 days a week||Almost 2 weeks|
|1 hour a day; 3 days a week||Just over 3 weeks|
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