Loyola University Chicago

Executive and Professional Education Center

Housed in the Loyola Business Leadership Hub

Strategic Business Communication

Quinlan’s Strategic Business Communication program offers an opportunity to enhance personal, professional communication skills. This three-day course explores styles, scenarios, and best practices for effective communication in the workplace. The program is useful for individuals looking to present an effective message across multiple channels, influence across a variety of formal and informal networks, and those looking for an opportunity to learn about their individual communication styles through detailed assessments and experiential learning. Participants will leave with a better understanding of communication and its importance to an organization’s culture and success.

Mid-career professionals and those in a leadership role looking to refine strategic communication strategies

  • Learn to present ideas at face-to-face and virtual meetings
  • Gain tools to confidently express yourself to colleagues, direct reports, and senior management
  • Discover tips to gain support for ideas and suggestions
  • Understand how to choose and use current technology to appropriately communicate across the globe
  • Leverage constructive disagreement to resolve conflict
  • Enhance your ability to persuade others through your writing
  • Practice how to deliver difficult messages and achieve desired results
  • An ability to communicate effectively across multiple channels
  • A mapped assessment for personal communication strategy
  • Tools for confidently expressing yourself to colleagues, direct reports, and senior management

I. Day 1: Fundamentals of Communication

  • Listening
  • Broadcasting
  • Non-verbals
  • Interaction
  • DiSC Assessment and Communication Style

II. Day 2: Influence and Persuasion

  • Knowing you audience
  • Relationships
  • Conflict
  • Strengthfinders

III. Day 3: Personal Productivity

  • Writing
  • Email
  • Presentations
  • Organizations
  • Myers Briggs Type Indicator
Darrell Katz
Adjunct Faculty, Quinlan School of Business


2020 Session  
ONLINE: April 28-30, 2020
This class normally runs three full days and is held live in a classroom. Due to the shift online, sessions will begin at 8:30 a.m. and faculty will adjust the schedule/end-times based on the needs of the class.


For a course consultation, please contact us at 312.915.6781 or executive-ed@luc.edu.