Free Online Business Communications Courses from Top Universities

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There are several online business communications courses offered free by top universities including Open University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). These non-credit courses cover topics including writing for business and decision-making.
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Free Online Business Communications Courses

Topics ranging from management and academic communication to business English for relocation to the UK are available online. Below, you will find courses from two from prominent universities that offer classes for free.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Four business communications classes are available for free through OpenCourseWare. Courses aim to teach students how to write, speak and communicate with other people. Students also learn how to create well-crafted academic communication. A course that emphasizes trademarks, patents and copyrights is also taught.

Open University

OpenLearn, a free course system from this university offers teachings on decision-making processes, how to present ideas and improve writing skills. Students also examine case studies to learn how to research relocation possibilities and perform evaluation before a company makes the decision to move.

Course & School Program Level Format Assignments Quizzes & Exams Downloadable
Management Communication for Undergraduates course from Massachusetts Institute of Technology Undergraduate Text Yes No Yes
Communication for Managers course from Massachusetts Institute of Technology Graduate Text Yes No Yes
Communication Skills for Academics course from Massachusetts Institute of Technology Graduate Text Yes No Yes
Patents, Copyrights, and the Law of Intellectual Property course from Massachusetts Institute of Technology Undergraduate Text Yes No Yes
Business English: Presenting the Decision course from Open University Undergraduate Text Yes No Yes
Business English: Making Decisions course from Open University Undergraduate Text Yes No Yes
Business English: Researching a New Location course from Open University Undergraduate Text Yes No Yes

Popular Schools

  • Online Programs Available
    1. Southern New Hampshire University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MS in Marketing
      • MBA in Marketing
      • International MBA in Marketing
      • International MBA in Social Media Marketing
      • MBA in Social Media Marketing
      • MBA in Internet Marketing
    Bachelor's
      • BS in Marketing
      • BS in Business Studies - Marketing
      • BS in Marketing - Social Media Marketing
      • BS in Business Studies - Business Adminis
    Associate's
      • AS in Marketing
      • AS in Business Administration
  • Online Programs Available
    2. Ashford University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MBA - Marketing
      • MBA
      • MBA - Media Management
    Bachelor's
      • B.A. - Business Admin
      • B.A. - Public Relations and Marketing
      • BA/Public Relations and Marketing - Information Systems
      • BA/Public Relations and Marketing - International Management
      • BA/Public Relations and Marketing - Project Management
      • B.A. - International Business
  • Online Programs Available
    3. Kaplan University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MBA: Marketing
      • Master : Business Admin
    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor of Business Admin
      • BSBA - Investment
      • BSBA in Marketing
    Associate's
      • Associate: Business Admin.
      • AASBA in Customer Service
      • AASBA in Sales
  • Online Programs Available
    4. Indiana Wesleyan University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Business Administration - Executive Management (Virtual Format)
      • Master of Business Administration - No Specialization
    Bachelor's
      • B.S. General Studies - Marketing
      • B.S. Marketing - Analytics
      • B.S. Marketing - Services and Non-Profit
      • B.S. Marketing - Social Media
      • B.S. Business Administration - No Specialization
      • B.S. General Studies - Business
    Associate's
      • A.S. Business
      • A.S. General Studies - Business
      • A.S. General Studies - Marketing
  • Online Programs Available
    5. Herzing University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MBA
      • MBA Dual Concentration: Business Mgmt & Project Mgmt.
      • MBA Dual Concentration: HR & Project Mgmt.
      • MBA Dual Concentration: BS Mgmt. & HR
    Bachelor's
      • B.S. - Business Management: Marketing Concentration
      • B.S. - Business Management: Business Admin Concentration
      • B.S. - Business Management With No Concentration
    Associate's
      • Associate of Science - Business Management
      • Associate of Science - Business Studies
  • Campus and Online Programs
    6. Full Sail University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • M.S. - Internet Marketing
      • M.S. - Entertainment Business
    Bachelor's
      • B.S. - Sports Marketing and Media
      • BS - Internet Marketing - Certificate
      • B.S. - Music Business
  • Online Programs Available
    7. Regent University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Arts in Law - Business
      • Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership - Organizational Communication
      • Master of Arts in Government - International Relations
      • Master of Business Administration - Marketing
      • Master of Business Administration
      • Master of Business Administration - Interdisciplinary Business
    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies - Organizational Communication
      • Bachelor of Arts in English - Government
      • Bachelor of Arts in Government
      • Bachelor of Science in Business
      • Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Business
      • Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies - Advertising and Public Relations
  • Online Programs Available
    8. Grand Canyon University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • DBA with an Emphasis in Marketing
      • DBA - Management
    Master's
      • MBA: Marketing
      • MBA
    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor of Science in Business for Secondary Education
      • BS in Marketing
      • BS in Applied Management
      • BS in Business Admin.
  • Online Programs Available
    9. Northcentral University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • Doctor of Business Admin - Marketing
      • PhD in Business Admin - Marketing
      • Doctor of Business Admin - Management
      • Doctor of Business Admin - General Business
      • Doctor of Business Admin - Organizational Leadership
    Master's
      • MBA - Marketing
      • Master of Business Admin - Accelerated General MBA
      • Master of Business Admin - General Business
      • MBA - Management
      • Master of Business Administration - Strategic Management
  • Campus and Online Programs
    10. Virginia College

    Program Options

    Associate's
      • Associate's - Business Admin

Featured Schools

The schools and programs listed below are popular educational options, and tuition varies based on program and location

Southern New Hampshire University

  • MS in Marketing
  • BS in Marketing
  • AS in Marketing

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Ashford University

  • MBA - Marketing
  • MBA
  • B.A. - Business Admin
  • B.A. - Public Relations and Marketing

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Kaplan University

  • MBA: Marketing
  • Bachelor of Business Admin
  • Associate: Business Admin.

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Indiana Wesleyan University

  • Master of Business Administration - Executive Management (Virtual Format)
  • B.S. General Studies - Marketing
  • A.S. Business

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Herzing University

  • MBA
  • B.S. - Business Management: Marketing Concentration
  • Associate of Science - Business Management

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Full Sail University

  • M.S. - Internet Marketing
  • M.S. - Entertainment Business
  • B.S. - Sports Marketing and Media
  • BS - Internet Marketing - Certificate

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Regent University

  • Master of Arts in Law - Business
  • Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership - Organizational Communication
  • Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies - Organizational Communication
  • Bachelor of Arts in English - Government

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Grand Canyon University

  • DBA with an Emphasis in Marketing
  • MBA: Marketing
  • Bachelor of Science in Business for Secondary Education

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