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

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    1. Purdue University Global

    Program Options

    Master's
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      • BSBA in Marketing
    Associate's
      • Associate: Business Admin.
      • AASBA in Customer Service
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    2. Full Sail University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • M.S. - Entertainment Business
    Bachelor's
      • B.S. - Sports Marketing and Media
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    3. Saint Leo University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • BA: Business Administration - Management
      • BA: Business Administration - Logistics
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      • AA: Business Administration
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    4. Colorado Christian University

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    Master's
      • Business Administration, MBA
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      • Marketing and Sales, B.S.
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  • Online Programs Available
    5. Grand Canyon University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • DBA - Management
    Master's
      • MBA: Marketing
      • MBA
    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor of Science in Business for Secondary Education
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    6. Northcentral University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • Doctor of Business Admin - Marketing
      • PhD in Business Admin - Marketing
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      • MBA - Marketing
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    7. American InterContinental University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Business Admin: Marketing
    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor of Business Administration - Generalist
      • Bachelor of Business Admin: Marketing
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    Associate's
      • Associate of Arts in Business Administration
  • Online Programs Available
    8. Colorado Technical University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • Doctor of Management (DM) - General Concentration (Executive Format)
    Master's
      • Master of Business Admin: Marketing
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      • BS - Business Administration - Marketing
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      • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Organizational Behavior
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      • Associate of Science in Business Administration
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    Program Options

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      • Masters in Business Administration - Communication Management
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    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor in Business Adminstration - Marketing
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      • Post Graduate Certificate - Communication Management
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  • Online Programs Available
    10. Queens University of Charlotte

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Business Administration - General
      • Master of Business Administration - Undecided

Featured Schools

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

Purdue University Global

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

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Full Sail University

  • M.S. - Entertainment Business
  • B.S. - Sports Marketing and Media
  • B.S. - Music Business

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Saint Leo University

  • BA: Business Administration - Management
  • BA: Business Administration - Logistics
  • AA: Business Administration

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Colorado Christian University

  • Business Administration, MBA
  • Marketing and Sales, B.S.
  • Marketing and Sales, A.S.

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Grand Canyon University

  • DBA - Management
  • MBA: Marketing
  • Bachelor of Science in Business for Secondary Education

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Northcentral University

  • Doctor of Business Admin - Marketing
  • PhD in Business Admin - Marketing
  • MBA - Marketing
  • Master of Business Admin - General Business

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American InterContinental University

  • Master of Business Admin: Marketing
  • Bachelor of Business Administration - Generalist
  • Associate of Arts in Business Administration

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Colorado Technical University

  • Doctor of Management (DM) - General Concentration (Executive Format)
  • Master of Business Admin: Marketing
  • BS - Business Administration - Marketing
  • Associate of Science in Business Administration

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