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

  • Campus and Online Programs
    1. 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
    2. 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
    3. 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
      • MBA - Strategic Management
  • Online Programs Available
    4. Saint John's University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Business Administration: Interdisciplinary Business
  • Online Programs Available
    5. Colorado State University Global

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MS - Organizational Leadership
      • MS - Management
    Bachelor's
      • BS - Marketing
      • BS - Organizational Leadership
      • BS - Business Management
  • Online Programs Available
    6. Johns Hopkins University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Science in Government Analytics
  • Online Programs Available
    7. Georgetown University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Masters of Professional Studies in Technology Management
  • Online Programs Available
    8. 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 - Kindom 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
    9. University of the Southwest

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • Doctor of Business Administration
    Master's
      • MBA - Marketing
      • MBA - Self-Designed
  • Online Programs Available
    10. University of Delaware

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Business Administration
      • Master of Business Administration - Custom/General
      • Master of Business Administration - Multiple Concentrations
      • Master of Business Administration - Strategic Leadership

Featured Schools

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

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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Kaplan University

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

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Northcentral University

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

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Saint John's University

  • Master of Business Administration: Interdisciplinary Business

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Colorado State University Global

  • MS - Organizational Leadership
  • MS - Management
  • BS - Marketing
  • BS - Organizational Leadership

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Johns Hopkins University

  • Master of Science in Government Analytics

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Georgetown University

  • Masters of Professional Studies in Technology Management

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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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