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
      • MBA: Marketing
      • MBA: Marketing
    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor of Business Admin
      • BSBA - Investment
      • BSBA in Marketing
    Associate's
      • AASBA in Customer Service
      • AASBA in Sales
  • Online Programs Available
    2. 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
    3. Colorado Christian University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Business Administration, MBA - Emphasis in Advanced Accounting
      • Business Administration, MBA - Emphasis in Health Care Administration
      • Business Administration, MBA - Emphasis in Leadership
      • Business Administration, MBA - Emphasis in Project Management
    Bachelor's
      • Marketing and Sales, B.S.
      • B.S. Business: International Business
    Associate's
      • Marketing and Sales, A.S.
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  • Campus and Online Programs
    4. Full Sail University

    Program Options

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

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    Bachelor's
      • B.A. in Communication Studies - Organizational Communication
      • B.A. in English - Government
      • B.A. in Government
      • B.S. in Business
      • B.A. in Communication Studies - Advertising and Public Relations
      • B.A. in Government - International Relations and Foreign Policy
  • Online Programs Available
    6. Northcentral University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • Doctor of Business Admin - Marketing
      • PhD in Business Admin - Marketing
      • Doctor of Business Admin - Management
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      • Doctor of Business Admin - Organizational Leadership
  • Online Programs Available
    7. Davenport University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Business Administration, MBA
      • Management Concentration, MBA
      • Master of Management, MM
    Bachelor's
      • Business, BBA
      • Management, BBA
    Certificate
      • Marketing, GRC
  • Online Programs Available
    8. Florida Tech

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master's in Business Administration/Marketing
      • Master's in Business Administration
      • Master's in Business Administration/Management
  • Online Programs Available
    9. Walden University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) - Marketing
      • Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) - Energy Management
      • Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) - Homeland Security
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      • Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) - Self-Designed
      • Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) - Social Impact Management
  • Online Programs Available
    10. Liberty University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • DBA: Marketing
    Master's
      • MBA: Marketing
      • MS: Social Media Management
      • MBA: Strategic Management

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
  • AASBA in Customer Service

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Colorado State University Global

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

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Colorado Christian University

  • Business Administration, MBA - Emphasis in Advanced Accounting
  • Marketing and Sales, B.S.
  • Marketing and Sales, A.S.

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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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Regent University

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • B.A. in Communication Studies - Organizational Communication
  • B.A. in English - Government

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Northcentral University

  • Doctor of Business Admin - Marketing
  • PhD in Business Admin - Marketing
  • Doctor of Business Admin - Management

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Davenport University

  • Master of Business Administration, MBA
  • Business, BBA
  • Marketing, GRC

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Florida Tech

  • Master's in Business Administration/Marketing
  • Master's in Business Administration
  • Master's in Business Administration/Management

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