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Effective Communication, including public speaking

  • Talent Launch 6161 Oak Tree Blvd Independence, OH 44131 (map)

Effective Communication, including public speaking

It has been said that effective business communication is the key to professional success.  It builds better employee relations, increases customer satisfaction, and assists you in building your brand. We will focus on how to hone your message, move your audience and make an impact to get started and make change.

What you will learn:

  • Tips for effective public speaking that will propel you into an executive level

  • The difference between standard listening and active listening

  • Understand the importance of detail and follow up in the business world, especially relating to the world of customer service


About Dr. Deb Westerfelt

Deb joined Ashland University faculty in 2007. She is lead professor for Organizational Design, Development and Change Management in the International MBA and Online MBA Programs and Business Communications in the BSBA Program. She presents at numerous conferences, including the Lilly Conference on College Teaching at Miami University, the OBTC Conference at Babson College, Midwest Decisions Institute Regional Conferences, and the Economics and Political Science Conference at Ashland University. She’s published author in the Organizational Leadership and Management Journal, the Business Education Innovation Journal and the College & University Journal and a freelance textbook contributor, textbook reviewer, and peer reviewer for various textbook and journal publications.


Cost: $30 includes dinner (scroll down for specific ticket)

Engage! Cleveland Employer Members: $25 with discount code

Companies purchasing 10 or more tickets can receive 10% savings, please email for discount code.