Harvard GSD Executive Education Announces a New Program, Communication for Designers: How to Engage Your Audience and Effectively Convey Your Work

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Communication for Designers, a new executive education program from Harvard Graduate School of Design, is scheduled for May 6-7, 2010.

"Communication for Designers: How to Engage Your Audience and Effectively Convey Your Work", a new executive education program from Harvard Graduate School of Design, is specifically designed for landscape architects, architects, urban designers, and for anyone who wants to be a more convincing and engaging communicator. This new program is scheduled for May 6-7, 2010 at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.

Program participants will be introduced to new ideas and methods for clearly and effectively communicating their work to clients, prospective clients, juries, stakeholders, the public, and their colleagues and will develop the communication skills needed to make their practices and projects stand out from the pack.

Led by Harvard University faculty and communications industry experts including copywriters, graphic designers, experience designers, brand strategists, and public speaking experts, the program covers the following topics:

  • Engaging the audience with fresh and convincing presentations
  • Constructing an interesting project narrative
  • Attracting the Jury's attention by making a case for your proposal
  • Convincing the selection committee through crisp, concise writing
  • Commanding the room by being an authentic public speaker

Communication for Designers' roster of instructors and guest speakers includes:

  • Paddy Harrington, creative director, Bruce Mau Design
  • Thomas Hirschmann, writer and brand strategist
  • George Felton, professor in writing and copywriting, Columbus College of Art & Design
  • Nick Morgan, communications theorist and coach, Public Words
  • Michael Rock, founding partner and creative director, 2x4
  • Charles Waldheim, Harvard University Graduate School of Design
  • Emily Waugh, Harvard University Graduate School of Design

Complete program and registration information can be found at:
http://execed.gsd.harvard.edu/professional/exec_ed/programs/comm/index.html

Harvard Graduate School of Design's complete list of spring and summer executive education programs can be found here:
http://execed.gsd.harvard.edu/professional/exec_ed/programs/spring/index.html
About the Office of Executive Education at Harvard University Graduate School of Design
The Office of Executive Education at Harvard University Graduate School of Design (GSD) is the foremost provider of Executive Education programs for architects, planners, and real estate and building industry professionals. Harvard GSD Executive Education offers an extensive menu of programs that covers topics in design and real estate as well as customized programs that can be tailored to an organization's or firm's specific learning needs. Drawing upon the unparalleled resources of Harvard University, GSD Executive Education programs are led by renowned faculty from the GSD, the Business School, the Law School, and the Kennedy School of Government, as well as eminent practitioners and scholars from across the country and around the world. For more information, visit http://execed.gsd.harvard.edu

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