Want to refresh your knowledge about key communication concepts, or sample some lectures and readings in a new subject area? The Office of Alumni Relations, in partnership with Northeastern University’s Graduate Programs, makes it easy. Just click here to access an archive of on-demand programs.

Here are just a few examples of what’s available.

Winning with your Talent Management Strategy

There is a growing demand for professionals who have the competencies and skills needed to navigate this rapidly evolving field of human resources, including the transformational impact of technologies such as artificial intelligence and big data. Every management team needs to be aware of the role human resources plays in supporting organizational performance. In today’s era of digital disruption, talent strategy is a ‘team sport,’ requiring engagement across functional areas. The modules in this program focus on employee engagement and people analytics.

Communicating Strategically for Success

Module 1 focuses on Strategic Communication Management, which highlights the principles of persuasion, stakeholder analysis, and communication planning. The goal is to develop an understanding of the way strategic communications advances the brand of the organization with both employees and external stakeholders. Module 2  examines the role of strategic communication in support of business and organizational performance and advisory capacity to senior management.


Analytics for All Industries

With the proliferation of data across all sectors of the global economy, there is an immediate need for individuals to be knowledgeable in how to harness this data for continuous analysis and study. This spectrum spans from commercial to nonprofit, from higher education to government, and is constantly expanding with new sectors, as data mining becomes the standard for knowledge gathering in the digital age.

These are just a few of the archived on-demand programs that you can access — anytime, anywhere.

Posted by Carl Zangerl, Faculty