Thank You for Arguing: The Art of Persuasion | Cleveland State University Professional Development Center in Cleveland

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Thank You for Arguing: The Art of Persuasion

Course Description

In this course you will learn everything you need to research and present an effective and persuasive position paper. You will learn a practical framework for persuasive writing and specific strategies for writing persuasive documents through instruction and hands-on exercises

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Frame a starting position for your own research
  • Use search engines to locate materials required for your advice
  • Explore ‘academic’ data-bases
  • Annotate your sources correctly
  • Target your research for statistical data
  • Choose a visualisation for your statistical data
  • Construct an argument in a logical manner
  • Build up the logic in each paragraph.

Schedule

September 14, 2017
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Location

CSU's Monte Ahuja College of Business, 1860 E. 18th St., Cleveland, OH 44115 (map)

CEUs: 0.7

Fee: $350

To receive the EARLY BIRD RATE, you must register at least 6 weeks prior to the start date of the course. Corporate, CSU Student, Alumni and Organization membership discounts available!

Course Benefits

Competency-Based Professional Development: Our programs increase learner retention through application, which results in a more productive workforce.  Students demonstrate their competence by successfully completing a course assessment.

All Inclusive: Each course delivered at CSU includes materials, pre-test and post-test, coffee, snacks, lunch and convenient, on-site parking.

Educated and Experienced Instructors: Our instructors bring years of real-world, classroom and CPA, CFA, SHRM, PhD and MBA experience. Many hold leadership positions in northeast Ohio organizations and have taught at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Cost-Effective: The course is designed to minimize travel expenses and time away from work.

Convenient: Flexible schedules are not only an attractive option, but a necessary for busy professionals.

Networking Opportunities: Learn from instructors and colleagues who have a variety of industry experiences to share.

Audit option: Students have the option to audit a course they have already attended at no charge within one academic year. Interested students must notify the ProDev office requesting to audit a course a minimum of 10 business days prior to the course start date to ensure there is enough seating. Audit students are responsible for their own parking and lunches. New materials will not be provided.

Corporate, Custom Availability: Can be custom-tailored to the needs of your organization to provide skills your workforce can apply immediately as a corporate training if requested.

Refund Policy

No refunds will be issued if notification is not received seven business days prior to the first day of class. Registrants who cancel will receive a refund, less a $50 processing fee, if we receive written notification a minimum of seven business days prior to the first day of class.