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Communicating for Impact



This course teaches students how to communicate about complex environmental issues and wicked problems they will encounter as environmental professionals. Expertise surrounding these issues can take many forms. Learning how to engage with, uplift, and integrate the viewpoints of various community members often promotes more comprehensive, inclusive outcomes. Students will learn how strategic techniques such as audience research and intellectual empathy can improve communications and build generative relationships with various interested and affected parties. Students will learn how to tailor different contextualized communication methods/media to shift perspectives and alter behaviors regarding sustainability and conservation issues.


Jan 15, 2024 — Feb 18, 2024

Feb 26, 2024 — Mar 31, 2024

Apr 8, 2024 — May 12, 2024

May 20, 2024 — Jun 23, 2024


Distance Education - Online

Registration Information

For credit cost: $940