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Communicating Effectively in Project Environments

by Casey Ayers

Project teams simply can’t succeed without being able to communicate. Too often, though, teams don’t take a mindful approach to this important subject. In this course, you’ll learn how to manage communications effectively.

What you'll learn

Communication is central to the success of any project initiative, and an important skill for any project leader to develop. In this course, Communicating Effectively in Project Environments, you’ll learn how to manage communications effectively. First, you’ll explore the science of communication, and how you can distinguish between your team’s internal and external communication needs. Next, you’ll discover how to select the best types and methods of communication to fit various project needs. After that, you’ll see how to develop a communications management plan for Waterfall teams and how to manage communications in Agile environments. Finally, you’ll get a feel for what unique skills and traits related to communication effective leaders exhibit and work continuously to improve. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have a firm understanding of the critical role communications play in project success, and know how to manage your project’s communication needs thoughtfully and skillfully.

About the author

Casey has experience leading projects, analyzing challenges, and designing solutions in many fields, including healthcare, digital media, mobile app development and education. He's always in pursuit of new knowledge and loves to share what he learns along the way with others. To inquire about speaking engagements or consulting opportunities, and to learn more about his other ventures, visit

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