Professional communication courses by the Comms Lab

Professional business communication short courses – in person or online!

In business, clear and effective professional communication helps you connect with your audience and gets your message across.

We offer carefully crafted corporate communication short courses and communication skills training that lead to a certificate of competence when completed successfully.

Who can join?

Our courses are aimed at people working in business, administrative and corporate environments. We offer various competencies so employers can help their staff develop business communication skills for effective and confident communication.

This way, staff connect more deeply with clients and become skilled at creating high-quality written work that portrays a professional business image.

Our aim is to build long-term relationships with our clients and continuously improve on our content and quality. Our presenters are experts in professional communication and use a positive, practical and interactive approach. We also offer engaging online communication courses, which might mean less travel time for you.

Click on a course below for more information, or contact Michelle Pieters (021 808 2812). If you have specific short-course and development needs, let’s chat!

Feedback from our participants

Meet our team

Cornelia Grobler
Cornelia Grobler

| Tel: 021 808 4184

Comms Lab
Michelle Pieters
Michelle Pieters

| Tel: 021 808 2812

Comms Lab
Yandisa Joko
Yandisa Joko
Administrative officer

| Tel: 021 808 2761

Language Services and Comms Lab

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City of Cape Town: Corp. Services Directorate

Fruit and Veg City Holdings

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Graham Beck Wines

Hetzner (Pty) Ltd

ICLEI Africa – Local Gov. for Sustainability

Langeberg Khoisan First Nation, Robertson

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NKC Africa Economics, Paarl

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Rupert Foundation

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Boy Louw Incorporate, Paarl


Transnet Port Terminals Cape Town



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