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Communicating Upward

Course Overview

Upward communication flows from the lower level to the upper level of a hierarchy. For example, employees communicating with their immediate manager, the immediate manager communicating with their reporting manager, and so on up to the board of directors or owner of the company. This form of communication helps employees express their requirements, ideas, or goals. Managing upward communication is an art to be acquired if you are looking for a long-term career in your organization and wish to get ample opportunities to learn and grow. This course will help you communicate upward effectively.

Learning Objectives

  • Establish your interest in the organization
  • Look for opportunities to contribute and think big
  • Be yourself and do not encourage or be involved in manipulation
  • Take ownership of your mistakes and avoid politics