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Accessing Streaming Videos in the Films on Demand Database
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Films on Demand: Master Academic Collection
Films on Demand is a digital video streaming service which offers access to educational videos from a variety of producers. The Master Academic Collection brings together videos from many areas of study, including health & medicine, humanities & social sciences, science & mathematics, business & economics, as well as archival films & newsreels.
Business and Economics Videos in the Films on Demand Database
Click on the link below for a list of more than 2,800 video titles and video segments in the area of business and economics. See the subject links and other limiting options in the right column to narrow down your search results.
Business and Economics Videos
Click on the subject link for "Business Education" in the right column and then on the link for the subtopic of "Business Communications."
Selected Streaming Videos on Business Communication
Below are just several of the streaming videos on business communication topics that you can find in the Films on Demand database. Search the database for additional videos.
Business Communication Series
Links to four videos in this series on:
(1) Reading - 18 minutes.
(2) Writing - 20 minutes.
(3) Speaking - 23 minutes.
(4) Listening - 19 minutes.
Elevator Pitch (11 minutes)
Ben Walkenhorst explains how to get ahead and impress with your elevator pitch.
Barriers to Communication and How to Overcome Them (35 minutes)
The key to overcoming communication barriers is to be able to identify and understand them. This program explains the various types of communication barriers: physical, organizational, emotional, nonverbal, cultural, language-related and written barriers. The video offers solutions to overcoming these common communication barriers.
Digital Communication Skills: Dos and Don’ts (28 minutes)
Communicating isn’t just about sharing information—it’s creating it—and that the ways in which emails, texts or voice messages are composed and conveyed may make the difference in impressing or disappointing an employer or co-worker. Videoconferencing and using the phone for business are also covered.
Body Language and Assertiveness: Workplace Essentials (7 minutes)
By the end of this episode, viewers will better understand how to improve face-to-face communication skills through effective body language and assertiveness.
Presentation Skills: Workplace Essentials (7 minutes)
This episode will help you improve your presentation skills.
The Value of Podcasts (15 minutes)
Podcasts provide a powerful way for a businessperson to connect to a core audience. Entrepreneur Pete Williams explains how to create a podcast and use it effectively, why there is market for podcasts from even a seemingly boring industry, and how to measure the impact of your podcasts.
International Business Communication Series
Links to three videos in this series on:
(1) Communicating in India (49 minutes).
(2) Communicating in Latin America (38 minutes).
(3) Communicating with the Chinese (36 minutes).