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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Dale Carnegie & Associates, Inc. | Evaluated Learning Experience

Strictly Business: The Dale Carnegie Immersion Seminar (0011)


Version 1, 2, and 3: 24 hours (1 week).

Various locations worldwide.

Version 1: April 2003 - June 2015. Version 2: July 2015 - September 2018. Version 3: October 2018 - September 2021. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Version 1: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to: develop a personal vision; set and achieve personal goals; understand and apply the basic principles of interpersonal and business communication, understand and apply motivation techniques; apply listening and speaking skills, apply human relations skills to enhance relationships, and manage stress in order to function effectively in both professional and social settings. Version 2 and 3:  Upon completion of the course, students will be able to: understand the characteristics of communication and interpersonal interaction; develop an ability to assess the appropriateness and effectiveness of interpersonal strategies used in various interpersonal and professional situations; develop skill in selecting and using a variety of communication strategies and responses based on work situational and organizational goals; understand how perception affects communication; communicate both verbally and nonverbally in order to meet reach organizational goals; and recognize the role of communication in determining the nature and quality of interpersonal relationships, as well as how and why relationships develop.


Version 1: Methods of instruction include: lecture, discussion, classroom exercises, and presentations/reports, outside readings and assignments, trainer and student evaluation of progress, observation and self-assessment. The general course topics include: personal development and business skills (enhancing self-confidence, setting and achieving goals, and managing stress); interpersonal communication (conversation skills, listening, giving directions, providing and receiving feedback, and managing conflict); pubic speaking (topic selection, content development and organization, and verbal and nonverbal elements of delivery); and motivation/leadership skills. Version 2 and 3: The methods of instruction include: practical exercises, learner presentations, lecture, discussion, and classroom exercise. The general course topics include personal and small group communication; motivation skills; delegation; conflict resolution; stress management; and building greater self-confidence.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours in Communications (5/04) (8/07) (6/11). NOTE: Credit should not be awarded if students have already received credit for the course Oral Communications and Interpersonal Skills. Version 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours in  Interpersonal Communication (7/15) (10/18). NOTE: Students may not receive credit for this course and Effective Communications and Human Relations DLCR-0001.