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Online: Self-Paced

Telling a great story is more important today than ever. Whether you are working in marketing, leadership, facilitation, data analysis, or just attending a job interview, your ability to tell a compelling story may be the difference between success and failure.

In this hands-on course, you'll learn about the components of a good story, how to construct it and visualize it (using storyboarding and software), and how to present it for maximum impact.

Average weekly commitment: 3+ hours. Total course commitment: 15 hours.

When to Register

If you’re registering for the Spring 2023 term (January - April), the registration period is:

  • January 9 to 29

You’ll be able to access the online classroom one to two business days after you register. Once you enrol in the online classroom, you’ll have 90 days to complete the course. During these 90 days, you’ll have access to all courses materials as well as the mentor.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Explain the concept of storytelling as it pertains to human development
  • Explain the elements of a story that engage the listener or viewer
  • Evaluate when and how to use storyboarding to design a story
  • Apply the steps of planning a story to reach a specific goal
  • Know how to choose the correct tool to visualize a story
  • Apply specific techniques for effective story delivery


Module 1: Tell me a Story

Module 2: Plan your Story

Module 3: Make a Storyboard

Module 4: The right tool for the job

Module 5: Deliver your Story

Evaluation Method



  • Basic keyboarding capability
  • Basic internet navigation skills
  • Basic file management knowledge

Required Materials

  • Windows or Mac computer (desktop or laptop)
  • High-speed internet (at least 25 Mbps download speed) – Find out your internet connectivity speed.

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