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Build Better, Stronger, and More Fulfilling Relationships - 10 Courses in this Bundle

  1. Communication Strategies

  2. Interpersonal Skills

  3. Body Language Basics

  4. Negotiation Skills

  5. Emotional Intelligence

  6. Assertiveness and Self-Confidence

  7. Appreciative Inquiry

  8. Conflict Resolution

  9. Delivering Constructive Criticism

  10. Public Speaking

1. Communication Strategies: Build Better, Stronger, and More Fulfilling Relationships 

For the better part of every day, we are communicating to and with others. Whether it’s the speech you deliver in the boardroom, the level of attention you give your spouse when they are talking to you, or the look that you give to the cat, it all means something.

These communication skills training courses will help you understand the different methods of communication and how to make the most of each of them.

Course Topics:

  • Paraverbal Communication
  • Body Language
  • The four stages in the Appreciative Inquiry model are known as the 4-D cycle
  • Speaking Like a Star
  • Positive Signals

By the end of this Communication Strategies Online Course, you will be able to:

  • Understand what communication is
  • Understand the different ways communication takes place
  • Overcome communication blockages
  • Make the most of non-verbal and paraverbal communication
  • Understand and utilize the STAR method
  • Listen actively and effectively
  • Ask good questions
  • Use appreciative inquiry as a communication tool
  • Establish common ground with others

2. Interpersonal Skills: Learn Powerful Communication Skills!

We've all met that dynamic, charismatic person that just have a way with others, and has a way of being remembered. You will identify ways of creating a powerful introduction, remembering names, and managing situations when you’ve forgotten someone’s name.

The Interpersonal Skills course will help you work towards being that unforgettable person by providing communication skills, negotiation techniques, tips on making an impact, and advice on networking and starting conversations. You will also identify the skills needed in starting a conversation, moving a conversation along, and progressing to higher levels of conversation.

By the end of this Interpersonal Skills Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the difference between hearing and listening
  • Know some ways to improve the verbal skills of asking questions and communicating with power
  • Understand what non-verbal communication is and how it can enhance interpersonal relationships
  • Identify the skills needed in starting a conversation, moving a conversation along, and progressing to higher levels of conversation
  • Identifying ways of creating a powerful introduction, remembering names, and managing situations when you've forgotten someone's name
  • Understand how seeing the other side, building bridges and giving in without giving up can improve skills in influencing other people
  • Understand how the use of facts and emotions can help bring people to your side
  • Identify ways of sharing one's opinions constructively
  • Learn tips in preparing for a negotiation, opening a negotiation, bargaining, and closing a negotiation
  • Learn tips in making an impact through powerful first impressions, situation assessment and being zealous without being offensive

3. Body Language Basics: Understanding Body Language is a Great Advantage in Daily Communication

Can you tell if someone is telling the truth just by looking at them? It is a skill that a lot of people do not have. Through Body Language Basics you will be given a set of tools to use to your advantage. These tools can be utilized in the office and at home. Understanding Body Language will provide you a great advantage in your daily communications.

Body Language Basics will provide you with a great set of skills to understand that what is not said is just as important than what is said. It will also give you the ability to see and understand how your own Body Language is being seen. You will be able to adjust and improve the way you communicate through non-verbal communications.

By the end of this Body Language Basics Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Define body language
  • Understand the benefits and purpose of interpreting body language
  • Learn to interpret basic body language movements
  • Recognise common mistakes when interpreting body language
  • Understand your own body language and what you are communicating
  • Practice your body language skills

4. Negotiation Skills: Understand The Phases Of Negotiation

Although people often think of boardrooms, suits, and million dollar deals when they hear the word negotiation, the truth is that we negotiate all the time.

This course will give you an understanding of the phases of negotiation, tools to use during a negotiation, and ways to build win-win solutions for all those involved.

The Negotiation Skills course will give you a sense of understanding your opponent and have the confidence to not settle for less than what you feel is fair. You will learn that an atmosphere of respect is essential, as uneven negations could lead to problems in the future.

By the end of this Negotiation Skills Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the basic types of negotiations, the phases of negotiations, and the skills needed for successful negotiating
  • Understand and apply basic negotiating concepts
  • Lay the groundwork for negotiation
  • Identify what information to share and what to keep to yourself
  • Understand basic bargaining techniques
  • Apply strategies for identifying mutual gain
  • Understand how to reach consensus and set the terms of agreement
  • Deal with personal attacks and other difficult issues
  • Use the negotiating process to solve everyday problems
  • Negotiate on behalf of someone else

5. Emotional Intelligence: Control Your Actions and Emotions in A Positive Way

Emotional intelligence describes the ability to understand one's own feelings. It also provides great insight on how emotion influences motivation and behavior. The concepts of Emotional Intelligence have been around since the early 20th century, but the term was first introduced by Wayne Payne in 1985.

With our Emotional Intelligence course you will gain a better understanding of self-management and self-awareness. This in turn will give you better insight and control over your actions and emotions. With a greater understanding of emotions you will experience a positive impact on your professional and personal lives.

By the end of this Emotional Intelligence Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Define and practice self-management, self-awareness, self-regulation, self-motivation and empathy
  • Understand, use and manage your emotions
  • Verbally communicate with others
  • Successfully communicate with others in a non-verbal manner
  • Identify the benefits of emotional intelligence
  • Relate emotional intelligence to the workplace
  • Balance optimisim and pessimism
  • Effectively impact others

6. Assertiveness and Self-Confidence: How To Be A High Achiever and Succeed in Life!

Self-confident and assertiveness are two skills that are crucial for success in life. If you don't feel worthy, and/or you don't know how to express your self-worth when communicating with others, life can be very painful. These skills will provide opportunities and benefits in your professional and personal lives.

The Assertiveness and Self-Confidence course will give you an understanding of what assertiveness and self-confidence mean and how to develop those feelings in your day-to-day lives. These skills will encompass many aspects of your life and have a positive effect.

By the end of the Assertiveness and Self-Confidence Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Define assertiveness and self-confidence, and list the 4 styles of communication
  • Describe the types of negative thinking, and how one can overcome negative thoughts
  • Explain the difference between listening and hearing, and understand the importance of body language and questioning skills in communication
  • Define the importance of goal setting, and practice setting SMART goals for assertive behavior
  • Utilise methodologies for understanding your worth - and the use of positive talk
  • List reasons why a pleasing appearance and body language are critical for creating a strong first impression
  • Practice sending positive communications phrased as "I-Messages"
  • Use the STAR model to make your case during a presentation challenge
  • Display rapport-building skills through assertive methods of expressing disagreement and consensus - building techniques
  • Practice strategies for gaining positive outcomes in difficult interpersonal situations.

7. Appreciative Inquiry: Strengthen an Organization by Creating a Positive Environment

Organizations can be thought of as a living being made up of the individuals working within it. Appreciative Inquiry has the ability to change the whole organization by changing the people. Through positive questioning employees will be directed to move in a positive direction. Recognizing the strengths and values of what works, as opposed to what's wrong will transform the individuals and in turn transform the organization.

Appreciative Inquiry is a shift from looking at problems and deficiencies and instead focusing on strengths and successes. It is a tool for change, and it will strengthen relationships throughout your business. Through best practices and positive stories you are able to transform your organization.

By the end of this Appreciative Inquiry Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Know the meaning of appreciative inquiry
  • Think in positive terms and avoid thinking negatively
  • Encourage others to think positively
  • Recognise positive attributes in people
  • Create positive imagery
  • Manage and guide employees in a positive environment

8. Conflict Resolution: Learn How To Resolve Conflicts of Any Size

There are many ways to resolve conflicts - surrendering, running away, overpowering your opponent with violence, filing a lawsuit, etc.

Conflict resolution grew out of the belief that there are better options than using violence or going to court. Today, conflict resolution is used in a wide range of industries covering an array of different situations. This course will demonstrate the six-step process to resolve conflicts of any size.

You will also learn crucial conflict resolution skills, including dealing with anger and using the Agreement Frame.

Course Topics:

  • Building Positive Energy
  • Fishbone Diagram
  • Agreement Frame

By the end of this Conflict Resolution Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Understand what conflict and effective conflict resolution mean.
  • Understand all six phases of the conflict resolution process.
  • Understand the five main styles of conflict resolution.
  • Be able to adapt the process for all types of conflicts.
  • Be able to break out parts of the process and use those tools to prevent conflict.
  • Be able to use basic communication tools, such as the agreement frame and open questions.
  • Be able to use basic anger and stress management techniques

9. Delivering Constructive Criticism: How to Manage Criticism to Benefit Your Organization

Delivering Constructive Criticism is one of the most challenging things for anyone. Through this course you will gain valuable knowledge and skills that will assist with this challenging task. When an employee commits an action that requires feedback or criticism it needs to be handled in a very specific way.

Constructive Criticism if done correctly will provide great benefits to your organization. It provides the ability for management to nullify problematic behaviors and develop well rounded and productive employees. Constructive feedback shows an employee that management cares about them and will invest time and effort into their careers.

By the end of this Delivering Constructive Criticism Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Understand when feedback should take place
  • Learn how to prepare and plan to deliver constructive criticism
  • Determine the appropriate atmosphere in which it should take place
  • Identify the proper steps to be taken during the session
  • Know how emotions and certain actions can negatively impact the effects of the session
  • Recognise the importance of setting goals and the method used to set them

10. Public Speaking: Deliver Powerful Speeches and Outstanding Presentations

According to a recent survey, 41% of people list public speaking as their biggest fear. Forget small spaces, darkness, and spiders, standing up in front of a crowd and talking is far more terrifying for most people. Through this course you will become more confident and relaxed in front of an audience which will translate into a successful speaking event.

However, mastering this fear and getting comfortable speaking in public can be a great ego booster, not to mention a huge benefit to your career. The Public Speaking course will give you some basic public speaking skills, including in-depth information on developing an engaging program and delivering your presentation with power.

By the end of this Public Speaking Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the different types of public speaking opportunities
  • Identify your message
  • Write a speech
  • Use humor effectively
  • Deal with criticism
  • Overcome nervousness
  • Deliver a speech
  • Handle questions change the pace based on the audience’s reactions.

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Ultimate Communication Strategies Bundle, 10 Courses includes the following courses, below is a summary of each course: 

Course 1 - Communication Strategies

Section One: Getting Started

Section Two: The Big Picture

  • What is Communication?
  • How Do We Communicate?
  • Who’s Listening?

Section Three: Barriers to Communication

  • It All Starts with Me
  • Common Barriers to Communication
  • Language Barriers
  • Cultural Barriers
  • Location Barriers

Section Four: Paraverbal Communication Skills

  • The Power of Pitch
  • The Power of Tone
  • Vocal Speed Camera

Section Five: Non-Verbal Communication

  • Your Body Speaks its own Language

Section Six: Speak Like a STAR
Using STAR

  • Situation
  • Task
  • Action
  • Response

Section Seven: Listening Skills

  • Ten Ways to Listen Better Today
  • Understanding Active Listening
  • Sending Positive Signals to Others

Section Eight: Asking Good Questions

  • Asking Open Questions
  • Probing Questions

Section Nine: Appreciative Inquiry

  • The Four Stages
  • The Purpose of Appreciative Inquiry

Section Ten: The Art of Conversation Using SPEAC

  • Suppose
  • Prepare
  • Enquire
  • Ascertain
  • Change

Section Eleven: Advanced Communication Skills

  • Precipitating Factors
  • Common Ground

Section Twelve: Wrapping up

Course 2 - Interpersonal Skills

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Verbal Communication Skills

  • Listening and hearing: they aren't the same thing
  • Asking questions
  • Communicating with power

Module Three - Non-Verbal Communication Skills

  • Body language
  • The signals you sent to others
  • It's not what you say, it's how you say it

Module Four - Making Small Talk and Moving Beyond

  • Starting a conversation
  • The four levels of conversation

Module Five - Moving the Conversation Along

  • Asking for examples
  • Using repetition
  • Using summary questions
  • Asking for clarity and completeness

Module Six - Remembering Names

  • Creating a powerful introduction
  • Using Mnemonics
  • Uh-oh... I've forgotten your name

Module Seven - Influencing Skills

  • Seeing the other side
  • Building a bridge
  • Giving in without giving up

Module Eight - Bringing People to Your Side

  • A dash of emotion
  • Plenty of facts
  • Bringing it all together

Module Nine - Sharing your Opinion

  • Using I-messages
  • Disagreeing constructively
  • Building consensus

Module Ten - Negotiation Basics

  • Preparation
  • Opening
  • Bargaining
  • Closing

Module Eleven - Making an Impact

  • Creating a powerful first impression
  • Assessing a situation
  • Being zealous without being offensive

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 3 - Body Language Basics

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two -Communicating with Body Language

  • Learning a new language
  • The power of body language
  • More than words
  • Actions speak louder than words

Module Three - Reading Body Language

  • Head position
  • Translating gestures into words
  • Open vs Closed body language
  • The eyes have it

Module Four - Body Language Mistakes

  • Poor posture
  • Invading personal space
  • Quick movements
  • Fidgeting

Module Five - Gender Differences

  • Facial Expressions
  • Personal Distances
  • Female Body Language
  • Male Body Language

Module Six - Nonverbal Communication

  • Common gestures
  • The signals you send to others
  • It's not what you say, it's how you say it
  • What your posture says

Module Seven - Facial Expressions

  • Linked with emotion
  • Micro-expressions
  • Facial action coding systems (FACS)
  • Universal facial expressions

Module Eight - Body Language in Business

  • Communicate with power
  • Cultural differences
  • Building trust
  • Mirroring

Module Nine - Lying and Body Language

  • Watch their hands
  • Forced smiles
  • Eye contact
  • Changes in posture

Module Ten - Improve your Body Language

  • Be aware of your movements
  • The power of confidence
  • Position and posture
  • Practice in a mirror

Module Eleven - Matching your Words to your Movement

  • Involuntary movements
  • Say what you mean
  • Always be consistent
  • Actions will trump words

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 4 - Negotiation Skills

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Understanding Negotiation

  • Types of negotiations
  • The three phases
  • Skills for successful negotiation

Module Three - Getting Prepared

  • Establishing your WATNA and BATNA
  • Identifying your WAP
  • Identifying your ZOPA
  • Personal preparation

Module Four - Laying the Groundwork

  • Setting the time and place
  • Establishing common ground
  • Creating a negotiation framework
  • The negotiation process

Module Five - Phase One - Exchanging Information

  • Getting off on the right foot
  • What to share
  • What to keep to yourself

Module Six - Phase Two - Bargaining

  • What to expect
  • Techniques to try
  • How to break an impasse

Module Seven - About Mutual Gain

  • Three ways to see your options
  • About mutual gain
  • Creating a mutual gain solution
  • What do I want?
  • What do they want?
  • What do we want?

Module Eight - Phase Three - Closing

  • Reaching consensus
  • Building an agreement
  • Setting the terms of the agreement

Module Nine - Dealing with Difficult Issues

  • Being prepared for environmental tactics
  • Dealing with personal attacks
  • Controlling your emotions
  • Deciding when it's time to walk away

Module Ten - Negotiating Outside the Boardroom

  • Adapting the process for smaller negotiations
  • Negotiating via telephone
  • Negotiating via email

Module Eleven - Negotiating on Behalf of Someone Else

  • Choosing the negotiating team
  • Covering all the bases
  • Dealing with tough questions

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 5 - Emotional Intelligence

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - What is Emotional Intelligence?

  • Self-management
  • Self-awareness
  • Self-regulation
  • Self-motivation
  • Empathy

Module Three - Skills in Emotional Intelligence

  • How to accurately perceive emotions
  • Use emotions to facilitate thinking
  • Manage emotions

Module Four - Verbal Communication Skills

  • Focused listening
  • Asking questions
  • Communicating with flexibility and authenticity

Module Five - Non-Verbal Communication Skills

  • Body Language
  • It's not what you say, it's how you say it

Module Six - Social Management and Responsibility

  • Benefits of emotional intelligence
  • Articulate your emotions using language

Module Seven - Tools to Regulate your Emotions

  • Seeing the other side
  • Self-management and self-awareness
  • Giving in without giving up

Module Eight - Gaining Control

  • Using coping thoughts
  • Using relaxation techniques
  • Bringing it all together

Module Nine - Business Practices (Part 1)

  • Understand emotions and how to manage them in the workplace
  • Role of emotional intelligence at work
  • Disagreeing constructively

Module Ten - Business Practices (Part 2)

  • Optimism
  • Pessimism
  • The balance between optimism and pessimism

Module Eleven - Making an Impact

  • Creating a powerful first impression
  • Assessing a situation
  • Being zealous without being offensive

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 6 - Assertiveness and Self-Confidence

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - What does Self-Confidence mean to you?

  • What is Assertiveness?
  • What is Self-Confidence?
  • The Four styles

Module Three - Obstacle to our Goals

  • Types of negative thinking
  • Personal Application

Module Four - Communication Skills

  • Listening and hearing; they aren't the same thing
  • Asking questions
  • Body language

Module Five - The Importance of Goal Setting

  • Why goal setting is important
  • Setting SMART goals

Module Six - Feeling the Part

  • Identifying your worth
  • Creating positive self-talk
  • Identifying and addressing strengths and weaknesses

Module Seven - Looking the Part

  • The importance of appearance
  • The role of body language
  • First impressions count

Module Eight - Sounding the Part

  • It's how you say it
  • Sounding confident
  • Using "I" messages

Module Nine - Powerful Presentations

  • What to do when you're on the spot
  • Using STAR to make your case

Module Ten - Coping Techniques

  • Building rapport
  • Expressing disagreement
  • Coming to consensus

Module Eleven - Dealing with Difficult Behavior

  • Dealing with difficult situations
  • Key tactics

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 7 - Appreciative Inquiry

Module One - Geting Started

By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Know the meaning of appreciative inquiry
  • Think in positive terms and avoid thinking  negatively
  • Encourage others to think positively
  • Recognise positives attributes in people
  • Create positive imagery
  • Manage and guide employees in a positive environment

Module Two - Introducing Appreciative Inquiry

  • What is Appreciative Inquiry?
  • Generating a Better Future
  • Engaging People in Positive Thought
  • Change the Person, Change the Organisation

Module Three - Changing the Way You Think

  • Shifting from "What's Wrong?" to "What's Right?"
  • It's not eliminating mistakes - It's holding up success
  • Positive language will affect people's thinking
  • Limit or remove negative phrasing

Module Four - Four D Model

  • Discovery
  • Dream
  • Design
  • Delivery

Module Five - Four I Model

  • Initiate
  • Inquire
  • Imagine
  • Innovate

Module Six - Appreciative Inquiry Interview Style

  • Framing positive questions
  • Solicit positive stories
  • Finding what works
  • Recognize the reoccurring themes

Module Seven - Anticipatory Reality

  • Imagining a successful future will affect the present
  • Controlling negative anticipation
  • Current decisions will be influenced positively
  • Base it on Data and Real examples

Module Eight - The Power of Positive Imagery

  • Shaping performance with positive imagery
  • Being better prepared for adversity
  • People are more flexible and creative
  • Think of the perfect situation

Module Nine - Influencing Change Through Appreciative Inquiry

  • Using strengths to solve challenges
  • Confidence will promote positive change
  • Inquiry is a seed change
  • People will gravitate towards what is expected of them

Module Ten - Coaching and Managing with Appreciative Inquiry

  • Build around what works
  • Focus on increases
  • Recognise the best in people
  • Limit or remove negative comments

Module Eleven - Creating a Positive Core

  • Strengths
  • Best Practices
  • Peak Experiences
  • Successes

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 8 - Conflict Resolution

Section One: Getting Started

Section Two: Introduction to Conflict Resolution

  • Conflict, What Is It?
  • What is Effective Conflict Resolution?
  • Understanding the Effective Conflict Resolution Process

Section Three: Effective Conflict Resolution Styles

  • Collaborating
  • Competing
  • Compromising
  • Accommodating
  • Avoiding

Section Four: Creating a Communicative Atmosphere

  • Defuse Emotions
  • Setting Ground Rules
  • Choosing the Time and Place

Section Five: Mutual Understanding

  • What Do I Want?
  • What Do They Want?
  • What Do We Want?

Section Six: Focusing on Individual and Shared Needs

  • Identify Common Ground
  • Build Positive Energy and Goodwill
  • Strengthen Your Partnership

Section Seven: Analysing to the Root Cause

  • Examining Root Causes
  • Creating a Cause and Effect Diagram
  • Identifying the Benefits of Resolution

Section Eight: Create Options

  • Generate, Don’t Evaluate
  • Creating Mutual Gain Options and Multiple Option Solutions
  • Digging Deeper into Your Options

Section Nine: Solution Building

  • Creating Criteria
  • Creating a Shortlist
  • Choosing a Solution
  • Building a Plan

Module Ten: The Short Version of the Process

  • Evaluating the Situation 
  • Choosing Your Steps 
  • Creating an Action Plan 
  • Using Individual Process Steps

Module Eleven: Additional Tools

  • Stress and Anger Management Techniques 
  • The Agreement Frame 
  • Asking Open Questions

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 9 - Delivering Constructive Criticism

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - When Should Feedback Occur?

  • Repeated events or behavior
  • Breaches in Company policy
  • When informal feedback has not worked
  • Immediately after the occurrence

Module Three - Preparing and Planning

  • Gather facts on the issue
  • Practice your tone
  • Create an action plan
  • Keep written records

Module Four - Choosing a Time and Place

  • Check the ego at the door
  • Criticize in private, praise in public
  • It has to be face to face
  • Create a safe atmosphere

Module Five - During the session (Part 1)

  • The feedback sandwich
  • Monitor body language
  • Check for understanding
  • Practice active listening

Module Six - During the Session (Part 2)

  • Set goals
  • Be collaborative
  • Ask for a self-assessment
  • Always keep emotions in check

Module Seven - Setting Goals

  • SMART goals
  • The Three P's
  • Ask for their input
  • Be as specific as possible

Module Eight - Diffusing Anger or Negative Emotions

  • Choose the correct words
  • Stay on topic
  • Empathize
  • Try to avoid "You messages"

Module Nine - What Not to Do

  • Attacking or blaming
  • Not giving them a chance to speak
  • Talking down
  • Becoming emotional

Module Ten - After the Session (Part 1)

  • Set up a follow-up meeting
  • Make yourself available
  • Be very specific with the instuctions
  • Provide support and resources

Module Eleven - After the Session (Part 2)

  • Focus on the future
  • Measuring results
  • Was the action plan followed?
  • If improvement is not seen, then what?

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 10 - Public Speaking

Section One: Getting Started

  • Objectives

Section Two: Different Types of Speech

  • Different Public Speaking Opportunities
  • Time, the Defining Factor

Section Three: What’s the Message

  • Needs Analysis
  • Profile Your Audience
  • Identifying Key Questions and Concerns

Section Four: Speak Like a STAR

  • Using STAR
  • S = Situation
  • T = Task
  • A = Action
  • R = Result

Section Five: Verbal Communication Skills

  • Ten Ways to Listen Better Today
  • Asking Questions
  • Paraverbal communication

Section Six: Non-Verbal Communication

  • Your Body speaks its own Language
  • The Signals You Send
  • The Power of Tone

Section Seven: Nervousness

  • Preparing Mentally using Visualisation
  • Breathing
  • A Few Extra Tips

Section Eight: Make them Laugh

  • Humour is good, but it's not stand up
  • What Makes a Joke

Section Nine: Preparing to Speak

  • Organising what you’re going to Say
  • Why Write a Speech?
  • Face the Critic

Section Ten: Delivering Your Speech

  • Don’t Underestimate the Delivery
  • Seat of your pants

Section Eleven: Questions and Tips

  • Q&A Sessions
  • Some Killer Moves

Section Twelve: Wrapping Up

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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Very informative and gave some great resources to use in the future when dealing with others in a professional and personal aspect.

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The course is very helpful on solidifying the foundational knowledge ! I do enjoy it :)

24 May 2020 12:44:16 AM

I desperately needed this course as we are most of the time in negotiation positions these days. I am a logic person and knowing emotions are leading to closing stage in negotiations and different scenarios and techniques to use to be successful in a negotiation were very important parts of this course. Thanks for providing a complete and informative course.

23 May 2020 04:37:07 AM

Good course, I enjoyed it thanks.

22 May 2020 09:39:23 PM

Thank you

22 May 2020 08:14:47 PM

this has been a very beneficial course for me . it is also user friendly thank you for the lay out of notes and questions

22 May 2020 01:07:28 PM

Thoroughly enjoyed this course, thankyou.

20 May 2020 06:33:46 PM

great layout for learning

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About this Course

Build Better, Stronger, and More Fulfilling Relationships - 10 Courses in this Bundle

  1. Communication Strategies

  2. Interpersonal Skills

  3. Body Language Basics

  4. Negotiation Skills

  5. Emotional Intelligence

  6. Assertiveness and Self-Confidence

  7. Appreciative Inquiry

  8. Conflict Resolution

  9. Delivering Constructive Criticism

  10. Public Speaking

1. Communication Strategies: Build Better, Stronger, and More Fulfilling Relationships 

For the better part of every day, we are communicating to and with others. Whether it’s the speech you deliver in the boardroom, the level of attention you give your spouse when they are talking to you, or the look that you give to the cat, it all means something.

These communication skills training courses will help you understand the different methods of communication and how to make the most of each of them.

Course Topics:

  • Paraverbal Communication
  • Body Language
  • The four stages in the Appreciative Inquiry model are known as the 4-D cycle
  • Speaking Like a Star
  • Positive Signals

By the end of this Communication Strategies Online Course, you will be able to:

  • Understand what communication is
  • Understand the different ways communication takes place
  • Overcome communication blockages
  • Make the most of non-verbal and paraverbal communication
  • Understand and utilize the STAR method
  • Listen actively and effectively
  • Ask good questions
  • Use appreciative inquiry as a communication tool
  • Establish common ground with others

2. Interpersonal Skills: Learn Powerful Communication Skills!

We've all met that dynamic, charismatic person that just have a way with others, and has a way of being remembered. You will identify ways of creating a powerful introduction, remembering names, and managing situations when you’ve forgotten someone’s name.

The Interpersonal Skills course will help you work towards being that unforgettable person by providing communication skills, negotiation techniques, tips on making an impact, and advice on networking and starting conversations. You will also identify the skills needed in starting a conversation, moving a conversation along, and progressing to higher levels of conversation.

By the end of this Interpersonal Skills Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the difference between hearing and listening
  • Know some ways to improve the verbal skills of asking questions and communicating with power
  • Understand what non-verbal communication is and how it can enhance interpersonal relationships
  • Identify the skills needed in starting a conversation, moving a conversation along, and progressing to higher levels of conversation
  • Identifying ways of creating a powerful introduction, remembering names, and managing situations when you've forgotten someone's name
  • Understand how seeing the other side, building bridges and giving in without giving up can improve skills in influencing other people
  • Understand how the use of facts and emotions can help bring people to your side
  • Identify ways of sharing one's opinions constructively
  • Learn tips in preparing for a negotiation, opening a negotiation, bargaining, and closing a negotiation
  • Learn tips in making an impact through powerful first impressions, situation assessment and being zealous without being offensive

3. Body Language Basics: Understanding Body Language is a Great Advantage in Daily Communication

Can you tell if someone is telling the truth just by looking at them? It is a skill that a lot of people do not have. Through Body Language Basics you will be given a set of tools to use to your advantage. These tools can be utilized in the office and at home. Understanding Body Language will provide you a great advantage in your daily communications.

Body Language Basics will provide you with a great set of skills to understand that what is not said is just as important than what is said. It will also give you the ability to see and understand how your own Body Language is being seen. You will be able to adjust and improve the way you communicate through non-verbal communications.

By the end of this Body Language Basics Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Define body language
  • Understand the benefits and purpose of interpreting body language
  • Learn to interpret basic body language movements
  • Recognise common mistakes when interpreting body language
  • Understand your own body language and what you are communicating
  • Practice your body language skills

4. Negotiation Skills: Understand The Phases Of Negotiation

Although people often think of boardrooms, suits, and million dollar deals when they hear the word negotiation, the truth is that we negotiate all the time.

This course will give you an understanding of the phases of negotiation, tools to use during a negotiation, and ways to build win-win solutions for all those involved.

The Negotiation Skills course will give you a sense of understanding your opponent and have the confidence to not settle for less than what you feel is fair. You will learn that an atmosphere of respect is essential, as uneven negations could lead to problems in the future.

By the end of this Negotiation Skills Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the basic types of negotiations, the phases of negotiations, and the skills needed for successful negotiating
  • Understand and apply basic negotiating concepts
  • Lay the groundwork for negotiation
  • Identify what information to share and what to keep to yourself
  • Understand basic bargaining techniques
  • Apply strategies for identifying mutual gain
  • Understand how to reach consensus and set the terms of agreement
  • Deal with personal attacks and other difficult issues
  • Use the negotiating process to solve everyday problems
  • Negotiate on behalf of someone else

5. Emotional Intelligence: Control Your Actions and Emotions in A Positive Way

Emotional intelligence describes the ability to understand one's own feelings. It also provides great insight on how emotion influences motivation and behavior. The concepts of Emotional Intelligence have been around since the early 20th century, but the term was first introduced by Wayne Payne in 1985.

With our Emotional Intelligence course you will gain a better understanding of self-management and self-awareness. This in turn will give you better insight and control over your actions and emotions. With a greater understanding of emotions you will experience a positive impact on your professional and personal lives.

By the end of this Emotional Intelligence Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Define and practice self-management, self-awareness, self-regulation, self-motivation and empathy
  • Understand, use and manage your emotions
  • Verbally communicate with others
  • Successfully communicate with others in a non-verbal manner
  • Identify the benefits of emotional intelligence
  • Relate emotional intelligence to the workplace
  • Balance optimisim and pessimism
  • Effectively impact others

6. Assertiveness and Self-Confidence: How To Be A High Achiever and Succeed in Life!

Self-confident and assertiveness are two skills that are crucial for success in life. If you don't feel worthy, and/or you don't know how to express your self-worth when communicating with others, life can be very painful. These skills will provide opportunities and benefits in your professional and personal lives.

The Assertiveness and Self-Confidence course will give you an understanding of what assertiveness and self-confidence mean and how to develop those feelings in your day-to-day lives. These skills will encompass many aspects of your life and have a positive effect.

By the end of the Assertiveness and Self-Confidence Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Define assertiveness and self-confidence, and list the 4 styles of communication
  • Describe the types of negative thinking, and how one can overcome negative thoughts
  • Explain the difference between listening and hearing, and understand the importance of body language and questioning skills in communication
  • Define the importance of goal setting, and practice setting SMART goals for assertive behavior
  • Utilise methodologies for understanding your worth - and the use of positive talk
  • List reasons why a pleasing appearance and body language are critical for creating a strong first impression
  • Practice sending positive communications phrased as "I-Messages"
  • Use the STAR model to make your case during a presentation challenge
  • Display rapport-building skills through assertive methods of expressing disagreement and consensus - building techniques
  • Practice strategies for gaining positive outcomes in difficult interpersonal situations.

7. Appreciative Inquiry: Strengthen an Organization by Creating a Positive Environment

Organizations can be thought of as a living being made up of the individuals working within it. Appreciative Inquiry has the ability to change the whole organization by changing the people. Through positive questioning employees will be directed to move in a positive direction. Recognizing the strengths and values of what works, as opposed to what's wrong will transform the individuals and in turn transform the organization.

Appreciative Inquiry is a shift from looking at problems and deficiencies and instead focusing on strengths and successes. It is a tool for change, and it will strengthen relationships throughout your business. Through best practices and positive stories you are able to transform your organization.

By the end of this Appreciative Inquiry Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Know the meaning of appreciative inquiry
  • Think in positive terms and avoid thinking negatively
  • Encourage others to think positively
  • Recognise positive attributes in people
  • Create positive imagery
  • Manage and guide employees in a positive environment

8. Conflict Resolution: Learn How To Resolve Conflicts of Any Size

There are many ways to resolve conflicts - surrendering, running away, overpowering your opponent with violence, filing a lawsuit, etc.

Conflict resolution grew out of the belief that there are better options than using violence or going to court. Today, conflict resolution is used in a wide range of industries covering an array of different situations. This course will demonstrate the six-step process to resolve conflicts of any size.

You will also learn crucial conflict resolution skills, including dealing with anger and using the Agreement Frame.

Course Topics:

  • Building Positive Energy
  • Fishbone Diagram
  • Agreement Frame

By the end of this Conflict Resolution Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Understand what conflict and effective conflict resolution mean.
  • Understand all six phases of the conflict resolution process.
  • Understand the five main styles of conflict resolution.
  • Be able to adapt the process for all types of conflicts.
  • Be able to break out parts of the process and use those tools to prevent conflict.
  • Be able to use basic communication tools, such as the agreement frame and open questions.
  • Be able to use basic anger and stress management techniques

9. Delivering Constructive Criticism: How to Manage Criticism to Benefit Your Organization

Delivering Constructive Criticism is one of the most challenging things for anyone. Through this course you will gain valuable knowledge and skills that will assist with this challenging task. When an employee commits an action that requires feedback or criticism it needs to be handled in a very specific way.

Constructive Criticism if done correctly will provide great benefits to your organization. It provides the ability for management to nullify problematic behaviors and develop well rounded and productive employees. Constructive feedback shows an employee that management cares about them and will invest time and effort into their careers.

By the end of this Delivering Constructive Criticism Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Understand when feedback should take place
  • Learn how to prepare and plan to deliver constructive criticism
  • Determine the appropriate atmosphere in which it should take place
  • Identify the proper steps to be taken during the session
  • Know how emotions and certain actions can negatively impact the effects of the session
  • Recognise the importance of setting goals and the method used to set them

10. Public Speaking: Deliver Powerful Speeches and Outstanding Presentations

According to a recent survey, 41% of people list public speaking as their biggest fear. Forget small spaces, darkness, and spiders, standing up in front of a crowd and talking is far more terrifying for most people. Through this course you will become more confident and relaxed in front of an audience which will translate into a successful speaking event.

However, mastering this fear and getting comfortable speaking in public can be a great ego booster, not to mention a huge benefit to your career. The Public Speaking course will give you some basic public speaking skills, including in-depth information on developing an engaging program and delivering your presentation with power.

By the end of this Public Speaking Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the different types of public speaking opportunities
  • Identify your message
  • Write a speech
  • Use humor effectively
  • Deal with criticism
  • Overcome nervousness
  • Deliver a speech
  • Handle questions change the pace based on the audience’s reactions.

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Ultimate Communication Strategies Bundle, 10 Courses includes the following courses, below is a summary of each course: 

Course 1 - Communication Strategies

Section One: Getting Started

Section Two: The Big Picture

  • What is Communication?
  • How Do We Communicate?
  • Who’s Listening?

Section Three: Barriers to Communication

  • It All Starts with Me
  • Common Barriers to Communication
  • Language Barriers
  • Cultural Barriers
  • Location Barriers

Section Four: Paraverbal Communication Skills

  • The Power of Pitch
  • The Power of Tone
  • Vocal Speed Camera

Section Five: Non-Verbal Communication

  • Your Body Speaks its own Language

Section Six: Speak Like a STAR
Using STAR

  • Situation
  • Task
  • Action
  • Response

Section Seven: Listening Skills

  • Ten Ways to Listen Better Today
  • Understanding Active Listening
  • Sending Positive Signals to Others

Section Eight: Asking Good Questions

  • Asking Open Questions
  • Probing Questions

Section Nine: Appreciative Inquiry

  • The Four Stages
  • The Purpose of Appreciative Inquiry

Section Ten: The Art of Conversation Using SPEAC

  • Suppose
  • Prepare
  • Enquire
  • Ascertain
  • Change

Section Eleven: Advanced Communication Skills

  • Precipitating Factors
  • Common Ground

Section Twelve: Wrapping up

Course 2 - Interpersonal Skills

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Verbal Communication Skills

  • Listening and hearing: they aren't the same thing
  • Asking questions
  • Communicating with power

Module Three - Non-Verbal Communication Skills

  • Body language
  • The signals you sent to others
  • It's not what you say, it's how you say it

Module Four - Making Small Talk and Moving Beyond

  • Starting a conversation
  • The four levels of conversation

Module Five - Moving the Conversation Along

  • Asking for examples
  • Using repetition
  • Using summary questions
  • Asking for clarity and completeness

Module Six - Remembering Names

  • Creating a powerful introduction
  • Using Mnemonics
  • Uh-oh... I've forgotten your name

Module Seven - Influencing Skills

  • Seeing the other side
  • Building a bridge
  • Giving in without giving up

Module Eight - Bringing People to Your Side

  • A dash of emotion
  • Plenty of facts
  • Bringing it all together

Module Nine - Sharing your Opinion

  • Using I-messages
  • Disagreeing constructively
  • Building consensus

Module Ten - Negotiation Basics

  • Preparation
  • Opening
  • Bargaining
  • Closing

Module Eleven - Making an Impact

  • Creating a powerful first impression
  • Assessing a situation
  • Being zealous without being offensive

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 3 - Body Language Basics

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two -Communicating with Body Language

  • Learning a new language
  • The power of body language
  • More than words
  • Actions speak louder than words

Module Three - Reading Body Language

  • Head position
  • Translating gestures into words
  • Open vs Closed body language
  • The eyes have it

Module Four - Body Language Mistakes

  • Poor posture
  • Invading personal space
  • Quick movements
  • Fidgeting

Module Five - Gender Differences

  • Facial Expressions
  • Personal Distances
  • Female Body Language
  • Male Body Language

Module Six - Nonverbal Communication

  • Common gestures
  • The signals you send to others
  • It's not what you say, it's how you say it
  • What your posture says

Module Seven - Facial Expressions

  • Linked with emotion
  • Micro-expressions
  • Facial action coding systems (FACS)
  • Universal facial expressions

Module Eight - Body Language in Business

  • Communicate with power
  • Cultural differences
  • Building trust
  • Mirroring

Module Nine - Lying and Body Language

  • Watch their hands
  • Forced smiles
  • Eye contact
  • Changes in posture

Module Ten - Improve your Body Language

  • Be aware of your movements
  • The power of confidence
  • Position and posture
  • Practice in a mirror

Module Eleven - Matching your Words to your Movement

  • Involuntary movements
  • Say what you mean
  • Always be consistent
  • Actions will trump words

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 4 - Negotiation Skills

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Understanding Negotiation

  • Types of negotiations
  • The three phases
  • Skills for successful negotiation

Module Three - Getting Prepared

  • Establishing your WATNA and BATNA
  • Identifying your WAP
  • Identifying your ZOPA
  • Personal preparation

Module Four - Laying the Groundwork

  • Setting the time and place
  • Establishing common ground
  • Creating a negotiation framework
  • The negotiation process

Module Five - Phase One - Exchanging Information

  • Getting off on the right foot
  • What to share
  • What to keep to yourself

Module Six - Phase Two - Bargaining

  • What to expect
  • Techniques to try
  • How to break an impasse

Module Seven - About Mutual Gain

  • Three ways to see your options
  • About mutual gain
  • Creating a mutual gain solution
  • What do I want?
  • What do they want?
  • What do we want?

Module Eight - Phase Three - Closing

  • Reaching consensus
  • Building an agreement
  • Setting the terms of the agreement

Module Nine - Dealing with Difficult Issues

  • Being prepared for environmental tactics
  • Dealing with personal attacks
  • Controlling your emotions
  • Deciding when it's time to walk away

Module Ten - Negotiating Outside the Boardroom

  • Adapting the process for smaller negotiations
  • Negotiating via telephone
  • Negotiating via email

Module Eleven - Negotiating on Behalf of Someone Else

  • Choosing the negotiating team
  • Covering all the bases
  • Dealing with tough questions

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 5 - Emotional Intelligence

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - What is Emotional Intelligence?

  • Self-management
  • Self-awareness
  • Self-regulation
  • Self-motivation
  • Empathy

Module Three - Skills in Emotional Intelligence

  • How to accurately perceive emotions
  • Use emotions to facilitate thinking
  • Manage emotions

Module Four - Verbal Communication Skills

  • Focused listening
  • Asking questions
  • Communicating with flexibility and authenticity

Module Five - Non-Verbal Communication Skills

  • Body Language
  • It's not what you say, it's how you say it

Module Six - Social Management and Responsibility

  • Benefits of emotional intelligence
  • Articulate your emotions using language

Module Seven - Tools to Regulate your Emotions

  • Seeing the other side
  • Self-management and self-awareness
  • Giving in without giving up

Module Eight - Gaining Control

  • Using coping thoughts
  • Using relaxation techniques
  • Bringing it all together

Module Nine - Business Practices (Part 1)

  • Understand emotions and how to manage them in the workplace
  • Role of emotional intelligence at work
  • Disagreeing constructively

Module Ten - Business Practices (Part 2)

  • Optimism
  • Pessimism
  • The balance between optimism and pessimism

Module Eleven - Making an Impact

  • Creating a powerful first impression
  • Assessing a situation
  • Being zealous without being offensive

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 6 - Assertiveness and Self-Confidence

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - What does Self-Confidence mean to you?

  • What is Assertiveness?
  • What is Self-Confidence?
  • The Four styles

Module Three - Obstacle to our Goals

  • Types of negative thinking
  • Personal Application

Module Four - Communication Skills

  • Listening and hearing; they aren't the same thing
  • Asking questions
  • Body language

Module Five - The Importance of Goal Setting

  • Why goal setting is important
  • Setting SMART goals

Module Six - Feeling the Part

  • Identifying your worth
  • Creating positive self-talk
  • Identifying and addressing strengths and weaknesses

Module Seven - Looking the Part

  • The importance of appearance
  • The role of body language
  • First impressions count

Module Eight - Sounding the Part

  • It's how you say it
  • Sounding confident
  • Using "I" messages

Module Nine - Powerful Presentations

  • What to do when you're on the spot
  • Using STAR to make your case

Module Ten - Coping Techniques

  • Building rapport
  • Expressing disagreement
  • Coming to consensus

Module Eleven - Dealing with Difficult Behavior

  • Dealing with difficult situations
  • Key tactics

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 7 - Appreciative Inquiry

Module One - Geting Started

By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Know the meaning of appreciative inquiry
  • Think in positive terms and avoid thinking  negatively
  • Encourage others to think positively
  • Recognise positives attributes in people
  • Create positive imagery
  • Manage and guide employees in a positive environment

Module Two - Introducing Appreciative Inquiry

  • What is Appreciative Inquiry?
  • Generating a Better Future
  • Engaging People in Positive Thought
  • Change the Person, Change the Organisation

Module Three - Changing the Way You Think

  • Shifting from "What's Wrong?" to "What's Right?"
  • It's not eliminating mistakes - It's holding up success
  • Positive language will affect people's thinking
  • Limit or remove negative phrasing

Module Four - Four D Model

  • Discovery
  • Dream
  • Design
  • Delivery

Module Five - Four I Model

  • Initiate
  • Inquire
  • Imagine
  • Innovate

Module Six - Appreciative Inquiry Interview Style

  • Framing positive questions
  • Solicit positive stories
  • Finding what works
  • Recognize the reoccurring themes

Module Seven - Anticipatory Reality

  • Imagining a successful future will affect the present
  • Controlling negative anticipation
  • Current decisions will be influenced positively
  • Base it on Data and Real examples

Module Eight - The Power of Positive Imagery

  • Shaping performance with positive imagery
  • Being better prepared for adversity
  • People are more flexible and creative
  • Think of the perfect situation

Module Nine - Influencing Change Through Appreciative Inquiry

  • Using strengths to solve challenges
  • Confidence will promote positive change
  • Inquiry is a seed change
  • People will gravitate towards what is expected of them

Module Ten - Coaching and Managing with Appreciative Inquiry

  • Build around what works
  • Focus on increases
  • Recognise the best in people
  • Limit or remove negative comments

Module Eleven - Creating a Positive Core

  • Strengths
  • Best Practices
  • Peak Experiences
  • Successes

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 8 - Conflict Resolution

Section One: Getting Started

Section Two: Introduction to Conflict Resolution

  • Conflict, What Is It?
  • What is Effective Conflict Resolution?
  • Understanding the Effective Conflict Resolution Process

Section Three: Effective Conflict Resolution Styles

  • Collaborating
  • Competing
  • Compromising
  • Accommodating
  • Avoiding

Section Four: Creating a Communicative Atmosphere

  • Defuse Emotions
  • Setting Ground Rules
  • Choosing the Time and Place

Section Five: Mutual Understanding

  • What Do I Want?
  • What Do They Want?
  • What Do We Want?

Section Six: Focusing on Individual and Shared Needs

  • Identify Common Ground
  • Build Positive Energy and Goodwill
  • Strengthen Your Partnership

Section Seven: Analysing to the Root Cause

  • Examining Root Causes
  • Creating a Cause and Effect Diagram
  • Identifying the Benefits of Resolution

Section Eight: Create Options

  • Generate, Don’t Evaluate
  • Creating Mutual Gain Options and Multiple Option Solutions
  • Digging Deeper into Your Options

Section Nine: Solution Building

  • Creating Criteria
  • Creating a Shortlist
  • Choosing a Solution
  • Building a Plan

Module Ten: The Short Version of the Process

  • Evaluating the Situation 
  • Choosing Your Steps 
  • Creating an Action Plan 
  • Using Individual Process Steps

Module Eleven: Additional Tools

  • Stress and Anger Management Techniques 
  • The Agreement Frame 
  • Asking Open Questions

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 9 - Delivering Constructive Criticism

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - When Should Feedback Occur?

  • Repeated events or behavior
  • Breaches in Company policy
  • When informal feedback has not worked
  • Immediately after the occurrence

Module Three - Preparing and Planning

  • Gather facts on the issue
  • Practice your tone
  • Create an action plan
  • Keep written records

Module Four - Choosing a Time and Place

  • Check the ego at the door
  • Criticize in private, praise in public
  • It has to be face to face
  • Create a safe atmosphere

Module Five - During the session (Part 1)

  • The feedback sandwich
  • Monitor body language
  • Check for understanding
  • Practice active listening

Module Six - During the Session (Part 2)

  • Set goals
  • Be collaborative
  • Ask for a self-assessment
  • Always keep emotions in check

Module Seven - Setting Goals

  • SMART goals
  • The Three P's
  • Ask for their input
  • Be as specific as possible

Module Eight - Diffusing Anger or Negative Emotions

  • Choose the correct words
  • Stay on topic
  • Empathize
  • Try to avoid "You messages"

Module Nine - What Not to Do

  • Attacking or blaming
  • Not giving them a chance to speak
  • Talking down
  • Becoming emotional

Module Ten - After the Session (Part 1)

  • Set up a follow-up meeting
  • Make yourself available
  • Be very specific with the instuctions
  • Provide support and resources

Module Eleven - After the Session (Part 2)

  • Focus on the future
  • Measuring results
  • Was the action plan followed?
  • If improvement is not seen, then what?

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 10 - Public Speaking

Section One: Getting Started

  • Objectives

Section Two: Different Types of Speech

  • Different Public Speaking Opportunities
  • Time, the Defining Factor

Section Three: What’s the Message

  • Needs Analysis
  • Profile Your Audience
  • Identifying Key Questions and Concerns

Section Four: Speak Like a STAR

  • Using STAR
  • S = Situation
  • T = Task
  • A = Action
  • R = Result

Section Five: Verbal Communication Skills

  • Ten Ways to Listen Better Today
  • Asking Questions
  • Paraverbal communication

Section Six: Non-Verbal Communication

  • Your Body speaks its own Language
  • The Signals You Send
  • The Power of Tone

Section Seven: Nervousness

  • Preparing Mentally using Visualisation
  • Breathing
  • A Few Extra Tips

Section Eight: Make them Laugh

  • Humour is good, but it's not stand up
  • What Makes a Joke

Section Nine: Preparing to Speak

  • Organising what you’re going to Say
  • Why Write a Speech?
  • Face the Critic

Section Ten: Delivering Your Speech

  • Don’t Underestimate the Delivery
  • Seat of your pants

Section Eleven: Questions and Tips

  • Q&A Sessions
  • Some Killer Moves

Section Twelve: Wrapping Up

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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Great start!! Thank you!

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Very easy to read and learn, enjoyed it very much!

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31 May 2020 07:24:57 AM

very easy to use

30 May 2020 02:57:05 PM

I ENJOYED TAKING THIS COURSE ITS HELPED ME UNDERSTAND A LOT TO DO WITH EMOTIONS AND DEALING OR COPING WITH CERTAIN EMOTIONS

28 May 2020 11:48:20 AM

Very informative and gave some great resources to use in the future when dealing with others in a professional and personal aspect.

28 May 2020 10:11:21 AM

The course is very helpful on solidifying the foundational knowledge ! I do enjoy it :)

24 May 2020 12:44:16 AM

I desperately needed this course as we are most of the time in negotiation positions these days. I am a logic person and knowing emotions are leading to closing stage in negotiations and different scenarios and techniques to use to be successful in a negotiation were very important parts of this course. Thanks for providing a complete and informative course.

23 May 2020 04:37:07 AM

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