Advanced Communication Skills

Whether you communicate under pressure, manage challenges in interpersonal relationships, or look to build lasting rapport, your communication style and competence are the cornerstones for improving your chances of achieving your objectives.

The aim of this course is to assist you in becoming a more effective communicator by learning how to identify people’s thinking patterns and preferred learning methods, and by tailoring your communication accordingly. Getting a better understanding of how you communicate with others as well as how others communicate with you will result in improved business and personal relationships. Moreover, this course will help you fine-tune the way you interact with others, which can be the key to your workplace and overall success .

Awarding Body

London Institute of
Business & Technology

Duration

5 Days
25 Hours

Start Date

All Year Around

Study Mode

Classroom OR
Distance Learning

By the end of this programme, the participant will be able to:

  • Use advanced communication tools and skills to deliver various types of messages
  • Identify the different personal listening styles and discover their own
  • Apply meta programs to improve understanding of people
  • Describe and harness the power of body language
  • Practice and use assertiveness skills in different situations
  • Demonstrate the use of the secrets of influence for effective communication
  • Defining effective communication
    • Communication: definition and characteristics
    • Myths about communication
    • Communication functions
    • The four laws of communication
    • Evolution of communication
    • Communicating for results
    • Understanding elements of communication
    • The element of noise
    • Mehrabian’s 55-38-7 rule
    • Overcoming communication anxiety and other obstacles
    • Communication etiquette
  • The art of listening
    • Common listening issues
    • Guidelines for effective listening
    • Effective listening and paraphrasing techniques
    • Understanding different listening styles: active versus passive styles
    • Improving the information recall rate
    • Assessing personal listening profiles
  • Internal listening filters
    • Understanding the filter system
    • Sensory input channels
    • Internal filter systems: the 6 layers
    • The 6 listening meta programs
    • Overcoming the 6 filters when communicating
    • Avoiding the loss of information
  • Mastering body language
    • The art of body language
    • Components of non verbal communication
    • The power of appearance
    • Communicating through colors
    • Evaluating your body language skills
    • Eliciting thinking patterns through eye movement
    • Building rapport using body language
  • Advanced assertiveness skills
    • Understanding assertiveness: definition and values
    • Components of passive, assertive and aggressive styles
    • Assertiveness rights and responsibilities
    • Activities for practicing assertive behavior
    • Managing criticism assertively
  • The power of influence and persuasion
    • Definition and characteristics of influence
    • The 6 principles of persuasion: how to apply them
    • Bases and sources of power
    • Dealing with difficult people using persuasion

This course is targeted at employees, supervisors, middle managers and senior managers seeking to take their communication skills to the next level by developing advanced communication techniques and strategies.

5-day training programme – 1,790 USD

How many students are there in a classroom?

It depends on how many would enroll per intake. Even if the number of students are just 1, we still continue with the training as planned. The maximum number of students we will have in a classroom is 10.

Can I request a date that is convenient for me?

Absolutely! We will arrange the training that is convenient for you. The training date is completely customizable.

Can I change the course content?

Yes, if the contents of the course needs to be changed, please let us know. We will communicate with you and get a course outline that works for you finalized.

Does it matter which industry I work at?

It really doesn’t. We take cases and discuss them to cover your industry. If you need the course to be customized and tailored to your industry, we can also do that. You’d have to let us know in advance by filling out the form below.

(The fees include coffee breaks, study materials and working lunches daily)

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