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Effective Communication Skills Development Training

By: McTimothy Associates Consulting LLC  

Rivers State, Nigeria

18 - 19 Jul, 2022  2 day

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NGN 75,000

Venue: Aldgate Hotel: 22, King Perekule Street GRA Phase 2 Port Harcourt Rivers State.

Other Dates

Venue Date Fee  
The Professional Place: 12b, Olumoroti Street, Gbagada Phase 2, Lagos., Lagos State, Nigeria 07 - 08 Oct, 2022 NGN75000
Aldgate Hotel: 22, King Perekule Street GRA Phase 2 Port Harcourt Rivers State., Rivers State, Nigeria 31 Oct - 01 Nov, 2022 NGN95000

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.

Course Methodology

The workshop is designed to be interactive and participatory. It includes various pedagogical tools to enable participants to function effectively and efficiently in a multilateral environment.

The course will be built on four pedagogical pillars: concept learning (presentations by the consultant), role-playing (group exercises), experience sharing (roundtable discussions) and exposure to case studies and scenarios.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, participants 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

Target Audience

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.

Target Competencies

  • Verbal and non-verbal communication
  • Building rapport
  • Influencing others
  • Inspiring and persuading others
  • Providing and receiving feedback
  • Assertiveness

Course Outline

Day 1

·         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

·         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

DAY 2

·         Diction, Pronunciation, Enunciation, and Elocution  

         Introduction to Received Pronunciation/General American. 

            Pronunciation Skill Assessment 

            Perception, Visual Representation and Production of English Speech Sounds 

·         Unvoiced and Voiced Consonantal Sounds

Short and Long Vowel Sound Comparison

         English Speech Sound Values

         Major Categories of English Vowels

         Principles of Transcription

         "S and Ed" Marker

         Linking R and Dark $Light L

         English Syllabic Consonantal Sounds 

         Consolidation Exercises    

·         English Stressed and Unstressed Form

              Stress Pattern 

              English Heteronyms

              English Intonation 

              Commonly Mispronounced Words 

              Phonetic Transcription of Passages 

              Features of RP

              Reading Exercise 

              Reading of Phonetic Transcription

              Speaking Right *

Aldgate Hotel: 22, King Perekule Street GRA Phase 2 Port Harcourt Rivers State. Jul 18 - 19 Jul, 2022
The Professional Place: 12b, Olumoroti Street, Gbagada Phase 2, Lagos., Lagos State, Nigeria 07 - 08 Oct, 2022
Aldgate Hotel: 22, King Perekule Street GRA Phase 2 Port Harcourt Rivers State., Rivers State, Nigeria 31 Oct - 01 Nov, 2022
NGN 75,000.00
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Patience 09080022449, 08058805333

5% Group Discount for 3-5 participants, or 10% Group Discount for 6 and above participants

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