Effective Communication [a Cambridge Network Course]

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Any review of essential management skills always puts effective communication close to the top of the list, yet poor communication is at the root of many problems.

Dates Wednesday, December 8, 2021 - Download as vCalendar
Event Times: 09:00 to 17:00
Venue Online
Contact Name Sara Baxter
Email sara.baxter@cambridgenetwork.co.uk
Website Event website

Event details:

This workshop will help managers understand their own communication style, the essentials of good communication and develop their confidence to communicate effectively.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the workshop managers will:

  • understand the essential ingredients of effective communication
  • gain an understanding of their own communication style
  • have developed their own communication skills
  • have gained confidence in how to effectively influence others

Course Content


  • What is effective communication?
  • Barriers to effective communication
  • Verbal and non-verbal communication

The Essential Skills

  • Understanding body language
  • Active listening & questioning techniques
  • Giving and receiving constructive feedback

Effective Influencing

  • How to get your message across
  • Cross-cultural variations in communication
  • Effective influencing in meetings

Developing Self-Awareness

  • Understanding your own communication style
  • Communication Styles questionnaire
  • Understanding Communication Channels
  • When to talk and when to write

Pre-course work

To complete the communications styles questionnaire.

Post-course work

To use an action learning log to continue to develop their understanding of different communication styles, and effective influencing.


Duration: 1 day, 4 x 1.5 hours Credits: 1.8
Max. Delegates: 10 Member Cost: £280.00+VAT
  Non-member Cost: £420.00+VAT



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I offer learning for business performance and personal growth. I help people to be positive, productive, enjoy work and stay healthy. During the 16 years that I have run my own business I have trained over 7,000 people, run numerous leadership development programmes, facilitated a wide variety of workshops and have successfully coached many more people one-to-one and in teams.

My areas of expertise and interest includes resilience & wellbeing, team & leadership development, coaching, facilitation and effective communication.

Industry experience includes - technology (IT, engineering, scientific & biotechnology), healthcare, legal, publishing and recruitment.