Effective Communication


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.

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

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the workshop you will:

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

 "Excellent course would recommend to others. Instructor was easy to talk to and group was very well balanced."

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 Credits: 1.8
CPD Points: 6.5 Member Cost: £280.00+VAT
Max. Delegates: 12 Non-member Cost: £420.00+VAT