Building Communication Skills  Short Courses

Course Information

Start DateStart TimeDurationCostCourse CodeApply
Wednesday 4 October 2017 18:30 - 20:30 10 weekly classes £440.00 CS1787 Enrolment Closed
Wednesday 17 January 2018 18:30 - 20:30 10 weekly classes £440.00 CS1787 Apply Now
Wednesday 2 May 2018 18:30 - 20:30 10 weekly classes £440.00 CS1787 Apply Now

Course Content

Getting your ideas across successfully requires an understanding of communication styles and behavioural flexibility. This practical evening course in Building Communication Skills will enable you to extend your communication skills by noticing and responding to the non-verbal, subconscious communication of others. You will learn a range of tools and techniques to enhance your communication abilities in a range of situations.

Why Choose the Communication Skills short course?

Our Building Communication Skills short course offers attendees the chance to strengthen their communication skills across a variety of situations.

Delivered from our Central London location, the course is ideal for anyone looking to gain confidence and build on their communication skills.

Tutor Info

Sandra Bynoe joined City, University of London as a Visiting Lecturer in January 2008.

Before joining City, Sandra was a banker, and is now a trainer and accredited SFEDI business consultant who specialises in supporting the SME market and Social Enterprise. She holds a BA Honours degree in Business Studies, an MBA, a Postgraduate Diploma in Lifelong Learning, a Diploma in NLP and has many years' experience coaching junior staff.

English Requirements

Applicants must be proficient in written and spoken English.

What will I learn?

During the Building Communication Skills course, you will learn:

  • To understand  the concepts of NLP to your own internal processes.
  • To identify new insights into the meaning of your own and others' behaviour.
  • To demonstrate that you have begun to fine-tune your perceptions of others' unconscious  communications and to extend the range of your responses.
  • To demonstrate your ability to build and maintain rapport with others through matching them in various ways, including behaviour and specific language patterns.
  • To observe eye accessing cues and understand their meaning.

The course is a fantastic option to broaden your communication skills in new and insightful ways, allowing you to better understand and communicate with others.

All of the course can be applied to the workplace as we look as situations from a work perspective. Student reflect on work and the various relationships, as work is usually the driving force

Teaching and Assessment

Informal assessment will take place through group discussion, class room activities, group discussion, and questions and answers sessions as guided by your tutor.

Recommended Reading

O'Connor, J. and McDermott, I. (1996) Principles of NLP, Thorsons

Charvet, S.R. Words that Change Minds, Hunt Publishing

O'Connor, J. (2001) The NLP Workbook, Thorsons

O'Connor, J. and Seymour, J. (1993) Introducing NLP, HarperCollins

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