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    Techniques for Confident Professional Communication
    Provider   Researcher Development Programme

    This course addresses the psychological and practical challenges of communicating in a range of professional settings, e.g.: communicating with senior colleagues and supervisors; presenting to groups; negotiating with collaborators.

Duration 1 full day

Course Type Webinar

Booking Status Waiting List

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Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students

This course provides the understanding and techniques to help individuals learn how to express themselves confidently and persuasively, whatever the situation. 

By the end of this full day webinar participants will have:

• Understood the characteristics of confident communication and the importance of nonverbal behaviour and psychological dimensions when communicating

• Learned a communication model that will help them understand their own difficulties when asserting themselves and develop the psychological perspectives and communication skills to increase their assertiveness, whatever the attitudes and behaviours of others

• Learned a range of assertive communication techniques, in order to be able to stick to their guns when meeting resistance

• Learned techniques to find and articulate their core message clearly and convincingly to a range of potential stakeholders

• Learned rhetorical tricks to engage and persuade an audience

• Applied the course content to situations from their current work, in order to ensure they will leave the course equipped to immediately implement their learning

Prerequisites: None

Delivered By: Fistral Training and Consultancy Ltd.


Cancellation Policy

If you are unable to attend a course please cancel your place as soon as possible, with at least 3 working days notice via the online booking system http://bookings.strath.ac.uk/mybookings.asp.

Full details of booking conditions can be found at the link below.

PG Certificate in Researcher Professional Development

All postgraduate research students are eligible to access the Researcher Development Programme workshops. This workshop can contribute towards the PG Certificate in Researcher Professional Development (PG Cert RPD).

You can find credit and class information in the Researcher Development Programme Handbook and in NEPTUNE (Engineering, HaSS) or SPIDER (Science).

Please check with your department or Supervisor to confirm if you are enrolled on the PG Cert RPD and how many credits you are expected to achieve if you are unsure.