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    Personal Effectiveness Series: Effecting Positive Engagements
    Provider   Organisational and Staff Development Unit

    This workshop will offer tools and techniques to present yourself in a confidence and assertiveness. It will explore tools to be effective and positive at influencing others.

Duration 1 half day

Course Type Workshop

Booking Status Waiting List

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Target Audience: Academic, research, KE & teaching staff

This workshop will offer tools and techniques to present yourself in a confident and assertive manner. It will help you get your message across and influence others in an effective and positive way whilst still maintaining your authenticity. The workshop will be structured around participants own scenarios which they want to work through and consider alternative solutions to.


  • Appreciate assertive behaviour and understand other working styles.
  • Influencing others in a complex academic environment.
  • Reflect on models of assertiveness.
  • Increased confidence in dealing with difficult situations


UKPSF Dimensions: A5, V1, V4


Delivered By: Gillian Johnstone, OSDU


This workshop is suitable for both STEP and SPIRAL audiences.

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Cancellation Policy

When applying for a course, you should note that there will be a £50* to your department if you cancel within 5** working days or you do not attend, and a £25 charge for cancellations/ non-attendance between 6 and 10 working days. There will be no charge for cancellation made 10 or more working days before the event. Notifications should be made to OSDU@strath.ac.uk

A department is welcome to send someone else in your place if they wish without incurring a charge, providing that person has the necessary pre-requisites for the course. In the case of courses split over more than one day, you must attend ALL parts of the course. If you fail to attend any part you will be charged as outlined above.

*This is the standard charge for cancellation or non-attendance of course of 1 days duration or less. For some courses there may be a higher cancellation charge and if this is the case you will be advised of this at the time of booking.

**Any bookings made within 10 days of the event will incur the charges as specified.