What is the course about?
Strong people skills are essential these days. You must be able to communicate, influence and impress both your colleagues and friends to enhance relationships and to make yourself heard. Being able to connect with people and win their trust is vital.
What will we cover?
Analyse what makes people appear confident.
Body language and Posture.
Use of voice – Pace, Pause, Projection and Tone
Identify habits that might hold you back.
Learn an assertive model for tricky conversations and situations
Assert your views with increased confidence and make an impact on otthers
Build rapport and communicate with others.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
Use your voice and body more effectively.
Discover ways to relax and breath more effectively.
Impart information in such a way that people will really ‘hear’ what you say.
Highlight your best qualities.
Make a stronger impact and appear more confident and relaxed in all areas of your life.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Please bring a notepad and pen, and dress appropriately for relaxation and floor work exercises.
As part of the course content, your tutor may record your image for initial and ongoing assessment purposes. You are entitled to decline to participate in the recording of your image.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Any other Voice, Speech or Communication course.
General information and advice on courses at City Lit is available from the Student Centre and Library on Monday to Friday from 12:00 – 19:00.
See the course guide for term dates and further details