Effective Communication in 4 months

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Clear communication is often essential, so why don’t things always go the way you want them to? During the course Effective Communication in 4 Months you will switch off your autopilot and consciously consider the subtle processes involved in personal contact. Among other things, you will examine your communication style and learn what it evokes in others. You will also experience how to constructively connect with your interlocutor. By practicing intensively using your own situations over this four month course, you will considerably improve your communication skills.

Also available in Virtual Classroom

Great news: this course is also available in a fully online version.
Read more about the virtual classroom and watch the video (in Dutch).

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Unique benefits

  • Long term learning effect due to personal action plan
  • Personal support from an experienced communication trainer
  • Insight into your personal development areas
  • Become a strong conversation partner

Result

  • You will listen actively and empathetically
  • You will be able to ask the right questions so you can discover what the other person really means
  • You can get a clear message across about what you think, feel and need
  • You affiliate and connect with the other
  • You can advocate your self-interest without damaging your relationship with the other
  • You can cope with difficult situations
  • You will be more confident and come across more powerfully

Target audience

This course is suitable for anyone wanting to develop their communication skills over a longer period of time.

Want to know if this is a match? Fill in a personal intake.

Want to know if this is a match? Fill in a personal intake.

Programme

Day 1 – Miscommunication and basic skills

  • Miscommunication and other communication difficulties
  • Why talking starts with listening
  • Asking for feedback = getting to know yourself better
  • Set to work… discover your communication style

Day 2 – Insight into your own communication behaviour

  • Assertiveness, the balance between too cautious and too aggressive
  • Non-verbal communication: what you tell, without saying a word
  • Insight into interaction patterns: action is reaction
  • Set to work… what makes being assertive difficult?

Day 3 – Empathise with the other

  • Look at the other: the power of thoughts
  • Empathise with the feelings and concerns of the other
  • Create rapport: a proven method of making contact
  • Set to work… discover your own conflict style

Day 4 – Communicate from your own strength

  • Conflicts: winning without losers
  • Core qualities: seek your pitfalls and find your strengths
  • Set to work… with your personal action plan
Start dates and locations

Study method

Personal growth does not come easily. That’s why the course Effective Communication Skills in 4 Months uses a mix of tools to help you in your learning process. You fill in this process yourself with personal learning goals from your own experience.

Intake | Before the course you will gain access to the interactive learning environment of ICM. Here you will fill in an online intake form in which you answer a number of questions to ascertain your personal learning goals. This clarifies your goals, for yourself and your trainer.

The trainer | The trainer is a professional expert, but above all your personal coach.

Meetings | The meetings are focused on the interaction with your trainer and fellow trainees. Through the use of different working practices you gain new knowledge and insights and practice your skillset. There is a lot of opportunity for you to practice with your own cases and examples from your own working practice.

Personal action plan | At the end of the course you will make a personal action-plan. This supports you in applying what you have learned into daily practice, even after the training has ended.

ICM Certificate | After completing the course, you will receive your ICM certificate.

Study method Virtual Classroom

When you attend this course in the Virtual Classroom, this study method applies (page in Dutch).

Locations & date

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Locations & date

You can follow this course in two ways:

Day: The course times are 9.30 to 17.00 comprising 4 meetings.
Evening: The course times are 19.00 to 22.00 comprising 8 meetings.

This course can also be followed completely online via the virtual classroom.

Would you prefer to take a faster course? Check out the course Effective Communication.

the course takes place in mei 2021, oktober 2021, januari 2022, maart 2022 and mei 2022.

the course is provided in Amsterdam, Arnhem, Breda, Den Bosch, Den Haag, Eindhoven, Enschede, Groningen, Maastricht, Online Virtual Classroom, Rotterdam, Utrecht and Zwolle.

Maximum group size: 12 persons.

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Here is an overview of all 51 courses in the category: Persoonlijke Effectiviteit

Incompany

ICM also offers this course incompany, tailor-made for your organisation.

Investment

The investment is € 1.590,-.

This excludes € 37,50 per day for the day arrangement or € 10,- per evening for the evening arrangement. For online meetings we do not charge arrangements fees. The total investment excludes VAT. Exemption of VAT is possible. In this case you will be charged 10% extra on the investment price. More information.

The invoice for this course will be sent after the first meeting. If you would like to receive it beforehand, you can mention this in the comment section of your enrolment form.

Personal advice

Our advisors will be happy to help you with personal advice, for example about which course best suits your goals. You can also contact our advice department for practical questions.

Our advice department can be reached from 8:30 - 17:30 on telephone number

030 - 29 19 888

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More education and training

Here is an overview of all 51 courses in the category: Persoonlijke Effectiviteit

Incompany

ICM also offers this course incompany, tailor-made for your organisation.