DescriptionFocus on understanding other people's needs and perspectives and learn how to confront problem behavior, stand up for yourself, and interact with authority figures.
Interact successfully with others
Being appropriately assertive and knowing how to use your influence effectively are both critical components in achieving workplace success. Skill in assertiveness leads to better communication, more confidence, and improved interpersonal relationships.
In this course, you will use the Assertiveness Style Profile to reveal which of four distinct assertiveness styles you favor. You will also learn how to make your style work for you in confronting problem behavior, standing up for yourself, and interacting with authority figures. In addition, you will have the opportunity to discuss specific issues you are dealing with in your own work life.
Following this course you will be able to:
- Recognize the impact of your behavior on others
- Have your ideas and opinions heard and accepted
- Give clear, direct messages
- Deal with criticism
- Make and refuse requests
CANCELLATIONS are subject to a ten-percent processing fee if received 5 or fewer working days before the program start. REFUNDS are not granted if you cancel on or after the first day of the program. Notice may be faxed to (612) 624-5359.
Applies Towards the Following Certificates
- Communications Certificate : Elective Courses