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Description

Use your natural gift to communicate effectively and hone an improvisational mindset.

Outline

HR Professionals who are proficient at communication are able describe new initiatives, goals and progress; engage in conversations with employees, stakeholders and senior leaders with clarity. You will learn how to leap into one-on-one conversations with enthusiasm and confidence.  By developing an improvisational mindset you’ll be able to communicate authentically with just about anyone in any circumstance. This course will help you learn to embrace ambiguity, let go of judgments, and have meaningful interactions with others that are empathic, vital, and compelling. Through a series of interactive games and exercises you will discover your natural strengths while cultivating a joyful approach to business and interpersonal communication.

Following this course you will be able to:

  • Use the “yes, and” approach and the mindset of improv to contribute and to build on others’ ideas
  • Transform conflict into curiosity
  • Embrace your authentic self and use your natural gifts to communicate effectively
  • Listen actively understand stakeholders concerns at the operational level to build empathy and collaboration
  • Speak comfortably in one-on-one one conversations and with groups
  • Find opportunities in ambiguity; innovate faster and smarter

 

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.

To register for all courses at once and receive a 10% discount, click on the Communications or Human Resource Generalist Certificate link below.

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Section Title
Communicating in the Moment
Type
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Days
F
Time
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Dates
Nov 08, 2019
Campus
Twin Cities
Building
Continuing Education & Conference Center
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
6.0
Location
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $420.00
University of Minnesota Employee non-credit $210.00
Potential Discount(s)
Drop Request Deadline
Nov 01, 2019
Transfer Request Deadline
Nov 07, 2019
Section Details
Contact: Information Center - 612-624-4000 - ccapsinfo@umn.edu
Section Title
Communicating in the Moment
Type
--
Days
F
Time
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Dates
Apr 24, 2020
Campus
Twin Cities
Building
Continuing Education & Conference Center
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
6.0
Location
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $420.00
University of Minnesota Employee non-credit $210.00
Potential Discount(s)
Drop Request Deadline
Apr 17, 2020
Transfer Request Deadline
Apr 23, 2020
Section Details
Contact: Information Center - 612-624-4000 - ccapsinfo@umn.edu
Section Title
Communicating in the Moment
Type
--
Days
F
Time
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Dates
Jul 31, 2020
Campus
Twin Cities
Building
Continuing Education & Conference Center
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
6.0
Location
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $420.00
University of Minnesota Employee non-credit $210.00
Potential Discount(s)
Drop Request Deadline
Jul 24, 2020
Transfer Request Deadline
Jul 30, 2020
Section Details
Contact: Information Center - 612-624-4000 - ccapsinfo@umn.edu
Section Title
Communicating in the Moment
Type
--
Days
W
Time
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Dates
Nov 04, 2020
Campus
Twin Cities
Building
Continuing Education & Conference Center
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
6.0
Location
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $420.00
University of Minnesota Employee non-credit $210.00
Potential Discount(s)
Drop Request Deadline
Oct 28, 2020
Transfer Request Deadline
Nov 03, 2020
Section Details
Contact: Information Center - 612-624-4000 - ccapsinfo@umn.edu
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