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Foundational Communication Skills

Understand the communication process and become a skilled communicator.

Build essential communication skills to navigate different interactions in the job more confidently and effectively.

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Critical Insight

  • Become familiar with the communication process and the context you are communicating in.
  • We can look at people’s communication styles and preferences in many ways. Use your understanding of individual differences to better interpret communication styles.

Impact and Result

  • Grow your understanding of your audience’s communication preferences and needs to best get your message across.
  • Reflect on your own communication style and preferences to help you to gain more insight and patience when communicating with others.

Foundational Communication Skills

Train managers to build foundational communication skills

Train managers to understand the communication process and become skilled communicators.

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