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To provide individuals with the skills and knowledge to enable them to communicate more confidently and effectively using assertive behaviour techniques.

The training provides participants with the opportunity to work on their own personal and work situations where they want to be more assertive, enabling them to leave the training equipped with some effective, practiced strategies for achieving a more successful outcome.

By the end of this training course, the participants will have:

  • Recognised the three main categories of behaviour, their advantages and disadvantages and how to best respond to them.
  • Tried a wide range of techniques to help them to become more assertive in the workplace.
  • Created an action plan to enable them to build on their new skills going forward

This training Programme runs for 1 days

Welcome and introductions

  • Course objectives and outline for the day
  • Domestic arrangements and style of programme
  • Introducing the Assertiveness Skills Toolkit
  • Facilitator presentation and participant personal introductions

Understanding what makes people assertive and their benefits

  • Types of behaviours
  • Benefits, advantages and disadvantages of each type of behaviour
  • Internal beliefs and their impact
  • Rights and responsibilities
  • Expressing your desired outcome
  • Rotating flipchart group work, facilitated group review, individual questionnaire, pairs exercise and group discussion

Using assertive communication

  • Words and phrases to avoid
  • Positive phrasing
  • Importance and impact of positive body language and voice tone
  • Pairs exercise, facilitation, demonstration and presentation
  • Updating the Assertiveness Skills Toolkit
  • Practice writing assertive response on personal scenario
  • Pairs exercise and practice, facilitated group review

More techniques for developing assertiveness

  • Fogging and broken record technique
  • Ways of saying ‘no’
  • Giving feedback
  • Presentation, meta-planning and small group exercise, facilitated group review

Responding to other behavioural styles

  • Appreciating the impact of the different styles of behavioural on each other
  • Strategies for responding to different behaviour styles
  • Resolving conflict in a constructive way
  • Facilitator presentation, small group exercise, facilitated group review 

Action planning and reflection

– Individual reflection and action planning exercise, facilitated group review
– Course feedback

Available on request.

Our Assertiveness Skills Workshop is available in a variety of formats to best match your needs

In-House training: We bring the training to your location. Available with customized features created to meet your requirements.

Virtual Training: Delivered totally online, our virtual sessions are designed to keep participants engaged through relevant training, activities for practice, and ongoing reinforcement.

  • This course is ideal for those looking to take more control of their working and/or personal life, by finding strategies for being more confident and assertive in achieving their desired outcome, when communicating with others.

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