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Communicating for results

Great communication comprises knowledge, skills and behaviours. Learn more about these and how to apply these when communicating to larger audiences.

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Great communication comprises knowledge, skills and behaviours. Learn more about these and how to apply these when communicating to larger audiences.

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Being able to communicate, to make oneself understood by delivering messages that are interpreted the way they were intended, is as important in leadership and management as it is in life.

This webinar aims to build knowledge, skills and behaviours that will increase effectiveness whatever your current position in the organisation. 

We will examine the science behind communication, identify and offer mitigations to those barriers that sometimes prevent us from being as effective as we might like in this area and show how to adapt our preferred communication style to connect with others.

The preparation for and delivery of presentations provides a specific opportunity for putting many of our communication knowledge, skills, and behaviours into practice. We will show how to do this, using a proven framework, whilst also providing tips and techniques as to how to manage those nerves that sometimes come with communicating in this way and to larger audiences than perhaps, we are used to.

Opportunities for audience interaction are deliberately built into this webinar so attendees will have the chance to ask questions and share their own experiences with the topics covered.

Who should attend?

Anyone interested in understanding how to communicate more effectively, particularly to larger audiences. Particularly suitable for manager/leaders but also for non-leaders with a role influencing or persuading others.

How will I benefit?

• Understand communication blockers and how to overcome these
• Appreciate that the audience’s needs and perspectives may differ from my own – and what I need to do as a result
• Understand the importance of presentation structure
• Prepare effectively for a presentation
• Manage stress and nerves better

Contributes 1 CPD hour

Key topics

• The science of communication
• Communication barriers and how to overcome them
• Different perspectives and why they matter
• Preparing effective presentations
• Presentation structures that work
• Managing nerves


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These trainers regularly teach Communicating for results.

  • John Hattam

    John Hattam

    John has built a successful consulting business in both the private and public sectors, specialising in sales and marketing, product and customer development, and business planning.

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