Communication is one of the most important factors influencing the success of organizations and individuals. Communication errors and misunderstandings can result in lost opportunities, lost productivity and worst of all, lost customers. This one-day course combines concepts developed through research with a prime model and key tools that give you the skills you need to communicate more clearly. The solution is not more communication, but clearer communication.
Communicating for Clarity focuses on the following competencies:
Creating a clear and engaging message
Encouraging clear communication from others
Develop messages that have appeal
Identify your own personal needs and customize your message to ensure you get what you need from the communication
Identify the personal needs of others and customize the communication to ensure you get what they need from the communication
Structure messages to enable others to engage in the communication and take appropriate action
Use a variety of Question types to explore the opinions and insights of others
Use specific communication techniques to demonstrate understanding and interest and to guide the communication
Listen more effectively
Who Can Benefit
Those who want to become more effective communicators by ensuring that the message they send is the message that is received
Prework for this course should be completed one week in advance and brought to class.
Determining personal and program objectives
Considering your experience with clear communication
2. Clearly, This is Communication
More than Words
Model for Clear Communication
Facts, Episodes, and Feelings and Long-Term Memory
Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.
Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?
Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.
How can someone reach me during class?
If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.
What languages are used to deliver training?
Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.
What does GTR stand for?
GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.
Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.
Does ExitCertified deliver group training?
Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals, and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.
What does vendor-authorized training mean?
As a vendor-authorized training partner, we offer a curriculum that our partners have vetted. We use the same course materials and facilitate the same labs as our vendor-delivered training. These courses are considered the gold standard and, as such, are priced accordingly.
Is the training too basic, or will you go deep into technology?
It depends on your requirements, your role in your company, and your depth of knowledge. The good news about many of our learning paths, you can start from the fundamentals to highly specialized training.
How up-to-date are your courses and support materials?
We continuously work with our vendors to evaluate and refresh course material to reflect the latest training courses and best practices.
Are your instructors seasoned trainers who have deep knowledge of the training topic?
ExitCertified instructors have an average of 27 years of practical IT experience. They have also served as consultants for an average of 15 years. To stay up to date, instructors will at least spend 25 percent of their time learning new emerging technologies and courses.
Do you provide hands-on training and exercises in an actual lab environment?
Lab access is dependent on the vendor and the type of training you sign up for. However, many of our top vendors will provide lab access to students to test and practice. The course description will specify lab access.
Will you customize the training for our company’s specific needs and goals?
We will work with you to identify training needs and areas of growth. We offer a variety of training methods, such as private group training, on-site of your choice, and virtually. We provide courses and certifications that are aligned with your business goals.
How do I get started with certification?
Getting started on a certification pathway depends on your goals and the vendor you choose to get certified in. Many vendors offer entry-level IT certification to advanced IT certification that can boost your career. To get access to certification vouchers and discounts, please contact email@example.com.
Will I get access to content after I complete a course?
You will get access to the PDF of course books and guides, but access to the recording and slides will depend on the vendor and type of training you receive.
I thought the course was informative and the tools to go over the material were very nice.
Thank Tech Data for sponsoring this course you really take care of your partners.
The platform is very intuitive and easy to navigate. Great tool for learning
Very interactive and in-depth course that really got me ready for the industry
I liked the pace of the course. I like that I have more than instance to use the lab.