Interpersonal Communication

Assertive Communication (2 Days) - Virtual or In-person


This course provides you with an understanding of what assertive communication is and why it is crucial to demonstrate assertive behavior on the job. The skills taught in this course are designed to help you present yourself and your ideas in a more positive and professional manner. Assertive Communication does not mean being abrasive or insensitive. It is an honest, direct, tactful approach to communicating effectively with:

    • Managers
    • Supervisors
    • Co-workers
    • Employees
    • The public

    Performance Objectives: Upon completion of this course you should be able to: 

    • Identify different communication styles.
    • Confront others in an effective and constructive way.
    • Recognize when boundaries have been crossed.
    • Discuss when and how to say “no.”
    • Give & receive feedback from others.
    • Identify and apply assertive communication skills.

    Competencies covered in this course: Communication Effectiveness, Tact & Diplomacy

      Intended Audience: Public sector employees who want to improve their communication skills.

      Virtually Led Trainings: If you’re registering for a virtual training, the classroom link and materials will be sent to you separately within 1-2 business days before the scheduled class date.

      Scheduled Class Location and Dates
      City / Facility Date and Time Course Cost Cancel Date Instructor
      1 Virtual

      Virtual Training
      • Mar 22 2021 8:00am-4:30pm
      • Mar 23 2021 8:00am-4:30pm
      $180.00 Wed, 03/03/2021 - 16:00 Kathy Burrows
      2 Virtual

      Virtual Training
      • Jun 1 2021 8:00am-4:30pm
      • Jun 2 2021 8:00am-4:30pm
      $180.00 Thu, 05/13/2021 - 17:00 Kathy Burrows