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The Worker Institute

Advancing worker rights and collective representation


Effective Communication Skills LB666

$ 199.00

  • May 15, 2015 - Buffalo, NY
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    Class title: Effective Communication
    Buffalo ILR Extension Office, 237 Main Street, Suite 1200, Buffalo, NY
    Faculty: Art Wheaton Jr

For anyone who wants to improve oral presentation skills through instruction and practice in a supportive environment. Overcome reluctance to speak in public, analyze and understand your audience for maximum effectiveness, gain tools to organize your thoughts for a more effective/powerful presentation.

Key topics:

  • Learning to look, learning to listen: Analyzing other speakers. Analyze and understand your audience for maximum effectiveness
  • Tools to organize your thoughts and make your speech more effective/powerful
  • Specific techniques to calm those nerves and butterflies in the stomach
  • Practicing: Watch yourself on video; get constructive and supportive feedback
  • Dealing with a question-and-answer session, including hostile questions