I've been using the communication techniques from the lessons with my family members. I’ve gotten positive feedback, especially with my husband when we have issues that come up, during negotiations, or when we are discussing hot topics...The past few weeks have been liberating and have brought us closer together.
Since taking this class I developed a relationship with a sibling that I have never been close to and would talk to only once a year. We are very much alike and I feel like I’m talking to a younger version of myself. I even called her for advice and it made her day to help out her big sister for once.
Thank you for the information you have provided during this class. The information was valuable and strengthened tools already in use. I see gains in my relationships at work, with friends, and family. By practicing these techniques and I have great hopes these changes will improve my chances for future growth in my career.
I just wanted to say that out of all the online courses I've taken, this one is by far the one I've enjoyed the most. The material was very helpful. Unlike other classes, I feel like with this one, I actually learned extremely valuable lessons that will help in my personal and professional life.
I just want to say I enjoyed this course a lot. I would recommend everyone to take this course. Thanks!
Thank you, I learned a lot! I really feel like my new skills will help me at work and at home. I took this class because of one difficulty I had at work, but I ended up learning about many different things that will help me in all aspects of my life.
I have found this class to be very useful. I am going to keep the printed copy handy and re-read on a regular basis. There was so much information, I will need to reference it often to use them all. This course gives hope to those who don't feel they are good communicators, and the tools to make them better. It is just a matter of putting it into practice. I have personally seen a difference. I know others can too.
Thank you so much for putting together this course. This class helped me gain insight to becoming a better communicator with my team members at work, customers, and close loved ones. I found this to be a valuable resource for my personal and professional development.
I just wanted to say I thoroughly enjoyed this class! To be quite honest, the only reason i took this class was because it was required by my employer. I wasn't quite sure how this class would be useful for what I do, but as soon as I started this class, I could see that its infinitely useful, not just in work but all aspects of life! I am sure glad I took this class, as I found it very interesting as well. I learned a lot, and will no doubt be referencing my notes frequently...I will highly recommend this class to others!
Thank you for creating and delivering such a great course! I have taken many classes on communication. This course was empowering because of the tools that were given and the excellent responses you gave on the Discussion Board. Dawn, thank you for the experience! It is always the right time to improve my communication skills.
Course Code: kec
Learn the qualities that make someone a great communicator including the five components of achievable goals and how to create win-win situations. Then, learn how to build rapport with almost anyone and become a better listener as you work to keep respect alive in your conversations.
Learn how to pace and lead your conversations and how to contain a conversation — keeping it on track and moving toward your goals. Then, uncover your own learning style and learn to spot the communication style of others. These skills will help you share your views with anyone, even those you previously found difficult to communicate with.
Learn some great ways to regain lost rapport and keep conversations positive. You'll also learn how to acquire flexibility in your communication style, enabling you to stay in great rapport with all types of people. Then, learn some useful motivation strategies and find out how to inspire coworkers and family members toward mutual outcomes.
Improve your presentation skills by learning how to use first-, second- and third-person perspective to increase your awareness and understanding. Then, learn how to build a great work or family team where each team member gives one another equal value and respect.
Learn how to communicate effectively with children. Then, find out how to use affirmations effectively. You'll understand how your subconscious mind works, and you'll learn more about non-verbal communication, which is 96% of communication.
Learn to manage and control your anger to make you a more powerful communicator and keeps goodwill strong by focusing on tools to use when you’re stressed or angry. Finally, go back and take a look at your communication goals to see how far you've come, and you'll set new goals to help you effectively apply your skills to your life after the course.
Dawn Lianna, who holds a Master's degree in counseling and psychology, teaches communication, stress management, natural health, and therapy skills to capacity audiences. A seasoned writer, teacher, and counselor, Lianna is known for her humanitarian style, quick wit, motivational skills and warmth.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
A new session of each course opens each month, allowing you to enroll whenever your busy schedule permits!
Once a session starts, two lessons will be released each week, for the six-week duration of your course. You will have access to all previously released lessons until the course ends.
Keep in mind that the interactive discussion area for each lesson automatically closes 2 weeks after each lesson is released, so you’re encouraged to complete each lesson within two weeks of its release.
The Final Exam will be released on the same day as the last lesson. Once the Final Exam has been released, you will have 2 weeks plus 10 days to complete the Final and finish any remaining lessons in your course. No further extensions can be provided beyond these 10 days.