I enjoyed the material and all the information that this course presented. It is very helpful in daily life encounter and especially beneficial in the corporate culture."
I enjoyed this course very much. I notice a change at work and with my family. I would recommend this course to everyone."
I found the class very interesting and it gave me some insight on looking at other people when there is conflict between us. It helps to take some of the feelings away to know we have different backgrounds and different ways of doing things."
I found the course to be very informative and helpful for my present situations and future dealings with people. Thank you!!"
I found this course to be very interesting and gave me a great insight into other people's behaviour as well as my own. I especially found the links to other websites and articles very useful."
I gained some very valuable information and have made a binder to keep my lessons and use for a future resource."
I have really enjoyed this course, it is very informative & comprehensive. I found the lessons easy to understand & well-written, I also appreciated Judy's personal references throughout the lessons as examples of communication difficulties, they were very helpful. The supplementary info is also very comprehensive & I am looking forward to exploring the links."
I really enjoyed this class! It opened a new world of understanding family members and friends. I know I'll be much more thoughtful in the future! Thanks for your help!!!"
Judy was wonderful. This class offers so much to people and society, I feel it should be tought in High School to help young adults learn to communicate and deal with other people."
This was an excellent course and I would highly recommend it...The materials are great and I know I will be referring back to these again and again. I was surprised to learn so much about myself in the process and this course will help me improve my interpersonal skills and relationships. Thank you so much for all of the hard work you put into this course."
Course Code: sdp
Discover the answers to four very important questions that impact the success of your relationships with others. Then, learn to see things from others' viewpoints based on their needs, values, beliefs, experiences, skills, knowledge, and self-interests.
Identify four types of hostile people and learn how to analyze your own interactions. Read the identifying characteristics of others and choose appropriate reactions to hostile behaviors. Then, learn appropriate options for interacting well with thinkers and sensors.
Learn and practice appropriate options for dealing effectively with aggressive intuitors. Then, learn ways to effectively handle the difficult subcategories of relaters. Learn to quickly recognize each group and how to improve your interactions with them.
Learn to value relationships with others as well as personal and professional success by identifying whose difficult person you may be. Then, work toward improving your own flexibility skills of confidence, tolerance, empathy, positivity, and respect.
Learn a set of essential characteristics for relating well with others. Review techniques and processes by which you may improve and apply your own versatility skills. Then, learn how to demonstrate and communicate to others through assertive actions and language to ensure your needs are met.
Learn and practice assertive-communication techniques that are simple, yet powerful. Discover how to effectively use your voice and language to improve difficult relationships. Then, learn assertive listening skills that will be crucial to your relational success.
Judy Snyder holds a doctorate degree and over 30 years of experience as a college and university teacher, administrator, and curriculum developer. She has over 15 years' experience as an entrepreneur and freelance writer. Judy specializes in teaching courses in effective communication, relationship skills, project management, and personnel and office management.
There are no prerequisites to take this course.
Instructional material requirements:
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.
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.