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Venue: Pratchett Room, County Hall, Trowbridge BA14 8JN

Contact: Rita Sanders, Democratic Services, 01225 718 375, Email: rita.sanders@wiltshire.gov.uk 

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Communicating differently

 

 

Date(s)

Time(s)

Venue(s)

Tuesday 10 September 2013

9.30am to 4.30pm

Pratchett Room, County Hall, Trowbridge

 

 

Target audience:  All councillorslooking todevelop afresh approachto theway thatthey communicate.

 

 

 

Introduction / What is it about?

Aim

 

This workshopaims toincrease confidenceand flexibilityin dealingwith peopleand improve effectiveness byintroducing youto moreadvanced communicationskills.

 

 

Objectives

 

By theend ofthis one-dayworkshop participantswill beable to:

 

    understand theimpact ofvoice, bodylanguage andbehaviour onothers

 

    develop trustand presence

    reduce defensiveness  andremove limitingassumptions inpeople's thinking

 

    develop problem-solvingstrategies usingcreative thinking

 

    develop listeningand questioningskills

 

     have strategiesfor managingemotions

 

Cost to Town and Parish Council members wishing to attend:

£80 per attendee, which includes refreshments and all course material

Please note that payment would be required before attending the course.

Confirmation of bookings would be sent as soon as possible. Applicants will be put on a waiting list as Wiltshire councillors have priority when booking.

 

 

 

For course bookings contact Rita Sanders on 01225 718 375 or email councillordevelopment@wiltshire.gov.uk

 

For more information on councillor development please see:

http://thewire.wiltshire.council/index/councillors-area/councillor-development.htm

 
 

 

 

 

 

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