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Venue: Stoate Room - Council Offices, Shurnhold, Bath Road, Melksham, SN12 8DQ. View directions

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

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Thursday 3 October 2013

9.30am to 4.30pm

Powell Room, Shurnhold



Target audience:  All councillors looking to develop a fresh approach to the way that they communicate,



Introduction / What is it about?



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





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 will take priority on bookings.





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


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