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Leadership Communications


Two Day Workshop


Communication is one of the most powerful - and most overlooked - tools a leader needs. In fact, communication is at the very heart of leadership. Effective leaders understand the subtleties of communication and are able to adapt their styles to meet different demands and situations. This module will enable you to explore and develop your own communication styles and learn how to flexibly apply them in different contexts.

What You Will Learn

At the completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Discuss the importance of communication competency for leaders;
  • Identify his/her personal communication style and approach, including strengths and areas to improve;
  • Describe various types of organizational communication;
  • Select appropriate communication tools and skills for a variety of situations;
  • Adapt communications approaches to suit varied audiences; and,
  • Select media to aid in communicating values and ideas.

What to Expect

This is an interactive course, which includes lectures, group exercises and discussion.

Please come to this course prepared to share your experiences, opinions and perspectives with the class.

There are no prerequisites required. Please come prepared to share your experiences, opinions and perspectives with the class.


" What a great Instructor and course! The two days flew by and I can honestly say I have a lot to take back to my workplace and implement."


"I loved Chris's style of teaching - it was engaging, flexible, and used a variety of media to ensure that concepts were illustrated in numerous ways. People were comfortable sharing thanks to the instructor's personal approach."


"This course gave me tools and insight that will prove valuable for me in the future."

Registration Options

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LEAD6203 - 009 Feb 18 - Feb 19, 2016 Available

Day Date Time Location
Thu, Fri   Feb 18 to Feb 19, 2016 9:00AM to 4:00PM Downtown Campus, Citi Plaza, 125

Course Materials

Materials and handouts will be provided in class.

Attendance Requirements

To complete this course, active participation is required and participants must attend 100% of this course.

Western Employees

This course is pre-approved for Reimbursed tuition for eligible Western employees.

Chris Thompson

Course Fee $460.00 ?
Corporate Course Fee $414.00 ?

Potential Discount(s): Citi Plaza , Western Alumni , Pillar , Amway