Communication and Interpersonal Skills

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Communicating Across Generational Differences

Date: Thurs., Sept. 28
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Participants will discuss the impact of appropriate communication techniques and styles across generations. Explore methods to improve dialogue, as well as, other forms of communication to recognize and overcome barriers.

Navigating Conflict and Respecting Relationships

Date: Thurs., Sept. 28
Time: 1:00 – 4:30 p.m.

Understanding the value of healthy conflict is a skill. Learn how navigating differences can help build an appreciation of others in both professional and personal settings. Develop a plan to arrive at consensus in order to grow and maintain relationships with all personality types.

Developing Your Emotional Intelligence

Date: Wed., Oct. 25
Time: 1:00 – 4:30 p.m.

Emotional Intelligence (EQ) is a set of emotional and social skills that influence the way we perceive and express ourselves, develop and maintain social relationships, cope with challenges, and use emotional information in an effective and meaningful way. Learn about your own EQ strengths and blind spots and techniques for developing your EQ to optimize your professional and personal growth. Information on how to complete the assessment will be communicated to registered participants.

Communicating More Effectively using Your MBTI Type

Date: Thurs., Oct. 26
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Communication is key to successful business and personal interactions. The Myers-Briggs® Type Indicator (MBTI) is a tool that can be used to achieve effective communication with other people. Attend this workshop to learn about your natural communications style and how to adapt your style to communicate more effectively with others. Prerequisite: This workshop is designed to help individuals explore further the MBTI® framework after an initial feedback session on the MBTI®, so please ensure you have previously completed an MBTI assessment and attended a feedback session/workshop.

Speak with Confidence

Date: Wed., Nov. 29
Time: 1:00 – 4:30 p.m.

The ability to communicate effectively has a direct connection to the level of success you achieve, yet 80% of presenters are below average and dread the thought of making a presentation. This workshop teaches the specific skills and techniques that will help you become a more powerful, energetic, and effective presenter.

Notre Dame Toastmasters Clubs

If you desire to be a more confident, polished speaker, then you should consider joining one of the Notre Dame Toastmasters clubs. There are two clubs on campus, and the best way to learn about them is to stop by a meeting. The clubs are open to Notre Dame faculty, staff and graduate students. Guests are always welcome to both clubs!

Notre Dame Toastmasters
Dates: Tuesdays
Time: 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Location: Lower Level Grace Hall
For more information, contact Tracy Weber at tweber1@nd.edu or Rob Fox at rfox2@nd.edu. You can visit the Notre Dame Toastmasters Club website or Like the Facebook page for additional information.

Toast Like A Champion Today
Dates: Every other Tuesday
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Joyce Center
For more information, please contact Rachael Roggeman at Rachael.R.Roggeman.3@nd.edu.


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