Essential Skills of Communicating

Vital Learning
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Professional Course
Self-paced Online
1 hour
From 49 USD

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49 USD
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Course description

Essential Skills of Communicating

Continued success is often recognized or rewarded with promotion to a leadership position. As a supervisor, manager or team leader, how do you provide your team members with the information and opportunities to be recognized and promoted? Effective communication is essential to developing your team members.

Aa a leader, your ability to combat poor communication within your team is critical to building strong relationships with your employees. These strong relationships, built upon mutual trust and respect, are developed through a solid business communication strategy, and they help your team meet and exceed its goals. In addition, powerful relationships that have mastered effective communication improve retention, heighten overall productivity and increase profitability.

The Vital Learning Essential Skills Of Communicating course helps supervisors, team leaders and managers improve business communications and ensure that communication with employees is a two-way process. Essential Skills Of Communicating teaches managers the latest business communication strategies, thereby improving their performance and increasing the productivity of both the team and the organization.

Learn to:

  • Create a culture of open communication
  • Communicate clearly and concisely
  • Understand and manage your nonverbal communication
  • Effectively communicate through listening

Who should attend?

This course is designed for supervisors, team leaders, managers, and high-potential future leaders.

Training content

The learning objectives for this Essential Skills in Communicating course include:

  • Utilize an empowering and dynamic communication process to increase team members’ motivation and commitment
  • Construct and express clear and concise messages in both written and spoken communication
  • Deliver messages that address the interests of the listener
  • Make verbal and nonverbal communication congruent to reinforce the intent of messages
  • Use Reflecting, Probing, Supporting, Advising to demonstrate active listening to others
  • Provide the rationale for your feedback, whether to reinforce or improve performance.

Course delivery details

Delivery methods

  • "Online"
    • A self-paced, 1-hour online course
  • "Classroom"
    • A 4-hour facilitated session. 
    • Vital Learning can provide an experienced facilitator, or you can facilitate in-house
  • "Blended Classroom"
    • The 1-hour online course, followed up with an abbreviated in-person instructor led session
  • "Blended VILT"
    • The 1-hour online course, followed up with a 90-minute virtual instructor led session


The price of this course (for the "Online" format) is $49 per person per course. To take all 12 courses in the Leadership Essential Series, the cost is $588.

About Vital Learning

Vital Learning - Classroom, online, and blended management training solutions

At Vital Learning, our core focus is practical management skills training. Not high-level concepts, general approaches or theories. We give managers the specific skills they need to make the greatest impact possible on the growth of your organization. Companies who...

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Average rating 4.8

Based on 4 reviews.


The Vital courses are highly practical and deliver excellent results. They're extremely flexible and can be adapted to variety of business environment and needs. It’s been my experience that once a client enjoys the benefits of the Vital Learning courses, they are hooked.


These are great workshops -- participants working from beginning to end to discover, learn an apply the Skill Points.


This should create better leader/team member relationships, ultimately creating a climate of open communication. The upside is the team is motivated to start digging into issues themselves and come up with solutions to those problems.

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Top 10 Winner - 2022

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