Professional Training

Assertiveness - An Introduction

BPP Professional Education, In London (+1 locations)
Length
1 day
Price
700 GBP
Next course start
1 March, 2024 (+5 start dates)
Course delivery
Self-Paced Online, Classroom
Length
1 day
Price
700 GBP
Next course start
1 March, 2024 (+5 start dates)
Course delivery
Self-Paced Online, Classroom

Course description

Overview

Imagine being able confidently to express you opinion, stand up for yourself, say ‘no’ when you need to and say what you mean and mean what you say. How much more effective and successful would you be? How much easier would your life be?

Becoming more assertive can be immensely beneficial to everyone and can make you feel more confident, enhance your self-esteem, increase your ability to deal with difficult people and stressful situations, as well as making you happier, healthier and more professional. The day is highly practical, interactive, safe and fun. Come prepared to join in and take your development up a level.

Who is this for?

This course will benefit anyone who feels that they need to deal with people confidently and more effectively, without being too passive or aggressive. This course will benefit lawyers and non-law professionals alike.

What will you learn?

  • Understand the meaning of assertiveness and how it differs from passive, aggressive and manipulative behaviour
  • Become familiar with workplace and personal rights and how to assert them
  • Have more confidence
  • A variety of assertiveness skills, tools and techniques and when to apply them
  • Improved communication skills; including effective listening, questioning, body language and rapport building
  • How to say no
  • Strategies for dealing with difficult people
  • Develop assertive solutions to real-life situations through the application of the skills, tools and techniques learnt throughout the day

PSC Elective

This course may be taken as a PSC elective, although it may also be attended by non-trainees.

SRA Competence

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Upcoming start dates

Choose between 5 start dates

1 March, 2024

  • Self-Paced Online
  • Online

13 May, 2024

  • Classroom
  • London

30 May, 2024

  • Self-Paced Online
  • Online

16 September, 2024

  • Self-Paced Online
  • Online

5 December, 2024

  • Self-Paced Online
  • Online

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course will benefit anyone who feels that they need to deal with people confidently and more effectively, without being too passive or aggressive.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

  • Understand the meaning of assertiveness and how it differs from passive, aggressive and manipulative behaviour
  • Become familiar with their workplace and personal rights and how to assert them
  • Have more confidence
  • Learn a variety of assertiveness skills, tools and techniques and know when to apply them
  • Improve their communication skills; including effective listening, questioning, body language and rapport building
  • Learn how to say no
  • Have strategies for dealing with difficult people
  • Develop assertive solutions to real-life situations through the application of the skills, tools and techniques they have learnt throughout the day

Expenses

This course is eligible for 25% discount for dates starting before 1st September 2020. For more information, please contact us with the form below!

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