Assertive Communication Course SYDNEY

Empower Yourself and Influence Others

Stand Up for Yourself at Work

Manage Confrontations Effectively

Articulate Your Needs and Your Ideas

Manage Difficult Conversations

Establish Strong Foundations for Your Success

Assertive Communication Course

Sydney NSW

Empower Your Personal & Professional Life

In a world where effective communication is the cornerstone of success, developing the ability to express your thoughts, face criticism constructively, and navigate conflicts with confidence is not just valuable; it’s indispensable.

This Assertive Communication Course is your key to unlocking the doors to a more empowered version of yourself.

Join Us for a Transformative Journey

Over three consecutive Saturdays, you’ll delve into the depths of self-discovery, helping you become more fully present in your world and, most importantly, communicate more effectively for success in your own life.

As a result, you’ll take charge of your behavior, and find a newfound sense of control that surpasses the futile attempt to orchestrate the actions of those around you.

This course is designed to be a holistic experience, where you gain knowledge, techniques and practical skills to:

  • Understand Yourself – Uncover your boundaries, beliefs, barriers, strengths/weaknesses and mindset.
  • Understand Others – Personality and communication styles, build emotional intelligence, compassion, trust & respect.
  • Develop Assertive Communication skills – Speak up and express your needs, confidently stand your ground, give and receive effective feedback.
  • Handle Difficult Conversations – Empower your personal and professional life and lead the way.
  • Get Support and Guidance – Embed new skills, change your self, step into an expanded way of living your life.

By the end of this course, you’ll not only be equipped to articulate your needs and confidently stand your ground, but will also develop a stronger sense of self — a feat that goes far beyond what can be achieved in a mere 1-day course!


Next Course:

Three Consecutive Saturdays –
6th, 13th & 20th April 
9am to 4pm

Location: Club York,
99 York St, Sydney (near QVB/Townhall)

Assertive Communication Course Content

  1. Introduction: to fellow participants, outline objectives, and set personal goals for your learning journey.
  2. Styles: Explore the fundamental concepts underpinning assertive communication. Examine the four primary communication styles and their applications in various contexts, investigating how they manifest in different situations. Identify your predominant communication style and scrutinize challenging situations associated with it.
  3. Principles: Grasp the 7 key principles that underlie assertiveness, providing a foundation for effective communication.
  4. Manage Stress: Address expectations in stressful situations. Manage reactive emotional behaviour in stressful situations.
  5. Self-Awareness: by document your interactive communication experiences between sessions.
  6. Leaping Barriers to Assertiveness:
    Navigate common impediments such as stress, societal expectations, and cultural influences, understanding their impact on assertive behavior.
  7. Building Stress-Related Resistance:
    Address expectations, resistance to change, and discrimination, learning strategies to manage stress.
  8. Embracing Personal Responsibility:
    Acknowledge and take control of your life’s direction, identifying the factors influencing it.
  9. Overcoming the Belief Barrier:
    Identify and discard self-limiting beliefs hindering assertiveness, fostering personal growth.
  10. The Assertive Mindset Assessment:
    Evaluate and reshape your mindset, making informed decisions about communication and life.
  11. Increase Your Awareness Through the Following Week:
    Maintain a ‘Thought Diary’ and a new ‘Assertive Behavioural Experiment’ to help you assess your skills and improve.
  1. Be Visible: Non-Verbal Behavior:
    Explore the significance of nonverbal cues such as posture, gestures, and eye contact, understanding their impact on communication.
  2. Self-Assessment of Your Nonverbal Behavior:
    Identify and refine nonverbal communication styles through practice in real-life situations.
  3. Expressing Your Opinion:
    Learn strategies to confidently express your opinions. Stand your ground. Tips and techniques of assertive speaking.  Speaking assertively when feeling negative emotions.
  4. Receiving Feedback and Accepting Praise:
    Understand the importance of positive feedback, practicing the art of accepting compliments.
  5. Receiving Criticism & Negative Feedback: Develop coping skills for handling criticism; Understand 4 different forms of criticism. Learn how to respond to constructive feedback and destructive feedback.
  6. Delivering Constructive Feedback:
    Understand how to give effective, constructive feedback.
  7. Strategies to Practice During the Week:
    Personal coaching through the week, between sessions.
  1. Ask for What You Want: Make requests without having to control others. The assertive request script DESO
  2. Confrontation: Explore strategies for preparing for confrontation, maintaining constructive discussions, and resolving conflicts.
  3. Review and Reflect: on your journey and share your experiences with friends made in the class.
  4. Your Plans: Plan actions to implement and sustain new assertive communication skills in the months ahead.
  5. Celebrate: Let’s recognise your success and progress.
  6. Connection & Support: Keep connected to friends made in the course.  Share experiences and meet-ups as you step into new & empowering ways of living your life.
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Expert Guidance

Our distinguished course facilitators, Charmaine Burke and Karen Love have over 15 years of extensive experience in training, coaching, and cultivating communication and leadership skills across diverse clientele.  Their expertise ensures a comprehensive and enriching learning experience.

Constructive Feedback & Personal Attention

The ensure you’ll be learning in a friendly, supportive, and encouraging environment, meticulously crafted to nurture your growth and bolster your confidence.  Over 3-full Saturdays you will have time to evaluate experiences, practice and review your progress.  Our coaches offer constructive feedback and personal attention, enabling you to pinpoint your strengths and areas for improvement.

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What’s Included

  • Interactive Workshop: Engage in practicing assertiveness skills in real-life scenarios, role-plays, and group discussions. 
  • Resource Toolbox: Access comprehensive handouts and resources covering various aspects of assertive communication strategies, examples, and applications. These resources are designed to equip you with diverse tools and insights.
  • Empowering Assertive Communication Workbook: Explore the complete assertiveness manual, jam-packed with tips, techniques, and strategies. This workbook serves as a comprehensive guide for honing your assertive communication skills.
  • Feedback & Personalized Coaching: Receive expert guidance to refine your skills and reach your full potential. Personalized coaching and feedback sessions before and after the training to ensure tailored support for your individual growth.
  • Small Practice Groups: Participate in small practice groups providing dedicated time for applying new techniques and fostering discussions. These sessions are designed to boost your confidence through practical application.
  • On-line Peer Support Group: Connect with an online peer support group fostering ongoing discussions, experience sharing, and mutual support as you implement newfound skills. This platform encourages continuous learning, friendships and encouragement.
  • Recognition of Achievements: Obtain an Assertive Communication Certificate of Achievement for full participation and attendance. This recognition celebrates your commitment and accomplishment in mastering assertive communication skills.
  • Delicious Lunches – Time to nourish yourself, share experiences and collaborate with peers.

Is This Course For You?

  • Confidently Navigating Conversations:
    Learn to express your thoughts and ideas clearly and assertively. Consequently, you’ll navigate conversations with confidence and precision.
  • Fostering Meaningful Relationships:
    Gain the skills to establish healthier boundaries and strengthen connections. This will lead to more fulfilling and meaningful relationships.
  • Overcoming Challenges:
    Acquire assertive language strategies to overcome conflicts without resorting to aggression or submission. Consequently, you’ll address challenges while maintaining a balanced approach.
  • Cultivating Leadership Qualities:
    Adapt your communication strategies to effectively negotiate and influence others. This will enable you to cultivate essential leadership qualities.
  • Boosting Self-Confidence:
    Build a foundation of self-assurance and decisiveness in your communication, enhancing your overall confidence.
  • Achieving Lasting Personal Growth:
    Assertively advocate for your needs and goals while respecting the perspectives of others. This approach fosters personal growth while maintaining mutual respect.

Don’t miss this opportunity to transform your communication.

Secure your spot and embark on this transformative journey!



Assertive Communication Course – SYDNEY

Dates: Three Consecutive Saturdays – 6th, 13th & 20th April 

Time: 9am to 4pm
Location: 2nd floor Conference Room, Club York, 99 York St, Sydney

Price: $2195

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ONLY $1895 – When you book by 28th March

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