ASSERTIVE Communication Course for Women

Empower Your Communication for Personal & Professional Success

Improve Your Career & Your Relationships

Stand Up for Yourself & Express Your Ideas

Learn How to Be Effective, Assertive & Confident

Manage Emotions & Difficult Conversations

Build Self-Confidence and a Positive Mindset

Establish Your Boundaries & Define Your Strengths

Assertive Communication Course for Women

Sydney NSW

Empower Your Career & Relationships with Assertive Communication Skills

In a world where success hinges on effective communication, being able to express your thoughts clearly, handle criticism constructively, and effectively navigate conflicts is not just beneficial—it’s essential.

Our Assertive Communication Course for Women in Sydney transforms your emotions, mindset and behaviours to develop a stronger sense of self, manage difficult conversations and relationships and can propel your career to new heights.

2-Day Journey: Discover a Newfound Sense of Control

Join us over a full weekend to cultivate a robust foundation through self-discovery. Gain insights into various personality styles and behaviours, equipping yourself with the tools to respond adeptly to stressful situations

By the end of this course, you’ll not only know how to communicate assertively, you’ll also know how to empower your mind, set boundaries, overcome the barriers and develop a stronger sense of self.

BONUS!  3-Months Coaching Included

After the course, you can continue with your newfound friendships, and review, reflect and embed new skills through 3-months of group online communication coaching – Valued @ $1500!

Next Course:
6th & 7th July

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

Stand Your Ground, Develop a Stronger Sense of Self

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

  • Establish a Clear, Strong Foundation for Yourself – Uncover your boundaries, beliefs, barriers, strengths/weaknesses and build a positive, powerful mindset.
  • Understand Others – Be able to read personality and communication styles, build emotional intelligence, compassion, trust & respect.
  • Communicate Assertively – Speak up and express your needs, confidently stand your ground, showcase your expertise.
  • Navigate Negotiations – Learn and practice negotiation techniques for successful work opportunities.
  • Handle Difficult Conversations & Conflict – Empower your personal and professional life and lead the way.
  • Connect to Role Models and Mentors – Be supported, have fun and be guided way past the end of the course when you join our Empowering 3-Month Communication Coaching Program – An Extra Bonus for You!  Valued at $1500!

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!


Assertive Communication Course

Sydney Program

Strengths Assessment

    • Complete a psychometric assessment of your Top 5 Strengths on Gallup Strengths Assessment online. (cost included)
    • Be prepared to speak up confidently about how these strengths assist you at work & in your relationships on the first day
  1. Introduction:
    • Meet other participants
    • Overview of the course
  2. Define What You Want
    • Set personal objectives for your learning journey.
  3. Assess Your Strengths
    • Share your Strengths (from the Psychometric Assessment at Gallup Strengths)
    • Speak confidently about what makes you unique & valuable.
  4. What’s Your Preferred Communication Style?
    • Examine the four primary communication styles and their applications in various contexts, investigating how they manifest in your life.
    • Identify your predominant communication style, scrutinize challenging situations.
  5. Foundations of Empowering Communication
    • Grasp the 7 key principles that underlie assertiveness.
  6. Stress Triggers & Emotions
    • Understand emotions and vital links to your more empowered state.
    • Uncover your stress triggers and how they affect your communication effectiveness.
    • Learn practical techniques to calm your stress response.
  • Break Down Barriers
    • Understand how empowering communication will change your life, disrupt the expectations of others, and how to manage the change.
    • Uncover the barriers to becoming an assertive woman.
    • Navigate diversity and address discrimination.
  • Uncover Limiting Beliefs
    • Identify and discard self-limiting beliefs that may be hindering your assertiveness.
  • Elevate Your Mindset
    • Evaluate and reshape your mind.
    • Rethink difficult situations – mind, feelings, thoughts & behaviours.
  1. Strengthen Your Physical Presence
    • Identify, explore and assess your nonverbal skills in real-life situations.
  2. Stand Your Ground – Express Your Opinion:
    • Learn strategies to confidently express your opinions & values.
    • Own your position & refine your approach through practice.
  3. Constructive Feedback
    • Develop skills to provide constructive feedback – assisting people to improve or make changes.
  4. Defend Your Boundaries
    • Reflect what you will and won’t accept; Define your autonomy.
  1. Understand and Cope with Criticism
    • Understand 4 different forms of criticism.  Learn how to cope.
  2. Assertively Ask for What you Want
    • Make requests without having to control others.
    • The Assertive Request Script – D.E.S.O.
  3. Manage Difficult Conversations
    • Explore strategies for preparing for confrontation, maintaining constructive discussions and resolving conflicts.
  4. Reflect, Review & Plan
    • Share your experiences with friends made in the class.
    • Plan actions to implement and sustain new assertive communication skills in the months ahead.
  5. Celebrate
    • Recognise your success and progress with a formal Certificate, and plan for coaching sessions that follow.

BONUS!  Group coaching on zoom will be available for 3 months following this course, (Valued at $1500, included in this course!)
Coaching sessions will enable you to:

  1. Embed your new found communication skills.
  2. Reflect and reinforce learnings through coaching and discussion.
  3. Build emotional acuity as you increase awareness and practice expressing yourself.
  4. Keep connected & have fun with new friends & mentors.
  5. Share experiences as you continue your empowering communication journey.

Dates & times for group coaching will be organised with class participants on the final day.

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“This course helped me develop a more professional manner and behavior, so that I am taken seriously. I’m more confident when speaking to peers and upper management.

I have grown so much, and I feel I have developed a stronger sense of self.”

J. Borg, WSPA
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“It was an excellent course. I built my confidence and professional appearance.

This training has significantly improved my career.”

C. Lord, Eden Gardens
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“I found learning how to structure my communication, listen, be assertive, use body language, and voice extremely useful. We were able to practice everything we learned straight away and see results immediately in our lives!

I loved the course and recommend it to everyone.”

I. Abramowicz, Acting & Film Making Logistics
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“Very supportive and motivating course. I loved Charmaine’s attitude. A great teacher with the right energy and very articulate.

I learned great techniques to communicate, to lead, and take control when put on the spot.”

A. Chauhan, Schneider Electric, Sydney
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It’s been the most amazing and insightful experience to be on the course with you, and I’m so grateful to have met you and had the opportunity to learn so much from you. 

Ranny Rustam, Four Paws Ltd

Make a Lasting Impact on Your Personal and Professional Life

During the course you will embed new skills through interactive exercises, practical simulations, and expert coaching. This ensures a comprehensive learning experience that goes beyond theory, to create a lasting impact on your personal and professional life.

Expert Guidance & Personalized Attention

Embark on a transformative journey led by Charmaine Burke, a distinguished facilitator and the Training Director of Art of Communicating. Charmaine is not just an Advanced Communication Coach; she stands as an Award-Winning Public Speaking expert and a qualified Trainer and Assessor. Her life experience, working in the corporate world and then creating three of her own businesses in the past 15 years, sets her apart and has given her profound insight into the destructive impact of passivity and aggressiveness on communication, business and relationships.

With an extensive background in both business and training, Charmaine is uniquely positioned to guide you through the intricacies of effective communication at the Assertive Communication Course for Women. Her experience spans across diverse industries including finance, technology, construction, health & social care, legal, government, and other professional services. This breadth of experience equips her with an unparalleled understanding of the nuanced challenges that arise in both professional and personal communication scenarios.

Charmaine Burke, Training Director, Art of Communicating

What’s Included

  • Pre-Course – Uncover Your Top 5 Strengths – Gallup Strengths Psychometric Assessment included.
  • Assertive Communication for Women 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Post-Course BONUS!  3 Months Coaching Program – Valued at $1500 – To help you reflect, share and embed new skills.

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 for Women – SYDNEY

Course Dates: Saturday 6th & Sunday 7th July
Includes BONUS 3-Month Coaching Program!

Time: 9am to 4.30pm
Location: 2nd floor Conference Room, Club York, 99 York St, Sydney

Price: $2295

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ONLY $1995 – When you book by 28th June

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