ASSERTIVE Communication Course for Women

Empower Your Communication for Career & Relationship Success

Speak Up & Express Your Ideas

Establish a Stronger Sense of Self

Break Down Barriers & Evolve Limiting Beliefs

Manage Difficult Conversations

Define Yourself: Strengths, Values & Priorities

Strategies for Criticism & Constructive Feedback

Assertive Communication Course for Women

Canberra ACT

Speak Up and Stand Your Ground!

Have you noticed that those who know how to express their ideas assertively, manage critical conversations, and confidently stand their ground, have more success in their careers and relationships?

What if you could do the same?

The Assertive Communication Course for Women in Canberra cultivates and strengthens your communication skills so that you can manage your emotions, successfully navigate challenging situations, and feel more empowered in your personal and professional life.

Next 2-Day Course:

18th & 19th July 2024

Location: The Avenue Hotel
80 Northbourne Avenue, Canberra ACT

Transform and Embed Strong Communication Skills

Join us for 2-days training where you’ll initially cultivate a robust foundation of self-awareness and define your personal choices, values and priorities. This is followed by assertive interpersonal communication techniques that teach you how to manage different personalities, challenging conversations, speak up at work and build robust relationships.  

By the end of this course, you’ll not only know how to communicate assertively, you’ll 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!

Assertive communication course for women

Join this 2-Day Journey:

Develop Assertive & Empowering Communication Skills

  • Establish Unshakable Foundations – Define what you want, who you are, your values, priorities and the strengths that make you unique and valuable
  • Identify Your Predominant Communication Style – Investigate how to communicate effectively in various contexts and challenging situations.
  • Break Down Barriers – Uncover the barriers to becoming an assertive, empowered woman and navigate diversity & discrimination.
  • Uncover Limiting Beliefs & Assess Your Behaviours – Evaluate and reshape your mindset.  Build awareness & rethink difficult situations.
  • Build Emotional Acuity – Notice your own sensations and identifying the associated feelings.  Be able to express your emotions clearly.
  • Resolve Conflict – This training provides tools for addressing conflicts constructively, fostering a culture of open communication and resolution.
  • Strengthen Relationships – Assertiveness training fosters healthier relationships by encouraging open and honest communication, leading to better understanding and connection with others.
  • 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 Included for You!  Valued at $1500!

Assertive Communication for Women

Canberra Program

Establish Unshakable Foundations

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 Do You Want
    • Set personal goals for your learning journey.
    • Express your intentions for your personal and professional life.
  3. Assess Your Strengths – The Power of You
    • Share your Strengths (from the Psychometric Assessment at Gallup Strengths)
    • Increase awareness of the value you bring to your work and express them with confidence.
  4. What’s Your Preferred Communication Style?
    • Examine the four primary communication styles and their applications in various contexts
    • Investigate how they manifest in different situations in your life.
    • Identify your predominant communication style and scrutinize challenging situations associated with it.
  5. Foundations of Empowering Communication
    • Grasp the 7 key principles that underlie assertiveness, providing a foundation for effective communication.
  6. Stress & Emotional Triggers
    • Understand emotions, uncover your stress triggers and how they affect your communication effectiveness.
    • Learn practical techniques to calm your stress response.
  1. Break Down Barriers
    • Delve into the feelings and effects of self doubt and fear of judgement and learn steps to shift these heavy emotions
    • Uncover the barriers to living life as an empowered man or woman and navigate diversity.
    • Understand that others may resist the changes you want to embody and set a plan to manage that change effectively.
  2. Uncover Limiting Beliefs
    • Identify and discard self-limiting beliefs that may be hindering your assertiveness.
  3. Elevate Your Mindset
    • Evaluate and reshape your mind to rethink difficult situations
    • Discover how feelings, thoughts and your mindset affect your behaviours.
  4. Increase Self-Awareness and Emotional Acuity
    • Select the values that drive you.  Understand how they assist you to establish your priorities and your decisions.
    • Document your experiences in a ‘Thought Diary’ 

Empower Your Communication

  1. Strengthen Your Physical Presence
    • Explore the significance of nonverbal cues such as posture, gestures, and eye contact, attire and understand their impact on your communication.
  2. Express Your Opinion & Stand Your Ground
    • Practice expressing your ideas, your values, your priorities.
    • Gain strategies and structures to help you state your opinions confidently and stand your ground.
    • 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.
    • The many ways of saying ‘no!’
  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 in the class
    • Create action plans to sustain new empowering communication skills in the months ahead
  5. Celebrate
    • Recognise your progress with a formal Certificate, and plan for coaching sessions that follow.

BONUS!  3-Months Online Group coaching 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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Saw Immediate Results in Our Lives

“I loved the course and found learning how to structure my speech, 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 recommend this course to everyone.”

Iwona Abramowicz, Acting & Film Making Logistics
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Developed a Stronger Sense of Self

“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.”

Jessica Borg, WSPA
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Great Outcome

“I really enjoyed the course and the whole structure.  It was challenging for me at the start, but the outcome was excellent.  I’d love to attend more of your personal development courses!”

Ashtina Singh, Assertive Communication Skills
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This Course Has Improved My Career

“It was an excellent course. I built my confidence and professional appearance, and the course has significantly improved my career.”

Caroline Lord, Eden Gardens
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This Has Been A Journey of Self Discovery

“Over the last couple of months, I have already seen how much more confident I have become. Not only with speaking up at work, but also in personal and social communication too. It definitely has been a journey of self-discovery.”

K D., Speaking with Confidence
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Speak, Lead and Take Control

“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.”

Asma Chauhan, Schneider Electric

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 Facilitator - Empowering Communication Course for Women, Canberra

What’s Included at the Assertive Communication Course for Women?

  • Psychometric Assessment of Your Top 5 Strengths: Assess your Top 5 Strengths online with Gallup Strengths.  Learn to speak up positively about yourself and what you offer the world.
  • Assertive Communication Workbook: Explore the complete assertiveness manual, jam-packed with tips, techniques, and strategies. 
  • Recognition of Achievement: Obtain an Assertive Communication Certificate of Achievement for full participation and attendance. 
  • Delicious Lunches – Time to nourish yourself, share experiences and collaborate with peers.
  • $1500 BONUS 3-Months Online Coaching Program included to help you reflect, share, and embed new skills.

What to Expect:

  • Feedback & Personalized Coaching: Receive expert guidance to refine your skills and reach your full potential. Personalized coaching and feedback sessions 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.
  • Interactive Workshop: Engage in practicing assertiveness skills in real-life scenarios, role-plays, and group discussions. Gain practical experience and insights into assertive communication techniques.

Is This Course For You?

The Assertively Training in Canberra is designed to assist women in:

Navigating Conversations and Speaking Up in Meetings:
Express thoughts and ideas assertively, contribute your ideas confidently.

Fostering Meaningful Relationships:
Remove limiting barriers and beliefs, and establish healthier boundaries for more fulfilling connections.

Overcoming Conflicts & Challenges:
Acquire strategies to manage criticism and manage difficult conversations without aggression or submission.

Cultivating Authentic Power and Leadership Qualities:
Adapt communication for more effective negotiation and influence.

Boosting Self-Confidence & Physical Presence:
Use non-verbal skills to stand your ground and exude confidence.

Developing Self-Leadership Skills for On-Going Personal Growth
Build a stronger sense of self, understand your strengths, and manage your stress.

Don’t miss this opportunity! Transform yourself at the Assertive Communication Course for Women, Canberra

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Assertive Communication Course for Women – CANBERRA

Dates: Thursday 18th & Friday 19th July 2024
Includes BONUS 3 Months Post-Course Online Coaching!

Time: 9am to 4.30pm
Location: The Avenue Hotel, 80 Northbourne Avenue, Canberra ACT

Price: $2295

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ONLY $1995 – When you book by 5th July

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