Afraid of confrontation? Time to work on those interpersonal skills.

This 6-week training program will be held on January 2021. Sign up now, reserve your spot and be the first to receive the available time-slots.

Overcome the fear of confrontation!

How to do so and become a better communicator?

We communicate a lot of things throughout our lives, however each person has their own motivations, expectations and interpretations of communication. Being aware of the way you communicate with others is a crucial skill in your professional and daily life. 

In this course, we will focus on verbal and non-verbal communication and feedback, and conflict management. You will learn how to evaluate your peers constructively.

GET OUT OF YOUR COMFORT ZONE AND LEARN A NEW APPROACH TO INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION

Interpersonal Communication is a free 6-week training program, with the ultimate goal  of increasing participant's confidence in their interpersonal skills through a combination of theory and a host of evidence-based exercises.
Week 1: Conversation - Listening and summarizing

You'll meet your instructor and establish a comfortable group. We will explore how to actively listen and how to use summaries to increase the quality of your conversations.

Week 2: Conversation - Asking Questions

In this session, you will learn to judge the quality of a conversation and to critically reflect on your own conversation skills. Additionally, we will work on making you more confident.

Week 3: Introduction to Kinesics. The power of non-verbal communication

You will understand and be able to identify the 5 roles of non-verbal communication, the concept of body communication and how to apply this in cross-cultural situations.


Week 4: First impressions, emotions, and other forms of non-verbal communication

We will explore silence and temporal communication techniques, the role of emotional display in non-verbal communication and the concept of proxemics.

Week 5: Non-violent communication

Non-violent communication is conformed by 4 components. You will learn how to apply them on formal and informal situations.

Week 6: Feedback and Conflict Management

It's important that you know how to evaluate different situations and give appropriate feedback. It's time to understand conflict management in a holistic way.

BE PART OF THE SECOND COHORT OF THIS COURSE.

Experience the benefits of mastering interpersonal communication.

MEET YOUR TRAINER

Our team of trainers consist of experienced teachers. Each group will have a dedicated trainer that will lead you throughout the whole program.

Ayan Joshi       

Is a Strategic Management Master student at RSM. Before moving to Rotterdam, he lived in Malaysia, where he attended multiple student leader’s conferences organized by the Malaysian Ministry of Education. There, Ayan discovered an ardency for teaching and public speaking. He aims to become a professor and work towards the improvement of education standards in less developed regions of the world. His dream is to work with governments and supranational bodies to help improve literacy levels across developing countries. Over the last 3 years, Ayan has worked as a tutor, ambassador and student representative for the IBA programme at EUR and in the process, has worked alongside faculty members and more than 50 students.

GET THE MOST OUT OF OUR COURSE!

Get a certificate

Upon completion of the course and successful delivery of the final assignment, you will receive a digital certificate.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

The course

These sessions will last on average 2h.

EUR has a policy for blended education during term 1 and 2. While some of our courses will have offline and online version, Interpersonal Communication will take place on campus Woudestein.

Yes, you will get our beautiful Interpersonal Communication certificate in PDF format.

Conditions to apply

You can sign up for any of our courses from August 31st to September 11st. You just need to fill up the form. We will contact you to confirm your participation in the course. Selection will be done based on motivation.

Interpersonal Communication is open to EUR students, fresh EUR alumni and Hogeschool Rotterdam students.

Pricing

No. The whole LifeVersity project is possible thanks to the support of Community for Learning and Innovation and Students-4-Students. All of our courses are completely FREE for students and fresh alumni.

We are supported by the Students-for-Students Platform, part of the Community of Learning and Innovation. Want to get support too? Visit eur.nl/s4s