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Personal Enrichment

Offered through Continuing Education

@ Meramec | South County | Corporate College

Develop the way you communicate - both verbally and nonverbally - for optimized interactions.

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Nonverbal Communication: How to Speak and Listen Without Words

Avoid miscommunication and become a better communicator overall! Learn about the extraordinary amount of information that can be provided through nonverbal communication and how a simple movement or facial expression can completely contradict what message you are trying to get across. Understand how to identify, interpret and use basic nonverbal cues to improve your communication skills.
COMM:711 | 2 sessions | $29 AGE 60+ | $39 REG
P01 Tu 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Erin De Vore
Feb. 18-25 | STLCC-South County, 122

NEW! Communication Skills for Personal Empowerment

At least 95% of all conflicts are caused by poor communication and all successful relationships are built on good communication, including personal, social and business connections. In this class, learn the two rules and three components of good communication, plus how to empower yourself through personal responsibility, proper body language and assertiveness. Bring your biggest communication challenges to class to receive helpful tips and problem-solving strategies.
COMM:765 | 3 sessions | $55 AGE 60+ | $75 REG
P02 Th 6-8:30 p.m. | Jean Walters
Feb. 27-March 12 | STLCC-Corp, 207

No Sweat Public Speaking

Speaking opportunities are business, career and leadership opportunities! Are you making the most of those speaking moments? Learn how to develop, practice and deliver knock-your-socks-off presentations with no sweat! Learn the components of a presentation along with tips to take your presentation from “blah” to “ah.” Overcome your fear of public speaking. Class taught by a local speaker, coach and author.
COMM:715 | 3 sessions | $31 AGE 60+ | $49 REG
P01 Th 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Fred Miller
April 9-23 | MC-BA, 122

Listening Beyond the Words: Building Communication Skills

Ineffective listening can block the success of any business. Are you hearing your customers’ needs and desires? Are your relationships with colleagues and co-workers harmonious? Learn to build skills that enhance your working and personal relationships. Class will focus on the fundamentals of effective listening and eliminating defensiveness in the communication process. Discover blocks hindering good listening and build positive interaction, in-depth listening skills and appropriate feedback. Lunch on your own.
BUSN:713 | 2 Sessions | $45.50 AGE 60+ | $69 REG
P01 Tu 7-9:30 p.m. | Jean Walters
May 5-12 | MC-BA, 120

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