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