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COM 19 — Building Interpersonal Skills: An Experiential Workshop

Quarter: Winter
Day(s): Thur-Mon
Course Format: Live Online (About Formats)
Duration: 5 days
Date(s): Feb 4—Feb 8
Drop Deadline: Jan 21
Units: 2
Tuition: $780
Instructor(s): Susan Neville, Campbell Frank
Limit: 40
Status: Registration opens Nov 30, 8:30 am (PT)
Please Note: Full schedule: Thursday, February 4, 4:00 - 7:00 pm (PT); Friday, February 5, 4:00 - 7:00 pm (PT); Saturday, February 6, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm; 1:00 - 3:00 pm; 5:00 - 7:00 pm (PT); Sunday, February 7, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm; 1:30 - 4:30 pm (PT); Monday, February 8, 4:00 - 7:00 pm (PT).
Winter
Live Online(About Formats)
Thur-Mon
Date(s)
Feb 4—Feb 8
5 days
Drop By
Jan 21
2 Units
Fees
$780
Instructor(s):
Susan Neville, Campbell Frank
Limit
40
Registration opens Nov 30, 8:30 am (PT)
Please Note: Full schedule: Thursday, February 4, 4:00 - 7:00 pm (PT); Friday, February 5, 4:00 - 7:00 pm (PT); Saturday, February 6, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm; 1:00 - 3:00 pm; 5:00 - 7:00 pm (PT); Sunday, February 7, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm; 1:30 - 4:30 pm (PT); Monday, February 8, 4:00 - 7:00 pm (PT).
This workshop is an online version of the course offered in person for over a decade. It will be a combination of online T-group (“T” is for training) and class exercises with a focus on building and sustaining relationships using a virtual medium. T-group is an experiential way of learning about yourself and others that is the cornerstone of the flagship “Interpersonal Dynamics” course at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. In this workshop, we will work in small groups on Zoom, each with a facilitator and up to ten participants. There will also be presentations and exercises with the full class. This is real-time, hands-on learning with plenty of opportunities to practice effective interpersonal skills and increase your awareness of your feelings, perceptions, and behaviors. Wisdom in groups can help uncover aspects of yourself that previously were unseen. The practice you get during this course in building trusted relationships can be applied with friends and family and at work—whether your interactions are in person or online. Our intention is to discover and practice skills to help you effectively communicate in a diversity of environments. You will hone your ability to fully listen, to give and receive honest feedback, and to express yourself more authentically, all while experimenting with the novel dynamics of communicating virtually.

Prerequisite: Advanced-level proficiency in spoken English. A high level of participation is also required during this workshop, and students must commit to attending the first four sessions. Please note that this course will not be recorded.

Susan Neville, Facilitator, Interpersonal Dynamics and LEAD Program, Stanford Graduate School of Business

Susan Neville works as an executive coach and received an MBA from Stanford.

Campbell Frank, Facilitator, Interpersonal Dynamics, Stanford Graduate School of Business

Campbell Frank works in the investment management industry. He received an MBA and a certificate in public and nonprofit management from Stanford.
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