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WSP 75 — Effective Nonverbal Communication

Quarter: Summer
Day(s): Saturday
Course Format: On-campus
Duration: 1 day
Date(s): Jul 28
Time: 9:00 am—5:00 pm
Drop Deadline: Jul 21
Unit: 0
Tuition: $320
Instructor(s): Jeff Cabili
Limit: 22
Status: Registration opens on 05/29/2018
Summer
On-campus
Saturday
9:00 am—5:00 pm
Date(s)
Jul 28
1 day
Drop By
Jul 21
0 Unit
Fees
$320
Instructor(s):
Jeff Cabili
Limit
22
Registration opens on 05/29/2018
This dynamic workshop will help improve the way you communicate by focusing on the nonverbal aspects of communication as you deliver a presentation or make a speech. Nonverbal communication can reinforce what you say, but when not used effectively, it can weaken your message. The workshop will focus on the techniques of expression, including gestures, body movements, positions and postures, the voice, breathing techniques, eye contact, the use of silence, and others, with an emphasis on consistency between verbal and nonverbal communication. We will also examine how nonverbal communication can be used as a tool to influence others in difficult contexts (such as lecturing to an unsettled group) and to optimize the impact of your message in stressful settings (such as job interviews and business negotiations). The workshop will include short video recordings of each student.

Grade restriction: NGR only; no credit/letter grade

Jeff Cabili, Former Director, International Business Development, Stanford Graduate School of Business

Jeff Cabili worked at the Stanford Graduate School of Business for ten years. Before that, he spent more than twenty-five years in senior management positions for global companies. As a total quality management (TQM) consultant, he has conducted seminars and workshops for more than 5,100 senior executives. He received an MBA from Wharton and an MS from the National Polytechnic Institute of Grenoble, France.

Textbooks for this course:

There are no required textbooks; however, some fee-based online readings may be assigned.