OHSU

Communication Styles

This course will provide you with the opportunity to examine your communication style and how it impacts the workplace.  Four common workplace communication styles will be examined: Idea, Process, People and Action.  Attention will be given to the practice of flexing your communication style in order to increase workplace productivity.    

Topics Covered

  • Completion of a Communication Style Inventory
  • Understanding the four communication styles at work
  • Flexing communication styles

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Who should attend?

  • Employees interested in engaging in effective communication in the workplace.
  • Employees who are seeking new tools to assist in creating a positive workplace environment.
  • This course is designed for and available to individual contributor employees (non-managers). 

How will I benefit?

  • Identify your own communication style preference
  • Recognize ways to increase your communication style

What participants are saying

  •  "This made me more aware of how to communicate with my office mates and others.  The Communication Style Inventory was very interesting and confirming."
  • "I was surprised to learn my own communication style, but I'm excited about flexing some other 'style muscles' to be a better communicator. It was valuable to learn what specific communication qualities are utilized by the other styles."
  • "I loved the interaction/activities with other people in the class and meeting new people. It made the class enjoyable!"