Strong communication skills are critical for leaders to successfully guide their teams day-to-day, drive results, motivate people toward a vision, and make meaningful change. Communication can also build team trust and commitment when done with purpose and intention. This highly interactive course will boost your confidence and aptitude for communicating in a way that engages others and creates results.

Who it’s for

First-time through upper-level managers who want to learn how to use communication as a transformative leadership tool.

Learning Outcomes

  • Communicate in a way that inspires and builds relationships
  • Understand the value of different communication styles
  • Learn the art of asking good questions
  • Effectively manage up and influence others
  • Use communication planning to drive better results and engagement
  • Practice active listening and positive body language
  • Learn best practices for remote and hybrid communication

Register for an Upcoming Open Course

1-day Course ($450 or 1 Training Package Point)

September 14, 2023 (In Person)  September 26, 2023 (Virtual) February 27, 2024 (In Person)

Leadership Louisville Center members receive $50 off – contact us for the discount code.
Become a training package holder and receive discounts of up to 20%. Contact Paul Bolton

Private & On-Site Training

This course is also available as group training for your organization; it can be delivered as virtual sessions, on-site at your company, or at our state-of-the-art training facility.

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  • “One of the best courses I have ever taken. I am able to take what I learned right away, not only at work but also in my personal life. It helped me improve a presentation I need to deliver at work to an audience of upper-level managers. I am feeling confident and ready.”
    – Alex Molestina, Business Analyst, LG&E and KU Energy

  • “Crafting the story ‘to set the hook’ is key. Great tips on how to get there. This will make my presentations/communications more impactful.”
    – Brian Steffen, Senior Manager, KFC US

  • “This class was such a breath of fresh air! The Leadership Louisville team did an amazing job creating an engaging virtual course that commanded and captivated my attention, even at the end of a work week. Thank you for inspiring me to infuse intentional, strong storytelling tips into everything I do. 10/10 recommend!”
    – Liz Edrington, KFC Founndation

  • “I enjoyed the group breakouts, self reflection, and opportunity to tell a story/give a presentation to a supportive group and receive constructive feedback.”
    – Vince McClendon, Senior Manager, KFC US

  • “This course not only highlighted my strengths but helped me identify my areas of opportunities and gave me the tools to improve! I’m no expert but I’m well on my way to being a better communicator.”
    – Miriam Nally, Events Manager, Greater Louisville Inc.

Covid-Safe Protocols

The Leadership Louisville Center is currently hosting its leadership training courses in person. We will be practicing all health and safety protocols as suggested by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), federal, and state authorities. As COVID regulations and policies change, updates to our protocols will be posted here

Want to learn more about effective communication at work?

Want more information on this course on effective communication at work? Contact Paul Bolton or call (502) 561-0458. Or fill out the form below, and he’ll reach out:

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