Learning to Listen
Dates: April 18, 2023
Meets: Tu from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
There are still openings remaining at this time.
In today's complex, diverse, and fast-paced work environment, effective communication is critical. During Learning to Listen, participants will specifically focus on their ability to listen openly, attentively, and accurately. Participants will self-assess their listening skills, examine best practices to improve listening skills, and overcome common barriers in listening. Listening strategies such as reflecting meaning, restating, and paraphrasing will be reviewed. The intention of this workshop is to develop participants as better listeners, so they can foster mutual understanding and respect with colleagues in the workplace.
Professional Skills in the Workplace Certificate elective course
|Course Fee (Basic)||None Entered||$ 89.00|
Ian HoustonIan Houston is an alum of the University of West Georgia. He received a bachelor of science in sociology with a minor in Africana studies in 2013. Ian found his research interests in critical pedagogy, social justice, and academic empowerment in public schools. This led to his enrollment at Georgia State University where he pursued and completed his masters degree in social foundations of education. Professionally, Ian has more than 6 years' experience in workforce development and career services; specifically in the nonprofit and government sectors. As part of his master's degree program at Georgia State University, Ian founded, True-Liif C & M, Inc. which is a youth and family empowerment program. Ian is currently pursuing a Master of Arts in Sociology from the University of West Georgia.
|04/18/2023||Tuesday||2 PM to 5 PM||Carrollton: UWG Murphy West CE Computer 1119|