This course helps delegates master the art of listening in both professional and personal settings. It contains different examples of good and bad conversations which allow delegates to clearly see the effect of various methods. Interactive exercises help delegates to apply the techniques they learned and practice listening in the training course. The course also teaches delegates to ask better questions. It provides a range of question types for different purposes along with examples for each type. Examples of conversations with questions are also provided to better show how each type is used in practice.

A variety of training exercises are also included which help delegates to learn questioning by working together in powerful, yet entertaining activities.

Course Outline

  • Why Listening is Important Active Listening Listening Spectrum Bad Listening
  • How to Ask Effective Questions
  • Critical Responses
  • Difficult Listeners
  • Questioning Strategies
  • Coaching Questions
  • Information Questions
  • Establishing Rapport
  • Motivational and Engaging Questions
  • Group Questions
  • Manipulative Questions
  • Selling Questions

Who can benefit

  • Everyone

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  • Experiential learning, tutorial exercises, case studies and group work activities and discussions


  • Knowledge of IFRS

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