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Assertiveness Training for Women in Business (Live Online)

Strengthen your leadership ability and image by learning essential assertiveness skills for women - right at your desktop.

Knowing how to assert yourself is vital for getting what you want and commanding respect. This leadership course will teach you how to handle any situation without seeming either shy or pushy. You’ll practice and refine your assertiveness skills and share your concerns with other women via chat, VoIP and in breakout group activities. 

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Upcoming Sessions

Date City Times Course# 62528
  • Sep 18, 2017
    - Sep 27, 2017
    Live Online 2:00 PM
    - 5:00 PM
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  • Dec 4, 2017
    - Dec 13, 2017
    Live Online 2:00 PM
    - 5:00 PM
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  • Mar 5, 2018
    - Mar 14, 2018
    Live Online 2:00 PM
    - 5:00 PM
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Do you need a different date or location? We offer Courses On Request.

Course Details

What You Will Learn

Assessing Yourself
  • Distinguishing between passive, assertive and aggressive verbal and nonverbal behaviors
  • Identify personal work situations and obstacles that challenge assertive behavior
  • The Assertiveness Style Profile
Assertive Techniques
  • The AEIOU Communication Model
  • How to say “No” and survive
  • Responding to put-down sentences
  • Manipulation and manipulative ploys
Key Communication Skills Necessary for Assertiveness
  • Three components of communication
  • Differentiate the communication styles of women vs. men
  • Listen assertively
  • Handle feedback and criticism effectively
Achieving the Desired Personal and Professional Balance
  • Anger and its symptoms when unexpressed
  • The “Docs” Model
  • Stress reducing techniques 

How You Will Benefit

  • Learn assertiveness skills for women to apply in meetings and predominately male environments
  • Become comfortable in your own skin
  • Develop an action plan based on what you learned
  • Deal with conflicts confronting women
  • Recognize your strengths and weaknesses
  • Practice assertive behaviors in challenging situations
  • Overcome obstacles to assertiveness skills for women
  • Build and project a positive self-image
  • Assess your stress and adopt assertive techniques to help manage stress
  • Develop an assertive action plan
  • Use assertive communication techniques: verbal, nonverbal and assertive listening

Additional Details

Four 3-hour sessions run over a 2 week period (Monday & Wednesday in 2 consecutive weeks). 

Live Online courses are delivered in partnership with the American Management Association.

These courses offer the high-calibre faculty and quality content that Canadian Management Centre is known for, but in a live online format— delivered in easy-to-manage lesson installments that won’t disrupt your work week. Learn new skills, sharpen existing ones and enhance your career journey!

  • Interactive, instructor-led course in a user-friendly platform
  • Talk and text with faculty and peers via chat and VoIP
  • Share files and work in breakout group activities
  • Access live, 24/7 customer support throughout your AMA learning experience
  • Lessons are divided into manageable 3-hour blocks


  • $2300 Member         
  • $2599 non Member

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Who Should Attend

Female business professionals who want to build their strengths, improve their communication, conflict resolution, delegation and action-planning skills. 

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