English: Improv 2: Teambuilding and Creative Collaboration

  • Overview
  • Course Content
  • Requirements & Materials
Overview

English: Improv 2: Teambuilding and Creative Collaboration

Course Description

Improv 2 offers an improvisational toolbox of communication strategies to engage professionals’ creativity while expanding their English verbal and nonverbal skills. You will learn and practice the right tools and apply them in concrete experiences to respond empathetically, manage negative listening practices, lead and participate nonjudgmentally in brainstorming sessions, and deliver memorable on-the-spot micro-presentations. You will also focus on essential skills that build collegial relationships in and out of the office. Improvisational activities will be used to foster and support authentic communication between individuals and in teams.

Course Content

EXECUTIVE PRESENCE

UNDERSTANDING AND EXPRESSING STATUS

TEAM PERSONALITY TYPES AND MOVEMENT PATTERNS

AFFIRMATIVE AND EMPATHETIC RESPONSES

Requirements & Materials
Prerequisites

Recommended

Materials

Required

  • A computer and stable internet connection to access virtual meetings and course material

Provided

  • Instructor will provide course materials online

Session Details

Who Should Attend

This course is for professionals from any discipline seeking to advance their essential skills:  communication, cross-cultural competence, teamwork, collaboration, problem-solving, and leadership. This course is designed for non-native speakers of English at intermediate to advanced levels. 

English as a Second Language learner using a headset

What You Will Learn

  • Synthesis of new information and production of original content “on the spot”
  • Integration of specific gestures to display an executive presence
  • Advanced English rhythm and intonation produced in spontaneous speech acts
  • Additional Essential Skills: Idea generation from divergent to convergent thinking; exploration and practice of empathy; analysis and management of negative listening patterns; creative collaboration skills
English as a Second Language learners collaborating in classroom

How You Will Benefit

  • Increase efficiency with oral conciseness.
  • Develop positive rapport by managing negative listening patterns.
  • Create and manage an affirmative workplace culture.
  • Collaborate constructively by using “Yes and…” device.
  • Participate fully by taking communication risks.
  • Increase confidence by communicating through discomfort and uncertainty.
  • Develop communication skills through self-reflection and assessment.
  • Gain esteem of colleagues using clear speaking.
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An excellent experience in learning a second language because of methodology for academics and success. In addition, you gain knowledge about other cultures through personal sharing with other classmates.

- Sandra Naranjo Betancur

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We enable employers to provide specialized, on-location training on their own timetables. Our world-renowned experts can create unique content that meets your employees' specific needs. We also have the ability to deliver courses via web conferencing or on-demand online videos. For 15 or more students, it is more cost-effective for us to come to you.

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