Verbal Communication Skills are top of your boss’ list!

Verbal communication skills are at the top of your boss’ list!


Verbal communication skills are top of the list for many companies.Verbal communication skills

Hart Research Associates completed a study in  2013. It showed that 93% of employers consider good communication skills over relevant tertiary qualifications. The research also showed that 75% of employers consider good verbal communication skills to be a condition of employment.

Business acumen relies on good verbal communication skills. Your ability to be understood, engage people, and share your vision is a key to your professional success. You will want to sound like an expert whether you are starting out in your career or you are an experienced professional.

‘93% of employers consider good communication skills over tertiary qualifications.’
  -Hart Research Associates 2013


A big part of verbal communication skills is responding effectively in an informal environment. Think On Your Feet® training is perfect for everything from on-the-spot unprepared responses to structuring complex messages such as a lengthy presentation. It’s the global flagship of verbal communication skills. A Think On Your Feet® course takes place somewhere in the world every two days. The techniques transcend language and cultural challenges often found in international businesses.

Consider a Think On Your Feet® course if you would like to communicate with clarity, brevity and impact ™. It will take your verbal communication skills up a notch.

“Brevity is the soul of wit.”
– William Shakespeare


Presentation skills are an important part of formal communication skills in the workplace. Attending a presentation skills course can help you develop the basics and give you confidence at the front of a room. The Polished Presenter teaches you these skills in an extended 1-day course. You will leave with a bundle of hints, tips and strategies. The best part of this program is you will have a chance to focus on the topics you want to spend time on. Your group will choose and agree on the elective modules they want to cover on the day of the course. The Polished Presenter is different because it puts you in the driver’s seat for your learning.

We love the saying “33% of people will love you. 33% of people will hate you. 33% of people will be indifferent.” With those odds you might as well get comfortable in your own skin and celebrate your strengths. A Dynamic Speaking Course will help you in just 1 day.

Chalmers International developed Dynamic Speaking® in recognition that all the tools in the world won’t help you if you don’t believe in your skills. This course is all about you! Your certified instructor will guide you as you discover what makes you unique as a speaker. They will then help you identify ways to leverage your differences.


Verbal communication skills

In what order should I take my verbal communication skills training?

#1 Think On Your Feet®. On the spot is where you will do the bulk of your verbal communication. Structure underpins all good communication.

#2 The Polished Presenter. Get the basics of good presentations skills. Have the tools to deliver a competent presentation.

#3 Dynamic Speaking®. Be a brilliant you! Discover what could make you a more dynamic and interesting speaker.