Have you ever wondered why some people are great in social situations, while others seem to struggle? Maybe you find it hard to persuade people to go along with your ideas, while for your co-workers it seems easy. But why? Well, it’s all down to social skills. And like any skill, they can be learned.
Social skills are about perceiving and positively influencing other people’s emotions. You’ll find this really useful in the workplace, especially if you’re part of a team, because you’ll be able to build rapport and communicate well with your co-workers. There are strategies you can practice to improve your social skills, such as active listening, and paying attention to nonverbal communication.
By the end of this course, you’ll be able to:
• Define social skills
• Identify the benefits of developing strong social skills
• Create a plan to boost your social skills
Why take this course?
Anyone who wants to improve their social skills will benefit from taking this course. You’ll learn what social skills refer to, discover the benefits of having great social skills, and be able to choose some strategies for improving your social skills.
15 mins | SCORM | Development Plan