Effective Listening


15 hours; five 3-hour meetings, or two all-day meetings.


Ineffective listening and poor memory become habitual behavior in most adults. The reasons for this are many, and the instructor will explain some of them. However, the purpose of the course is not to focus on the causes of the problem, but instead to point students toward the cure.

There are five components that make up effective listening:

Therefore, the objectives of the course are to help students improve in all five of these areas.


The governing principle in this course is the principle of immediate application. Discussions in technique are followed immediately by classroom exercises that will enable students to practice what they have learned.


The Communications Skills Company will furnish all reference materials and exercises for this course.

Class size

No more than 25 students a class.


Call 256-883-6310 for pricing information.

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