What you will learn

Gain contemporary skills and knowledge.

In a crowded market, a strong personal-professional identity is key to helping you and your organisation's work stand out and get the attention it deserves.

This short course, which can be taken online or face to face, is ideal for professionals of any sector who want to harness performance techniques to connect more authentically with audiences, build networks, and influence and engage with confidence.

Examine your purpose and personal-professional identity

Develop your own personal-professional identity, examine your purpose, and explore how to communicate this to an audience by speaking from the heart. Examine the relationship between identity and branding and how to tell your and your organisation's stories.

Refine the art of conversation and improvisation

Explore connection and how to build it in real time and in presentations. Consider the art of conversation and learn techniques to boost your active listening and improvisation skills.

Communicate ethically and authentically

Learn how to use a range of targeted, ethical communication modes appropriate to various contexts. Discuss the concepts of memes and virality, considering why media is shared and the ethics of sharing.

Harness visual tools to craft a strong narrative

Explore the art of text and image to create compelling narratives. Experiment with photography principles to find your light, know your angles, and present your best self.

Adopt new techniques to build your networks

Examine how knowing your audience and platform can help you build your networks. Adopt the performance-based skills and techniques you have learnt in this course to network in a more authentic and engaging way.

More from this series

Take multiple courses to deepen your knowledge.

The Artful Communications suite

Drawing on the disciplines of creative and performing arts and their long history of capturing the attention of audiences, this suite is designed to equip you with the skills to communicate in an engaging, objective-driven way – no matter the audience or circumstance.

Explore more from the Artful Communications suite:

Fees

For individuals

To take Improvisation, Influence and Engagement as a stand-alone course, you'll pay the normal price.

$880.00 AUD (inc GST)

Please contact Student Support to pay by invoice.

For teams

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