Assertiveness Techniques

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  • Qualification:
    Short Course
  • Study mode:
    On Campus
  • Payment options:
    Payment plan
    Upfront payment
  • Duration:
    2 Days
  • Start date:
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  • Awarded by:
    Australian Institute of Management Education and Training (RTO 0049)
  • Location:
    SA | QLD | ACT | VIC | NSW
  • Career Outcomes:

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Course Rundown

Would you like to be a more assertive and effective communicator? In this Assertiveness Technique course you’ll then learn to build more productive workplace relationships using a range of tools and techniques that will help you express your ideas and plans with conviction. This course includes comprehensive course notes, morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea and internet access.

The benefits of studying in a classroom setting include being able to share first-hand experiences, ideas and questions with peers and our expert facilitators. You’ll study alongside like-minded people and strengthen your network.

Australian Institute of Management Education and Training facilitators are experienced practitioners with a robust mix of academic and practical expertise. We believe the education of the future managers of Australia to be a highly important task. Who is better placed to teach the art and science of management than those with current, daily real-world experience?


If you’d like to communicate more effectively in the workplace, this Assertiveness Technique course will give you the confidence to express your ideas while building better working relationships with your colleagues.

In this Assertiveness Technique course, the subjects you may study include:


  • Interpersonal interactions
  • Assertiveness
  • Why assertiveness?
  • Reacting versus responding
  • Assertive rights
  • Barriers to assertiveness
  • The social context
  • The cultural context
  • The work context
  • Assertive communication
  • Language of assertiveness
  • Voice of assertiveness
  • Non-verbal communication
  • Comfort zones
  • Empathy


  • Making requests
  • Making refusals
  • Dealing with criticism
  • Giving and receiving feedback
  • Challenging hidden meaning
  • Stating your position
  • Broken record
  • Internal systems
  • Reframing
  • Managing anger
  • Dealing with the unexpected

AIM provides students with practical qualifications that certify their skills and advances their careers. Each qualification is delivered through a blend of practical exercises and evaluative tools, and with no exams to study for; students can focus on completing assessments that have real world application. With the choice to study online or on campus, studying with AIM means you can maintain your work-life balance while building your future career.

Australian Institute of Management Education and Training Pty Limited (RTO code 0049) (AIMET) is a registered Higher Education Provider listed on the national register, Provider ID: PRV12071. AIMET uses the brand name AIM with permission from the Australian Institute of Management (ABN 56 004 525 017).

AIM (RTO 0049) prides itself on delivering holistic, comprehensive qualifications, that helps you fast-track your career whilst gaining official certification of your skills. Whether you prefer online learning or face-to-face classes, AIM offers both options.

The online virtual campus, MyAIM allows students to work through the online modules at their own pace, connect with other students and receive online learning support from AIM’s Student Support and Coaching Services teams.

Campus Locations

This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:

Australia Capital Territory: Canberra
New South Wales: Sydney
Queensland: Brisbane, Moranbah
South Australia: Adelaide
Victoria: Melbourne
: Mackay

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Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this Assertiveness Technique course from Australian Institute of Management Education and Training you'll be able to:

  • Leverage personal insights into the ways in which you respond to various workplace scenarios through a strong focus on communication and behavior.
  • Use proven techniques to effectively manage your responses and express your views more assertively with others.
  • Express your ideas, opinions, wants and needs while improving your relationships.
  • Recognise, monitor and control your behavior while identifying when, why and how to respond assertively, and openly express how you feel.

How Much Will It Cost?

We require full payment to be made upfront prior to attending the training. Payment options we offer include:

  • Credit Card (Visa/MasterCard/Amex)
  • Direct Deposit (EFT)
  • Purchase Order - If you need to raise an internal purchase order please advise. Your space on the course is not secured until you have provided us with an official Purchase Order with all relevant details completed.
  • Zip Money - If you would like to spread the cost of your training out our finance partner Zip Money can offer you a line of credit with 6 months interest-free and flexible weekly, fortnightly or monthly payment options.
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