Training Course on 'Professional Skills for Official Statisticians: Effective Oral Communication Techniques' in Kazakhstan
Date: 17-19 August 2015
Venue: Astana - Kazakhstan

In accordance with its 2015 Annual Work Plan, SESRIC organised the training course on ‘Professional Skills for Official Statisticians: Effective Oral Communication Techniques’ at the Agency of Statistics (AoS) of the Republic of Kazakhstan on 17-19 August 2015, within the framework of the Statistical Capacity Building (StatCaB) Programme. The course was conducted by Mr. Sanan Hasanov, Expert at Business Management Group International (BMGI) of Azerbaijan with participation of relevant officials of AoS.

The course included discussion activities and covered the following topics:

  • Learning needs assessment
  • Importance of effective communication
  • Types of oral communication
  • Appropriate timing to communicate
  • Determining the purpose of oral discourse
  • The ways how people accept information
  • Using the right words during effective communication
  • Standards of oral communication
  • Accepting responsibility for communication behavior
  • Structure of the message
  • Nonverbal behavior that supports verbal message
  • Impacts of body language techniques
  • Telephone communication
  • Expressions and messages
  • Practicing telephone script
  • Corporate communications
  • Using communication skills in corporate environment
  • Conflict situations in communication
  • Types of actions in conflict situations

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