Promoting Sustainability through Powerful Communication

Date: 13 February 2019 09:00 - 17:00

Venue: University of Strathclyde

This course will set the context of Sustainability with the sector, looking at particular barriers and opportunities and looking at some relevant case studies.  It will then look at Communicating and Presenting Sustainability to Management and Senior Leadership, including planning and delivering a presentation and ensuring ongoing dialogue.

Who Should Attend?

Anyone who who wants to influence others to make Sustainability part of the Whole Organisation mindset.

Course Objectives

To allow attendees to understand how to influence and promote sustainability by maximising their communication skills in a variety of situations, on a number of formal/ informal occasions and with a range of differing personalities and occupational & age groups 

To give attendees a variety of “Presentational” skills, knowledge, tools, techniques & “tricks of the trade” to be able to connect, build rapport, create an impact and influence a range of audiences   & on a variety of occasions in areas pertaining to sustainability

Course Content

Maximising our Communication Skills

  • Maximising words, tone of voice and non-verbal communication
  • Questioning & Listening Skills
  • Connecting, Engaging & Building Rapport with others
  • Communicating “Assertively”
  • Projecting Ourselves with Confidence
  • “Credibility” & Communications
  • Communicating to different personalities, ages and occupational groups
  • The challenge of communicating “sustainability” 
  • Presentation Skills

Understanding the purpose of a presentation

  • Planning, Structuring and Conducting Presentations
  • Managing Nerves at a Presentation
  • Maximising words, tone of voice and non-verbal communication to enhance presentations
  • Having a physical presence at presentations
  • Using visual aids at presentations
  • Fielding & Managing Questions at presentations
  • Establishing & Maintaining our “Credibility” at Presentations
  • Communicating to different personalities, ages and occupational groups
  • The challenge of presenting “sustainability” 

 Communicating “Sustainability” Effectively

  • What will help and hinder our ability to communicate the topic of sustainability
  • Understanding our audiences’ perceptions of and reactions to the area of sustainability
  • Influencing & “Selling” the concept of sustainability through effective communication
  • The key “messages” to influence, promote and “sell” sustainability
  • Obtaining “buy in” to the area of sustainability

Member Price: £180.00

Non-Member Price: £280.00

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Event Terms

Member rates are available for EAUC Members and representatives from non-member colleges and universities in Scotland. If you are from a non-Member Scottish college or university please contact scotland@eauc.org.uk to book your place.

EAUC reserve the right to cancel this event if there are insufficient bookings up to one week in advance of the event, and take no responsibility for travel and subsistence expenses incurred by delegates. 

EAUC-Scotland work to minimise the sustainability impacts of catering at our events by using vegetarian, locally sourced and Fairtrade refreshments when available. If you require meat as part of your lunch please request this as a dietary requirement when booking your place.  

Your contact details may be passed onto any Company Members or third parties related to this event (as relevant). If you do not wish us to do so, please confirm in writing to us prior to the event date.