Assertiveness Skills

Date 11 September, 2019 | Time 8.30am - 1pm

Venue OSEA, 64 Arena Avenue, Invercargill

Event Description


Being able to express yourself clearly, directly and effectively to colleagues is beneficial to you and all those in your workplace. Making requests of others, giving constructive feedback, and contributing your thoughts and opinions can all be challenging at times, and this programme will help with developing the skills to do this well. Learning to say no, when it is appropriate, can relieve stress and feelings of overload.

Developing the skills of assertive, clear communication will assist you, not only to your work, but in all areas of your life.


Anyone who wishes to improve their skills in self expression in the workplace, allowing them to get their opinions and ideas across more effectively to colleagues.

  • Develop skills in assertive communication - clear, direct, non-threatening
  • Learn to say no when it is needed
  • Be able to give appreciation, feedback, criticism, make requests of others
  • Understand the difference between assertive, aggressive and passive communication styles

Half day

This workshop has qualified for the NZTE Capability Development voucher programme | Regional Business Partner Network event reference OSEA532


Small and medium size businesses may qualify for vouchers to help pay for services such as training workshops, courses and coaching that build the management capabilities of their owners, operators and key managers. Approved businesses will receive a voucher for up to 50% of the course investment fee.

For more information on the NZTE Capability Development voucher programme or to find your local Regional Business Partner please visit

Ticket Cost
Chamber members $407 + GST
Non members $500 + GST
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