Communication Skills


Excellent communication skills are at the heart of good business practices. Explore a variety of training that focuses on improving written, oral, interpersonal, telephone, customer relations and international communication skills. Fox Valley Technical College’s customized approach and expert instructors assure immediate relevance to the job.

Featured Customized Training

  • +Virtual: Communication Skills Online/Virtual

    Select communication skills topics are available in virtual and in-person formats for your on-site or remote workforce. New options are added as demand warrants with all available in a live, interactive format.

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  • Active Listening & Assertive Speaking Online/Virtual

    *Active Listening and Assertive Speaking* or *Results-Oriented Communication* training through Fox Valley Technical College provides the skills to effectively stand up for yourself. Learn to express your feelings, preferences and views, while at the same time respecting the opinions and rights of others. Leave the training with effective speaking and active listening skills that enable you to achieve your goals.

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  • Communication Coaching Online/Virtual

    Leaders, managers and frontline employees need to communicate effectively to get results. We offer one-on-one communication coaching services, which provide intensive, focused communication training. Our one-on-one sessions help each person face the facts and confront aspects of their own communication that may be creating barriers to success.

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  • Critical Core Communication Skills Online/Virtual

    The *Critical Core Communication Skills* are workplace essential topics bundled into a series of modules ideal for employees at all levels. Each interactive session focuses on interpersonal, team, oral or written communication skills crucial to a collaborative and productive work environment. Modules can be offered as a single session or bundled into a customized training series.

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  • Impromptu Speaking Online/Virtual

    Learn to strike up a conversation, give a 30-second elevator speech or share information succinctly in business situations. Our customized training is designed for participants to learn how to speak more effectively in impromptu situations or when networking for business.

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  • International Communication

    International communication training is designed for professionals interested in developing an understanding of cultural differences in societies and professional practices. Customized workshops will help you acquire the skills needed to work in today's global environment. Learners compare and contrast cultural patterns and cultural biases as they pertain to work-related practices.

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  • Interpersonal Communication Online/Virtual

    Enhanced interpersonal communications can provide workplace balance, improve business relationships and help employees deal with stressful situations. A wide range of interpersonal communications training and services are available including *Attitude in the Workplace*, *Conflict Resolution*, *Generational Communication*, *Influencing Up*, *Nonverbal Communication* and other customized topics tailored to your needs.

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  • Principle-Centered Communication

    Explores communicating with others, using a principle-centered model of effectiveness from the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People®. Participants learn and apply a structured process to become communicators that are more effective.

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  • Public Speaking & Workplace Presentations Online/Virtual

    In order to be effective in today's workplace, you need to be able to communicate information in a variety of formats, including the often-feared and dreaded oral presentation, delivered for an audience. Learn how to best organize your information, practice and master effective delivery techniques, and conquer your fears and deliver winning presentations.

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  • Workplace English Online/Virtual

    *Workplace English* is designed to provide training for adults whose native language is not English. Instruction from beginners to advanced can be offered at a company site, on campus, or online. Training focuses on developing reading, writing, speaking, presentation, and career skills through an English language immersion experience. Workplace communication will be incorporated.

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  • Written Communication Online/Virtual

    Effective business writing skills are at the heart of good business practices. Effective use of language is critical to customer and associate communication. Writing foundations, business and email writing, producing technical manuals are just a few of the types of written communication training modules available.

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  • Facilitation Skills Online/Virtual

    Are you conducting meetings, debriefing a team assessment, solving problems with work groups or implementing lean projects? Get results by learning how to balance the process and content needed to facilitate. Fox Valley Technical College provides skilled facilitators for your next meeting, problem solving or improvement project. We also provide customized facilitation training to build employee skills and improve meeting effectiveness.

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  • Language & Culture Online/Virtual

    The FVTC Global Education & Services team provides world language training in Arabic, French, German, Hmong, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and intensive English. Training is customized and available in group setting or one-on-one to meet the needs of your busy global professionals.

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  • Telephone Techniques Online/Virtual

    Develop a telephone personality that creates a positive first impression and fosters goodwill. Learn the use of effective voicemail techniques and practice active listening skills that help you understand angry and confused callers.

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  • Translation & Interpretation Services Online/Virtual

    FVTC's translation services meet rigorous quality, confidentiality, and timely completion standards. Our experienced translators, assisted by translation software, offer state-of-the-art translation and interpretation services in numerous languages. Benefit from timely quotes and short turn-around completion times.

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