Date: January 22 to 23, 2015
Venue: Lovely Professional University, Phagwara

Background &Rationale

Workshop on, ‘Effective Communication Skills’, a Corporate Training Program was organized at Lovely Professional University for staff members of GENESIS HEALTH & FITNESS. Mr. Sarabjit Singh Kwatra, Assistant Director and Anudeep Kaur Bedi, Assistant Professor, Lovely Professional University were the key facilitators.

The Workshop aimed at preparing the participants to communicate more effectively at work and enhance their performance at work. The workshop was designed to give the participants the tools they need to improve their communication skills, and the most successful strategies for using these tools to achieve their professional and personal goals. The schedule carried a multi-pronged approach that included inputs, group discussions, Audio Video based and situational analysis, role plays and finally presentations by the participants illustrating their findings.

The Focus pointers were:

  • Context Setting and Introduction to Communication Skills
  • Types of Communication
  • The 7Cs of Communication
  • Platform skills
  • Non-Verbal and Verbal Skills
  • Body Language

The program received active participation of members from GENESIS HEALTH & FITNESS. The participants were appreciative of the gesture shown by the University in terms of choice of Subject Matter Expert, appropriate learning environment, venue setting, infrastructure, study tours and content delivery. The participants observed that the program was outcome oriented and gave them new insights on the topic. It was designed to meet the training needs stated by the client. LPU- Academic Staff College is committed to provide tailor made Professional Development Programs for the corporate sector. These training programs also help in strengthening industry-academia relations thus opening new vistas of mutual collaboration.