Assertiveness Training Course

Duration :1 Day
Venues :Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds: £295

  • 6 No more than 6 delegates
  • Practice led learning
  • 3 month online support
  • Lunch & refreshments provided
  • Convenient Locations
assertiveness training manchester

Assertiveness Skills Course

Our Assertiveness course is designed to help you become more confident and able to deal effectively with difficult and challenging situations and people.

What is Assertiveness?

Assertiveness is regarded as an advanced form of communication skills. It also enables you to be a more confident individual who can deal effectively with difficult and challenging situations, in a respectful and controlled manner.

It is about understanding how to say the right thing at the right time, especially when interacting with an angry or difficult person.

Who this Assertiveness Training course is for:

This course is for anyone who has to deal with different personalities and difficult situations in the workplace – whether it is customers, colleagues or managers and want to be confident in what they say and do.

Assertiveness Skills Course Objectives

  • Understand the difference between the three behavioural types
  • Identify the specific characteristics related to each behaviour
  • Understand why we need to be assertive and the benefits of this type of behaviour
  • Appreciate the theory of why people act in certain ways
  • Realise the ways to improve your face-to-face communication when being assertive
  • Build the skills so that you can be confident when having difficult conversations
  • Be able to demonstrate how to be assertive in a variety of situations

Assertiveness Skills Course Topics

- What is assertive behaviour?

- Identifying passive, aggressive and passive aggressive behaviour

- Theories in assertiveness and Transactional Analysis

- Behaviour breed behaviour

- First impressions when communication

- Face to Face communication

- Human rights when being assertive

- Assertiveness models & techniques 

View the full course outline at the bottom of this page

Why Choose M Training's Assertiveness Skills Course?
  • Run by an experienced trainer with over 10 years' experience in running training courses
  • This course is limited to 6 places, so you are guaranteed personal support throughout the course
  • Only £295 + VAT per delegate
  • Convenient locations in central Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool and Birmingham.
  • Course notes and support material provided
  • Lunch and refreshments provided
  • Certificate of achievement
  • 5 Star Rated in Google Reviews


For the full course outline please see below the booking section

Assertiveness Training Dates & Venues

  • Manchester

    £295 + VAT
  • 26 November 2019
  • 08 January 2020
  • 13 February 2020
  • Leeds

    £295 + VAT
  • 27 November 2019
  • 14 January 2020
  • Liverpool

    £295 + VAT
  • 28 November 2019
  • 16 January 2020

More Information

Timings: The Assertiveness course starts at 9:30am  and will finish around 4 / 4:30pm with 45 mins for lunch

Payment: Once booked an invoice will be sent which can be paid Online with Credit Card, via Bank Transfer or Cheque


Private Assertiveness Training

One-to-one and private group courses are available for Assertiveness Training from £590 + VAT. 

These courses are ideal if you cannot make one of the set course dates or if you want a different course outline/focus.

One-to-one and private group courses can be run at your offices or at our Manchester office.

To book please email or call 0161 226 6032 to discuss your requirements.

Where is the Assertiveness Training Course Held?

Manchester: Our training centre is based at Manchester Science Park located just behind Manchester University Oxford Road campus. We are about a 15 minute walk from the city centre/ Oxford Road Train Station. Free visitor parking is available also.

Liverpool: The Assertiveness Training course in Liverpool is usually held at the Marriott Hotel City Centre, located opposite Lime Street Train Station and next to the bus station. Pay and Display parking is available on site.

Leeds: The Assertiveness Training Leeds is usually held at The Marriott Hotel on Boar Lane, it is a 5 minute walk from Leeds Train Station. Pay and Display parking is available near to the venue.

Assertiveness Course Outline

  • Introduction to assertiveness at work

    Understand the meaning of assertive behaviour

  • Characteristics of behavior

    Clarify the characteristics of aggressive, passive and passive aggressive behaviour

  • Assertiveness theories & Transactional Analysis

    Explore relevant theories behind assertiveness focusing on Transactional Analysis

  • Discover how behaviour breeds behaviour

  • Creating Positive First Impressions

    Appreciate how important it is to create a positive first impression when communicating with others

  • Face to Face Communications

    Learn to how use your face-to-face communication skills so as to become a more effective communicator

  • Others Rights

    Appreciate the importance of human rights when being assertive

  • Models of Assertiveness

    We will look at and practice a three step model of assertiveness

  • Other Assertiveness Techniques

    We will explore other assertiveness techniques which can be applied in a variety of circumstances.

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