Assertiveness Training Course in Leeds

Duration :1 DayCost: From £250
Venues :Leeds | Online | In-House

Assertiveness Training Leeds

Develop your assertiveness skills to improve your confidence and communication when dealing with difficult people or situations on this 5-star rated 1-day course in Leeds City Centre.

Assertiveness Skills Training Course Introduction

If you have to deal with difficult or strong-willed people in your workplace and are looking to improve your assertiveness this 1-day course is for you.

This Assertiveness course will give you the knowledge, tools and techniques that you can implement in a range of scenarios to help you communicate with people in a more authoritative manner.

You will gain increased self-esteem and confidence in your ability to deal with a variety of situations effectively, and the ability to deal with passive or aggressive people in an appropriate and positive manner.

Learn To Be More Assertive

Throughout this 1 day course, you will use a combination of theory alongside practical exercises to understand what it is to be assertive, why people act in different ways and how you can develop your communication skills.

You will look at different techniques and models that can be implemented to enable you to be more confident when communicating in various scenarios or with difficult people.

There will be opportunities to practise new behaviours in a safe and supportive environment so that you are fully equipped to take these new skills back to the workplace and implement them straight away.

You will be provided with a delegate manual to complete on the day and use as a reference after the course, along with 3 months of online support for any follow-up questions.

Assertiveness Skills Course Objectives

By the end of the course day you will:

  • 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


For a full course outline see the Course Outline tab on the menu below - or click here to download a PDF

Assertiveness Course Day Details

Our 5-star rated Assertiveness training courses are practical courses with small class sizes, and a maximum of 6 delegates, allowing plenty of time to interact with the trainer and ask questions!

These are held as in-person classroom courses or as live, online courses (over Zoom). All courses run from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm, with plenty of breaks.

Scheduled Assertiveness Training Courses

Our scheduled public Assertiveness Courses are run in Manchester and Online. Dates for these can be found below.

Private / Bespoke Assertiveness Training

Are you looking for in-house Assertiveness training for yourself or your team?

We run private one-to-one and group Assertiveness training at our training centres, at your premises or at a location to suit you, anywhere in the UK. These can also be held Online.

The content of our In-house Assertiveness courses can be tailored to your requirements or the needs of your team.

For more information see the Private Course tab further down the page for more information

Who Should Attend the Assertiveness Training Course?

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.

Why Choose M Training's Assertiveness 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
  • From only £250 + VAT per delegate
  • Convenient location in central Manchester and Online
  • Course notes and support material provided
  • Lunch and refreshments provided
  • Certificate of achievement
  • 5 Star Rated in Google Reviews
  • 6 No more than 6 delegates
  • 5 star rated courses
  • Practice led learning
  • 5 minute walk from Leeds Train Station
  • Close to bus links
  • Lunch & refreshments provided

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Assertiveness Skills Training Dates

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Private Course Enquiries

Online Assertiveness Courses

Timings: Our online Assertiveness public courses start at 9:30 am and will finish around 4:30 pm with plenty of breaks. Timings for private courses can be arranged to suit you.

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


Our Online one-to-one and private group training in Assertiveness are available from £550 + VAT (6 hours)



Highly Interactive: You will see the trainer, their screen, and be able to chat/ask questions.

Ongoing Support: After the course, you receive the course notes, certificate, and 3 months of online support.

Contact us if you want to book a private online Assertiveness course

Click here for information about how our online Courses work

Classroom Based Assertiveness Courses

Timings: The Assertiveness course in Leeds starts at 9:30 am and will finish around 4:30 pm with 45 mins for lunch. Timings for private courses can be arranged to suit you.

Payment: Once booked an invoice will be sent which can be paid by Credit Card, Paypal, Bank Transfer, or Cheque

Lunch & Refreshments: A great lunch and plenty of tea & coffee is provided on all Assertiveness public courses in Leeds


One-to-one and private group courses are available for Assertiveness Training from £590 + VAT (Full Day)

These courses are ideal if you cannot make one of the set course dates or if you already know the basics and want something more specific.

After the course, you receive the course notes, certificate, and 3 months of online support.

More Information can be found on the Private Course Enquiry Tab (above) or call us on 0161 226 6032 or contact us

In-House Assertiveness Training in Leeds

We are happy to run private Assertiveness courses at your offices in Leeds city centre, the surrounding areas or West Yorkshire, at our Manchester office, Online or at a venue to suit you.

The course content can be adapted to suit your requirements.  Our trainer will contact you to discuss what you are looking to achieve and the level of prior knowledge the delegates have.

Private Assertiveness courses are ideal if you have a number of people to train, you want a different course outline, or simply can't make the dates of the publicly scheduled courses.

Private Course Costs:

Private classroom-based courses are available from £590 + VAT for a full day

Online virtual classroom courses start from £550 + vat for a full 6-hour course.

To get a quote please complete the form below or call us on 0161 226 6032.

Private Assertiveness Course Enquiry

Assertiveness Course Outline

  • Introduction to Assertiveness at Work

    Understand the meaning of assertive behaviour

  • Characteristics of Behaviour

    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.

Assertiveness Courses in Leeds

For our classroom Assertiveness courses in Leeds, we use a number of city-centre venues, depending on availability.

All venues are within walking distance of the central Leeds train station and are situated close to public car parks as well as bus links. 

All classroom courses start at 9:30 am and finish at 4:30 pm

More Information about our Leeds training courses, along with a map, can be found on our Leeds training page

West One


Wellington Street,


Public Transport

 Leeds Train Station: 0.4 Miles ~ 7 Minute Walk 



Wellington Street Car Park: 0.1 Miles ~ 2 Minute Walk

CitiPark (Whitehall Road): 0.3 Miles ~ 6 Minute Walk


The Studio


Riverside West,
Whitehall Rd,


Public Transport

 Leeds Train Station: 0.4 Miles ~ 10 Minute Walk 



CitiPark (Whitehall Road): 0.1 Miles ~ 2 Minute Walk

Wellington Street Car Park: 0.4 Miles ~ 8 Minute Walk

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