Workshop:  Effective Interpersonal Communication Skills

Course ID - CTD0531

Short Title: Communication Skills

(Course ID, Reference #, or Keyword title can be used to find and register for this course in Odyssey) 

Audience:   All Employees
Length of Workshop:    4 hours
Prerequisite None

The primary purpose of this Effective Communication/Interpersonal Skills workshop is for the participants to discover the importance of effective communication and be sure that the message they are sending out is what they really want to communicate. The outcome is to learn to be a "conscious communicator" who knows the message he/she wants to send and its impact on others.


  As a result of successful completion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the characteristics of effective communicators
  •  Identify barriers to effective communication
  • Recognize and assess their own communication style
  • Increase their understanding of how their behavior impacts others and the way others respond to them
  • Choose words that are appropriate for a particular situation
  • Use verbal and non-verbal techniques that help get your message across
  • Use techniques for giving and receiving constructive feedback



Reference #






Registration information
Course ID: - CTD0531
Course Title: Communication Skills
Reference # - see table 

How to Register

Registration for CT&D workshops are through the Student Information and Registration system.  The process for registering for a CTD workshop will be the same as registering for a regular class at MDC.  

New - Easier registration for workshops

You can access the Registration System and register for a CTD workshop using the same user name and password that use to login to your computer.    Example:   Richard Johnson  would be rjohnson     (You will NOT need to create a separate student myMDC account to register for a CTD workshop

Make a note of the Reference Number for the workshop then go to Registration Instructions

Once you have registered for a class, you can print your schedule.    Please make every effort to attend once you've registered as seats are limited.     However, If you need to drop, you can also do this through the Web Registration screen.     CTD classes will appear on your transcript as non-credit classes.

If you need special assistance to participate in this workshop due to a disability, please call CT&D at 7-2366 so that appropriate arrangements can be made.  College Training and Development complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act.