Workshop: Effective Communication - Ethos, Pathos, Logos   

Course ID - CTD0742f 

Short Title: Effective Comm.    

 Audience     All Employees
Length of Workshop:        4 hours 

Building upon the ancient Greek principles of ethos, pathos, and logos, staff will be engaged in applying the power of trust, perceptiveness, empathy, active listening, and assertiveness in their everyday interactions.


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

  • Utilize the concept of the emotional bank account as a means to build trust in relationships 
  • Eliminate blocks to effective listening
  • Actively listen by using paraphrasing, clarifying, and rapport building to communicate a deeper emotional understanding within relationships
  • Utilize a four step strategy to effectively communicate personal needs and emotions while preserving the integrity of win-win scenarios
  • Recognize the importance of body language to congruent communication


Dates of Workshop

Reference #

Delivery Format

Meeting Days/Time



11/30/12 743317 F2F Friday
12:30pm - 4:30pm
Wolfson/3404-8 Dominic Brucato
Juan Abascal


Registration information
Course ID: CTD0742f 
Course Title: Effective Comm.  
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.