Body Language

Do you want to come across as confident and self assured in business situations?

Course Description

This online course is suitable for anyone who wants to learn how to appear poised and relaxed while meeting with clients, attending an event or interacting with customers and colleagues.

In 20 engaging video tutorials you will learn candid advice and tips on using body language to communicate effectively in meetings and networking situations, best practices for delivering a speech and media interview, how to avoid the common misconceptions people have about body language, and more.

Being able to communicate clearly is an indispensable skill in any industry or walk of life. These tutorials will help you overcome your nerves, polish your public persona and impress your clients and colleagues!

Certificate Info:

Type of Certification

A Certificate of Training is awarded for completing all lessons within the course. An Accredited Certificate of Achievement is awarded if the learner passes the skills test at the end of the course. The skills test can be taken as many times as needed. The Certificate of Achievement will reflect the highest score achieved.

Format of Certification

Digital and Print

Professional Association/Affiliation

GoSkills is a member of the Continuing Professional Development Certification Service (CPD UK). GoSkills courses have been accredited by the CPD UK, which means that they meet the industry-wide guidelines for continuing professional development.

Method of Obtaining Certification

Once the learner has earned the certificate they can be downloaded from their GoSkills dashboard.  The certificates are in a pdf format, so they can be printed or emailed.  The certificate can also be added to LinkedIn if the learner has an account.
About Instructor:

TJ Walker - Public Speaking Trainer and Author

TJ Walker has been conducting media training workshops and seminars since 1984. Walker has trained Presidents of countries, Prime Ministers, Nobel Peace Prize winners, Super Bowl winners, U.S. Senators, Miss Universes and Members of Parliament.

His book, "Secret to Foolproof Presentations" was a USA Today #1 Bestseller, as well as a Wall Street Journal and Business Week Bestseller. Walker is a also a regular contributor to Forbes and the Reuters Insider Network and has written for the Huffington Post.

A frequent network news communications analyst, Walker has made more than 1000 network TV and radio appearances on CBS, ABC, Fox News Channel, MSNBC, CNN, Bloomberg TV, Al Jazeera, NBC, CCTV, Fox Business, Russia Today, HLN, TrueTV, Comedy Central, Sirius and NPR. In 2009, Walker entered the Guinness Book Of World Records for most talk show appearances ever in a 24 hour period.

Walker is also the producer and host of The TJ Walker News and Comment Channel on YouTube which has thousands of subscribers and millions of views.

Walker was a merit scholar at Duke University where he graduated magna cum laude. He has lectured or conducted trainings at Yale University, Columbia University and Princeton University.

Course Outline

An introduction to the importance of using body language to look and sound your best in professional environments.
Learn how to assess your body language in a practical way without buying into myths and misinformation.
The real goal of mastering body language is to help you communicate effectively.
Learn how to identify and eliminate the main cause of bad body language.
Study the body language of great speakers to increase your awareness of how to effectively move and communicate.
Review your notes from observing the body language of great speakers. Notice how much and what kind of movement is present, and what aspects of their body language you liked or disliked.
Improve your body language confidence by practicing for meetings, presentations or interviews on video.
Learn which areas people often misdiagnose their body language as being wrong when they are actually doing well.
Learn why it is important to dress appropriately for your working environment or business event.
Like clothing, your hairstyle can also send a message. Learn some practical tips on having a hairstyle that is suited to your working environment.
Practical advice on coloring your hair for the workplace.
Eye contact is a critical part of body language. Learn best practices for eye contact to build trust in business situations.
How to make a great first impression through body language when meeting people in person.
How to best present yourself at a seated meeting to appear confident and relaxed.
How to meet people and make business connections while appearing comfortable and approachable.
Learn how to incorporate movement to look natural while speaking in public.
Learn how to use your hands naturally when you speak, and avoid bad practices.
Advanced body language tips for public speaking to make you really look like a pro.
Tips for looking and sounding your best in television interviews.
How to continuously improve your body language in business situations.


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