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Mastering Communication Online Program

Elevate communication capability in distributed teams with world-class communication skills training online.

• Lift presentation design and delivery

• Present and pitch without nerves

• Build influence and executive presence

• Based on live training with expert facilitator Colin James

“Great material! As a certified facilitator, working on and off in the field for almost 30-years... this is the best online course I’ve seen from the performance aspect and I think it will help me be even more impactful.”

– John Roberts, Facilitator, Intel

Accelerate growth in your organisation

Agile business teams need to upskill quickly to stay relevant. Your teams need to deliver with impact constantly, whether it’s 1:1 conversations, team meetings or presentations, getting their message across in a compelling way is critical.

But taking time out of the office for training, or the travel costs for live training, can be prohibitive for dispersed teams. Online learning is the perfect alternative to enhance communication skills within distributed or international teams, fast.

Accelerate growth in your organisation

58% of employees prefer to learn at their own pace

*LinkedIn, ‘Workplace Learning Report’, 2018

The Colin James Method®
Mastering Communication Online program

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Elevate team success with purposeful and engaging communication skills

We filmed expert facilitator Colin James delivering to a live audience which enables your team to experience our world-class training experience (and facilitator!) from afar – within the comprehensive course. We emphasise teaching our students the how, providing tools and techniques they can practice and implement immediately at their next meeting. The combination of live training videos, worksheets, exercises and live webinars ensures skill development is ensured and sustained.

Our online program is like a personal communications coach, available 24/7. Teams learn at their own pace. They can complete the modules fast to prepare for a specific delivery – or spread them out over 12-months ensuring they refine their skills as a master communicator.

Anytime they feel under pressure or overwhelmed by an upcoming presentation or pitch, they can quickly access a video or worksheet to help them work through the challenges and prep to pack a punch.

Ensure messages are retained and remembered using our signature Diagnose, Design, Deliver model

Diagnose Your Audience:

Learn how to understand your audience's needs and the outcomes they are looking for.

Design A Compelling Message:

We give you the tools to structure your content and messages to create greater impact.

Deliver With Impact:

Manage your nerves, create a physiology of confidence and use your voice and visual aids to own the room.

What skills will your team learn?

Communicate

Communicate with confidence

Feel more confident communicating with different seniority levels so that business strategies have a greater opportunity to succeed.

Influence

Boost influence and buy-in

Be memorable every time, effortlessly nail their opening and influence skilfully anywhere, anytime.

Engage

Relevant business storytelling

Elevate capacity to influence effectively using conversational business stories that motivate, engage and change behaviour.

Presentations

Engaging presentation skills

Learn how to use your physiology, voice, visual aids to design and deliver confidently… without relying on slides.

Speakers

Prepare and rehearse like a pro

Save time and prepare with confidence (even at the last minute) using our simple and trustworthy design tool.

Public Speaking

Build executive presence

Support team members to build a strong personal brand that allows them to stand out and have impact in the organisation.

Online module breakdown

Discover what you will learn in each module of the online communication course.

To be heard your people need to grab their audience’s attention by speaking to their concerns and priorities. In this module, we explore how to diagnose an audience by looking at the outcome from their point of view.

 

  • Understand the audiences and what they need
  • Tailor messages to be relevant to them
  • Identify what you want them to feel, think and do

Drowning audiences in content is a sure-fire way for a message to be lost. So how can we construct communication that is compelling and memorable? The secret to effortlessly design a cohesive and fascinating delivery is revealed in this module.

 

  • Discover our simple framework to structure and remember content
  • Learn the 4 key elements to being memorable
  • Find out how to engage the audience in a meaningful way

The way in which a message is delivered is just as critical as how the audiences receive it. A masterful communicator knows it is not only about what you say, but how you say it.

 

  • Learn how to use physiology and gestures to enhance messages
  • The key to using voice to persuade
  • How to effectively use visual aids to make messages stand out

Delivering messages with optimal impact requires practice combined with the right mental attitude. This module focuses on the psychology of communication.

 

  • Overcome negative self-talk and increase confidence
  • The importance of being clear in intent
  • How to project the right energy and integrate humour effectively

The key difference between a good communicator and a masterful communicator is in the fine detail. The final module will teach how to perfectly polish communications from start to end.

 

  • How to nail the opening and close of communications
  • How to adjust communication techniques for a digital context
  • Learn the common mistakes and habits that can undermine effectiveness

Gain access to this online video vault area - constantly updated with extra video content from The Colin James Method® team. It holds copies of every webinar and Masterclass so your team won’t miss out on any learning.

 

This ‘extra’ content is packed with training that extends the learning from the core modules. It’s also the perfect place to search when your people are struggling with a problem or a particular skill they’re trying to develop.

Learn your way - program options & pricing

Our online program options are open to anyone – individuals seeking to develop their skills or organisations with just a handful of staff. For larger groups, we suggest looking at our tailored, in-house training options here.

  • Online Program
  • ADDITIONAL OPTION - The Practice Rooms
Mastering Communication Online

12-months' access to over 30+ online training videos, worksheets & support

Online Program

Designed for anyone looking to elevate their skills from home or on the go.

$715 (inc gst)

Suitable for:

Employees
Employees

Employees

Emerging Talent
Emerging Talent

Emerging Talent

People Leaders
People Leaders

People Leaders

CEO's
CEO's

CEO’s


Speakers & Trainers

The Practice Rooms - Virtual Reality App

Available to ‘add on’ to our Mastering Communication programs

Practice Rooms Program

Practice makes perfect. Our VR app helps reduce the stress of rehearsal.

Immerse yourself in real business scenarios, load your presentation slides and get real-time feedback to nail it on the day.

The PRACTICE ROOMS VR training supports the Advanced /Premium/Online Mastering Communication programs. It’s designed to help you with your ongoing practice for 12-months. Upgrade to include this VR app for 12-months, so you make an impact in every communication.

Add $352 (inc gst) to program price

Suitable for:

Emerging Talent Emerging Talent
Emerging Talent
People Leaders People Leaders
People Leaders
CEO's CEO's
CEO’s
Speakers & Trainers

Expert Facilitator - Colin James

Internationally acclaimed speaker, facilitator and coach, Colin was awarded Australian Educator Of The Year 2008, Australian Keynote Speaker Of The Year 2020 and scored the highest rating as a speaker across Gartner global conferences in 2018.

What makes our learning experience unique?

Participant outcomes and results

“I’m now using the disciplines that were presented to me at the program and it’s been quite easy to implement.”

As GM for one of New South Wales’ largest insurance companies, effective communication is a central part of Eugene McGarrell’s job. When he sent his team to our program to strengthen their skills, he was so impressed by their transformation that he decided to do it as well. Since the training, Eugene can distil complex messages using story and connect more deeply with his audiences.

ICARE
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“Made me far more confident about speaking in any sort of environment.”

A rising star in her field, Kate saw our program as an opportunity to fine-tune how she engaged with colleagues and stakeholders. Often battling with public speaking nerves and unsure of her authority in meetings, she needed the tools to overcome these challenges. Kate now feels confident, authentic and clear every time she presents to an audience.

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“The toolkit you’re given is amazing and something you will never stop using.”

As an Associate Private Banker with ANZ, Belinda wanted to accelerate her communication skills to help her reach her desired outcomes in meetings and presentations. She now feels confident and equipped with a life-long toolkit she can use at any time to engage her clients more deeply.

ANZ
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“I now have the tools and methodology to ground myself and prepare.”

As the global lead for education at Austrade, Rebecca is constantly challenged for time. Deeply immersed in technical content, her senior leader recognised that developing Rebecca’s ability to communicate clearly would have a profound impact on her effectiveness. Since our training she is already saving herself time and feels able to prepare effectively.

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“You’re out of your seat constantly - really interactive and immersive.”

Already an experienced speaker and facilitator, Chris’ saw our program as an opportunity to optimise his role as Strategic Business Coach at Actionable. Immersed in our unique methodology, he not only gained practical techniques and tools he could apply immediately, he was also inspired by his peers and stayed connected with the group after the program.

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“We saw more confident staff and our customers were able to trust us a lot more.”

After a lead analysis discussion, Josh’s former capability team recognised the need for change. Staff were lacking confidence in delivering and pitching offers. They were missing opportunities. Our training enabled their teams to overcome these challenges and supported Josh with a communication tool kit for communication in his new leadership role.

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“It’s really changed how they use their body and how they tell their message.”

Throughout 2 buyouts and corporatisation, Carolyne implements change, new programs and initiatives across her organisation. Her senior team relied heavily on slides in presentations and struggled to get messages to land. The staff were bombarded with information from many channels and nothing was sticking. Since our program, they are confident, impactful and deeply engaged.

The Good Guys
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“Since my appointment as an Executive Manager I’ve been able to go to my toolkit.”

When Hazel was recommended to our program by her leader she saw it as an important step in her career. Knowing many of her senior leaders had also done our training, she knew it was an opportunity to develop her presence as a leader and refine her skills. The learnings have helped her feel confident in her new position.

CommonBank
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“This really helps me get my point across and influence my stakeholders.”

Berlinda regularly delivers key messages to varied audiences in different forums. She often felt nervous when speaking, unable to use her hands purposefully and would easily go off track. She now feels confident with her delivery and has been able to use our tools to elevate her communication.

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“It’s very good to have engaged people who are nodding and want more information.”

Regularly engaging large audiences with the global organisation’s key messages is part and parcel of Daniel’s role. But without an understanding of how to plan and deliver well, he admits the process was daunting. Since the program he feels far more confident with preparation and noticed a significant lift in how his audience responds to his communication.

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Join now and gain world-class communication skills fast

Click below to either join the course today, send us an enquiry or download the program details. If you’re looking to register a few participants don’t forget to check out our in-house corporate training options.

FAQ

Ongoing practice is critical to communication success, yet one of the biggest challenges is getting real-time practice and feedback ahead of the real event. This is why we offer a virtual reality training tool to rehearse day or night in a safe, comfortable and realistic environment, building your confidence with the content so you can connect and add value to your audience on the day.

Developing the skills to cut through the noise and deliver a compelling message is critical to thrive in today’s highly competitive and dynamic workforce. Polished communicators who can lead, collaborate, present and engage effectively, get real results and stand out amongst their peers.

Our Co-Founder Colin James is a profound introvert with a passion for teaching. Over the past 30-years, he has studied the best communicators he could find to become the extraordinary communicator he is today. Teaming with Co-Founder Erica Bagshaw they created their powerful training methodology now used all over the world so that anyone can build the foundations and practise excellent communication.

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