Advocating for Yourself & Your Ideas

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AGSE109 & live stream

Sometimes the hardest thing is having confidence in your ideas or opinions and knowing how and when to advocate for them. How can we develop confidence? What strategies work in terms of getting an idea realised? When’s the right time to speak up? How can a student with good ideas become more influential? How do we get people to listen? This workshop focuses on communication timing and process. With an emphasis on starting with developing confidence in your own ideas then building support amongst peers, the workshop is develops skills in feeling more secure in backing yourself and your ideas in complex and challenging circumstances.

Event details

Sometimes the hardest thing is having confidence in your ideas or opinions and knowing how and when to advocate for them. How can we develop confidence? What strategies work in terms of getting an idea realised? When’s the right time to speak up? How can a student with good ideas become more influential? How do we get people to listen?

This workshop focuses on communication timing and process. With an emphasis on starting with developing confidence in your own ideas then building support amongst peers, the workshop is develops skills in feeling more secure in backing yourself and your ideas in complex and challenging circumstances.

Students will leave with:
1. Strategies to develop confidence in their own ideas
2. Methods for ensuring ideas have support and are strengthened through input and feedback
3. Knowledge of timelines and key points to be assertive, as well as key times to wait

Workshop details
Date: 29th of April
Time: 11.30-1.30
Location AGSE109 & live stream
Presenter: Matthew Dunne, Leadership & Volunteering Officer

Live streaming is available, if you select this option we will email you a zoom link. Swinburne Online students more than welcomed to attend or live stream.

RSVP by 22nd of March

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