Instructor for this course

Today’s professional must have rock-solid verbal communication skills to effectively provide organizational input, propose new ideas, recommend needed solutions and more.  Without them, ineffective communication skills can easily lead to costly loss of time, operational errors and even slights to one’s professional reputation. 

This course is designed for professionals who want to become more effective at verbally sharing input and feedback with peers, management and other stakeholders. I teach practical knowledge to improve and fortify your ability to speak with clarity, confidence and consideration for others.  I explain, in simple terms, the communication process, share proven skills for effective verbal communication and provide invaluable insight to take your abilities further.   

You identify the communication framework to ground your dialog process understanding. This vital information reveals the invisible landscape of  elements making verbal communication a challenge.  With this illuminated perspective, you discover essential knowledge to tackle everyday challenges in the communication process. This fortifies your ability to navigate the process and improve the accuracy of sending  your intended message increasing your verbal efficacy. Then, I teach you how to recognize common communication pitfalls and provide remedies to build your assurance improving your dialog skills. Finally, to round out the course, we explore more insightful tips and ways to boost your verbal communication awareness and overall acumen.

This course provides the knowledge and insight to fast-track your ability to be a more effective verbal communicator increasing your value to others, elevating your professional profile while sharpening your competitive advantage.


Course Key Concepts: Effective, Verbal, Communicator, "How to".

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the communication framework fundamentals.
  • Discover insight to tackle everyday communication process challenges.
  • Recognize common pitfalls and practical remedies.
  • Explore more communication tips and skills.


Last updated/reviewed: November 7, 2020

10 Reviews (43 ratings)Reviews

Anonymous Author
Mr. Littleberry presented the information effectively with qualifying examples and techniques.
Anonymous Author
Well laid out presentation with excellent examples. Heightened awareness of communication process and obstacles which lessen communication of ideas and harm interpersonal relationships. Very good points to be aware of in daily interaction with people.
Member's Profile
This course offered many good strategies to become a better communicator and tips for things to avoid that may cause miscommunication, defensiveness or taking things completely off point.
Anonymous Author
I enjoyed this course as the presenter was engaging and had many tips to becoming a better communicator. I appreciated the listing of the pitfalls and how to remedy slides.
Anonymous Author
The presentation is very good and the the speaker is very engaging. The course provides a lot of tips and valuable information.
Member's Profile
So happy I enrolled in this course! The instructor was wonderful and provided many useful techniques and tips.
Member's Profile
This course was very informational. Had a lot of reminders for communicating better with coworkers.
Anonymous Author
very good information in this course. pointed out some things we take for granted.
Anonymous Author
instructor did a good job explaining tips on how to communicate better
Anonymous Author
The slides were presented well and were easy to follow.


Course Complexity: Foundational

No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.

Education Provider Information

Illumeo, Inc., 75 East Santa Clara St., Suite 1215, San Jose, CA 95113
For more information regarding this course, including complaint and cancellation policies, please contact our offices at (408) 400- 3993 or send an e-mail to .
Course Syllabus
  8:31Introduction to How to Be an Effective Verbal Communicator
  15:45The Communication Process
  13:39Wrenching Through Challenges
  16:37Noise Management tools and Recap of Process Challenges
  11:22Common Pitfalls and Remedies
  8:52Rounding out Pitfalls
  10:36Tips to Further Your Acumen
  4:50Course Wrap Up
  1:30:12How to Be an Effective Verbal Communicator
  PDFSlides: How to Be an Effective Verbal Communicator
  PDFHow to Be an Effective Verbal Communicator Glossary/ index