Body Language Certification

15.00 hours
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£ 100.00

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About the Body Language Certification

This course on ‘Body Language’ is designed to help you understand the different aspects of body language so that you are able to use the information to your personal and professional advantage. In addition, you can also consider using the knowledge to train others in the understanding of body language.

Actions truly speak louder than words and it is possible to convey volumes of meaning without uttering a single syllable in the process. Body language is an intricate subject and detailed insights described in the course reveal the secrets of successful communication. Learning the nuances of body language can not only help you connect better with your co-workers, but can also help reduce conflict and improve your skills in negotiation as well as customer interactions.

In addition, becoming more aware of the subtle cues associated with gestures, expressions and position can also help us improve self-awareness. We become more aware of how our communications are perceived by others. As a result, we are more likely to enjoy more fulfilling and loving personal relationships with family members, friends and other loved ones.

Paying attention to body language and gestures can help us discern between truthful and untruthful communications. If you work or volunteer in a field that involves interaction with disabled or autistic individuals, interpretation of body language can help you forge closer and more understanding relationships with your students or patients.

Course Content & Overview

  • 1.1 Introduction
  • 1.2 Non-Verbal Communication
  • 1.3 Body Language
  • 1.4 Body Language Basics
  • 1.5 The Study of Body Language
  • 1.6 Definition of Body Language
  • 1.7 A Closer Look at the Role of the Brain in the Science of Body Language
  • 1.8 The Importance of Gaining Insights into Body Language
  • 1.9 Interpreting Body Language as Part of Other Non-verbal Communication
  • 1.10 Technical Terms
  • 1.11 Assignment
  • 1.12 Module Summary
  • 2.1 Introduction
  • 2.2 Parallels between Verbal and Non-Verbal Communication
  • 2.3 Conventional Dimensions of Non-verbal Communication
  • 2.4 A Closer and Detailed Look at Proxemics
  • 2.5 Other Important Non-Verbal Feedback Signals
  • 2.6 Primary Functions of Non-Verbal Communication
  • 2.7 How Men and Women practice Body Language Perception
  • 2.8 Assignment
  • 2.9 Module Summary
  • 3.1 Introduction
  • 3.2 Dissecting Communication into its Different Components
  • 3.3 Body Language as a Faithful Reflection of Emotions
  • 3.4 How Body Language is learned
  • 3.5 Three Important Rules for Correct Body Language Interpretation
  • 3.6 The Difference between Practicing Studied Positive Body Language and Faking It
  • 3.7 How to Interpret Legs Positioning
  • 3.8 Assignment
  • 3.9 Module Summary
  • 4.1 Introduction
  • 4.2 Leg Positions
  • 4.3 Common Gestures observed in Everyday Life
  • 4.4 Mirroring Body Language
  • 4.5 An experiment proves our natural propensity to mirror others.
  • 4.6 Assignment
  • 4.7 Module Summary
  • 5.1 Introduction
  • 5.2 The Significance of Hands in Body Language
  • 5.3 Hand Gestures
  • 5.4 Palm Gestures
  • 5.5 How the Law of Cause and Effect works with Respect to Body Language
  • 5.6 Different Types of Handshakes and what they Reveal about your Personality
  • 5.7 Etiquette of Handshakes
  • 5.8 Assignment
  • 5.9 Module Summary
  • 6.1 Introduction
  • 6.2 How Control, Submission and Dominance are conveyed through Handshakes
  • 6.3 Steps to Counter a Palm Down or Dominant Handshake
  • 6.4 Different Types of Handshakes
  • 6.5 How to Shake Hands the Right Way
  • 6.6 Arm Cross Signals and their Significance in Body Language
  • 6.7 Intricate Nuances of the Arm Cross
  • 6.8 Assignment
  • 6.9 Module Summary
  • 7.1 Introduction
  • 7.2 Eye Contact and Signals during Face to Face Communication
  • 7.3 Eye Pupils and their Significance in Communication
  • 7.4 Different Types of Gazing Behaviour
  • 7.5 Different Types of Eye Contact
  • 7.6 Gazing
  • 7.7 Other Types of Eye Contact
  • 7.8 Tips for Making Eye Contact with a Group
  • 7.9 Assignment
  • 7.10 Summary
  • 8.1 Introduction
  • 8.2 An Introduction to Lies and Lying Behaviour
  • 8.3 Changes in Breathing Patterns
  • 8.4 Facial Expressions that Indicate Lying Behaviour
  • 8.5 Assignment
  • 8.6 Summary
  • 9.1 Introduction
  • 9.2 Tips to Improve Career Success by using the Right Body Language
  • 9.3 The Art and Science of Smiling
  • 9.4 Types of Smiles
  • 9.5 Body Language Tips for Aspiring Job Seekers
  • 9.6 Body Language Mistakes that can Spoil your Chances of Landing a Dream Job
  • 9.7 Assignment
  • 9.8 Summary
  • 10.1 Introduction
  • 10.2 Cross Cultural Body Language Interpretations
  • 10.3 Important body language differences across cultures.
  • 10.4 Proxemics Across Cultures
  • 10.5 Key to Understanding Body Language in Personal Relationships and Marriage
  • 10.6 Common Gestures and Expressions that we come across in Daily Life / The Fundamental Head Positions
  • 10.7 Assignment
  • 10.8 Module Summary
  • 10.9 Final Assessment
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