Soft Skills Programs

Rome Business School offers a range of self-growth programs to young graduates and business professionals, to give them the opportunity to develop and hone their personal soft skills, necessary for self and professional growth!

A soft skill is a personal attribute that supports situational awareness and enhances an individual’s ability to get a job done. The term soft skills is often used as a synonym for people skills or emotional intelligence. Unlike hard skills, which describe a person’s technical ability to perform a specifically-defined task, soft skills are broadly applicable across job titles and industries. It’s often said that while hard skills might get someone an interview, soft skills will help that person get (and keep) the job.

The secret key to a well-managed workplace and progressive career path, Soft Skills are highly demanded personal attributes that can affect relationships, communication, and interaction with others, therefore playing a pivotal role in achieving success in business and ensuring effective leadership in today’s technologically advanced society. 

Soft Skills are vital in implementing the workflow and techniques usually associated with technology and innovation, providing competence in several aspects, such as conflict management, problem solving, public speaking, time, stress and self-management, to mention just a few. 

Our Soft Skills course is divided into five modules, each providing a thorough and detailed analysis of a specific skill. The modules will firstly deal with the best techniques and methods to improve the subject skill, and will later proceed to a practical approach to the topic, featuring self-assessment and evaluation activities.

Module 1

Public Speaking for Business: Techniques and methods: how to effectively use your speaking, voice, body language, and presenting ability for business growth and success and in overcoming fear and anxiety. 

Self Assessment & Evaluation: practicing business pitches, self-presentation and taking part in a real business roleplay.

Module 2

Cross-Cultural Communication for Leaders: Techniques and methods: understanding and being able to communicate effectively in cross-cultural settings and successfully work in and run a global business.

Self-Assessment & Evaluation: practicing business communication in cross-cultural settings, identifying your cultural personality and values, and creating a cross-cultural strategy by working on real business case studies.

Module 3

Time, Stress and Self Management: Techniques and methods: dealing with any type of stress, managing your time effectively, meeting deadlines, gaining a clearer picture of priorities both at work and outside, increasing self-awareness and the ability to identify personal  and professional goals, staying, cool under pressure.

Self-Assessment & Evaluation: self-assessment tests and exercises for evaluating the level of competence in managing stress, time and oneself.

Module 4

Conflict, Problem Solving & Negotiations. Techniques and methods: managing and resolving conflicts, negotiating effectively and strategic problem solving.

Self-Assessment & Evaluation: self-assessment tests for, evaluating negotiations and conflict management skills, negotiation simulation in a roleplay.

Module 5 

Emotional Intelligence: Techniques and methods: Understanding the 5 domains of Emotional Intelligence

Self-Assessment & Evaluation: exercises to explore personal strengths and weaknesses related to Emotional Intelligence. Development of an Emotional Intelligence Action Plan resulting in improved competence in this field.

Stay Tuned to discover the exact dates of each modules!

The next ones are going to be in May 2020!

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