Effective Communication

Communications Basics (Short Version)

Tuesday, May 17th  10:00 am -11:00 am

Location: Damasio Conference Room (S724 GH)

Thursday, June 16th  10:00 am – 11:00 am

Location: Damasio Conference Room (S724 GH)


An Effective Communication course is now available for sign up.  This course explores useful communication habits and techniques for in-person, telephone, and e-mail interactions. You will also identify your bad communication habits and learn how to break them.  To register for this course, log into Self Service to. If you have questions, please email grace-moore@uiowa.edu.


  • Define what communication is.
  • Identifying Keys to Effective Interpersonal Skills.
  • Choose positive communication habits.
  • Develop the Nine Behavioral Skills.
  • Learn how to communicate successfully over the telephone and through e-mail.


Managers, supervisors, and entire departments or groups