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Rapport Building for Strong Business Relationships | Workshop (VDC)

19/02/2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm AEDT

VDC - Workshop - Professional Development - Rapport Building - Strong Business Relationships


Rapport building is an essential skill for teachers, supervisors and managers alike. Knowing how to create a sense of trust and understanding with stakeholders accelerates the growth of individuals and organisations and can offer countless opportunities.

In this engaging and hands-on workshop, participants will learn how to create an environment that fosters connectiveness where people overcome differences and work together as a united force. They will acquire a toolset of practical strategies and get ample opportunity to practise rapport building to pave the way for developing strong long-term relationships.

Learning Outcomes

  • Heightened awareness of the impact rapport has on stakeholder relationships and outcomes
  • Optimised non-verbal communication competence to make a connection with any stakeholder
  • Profound understanding of how to create an environment that enables rapport building
  • Ability to recognise and cater to people’s preferred verbal communication style


Level: Intermediate (build on your existing knowledge)

  • Teachers
  • Supervisors
  • Managers

Topics Covered

  • Why rapport matters
  • Reading body language
  • How to overcome differences
  • Establishing and maintaining rapport 


  • Utilising real workplace challenges for discussions in a group learning environment
  • Ample opportunity to practise the acquired rapport building tools and gained confidence to translate them into the workplace or personal environment
  • Interactive activities to discuss participants’ challenges and pinpoint strategies to overcome them


9:00 am - 12:00 pm AEDT
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