Build assertive skills at work: courageous conversations - recorded webinar

The conversations that we have with others and the way that we communicate and speak up to tackle important issues builds our professional reputation. In this recorded webinar the focus is on our relationships with colleagues and how we approach issues with confidence and sensitivity.

Audience: All doctors Medical students
Format: Webinar
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What to expect from the webinar

  • The webinar is up to one hour.
  • It is taught by a subject matter expert.
  • No preparation is needed, just bring a pen and paper if you want to make notes.
  • This webinar has already been recorded, so it isn't interactive.
  • A certificate of attendance will not be given for watching the recording of the webinar.


What you will learn

By the end of this recorded webinar, you will learn:

  • approaches to assertiveness and conflict management that you can embed into your workplace
  • emotional triggers to look out for both in yourself and others
  • different ways to start off a courageous conversation, overcoming barriers and turning it into meaningful conversations. 


Who is this webinar for?

  • Free for BMA members.
  • It's for doctors and medical students seeking to improve their skills in assertiveness.


Want to gain a CPD certificate?

As a BMA member, you have free access to our CPD-accredited module on assertiveness in the workplace.

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Reading list

  • BMA library and archive reading list - Build assertive skills at work: courageous conversations
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