Dealing with the Unexpected – Improving Communication Skills Through Improvisation

LocationMarylebone, Central London
FacultyWestminster Business School

This communication skills course, facilitated by comedian, writer and international business coach Neil Mullarkey, will show you how to apply the skills and techniques of improvisation in your workplace to improve communication, collaboration and response to change.

Dealing With the Unexpected is one of our Leadership Workshops, designed for executives, managers and board members who wish to maximise their effectiveness and career potential.

Course content

In this effective communication course, we will explore the impact of different communication styles and try out a range of tools and techniques that enable you to communicate and collaborate more effectively with colleagues and clients at all levels.

By the end of this communications skills training you will:

  • feel more prepared to conduct difficult conversations and manage challenging circumstances
  • know how to work – with others – towards achieving constructive outcomes in testing and uncertain situations
  • understand how to use humour appropriately to help your team and organisation flourish

Neil Mullarkey uses his unparalleled expertise in improvisation to inspire people and businesses to expand their perceptions, improve communication and collaboration, and embrace their creativity.

His clients include Unilever, Google, Deloitte, GlaxoSmithKline, Microsoft, Vodafone, the NHS, Saatchi & Saatchi and WPP.

Neil co-founded The Comedy Store Players with Mike Myers and has worked with some of the most talented people in comedy, film and TV.