Best Business Practices

Verbal skills in business: communicate, influence, and convince

To improve your business communication and your professional impact

Thursday, December 10, 2015 from 8:30 A.M. to noon


Nicole Simard

Nicole Simard

Nicole Simard Communication

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  • As an instructor and coach in verbal communication, speaker, consultant and author, Ms. Simard draws on 25 years of experience in the Quebec media industry and almost 15 years in training;  
  • In 1996, she founded her business communication skills development training and coaching company;
  • Her book, “Le savoir-dire en affaires,” was nominated for the HEC 2008 business book award, in the practical guides category;
  • Recognized as the “say-how” expert, she offers conferences regularly.


Why you should attend?

  • To discover the importance of voice pitch and gesturing in business
  • To increase your self-confidence
  • To captivate your audience and to reinforce the impression of professionalism you generate
  • To get rid of bad habits that can negatively affect your credibility
  • To benefit from practical advice and sensible tricks

What will you learn ? Who is it for?

The activity will be held in French.


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514 871-4001

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Line Leblond
Project Manager, Training

The workshop expenses are tax deductible (provicial and federal).

The cost of the workshop is eligible as an expense under the 1% Training Investment.

Cancellation policyNo reservations, cancellations or refunds as of 2 days before the event. Participant substitutions are accepted at no extra charge until the event is held. Please note that only written cancellation notices sent by fax at 514 871-5971 or by email at will be accepted.


Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal
380 St. Antoine Street W. Suite 6000

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What will you learn?

  • The three Cs of effective communication
  • The three root elements of persuasion
  • The traps of miscomprehension
  • The scope of words, and proactive language
  • The development of a strong introduction
  • Visual presentation musts (PowerPoint)

Who is this training intended for?

  • Executives
  • Project managers
  • Development managers
  • Team leaders
  • And any other person who wishes to learn to communicate effectively

Here is the opportunity to grasp the difference between succeeding and failing in business communication.