In-Person Engaging Colleagues in Dialogue

Are your posts and emails rubbing colleagues the wrong way or maybe you feel you just aren’t being understood? Level up your business and academic communication skills to banish misunderstandings and misinformation.

Pricing: FREE for members.
Duration: 3–8 hours
Coming January 2023

About the Course

Poorly written and awkwardly worded texts and emails can land you in some sticky professional and academic situations. Misunderstandings arising from bad communication can result in derailed projects, missed deadlines, and unintentional spread of misinformation. All of these have the potential to damage working relations with colleagues and destroy team dynamics. Develop and improve your one-to-one communication skills with this interactive course. Communication underlies everything we do and proper communication directly correlation to the success of a project. Through real-life practice and individual advice you will learn to:

communicate with clear and concise messages

  • Implement techniques for listening and acknowledging others
  • Assess communications skills through conversation
  • Choose communication techniques for academic, professional, and research settings

What You Will Learn

After completion of the course, attendees will be able to:

  • Understand communication as a two-way street
  • Avoid common misunderstandings arising from poor communication
  • Perform pre- and post- assessments of communication skills
  • Assess communications skills according to a six-dimension model
  • Implement techniques to better understand incoming messages

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for all members of the Society and non-member chemists. The Engaging Colleagues in Dialogue course is for professionals, academics, and researchers, as well as undergraduate and post-doctorate students. The communication skills attained in this course are applicable in work and school environment as well as in volunteer ACS roles.

Dates, Locations, and Prices


Jan 21

Atlanta, GA

Early Bird Full Price
Member(Premium Package) Free
Member or Associate(Standard or Basic Package) $300
Non-Member $300