Interpersonal Skills Training

What are Interpersonal Skills?

Interpersonal skills are personal behaviors that encourage effective, collaborative, and professional relationships with others. These include social and behavioral skills that demonstrate dependability and respect.

Using Interpersonal Skills at Work

This example is from a scenario in the "Personal Habits at Work" portion of the Interpersonal Skills Training course. Students experience how unreliable, unethical or dishonest behavior harms professional reputations and interpersonal relationships at work.


The Interpersonal Skills Training Course

This Interpersonal Skills Training course is one of the ten courses included in the Wonderlic Soft Skills Training Program. These one-hour eLearning courses, combined with competency-based assessments, teach and verify mastery of ten soft skills that are critical to workplace success.

In this course, students learn how to build professional relationships by earning the trust and respect of coworkers and supervisors.

Subject Areas Covered Include:

  • Personal Habits at Work
  • Interacting with Your Boss
  • Interacting with Coworkers

Administration: Online and Self-Paced
Time: Approximately 75 Minutes
Cost: $19.95/Student


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Strong Interpersonal Skills are fundamental for building professional relationships with coworkers, clients, customers and managers. And, these basic soft skills are just as important to entry level employees as any technical skill they may possess. Understanding how personal behavior impacts others is the key to mastering these skills. Learning to act with honesty and integrity, working well with others, and treating people with respect are all part of professional interpersonal behavior.

Because of the foundational nature of these skills, Wonderlic’s Interpersonal Skills Training course is a prelude to its Professionalism course. Impolite or selfish employees, those who don’t take responsibility for their work, and those who don’t keep their promises can’t be considered “professional,” and must learn to appreciate the importance of these skills in the workplace.

Real-life examples and exercises teach the importance of these skills, as well as the consequences of not fulfilling basic job functions. And, learners are shown how their workplace behavior can impact their reputation and are taught best practices for building effective working relationships.


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