“If you don’t have a seat at the table, you’re probably on the menu.”

Elizabeth Warren

IPMT plans to provide courses and seminars on a variety of topics that will help you improve your professional skills.

This page is a teaser for one such Course.

Collaborative communication is the ability to express positive and negative ideas and feelings in an open, honest and direct way. It recognises our rights whilst still respecting the rights of others. It allows us to take responsibility for ourselves and our actions without judging or blaming other people.

In any organisation, whether it be non-profit or private, it is important for individuals to be allowed to comunicate freely and openly. Collaborative communication is the basis for this to happen.

How to ADHD

Hello Brains! I’m obsessed with assertive communication right now because it’s a super effective way to express our needs while actually *Improving* our relationships. It’s a win/win. Seriously. THIS. CHANGES. EVERYTHING. But actually practicing assertive communication can be hard. Here are some helpful tips!

The Distilled Man

Learning how to be more assertive can massively improve your relationships and your overall confidence. When you can express yourself assertively and speak up for yourself, other people respect you more. Even more importantly, you respect yourself. In this video, I share 7 specific tips and techniques for how you can communicate more assertively…without being a jerk.

Adam Galinsky

Speaking up is hard to do, even when you know you should. Learn how to assert yourself, navigate tricky social situations and expand your personal power with sage guidance from social psychologist Adam Galinsky.

Importance of Assertive Communication

Neha Kohale

Assistant Manager – Corp. HR at Datamatics Global Services Limited

Assertiveness is the quality of being self-assured and confident without being aggressive. In the field of psychology and psychotherapy, it is a learnable skill and mode of communication. Assertiveness implies acting in a confident manner. It is important for a person to be assertive, so that he or she may express his thoughts and feelings effectively. Increasing your assertiveness can help you both personally and professionally.

6 Tips For Effective Use

Impact Factory

It is crucial to understand when and how to apply your assertiveness skills and techniques, and to understand that it’s not always even appropriate.

Here are some useful guidelines to ensure your successful use of an assertive communication style.

Why assertiveness matters in business


Assertiveness by itself will not get you a promotion, nor the respect of your peers and direct reports. But failing to stand your ground effectively, and – conversely – being too controlling and aggressive, can halt your advance up the corporate ladder. So why are organisations seeking out assertive leaders and where do you fit on the assertiveness barometer?