Training Programs

Ovient Training Programs

Ovient offers one- and two-day workshops, multi-day courses, and short seminars. The list below is arranged by skill area. The “audience” notation indicates whether the program is appropriate for all employees, managers and leaders only, or speakers of English as a second language. Click the course name for a full description.

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The courses in this list are offered onsite at our customer locations. Click here to view our upcoming public seminars.

Communication Snacks® Seminars

Hack Your Confidence

Unlock your confidence, speak up, be heard.

Speak on the Spot

Take control of your nerves and your message. Speak well under pressure.

Hack Your Listening Skills: Clarify, Confirm, and Communicate

Develop more focused listening skills and build better connections.

Hack Your Presentation Delivery

Learn no-fail strategies for overcoming nerves and connecting with your audience.

Hack Your Presentation Slides

Learn S.M.A.R.T. design practices for slides that deliver.

The 5-Step Presentation™

Streamline your presentation development process.

Hack Your Grammar

Learn what you have forgotten about grammar and punctuation.

Facilitate Productive Discussions

Discover your default discussion style. Compare it to your team’s style. Grow.

Connect in Conversation

Leverage small talk strategies for better team communication.

Write Effective Performance Reviews

Express performance feedback effectively.

Presentations and Public Speaking

Build and Deliver Effective Presentations (2-day Workshop)

Audience: All employees
Class Size: Up to 10 people
Length: 12 hours

Delivering Presentations Effectively (1-day Workshop)

Audience: All employees
Class Size: Up to 10 people
Length: 6 hours

Speak with Confidence and Power (1-day Workshop)

Audience: All employees
Class Size: Up to 10 people
Length: 6 hours

Public Speaking Practice Sessions (9 x 90-minute Sessions)

Audience: All employees
Class Size: Up to 10 people
Length: 13.5 hours

Interpersonal and Cross-Cultural Communication

Global Discussion Styles for Effective Cross-Cultural Communication (3-hour Seminar)

Audience: All employees
Class Size: Up to 20 people
Length: 3 hours

Working Effectively with Multilingual Teams (2-hour Workshop)

Audience: Managers
Class Size: Up to 20 people
Length: 2 hours

Being Polite Means Avoiding “Please” (90-minute Seminar)

Audience: All employees
Class Size: Up to 20 people
Length: 90 minutes

Professional Grammar and Writing

Advanced Grammar for Business (1-day Workshop)

Audience: All employees
Class Size: Up to 10 people
Length: 6 hours

Write with Confidence and Power (1-day Workshop)

Audience: All employees
Class Size: Up to 10 people
Length: 6 hours

How Does Your Writing Feel? (90-minute Seminar)

Audience: All employees
Class Size: Up to 20 people
Length: 90 minutes

Writing Executive Summaries (2-hour Seminar)

Audience: All employees
Class Size: Up to 20 people
Length: 2 hours

Pronunciation and Accent Reduction

Intensive American English Accent and Pronunciation (12-hour Course)

Audience: Speakers of English as a second language
Class Size: Up to 10 people
Length: 12 hours

Intensive American English Accent and Pronunciation (1-day Seminar)

Audience: Speakers of English as a second language
Class Size: Up to 20 people
Length: 6 hours

Business English

Business English and Communication Fundamentals (12-hour Course)

Audience: Speakers of English as a second language
Class Size: Up to 10 people
Length: 12 hours

Business Idioms and Expressions (12-hour Course)

Audience: Speakers of English as a second language
Class Size: Up to 10 people
Length: 12 hours

Business Topics and Vocabulary (12-hour Course)

Audience: Speakers of English as a second language
Class Size: Up to 10 people
Length: 12 hours

Effective Emailing (12-hour Course)

Audience: Speakers of English as a second language
Class Size: Up to 10 people
Length: 12 hours

Intermediate Grammar Topics (12-hour Course)

Audience: Speakers of English as a second language
Class Size: Up to 10 people
Length: 12 hours

Listening Comprehension (12-hour Course)

Audience: Speakers of English as a second language
Class Size: Up to 10 people
Length: 12 hours

Fluent Communication (12-hour Course)

Audience: Speakers of English as a second language
Class Size: Up to 10 people
Length: 12 hours

Silicon Valley Communication Skills (12-hour Course)

Audience: Speakers of English as a second language
Class Size: Up to 10 people
Length: 12 hours