Dernière mise à jour : 28 Oct 2016

How To Make A Great First Impression


This course gives you the skills and confidence to make an great first impression every time.As you gain in confidence you will read other peoples body language with ease to enable you to communicate more effectively with almost anybody, anywhere, anytime.


Part 1: First Steps (…eye contact)

Part 2: Smile

Part 3: The Handshake

Part 4: What to Say

BONUS Part 5: Other ways to make great first…

Learning outcomes

In this course, you are given the 4 keys to creating a great first impression:

  • how to give and hold eye contact and why it is CRITICAL
  • Why the smile is the quickest way to get rapport
  • how in certain countries the handshake is key and how to deliver a great handshake to avoid losing rapport
  • what to say next and how to introduce yourself to make a great first impression at interviews and events

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • appear and act more confidently in public and at meetings
  • look people in the eye
  • smile and be comfortable holding eye contact
  • be aware of their own (and others) body language
  • be able to master their own body language and handshakes
  • know how to introduce themselves (what to say)
  • BONUS** make email, social and other introductions

Teaching-Learning methodology

Videos (lectures) + little readings.


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  • Soft skills Communication
  • Language English
  • Other languages (eg. Subtitles) Aucune information
  • Period of activation Self-paced
  • Date Aucune information
  • Duration About 30 minutes of video.
  • Level of commitment required no data
  • Cost Gratuit * Détails sur la plateforme
  • Providing institution [individual instructor]
  • Mooc Platform Udemy
  • Target group for everyone (beginner level)
  • Instructor David Hyner
  • Level of assistance offered Discussion forum with instructor participation.
  • Keywords Communication, online communication, first impression