Body Language Basics

Sales & Marketing


Can you tell if someone is telling the truth just by looking at them? It is a skill that a lot of people do not have. Through Body Language Basics you will be given a set of tools to use to your advantage. These tools can be utilized in the office and at home. Understanding Body Language will provide you a great advantage in your daily communications.

Body Language Basics will provide you with a great set of skills to understand that what is not said is just as important than what is said. It will also give you the ability to see and understand how your own Body Language is being seen. You will be able to adjust and improve the way you communicate through non-verbal communications.

Body Language Basics Course Outline:

Module One: Getting Started
Workshop Objectives

Module Two: Communicating With Body language
Learning a New Language
The Power of Body Language
More Than Words
Actions Speak Louder Than Words
Case Study

Module Three: Reading Body Language
Head Position
Translating Gestures Into Words
Open Vs. Closed Body Language
The Eyes Have It
Case Study

Module Four: Body Language Mistakes
Poor Posture
Invading Personal Space
Quick Movements
Case Study

Module Five: Gender Differences
Facial Expressions
Personal Distances
Female Body Language
Male Body Language
Case Study

Module Six: Non-Verbal Communication
Common Gestures
The Signals You Send to Others
It’s Not What You Say, It’s How You Say It
What Your Posture Says
Case Study

Module Seven: Facial Expressions
Linked With Emotion
Facial Action Coding System (FACS)
Universal Facial Expressions
Case Study

Module Eight: Body Language in Business
Communicate With Power
Cultural Differences
Building Trust
Case Study

Module Nine: Lying and Body Language
Watch Their Hands
Forced Smiles
Eye Contact
Changes in Posture
Case Study

Module Ten: Improve Your Body Language
Be Aware of Your Movements
The Power of Confidence
Position and Posture
Practice In a Mirror
Case Study

Module Eleven: Matching Your Words to Your Movement
Involuntary Movements
Say What You Mean
Always Be Consistent
Actions Will Trump Words
Case Study

  • Workshop Objectives
  • Body Language 1. Getting Started
  • Body Language 2. Communicating
  • Module 02 Case Study-5
  • Activity 01 - Language Tips
  • Body Language 3. Reading Body Language
  • Module 03 Case Study-6
  • Activity 02-Head Positions
  • Activity 03-Gestures
  • Body Language 4. Body Language Mistakes
  • Module 04 Case Study-7
  • Activity 04-Looks
  • Activity 05-Personal Space
  • Activity 06-Movement
  • Activity 07-Fidgeting
  • Body Language 5. Gender Differences
  • Module 05 Case Study-8
  • Activity 08-Personal Distance
  • Activity 09-Female Body Language
  • Activity 10-Male Body Language
  • Body Language 6. Nonverbal Communication
  • Module 06 Case Study-9
  • Activity 11-Unconscious Gestures
  • Activity 12-Signals
  • Body Language 7. Facial Expressions
  • Module 07 Case Study-10
  • Activity 13-Voice
  • Activity 14-Universal Facial Expressions
  • Body Language 8. In Business
  • Module 08 Case Study.mp4-11
  • Activity 15-Power
  • Activity 16-Build Trust
  • Activity 17-Mirroring
  • Body Language 9. Lying and Body Language
  • Module 09 Case Study-12
  • Activity 18-Hands
  • Activity 19-Posture
  • Body Language 10. Improve Your Body Language
  • Module 10 Case Study-13
  • Activity 20-Relaxation
  • Activity 21-Confidence
  • Activity 22-Stress
  • Body Language 11. Matching Your Words to Your Movement
  • Module 11 Case Study-14
  • Activity 23-Honesty
  • Activity 24-Traits
  • Module 12 Closing
  • Final Test (Body Language)
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever