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Roads Scholar Program Optional Course

Communications I

In this foundational course on communication, participants discuss listening and speaking skills, social media, written responses, and public speaking. By breaking down barriers in communications, participants will be better prepared to communicate effectively with coworkers, managers, and the general public. Communications I and II can be taken in any order.

Dates & Locations


This session is from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm.
Registration begins at 8:00 am.



  • Introductions - Overview of What Communication Involves Ideas of Communication Skills
  • Break
  • Two-Way Communication
  • Communicator Style Analysis with Group Activity
  • Lunch
  • Active Listening - How Much Do We Communicate? Nonverbal Skills
  • Group Activity, Messaging (Keep it Simple)
  • Break
  • Recap of Communication Skills Learned
  • Video
  • Group Activity with Verbal and Nonverbal Instructions Evaluations – Certificates
  • Adjourn


Roads Scholar and Road Master Courses:

  • $95 for city and county employees;
  • $115 for all others.

NOTE: Payment is required in advance, except employees of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet