Mastering Small Talk Workshop (second workshop)

This class has now reached capacity. Please email activities@fortemaustralia.org.au to be placed on the wait list.

There’s nothing small about small talk. You may think that making small talk is just a way to pass the time or avoid awkwardness but many great friendships and relationships have started with a small talk! Small talk makes big conversations! Join us to discover things that great conversationalists know.

In this 2-part practical workshop, you will learn:

  • Why the ability to make small talk is so important
  • How to approach others – initiating conversation with strangers
  • How to make yourself approachable
  • How to prepare topics points
  • How to make and keep the person comfortable
  • How to Observe – Listen – Compliment – Question
  • How to find common ground
  • Why it’s important and how to follow up with questions or statements
  • How to keep building the conversation
  • How to make the best exit


This is a two part online course and participants will need to commit to attending both classes.   Minimum numbers apply and Expressions of Interest close Thursday 2nd July so register interest now.  Date 1: 13th July, Date 2: 20th July.




Jul 13 2020


7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


No Cost


Virtual (All Regions)


Fortem Australia Activities Team