Workshops/Seminars
  

Image Dynamics and Management
Communications and Presentation Skills
Interpersonal and Leadership Skills
Public Workshops

These series of workshops and seminars provide the foundation and key to effective communications, both written and verbal. Each focuses on a specific communication area, and offers an interactive and practical approach to sharpen and hone your skills.

 



First-Class Presentations: From Dream to Reality (3 days)

Do you often wish you could make a first-class presentation? Do you wish you have the power to connect with the audience that your message will leave them inspired and motivated? Turn your dream into reality by attending this workshop and we will show you how to transform an ordinary presentation into a first-class one.

This 3-day course is an intensive action-based workshop where participants bring a presentation to class for individual assessment, using pre-and post-video critique.

Who Should Attend:

Recommended for all who are in:

  • Sales and marketing
  • Business development and client servicing
  • Management & business
  • Education (teachers, lecturers, etc)

What you will learn:

  • Build self-confidence and overcome stage-fright
  • Connect with the audience
  • Deliver a powerful message
  • Enhance delivery skills

Topics include:

  • Pre-and post video critique of your presentation before and after workshop
  • Overcome fear and build stage presence
  • Improve vocal expressions (impact, tone, variety, etc)
  • Essential steps in a Communication Staircase
  • Effective introductions and conclusions
  • How to structure and organise your material
  • Improve non-verbal skills: eye contact and body language
  • Working with visuals, equipment, etc
  • How to engage and connect with your audience
  • Persuasive techniques and how to win your audience over
  • Handling questions and difficult situations
  • Improve your visual impact

When:

Please contact us for a customised workshop.


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Sales Pitch: From Ordinary to Awesome (2 days)

Do most people walk out of your presentation thinking it is just another 'ordinary' sales pitch? You can change that by learning at this workshop how to transform your ordinary sales pitch into an awesome one! More importantly, you will learn the techniques of persuasion and win your audiences over.

This 2-day course covers the essentials of a sales presentation, and is an action-based and practical workshop. Particpants bring a presentation to class for individual assessment, using pre- and post video critique.

Who Should Attend:

Recommended for all who are in:

  • Sales and marketing
  • Business development and client servicing
  • Management and business

What you will learn:

  1. Build self-confidence and overcome stage-fright
  2. Connect with the audience
  3. Deliver a persuasive and credible message
  4. Enhance delivery skills

Topics include:

  • Pre-and post video critique of your presentation before and after workshop
  • Overcome fear and build stage presence
  • Improve vocal expressions (impact, tone, variety, etc)
  • How to structure a persuasive argument
  • Effective introductions and conclusions
  • Improve non-verbal skills: eye contact and body language
  • Working with visuals, equipment, etc
  • How to engage and connect with your audience
  • Persuasive techniques and how to win your audience over
  • Handling questions and difficult situations

When:

Please contact us for a customised workshop.

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Writing Proposals: From Hell to Heaven (2 days)

Do you often feel like in 'hell' when desperately rushing out yet another proposal? The clock's ticking away, you're brain dead and you get the 'writer's cramp'.if you got started at all, that is. This workshop provides the key to 'heaven' where writing proposals will become a breeze and second nature to you. You will get practical exercises to work on and learn techniques to plan, design and generate a winning proposal.

This 2-day course covers the essentials of proposal writing, and is an action-based and practical workshop. Participants may bring a real proposal to class for assessment and improvement.

Who Should Attend:

Participants must have a basic foundation in the English language and do write proposals in their work. Recommended for all who are in:

  • Sales and marketing
  • Business development and client servicing
  • Management and business

What you will learn:

  1. Identify client's needs and address them with credibility
  2. Use convincing material to support your proposal
  3. Design an attractive format to gain attention
  4. Write persuasively

Topics include:

  • Analysis of client's needs and what affects their decision
  • Researching information to support your proposal
  • Developing your Unique Selling Point (USP)
  • Selling benefits and not features
  • How to structure and format a persuasive proposal
  • How to appeal to different target audiences
  • Anticipating objections and addressing them

When:

Please contact us for a customised workshop.

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Communication Skills: From Complexity to Simplicity (1 day)

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Facilitation Skills:  From Wander to Wonder (1 day)

Most people walk out of meetings or workshops either 'still wandering and confused'  or 'in wonder' of how much they have achieved.  The difference in these two outcomes has a great deal to do with the skills of facilitation.  At this interactive workshop, you will discover what makes a great facilitator, how to energise a group to generate creative inputs, and motivate a group to get the results they want. 

This 1-day course provides the essential tools and techniques for conducting meetings and workshops for achieving business goals, eg improving customer satisfaction, brainstorming product development ideas, or implementing quality improvement projects.

Who Should Attend:

Recommended for senior executives and above who lead meetings and workshops to achieve business goals, such as:

  • Business plan/budget meetings 
  • Quality Improvement workshops 
  • In-house training

What you will learn:

  1. Discover the competencies required of a great facilitator
  2. Develop and design meetings and workshops to achieve group purpose
  3. Learn useful techniques to enhance group performance and effectiveness
  4. Learn to use various tools to achieve group participation, motivation and action

Topics include:

  • Competencies of Facilitators: Role of facilitator and qualities of a great facilitator
  • Group Dynamics: Basics of group involvement and how to tap group synergy
  • Program Planning & Design: Developing a model for meetings and workshops
  • Getting started: Gaining acceptance and credibility; setting the purpose and ground rules
  • Attention and Retention: How to use effective openings and closings and find creative ways to increase retention
  • Group Participation:  How to select volunteers, teams and leaders
  • Reaching agreement: How to use consensus decision-making and handle conflicts and disagreement
  • Group Motivation & Action:  Using tools to motivate the group to achieve the results they want

When:

Please contact us for a customised workshop, or check out the Public Workshops for a similar topic.

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Telephone Skills: From Cold to Warm (1 day)

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