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Effective Presentation and Communication Skills

Presentation are the daily rituals of any business. In fact, how well we succeed in our career can be closely tied to how well we present information. We spend more and more of our lives in face-to-face interactions whether in small or large meetings among colleagues, with the management or in front of clients. The key point is to understand the different audiences, sell our ideas and lay the groundwork for important decisions.

Course Objectives

The course will enable participants to:

  • Deliver a persuasive presentation that is effective, engaging and powerful
  • Prepare and structure their ideas in a way that is persuasive to different audiences
  • Ensure the intergrity of the message being sent by adapting their style, language and content to suit the communication preference of their listeners
  • Define and refine the purpose of their presentations
  • Look at how they control their verbal and non verbal communication
  • Overcome "presentation anxiety"
  • Look at how they use visual aids to support their messages
  • Practice planning and delivering a persuasive presentation

Course Duration

2 days

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Presentation Skills

 

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People forget over 80% of what they hear… make your presentations memorable! Develop the skills to plan, design, and deliver a presentation like a pro!

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Leadership Development & Emotional Intelligence

"Leadership is communicating to people their worth and potential so clearly that they come to see it in themselves." -- Stephen Covey

Course Description

This fast-paced, results-oriented seminar is uniquely designed to strengthen leadership communication skills. Participants will learn how to connect to efforts of their teams to the organizations' critical objectives, tap the full potential of each individual on the team, clarify purposes, inspire trust, and unleash the talent and capability of their teams to achieve the organizations' highest priorities. In addition, this workshop offers in-depth knowledge and practice in Emotional Intelligence (IE) skills. Participants will learn how to apply EI to gain success in motivating their team members to do their work. Participants will learn how to improve their EI skills such as self-awareness, self-confidence, motivation, empathy, and relationship management.

Course Benefits

Participants will learn to:

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LEED® Green Associate Exam Preparation

Course Duration

1.5 days (12 hours)

Course Overview

Developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), LEED provides building owners and operators a concise framework for identifying and implementing practical and measurable green building design, construction, operations and maintenance solutions. For professionals who support green building design, construction, and operations, the LEED Green Associate credential denotes basic knowledge of green building principles and practices and LEED. This course provides introductory information about green buildings and LEED and prepares participants to take the LEED Green Associate exam.

Course Objectives

This course will be an introduction to the concepts of sustainable, high performance green buildings, as well as methods for designing, constucting and evaluating them. The course will provide key preparatory information about the needed tools and technical expertise for taking the LEED Green Associate exam.

Who Should Attend

As the Green Associate is the first of the three tiers in the Green Building Certification Institute's (GBCI's) professional credential ladder, both experienced and novice green building industry professionals are eligible to attend. This is a perfect class for those seeking to learn about and work on green building projects and more particularly those seeking to earn the LEED Green Associate credential.

  • Developers
  • Building Owners
  • Client Representative
  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Contractors
  • Consultants
  • Environmental, Health and Safety Managers
  • Sustainability Managers
  • Facility Managers

Please review the eligibility requirements for the LEED Green Associate exam at:  www.gbci.org

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Project Risk Management

Course Description

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Project Management Professional (PMP®) Exam Preparation

Course Duration: 35 Hours

Attaining the Project Management Professional (PMP) designation has become a benchmark in many industries that employ project managers. For people who choose project management as a career this has become a professional certification they must achieve. This course helps participants understand and master the material that is covered on the PMP exam and provides 35 hours of training required by the Project Management Institute (PMI) to be eligible for the exam.

Project management has been proven to be the most effective method of delivering products within cost, schedule, and resource constraints. This intensive and hands-on course gives participants the skills to ensure their projects are completed on time and on budget while giving the user the product they expect. Participants will gain a strong working knowledge of the basics of project management and be able to immediately apply it to effectively manage projects at work. In addition, participants will be well prepared to take the PMP exam.

Why obtain the certification? PMI’s research shows that the worldwide average for PMP certified project managers is over USD 114,000. The 2008 Salary Survey done by IT Republic showed that PMP certified project managers made over USD 6,000 more than the next highest-paid certification, ITIL Foundations.
 

Course Outcomes

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

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Trainer Profile - Mr. Matt Jabbour

Mr. Matt Jabbour, MBA, PMP

Prior to joining AMIDEAST Oman as Training Expert-Senior Consultant in October 2009, Mr. Jabbour worked for the Information Technology Authority (ITA) in Oman as a Senior Business Consultant. As an advisor to ITA’s executive committee, Mr. Jabbour helped develop ITA’s business strategy, which led to the execution of 30 concurrent projects. In addition, Mr. Jabbour offered executive seminars and coaching to the CEO and his team, as well as management seminars for over 80 ITA employees and managers. Mr. Jabbour started his career in software development and system design in 1989. He held senior manager positions at several major IT companies in the United States and Canada. He also developed and offered seminars in the area of leadership, customer relations, and management, initially in North America and later in the GCC. Mr. Jabbour holds an MBA in Marketing from the University of Phoenix in the United States, a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of North Florida in the United States, a Public Speaking certification from Dale Carnegie, NLP Master Practitioner from NLP Colorado, and a Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification from the Project Management Institute.

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