In this course, participants will understand the differences between communication styles and develop a Win-Win mind-set to make them effective in any circumstance. Using the four pillars of communication, participants will learn to determine what outcome they would like from any situation by influencing and persuading; they will build rapport with others, monitor their success, and be flexible to change. They will also understand common reasons for failures in communication and know what to do to resolve them.
As part of being an effective communicator and influencer, it is essential to be able to present with confidence and professionalism. Through this course, participants will be given live coaching around their presentation style. They will be shown best practice on how to use their voice, body movements, and choice of wording. Through repetition, they will grow in confidence as one by one, the skills are layered. They will also be shown how to create a well-structured presentation and how to interact professionally with their visual aids, including PowerPoint.
This course has been designed by a leading female trainer specifically to benefit female professionals, it covers key topics to enable female professionals to thrive in their organizations and become confident and effective communicators.
Various training methods will be used throughout the course: trainer input, group discussion, small group exercises, experiential learning, individual presentations and self-reflection. A highly interactive approach is used to encourage engagement.
Throughout the course, participants will make a number of presentations to the rest of the group which will be filmed (for personal use only) and used for self-evaluation.
This course will benefit women who are in supervisory, managerial or leadership positions, or who work in teams, and would like to become more influential in the workplace through improving their communication skills. This course is a necessity for women who make presentations to colleagues and/ or clients as part of their professional role.
Please note: This course is led by a female trainer and only open to female participants.
Sahar El-Nadi is an internationally-recognized public speaker, best-selling author, artist and instructor. Her audiences have included the Swedish Royal Palace, Harvard University and TED Talks.
Sahar frequently speaks around the world in English and Arabic on women’s leadership, creative communication, and diversity. She was Expert in Residence for Communication and Presentation Skills at the American University in Cairo for their Women Leadership Program. Sahar appeared on the covers of international magazines and was among the “Top 20 Women Leaders of the World” selected by University of Santa Clara women’s program. She is an active user of social media and blogs daily to thousands of readers.
Over a 30-year career, Sahar has developed experience in many people-related industries including advertising and publicity, media and fashion, publishing, travel and hospitality, and training and education. In 2006, she created “Don’t Hate, Educate” a cross-cultural conflict resolution concept, which was awarded for its creative content. In 2012, she published her first book Sandcastles & Snowmen in the US. In 2015, she created Cairo Coloring Club and published The Book of Joy, a best seller, as a tool for stress-management using her unique designs.