Top 10 Power Skills for Mastering Facilitation – New Zealand

According to LinkedIn, core competencies required for a facilitator include communication, active listening, developing synergy, and asking questions.[i] Along with that, interpersonal skills and value for diversity are also important qualities in facilitators, the British Council believes.[ii] Using these skills, a facilitator can create an environment where learning is fun and spontaneous for all.   [...]

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Top 10 Power Skills for Mastering Facilitation – New Zealand


Top 10 Skills for Building Emotional Intelligence – New Zealand

Emotional Intelligence can be the cause of success or failure in your job. TalentSmart tested emotional intelligence alongside 33 other important workplace skills, and found that emotional intelligence is the strongest predictor of performance responsible for 58% of job performance.[i]   They also found that 90% of top performers have high EQ and that they [...]

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Top 10 Skills for Building Emotional Intelligence – New Zealand


Top 10 Skills in Time Management for the Modern Individual – New Zealand

On an average, office employees waste 40% of their time in office, says the Wall Street Journal,[i] and it costs companies over $100 billion a year.[ii] Though time wasting is not done purposely and is often the result of poor management, an employee can keep up their professional growth in any kind of work environment. [...]

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Top 10 Skills in Time Management for the Modern Individual – New Zealand


Top 10 Skills in Time Management for Complex Tasks – New Zealand

Many times, projects suffer in quality due to lack of time, not lack of skills. If you are a manager, executive or a startup leader, time management becomes even more of a challenge: You have to juggle both your team’s needs and your own, says Recruiter.com, a leading employment platform.[i] If time is a big issue [...]

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Top 10 Skills in Time Management for Complex Tasks – New Zealand


Top 10 Skills in Supervision – New Zealand

Being a first-level supervisor is one of the most difficult, demanding and challenging jobs in any organisation, says Harvard Business Review.[i] A supervisor juggles many balls – managing, delegating, leading, resolving conflicts, motivating and more. To be able to supervise a team of any size and skill level, a common set of supervision skills is needed. [...]

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Top 10 Skills in Supervision – New Zealand


Top 10 Skills in Time Management – New Zealand

On an average, office employees waste 40% of their time in office, says the Wall Street Journal,[i] and it costs companies over $100 billion a year.[ii] Though time wasting is not done purposely and is often the result of poor management, an employee can keep up their professional growth in any kind of work environment. Using time [...]

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Top 10 Skills in Time Management – New Zealand


Assertiveness and Self Confidence Course – PD Training New Zealand

One of PD Training’s Top 20 most popular training courses is our Assertiveness and Self Confidence Course. It is a one of our newly redesigned Signature Series that aims to provide every participant with the skills and confidence to handle confronting situations in both their professional and personal lives. This course teaches individuals how to [...]

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Assertiveness and Self Confidence Course – PD Training New Zealand


Top 10 Skills for Retail Sales Representatives in New Zealand

Retail sales representative is one of the most common job positions in New Zealand with over 104,000 retail sales workers in the country.[i] A sales representative or a retail sales associate is a viable position for just about anybody since it doesn’t require specialised knowledge. However, to excel in this career you need to master certain [...]

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Top 10 Skills for Retail Sales Representatives in New Zealand


Top 10 Skills for Sales Professionals in New Zealand

The job of a sales representative doesn’t begin and end with talking to prospects. In fact, salespeople spend just one-third of their day in actually talking to customers. 21% of their time is spent on writing emails, 17% in entering data, another 17% in prospecting and researching leads, 12% in going to internal meetings, and [...]

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Top 10 Skills for Sales Professionals in New Zealand


PD Training Signature Series – Supervising Others Training Course

Supervising staff requires certain key skills, which we focus on in our newly re-developed Signature Series Training Course; Supervising Others. This popular course developed and delivered by PD Training (PDT) is designed to provide both new and experienced supervisors with the basic skills to be a successful manager. The course is part of the PDT Signature Series. [...]

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PD Training Signature Series – Supervising Others Training Course


PD Training Signature Series – Sales Training Course, New Zealand

As a professional development training company, PD Training (PDT) focuses on continual improvement as part of our internal culture.  So, in 2017/18, we selected our 20 most popular courses and re-developed the entire program to ensure we train our New Zealand participants in the most efficient and effective way possible; branded the Signature Series. Using a [...]

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PD Training Signature Series – Sales Training Course, New Zealand


Signature Series – Advanced Skills for Elite Personal Assistants (PA’s) and Executive Assistants (EA’s) New Zealand

The Advanced Skills for Elite Personal Assistants (PA’s) and Executive Assistants (EA’s) is a course that represents a key area of PD Training’s new Signature Series.  The revised course material has been completely re-written and re-designed to provide New Zealand participants with the skills they need to be an effective and efficient assistant. Being a leader in [...]

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Signature Series – Advanced Skills for Elite Personal Assistants (PA’s) and Executive Assistants (EA’s) New Zealand