PD Training Signature Series – Professional Telephone Skills, New Zealand

PD Training (PDT) is dedicated to providing the most effective adult learning experiences for individuals, teams and organisations across New Zealand and the world! To succeed in this mission, we have re-developed our most popular courses, branded with our Signature Series banner, and have now launched them into the marketplace. The Professional Telephone Skills Training Course is one of [...]

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PD Training Signature Series – Professional Telephone Skills, New Zealand


PD Training Signature Series – Minute Taking Training Course, New Zealand

Since its introduction on our training schedule, the one-day Minute-Taking course quickly became one of PD Training’s (PDT) most popular professional development training events.  With the view to create the best learning experience for our New Zealand clients, we’ve re-developed this course and branded it as part of the PDT “Signature Series”. The bespoke Minute Taking Course will [...]

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PD Training Signature Series – Minute Taking Training Course, New Zealand


Emotional Intelligence (EQ) Training – Signature Series Courses by PD Training New Zealand

Part of PD Training’s Signature Series, the Emotional Intelligence (EQ) training course has been completely rebuilt from the ground up to provide each and every New Zealand participant the chance to develop and improve their relationships both at work and in their personal lives. PD Training is a personal development industry leader that felt the quality of training [...]

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Emotional Intelligence (EQ) Training – Signature Series Courses by PD Training New Zealand


PD Training Finalist of 2017 Telstra Business Awards in Queensland

On Friday, 14 of July, the Wellington Town Hall hosted the gala ceremony for the finalists of the 2017 Telstra Business Awards for the state of Queensland. For the past 25 years, the Telstra Business Awards has been recognising, rewarding and empowering New Zealand’s best small and medium businesses and charities. PD Training (PDT) has been [...]

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PD Training Finalist of 2017 Telstra Business Awards in Queensland


Annual Salary Income for Six Sigma Black, Green, Yellow Belts in New Zealand

Why Should You Get Lean Six Sigma Certified in New Zealand? According to Money’s Highest-Paying Skills for 100-plus Jobs, many Six Sigma jobs are among the highest paying. Among them are the positions of Project Management, Product Development, Statistical Analysis, Operations Management, Data Analysis, Quality Control, Strategic Planning, Process Improvement and Business Development.[i] In New [...]

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Annual Salary Income for Six Sigma Black, Green, Yellow Belts in New Zealand


Top 10 Office Applications for Businesses and Professionals

The popularity of Office applications has not died.  A report by Okta, an identity management firm found that Microsoft Office 365 is the most popular application used by businesses in New Zealand.[i] Office 365 remained the number one application software in their network in 2016.[ii] Among the top office apps for Android, Microsoft Word, Excel [...]

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Top 10 Office Applications for Businesses and Professionals


Top 10 Skills for HR Leaders & Human Resource Professionals

HR leaders realise that without tapping into the skills of employees, they cannot achieve maximum growth. But to use human talent to its full potential, specific fundamental skills are required.  According to the U.S. Department of Labor, human resource managers must have skills in planning and coordination, supervision, handling staff issues, and recruitment.[i] Moreover, the [...]

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Top 10 Skills for HR Leaders & Human Resource Professionals


Top 10 Project Management Skills for Leading Managers

Only 56% of strategic initiatives are successful, a report by The Economist Intelligence Unit states.[i] The reason for it is poor implementation. In the survey, 61% of the respondents admitted that their firms struggle to bridge the gap between strategy formulation and its day-to-day implementation. “Strategy is intensely personality-and-relationship driven,” Roland Pan, Director of Strategy [...]

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Top 10 Project Management Skills for Leading Managers


Top 10 Personal Development Skills for Leaders & Professionals

Einstein stressed that lifelong learning should be a focus because personal growth stops where there’s no learning. Continuous personal development is a necessity for top professionals, but failure rates are alarmingly high, Harvard Business Review states.[i] When a survey was conducted of over 1,000 people who worked on personal development, as many as 96% of [...]

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Top 10 Personal Development Skills for Leaders & Professionals


Top 10 Administrative Skills for Today’s Office Administrators

In a survey conducted by OfficeTeam and the IAAP (International Association of Administrative Professionals) of more than 2,200 administrative professionals, 50% of the support staff said that they have skills that are not being tapped, while 7% felt completely underutilized.[i] Only 43% said that the full range of their skills and talents are being utilised. [...]

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Top 10 Administrative Skills for Today’s Office Administrators


Top 10 Skills for Professional Trainers

For a professional trainer, the greatest measure of success is the success of the participants. Therefore, it’s essential for a professional trainer to have a special set of skills designed to impact the course participants in the desired way. The New Zealand Skills Quality Authority states that the most vital skills a trainer needs are [...]

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Top 10 Skills for Professional Trainers


What Are the Top Eight Skills Required for Organisational Leaders in New Zealand?

Top 8 Leadership Skills Required by Today’s Managers According to a report by Harvard Business Publishing[i], the eight key capabilities leaders need to handle today’s complex business landscape include acting strategically, managing complexity, and promoting employee engagement. The report also puts emphasis on personality development, especially on adaptability and resilience. Lack of important skills in [...]

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What Are the Top Eight Skills Required for Organisational Leaders in New Zealand?