Bite-sized eLearning your team will love

Why such a high demand for this elearning? I will let one of our clients do the talking.  “As we have been working remotely for an extended period of time due to the pandemic, I was seeking ways for our team at Watershed Building Consultants to grow, connect and feel inspired.  With added pressures of […]

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Bite-sized eLearning your team will love


End of Financial Year Training Budget? Pre-Purchase Now and Get Up to 12.5% in Training Credits

Do you have 2019/2020 Training Budget Remaining? Pre-purchase training credits with New Zealand’s leading provider of professional development training today and instantly add between 5% and 12.5% bonus credit for use within 12 months. Take advantage of this great offer and make the most out of your Training Management Centre (TMC) Portal provided by PD […]

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End of Financial Year Training Budget? Pre-Purchase Now and Get Up to 12.5% in Training Credits


Automated Training Needs Analysis (TNA) – Sound Too Good to Be True?

PD Training (PDT) strives to stay at the cutting edge of adult education, knowledge transfer and L&D tools, and we know how painful and time consuming it can be to create individual training needs analysis for staff. We have worked with L&D and HR professional for the past 9 years in helping them to define […]

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Automated Training Needs Analysis (TNA) – Sound Too Good to Be True?


Best PD Trainers in the World? Research Says Maybe…

PD Training, in association with REACH Consulting Services and the OrgDev institute, undertook a study of over 4600+ participants and 39 trainers, across 46 different training courses, to determine if a Trainer’s REACH Quotient Score (RQ) has an impact on feedback scoring by learners. You can read the actual results below and the answer is […]

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Best PD Trainers in the World? Research Says Maybe…


How the REACH Ecosystem and PD Training Delivers Organisational Development and Saves You Money!

If you are an HR manager or director in New Zealand, and are considering implementing a professional development and/or cultural improvement program in your workplace, you’re probably concerned that the research, paperwork and countless employee interviews will require a lot of valuable time for both yourself, your team and the entire staff. Not to mention […]

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How the REACH Ecosystem and PD Training Delivers Organisational Development and Saves You Money!


PPA – Resilience and You

The Productive People Advantage Program is PD Training’s newest addition to the already extensive catalogue of industry leading professional development training courses. The PPA difference is in its development process. In conjunction with our industry partners, the OrgDev Institute and the LDP Consulting Group, we drastically changed how the course was written and what we […]

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PPA – Resilience and You


What is the Productive People Advantage?

PD Training’s new signature series program – Productive People Advantage, is the most innovative professional development course PDT has ever assembled. We have brought together our best activity-based learning, incorporated industry leading practical workplace tools and leveraged our unique partnership with the LDP psychometric profiling tool. With this new program we are striving to equip participants with […]

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What is the Productive People Advantage?


Productive People Advantage Summary

In collaboration with our clients, trainers, participants across the globe and our research & development partners (The OrgDev Institute and Leading Dimensions Consulting), PD Training has developed Productive People Advantage (PPA), designed for the needs of today to prepare your people and organisation to have a sustainable advantage tomorrow. PD Training’s new signature series program […]

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Productive People Advantage Summary


Top 10 Skills in Negotiation – New Zealand

According to a study at Harvard, 80% negotiators adopt an erroneous strategy in negotiation.[i] They size up the other party at the negotiation table and create their strategy from there. Only 20% of negotiators use an assertive approach where they have a clear idea of their goals and how much they are willing to compromise.[i] […]

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Top 10 Skills in Negotiation – New Zealand


Top 10 Skills in Business Writing for the Modern Workplace – New Zealand

Bad writing is actually damaging. According to the Harvard Business Review, bad writing can destroy a company’s productivity.[i] In a survey of 547 businesspeople, 81% of them said that poorly written material wastes a lot of their time” and “what they read is frequently ineffective because it’s too long, poorly organized, unclear, filled with jargon, […]

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Top 10 Skills in Business Writing for the Modern Workplace – New Zealand


Top 10 Skills for Mastering Body Language – New Zealand

How important is body language? Dr. Albert Mehrabian in 1967 conducted two studies in which he concluded that in communication “words account for 7%, tone of voice accounts for 38%, and body language accounts for 55% of the liking.”[i] The study changed our usual perception that words are most important in communication.   The New […]

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Top 10 Skills for Mastering Body Language – New Zealand


Top 10 Skills for Developing Business Etiquette – New Zealand

The best employees take business etiquette seriously because they understand how important it is for HR managers and companies. William Kane, Senior Vice President & General Manager of the Human Resources Group of Sumitomo Corporation of Americas, a company whose global headquarters are in Japan, said, “If the interview candidates I put in front of […]

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Top 10 Skills for Developing Business Etiquette – New Zealand