Professional development trainer and an adult student
Tuesday 02 October 2018 -
07:30 to 09:30

Are having difficult conversations proving to be a challenge for you or your staff? Do you often get requests from managers to provide advice or even training in this area?

You may have seen our Academic Manager James Choles give some tips on how to have difficult conversations in the recent article in HRD magazine
This is how HR can keep line managers in check’.

Bosch’s HR director (ASEAN), Jane Tham also added  that ‘it’s HR’s role to train managers to create the “right” culture.’ 

In response to this growing need, we have put together a free breakfast workshop exclusively for HR professionals and managers. 

Join us for an interactive breakfast workshop exclusively for HR professionals where you will:

  • Discover why people avoid difficult conversations  
  • Identify your key message and how to deliver it without being affected by the emotions or reactions of your listeners  
  • Learn techniques on how to have difficult conversations  

Trainer Prakash Mathur from the British Council Professional Development Centre will be facilitating this session and you will takeaway key tools and techniques for you to apply straight away at work.  

Due to the interactive nature of the breakfast, we have limited capacity of 35 people. 

  • Date: 2 October 2018 
  • Time: 7.30 a.m. to 9.00 a.m. 
  • Location: Park Royal on Pickering 

Prakash Mathur profile
Prakash joined the Professional Development Centre in 2007. He is a certified EQ trainer and 360 Assessor with Six Seconds and leverages his experience to help executives and professionals develop leadership and communication skills. He has delivered a large number of specialised leadership, team work, EQ, change management, negotiation, written and interpersonal communication courses for a range of organisations including MSF, MOM, LTA, PUB, OCBC, SIA, SIM, Shell and Marina Bay Sands. In Johor Bahru, Malaysia Prakash worked with one of the largest developers, EcoWorld, to help their marketing and sales force develop skills to international standards in interpersonal communication and presentations. Globally he delivers training in India, China, Middle East and SEAsia. 

Prior to this, Prakash has worked in Europe and North America in Information Technology Management for the retail, manufacturing and health sectors for over thirty years. He worked for Deloitte Consulting in New York as a Consultant Manager and several large organizations around the world including Sony Corp in UK; Royal Victoria Hospital-McGill University and Cadbury Schweppes in Canada; Saudi Business Machines (SBM-IBM) and King Fahd Hospital in Saudi Arabia. He was also a consultant to the World Health Organization in Bangladesh and worked with the British Council in New Delhi as a specialist trainer in business Communication and IELTS trainer. 

He holds an MBA and has an Advanced Graduate Diploma in Management.