Certificate in Performance Development Coaching, recognized by the Association for Coaching Post Graduate CIPD Qualification in Human Resource Management Certificate in Training Practice (accredited via CIPD)
Mike is passionate about all things 'learning' - a really energetic and engaging trainer who is guaranteed to liven up any training event. Mike is a highly skilled Learning and Development Professional with over 15 years experience working in both Public and Private Sectors, with hands on experience of working with Law Firms, School Heads, Occupational Health Consultants and Senior Local Government Professionals to name but a few. Mike’s natural ability to put individuals at ease makes an extremely enjoyable, stimulating and safe environment for all his clients to learn and perfect their new or enhanced skills. Mike is also a captivating keynote speaker and regularly speaks at local and national business events and networking forums.
Mike delivers courses and programs to a wide and varied amount of clients including those in the Oil and Gas Industry, Law Firm Professionals,the Engineering Sector, Medical Sector, Local Government Professionals and many others. Mike’s career to date has seen him hold a variety of developmental roles including L&D Consultant at Capita, the position of L&D Manager with a national Retail organization and more recentlywith Weightmans LLP,a Top 45 Law Firm.
Besides focusing on the business strategy, direction and new business lead generation, Mike’s true passion remains hands on delivery - his main specialties include all areas of Management and Personal Development as well as helping business owners to develop and grow their business. Mike is registered and approved Growth Coach for GrowthAccelerator, helping ambitious businesses achieve rapid and sustainable growth by providing tailored expert advice.
Mike successfully delivers a wide range of soft skills training sessions including the following: Appraisals, Assertiveness and Confidence Building, Leading your Team Through Change, Customer Service Skills, Meeting Facilitation Skills, Having Difficult Conversations, Managing Conflict, Improving Working Relationships, Interpersonal Skills, Performance Management, Personal Effectiveness, Influencing and Negotiation Skills, Effective Networking Skills, Presentation Skills, Time Management, Train the Trainer, Team Building.
Mike is an excellent communicator and is able to build rapport with ease; he gets impressive results from working with individuals and groups alike. With bags of enthusiasm and passion for what he does, this always resonate with the individuals he works with and always leads to a fun, engaging and positive learning experience.