ste557 - Training and Development Specialist

Business Trainer at Freelance



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A multi-skilled trainer and facilitator with experience at the top of large organisations. Creative and different as a designer. Decisive and goal oriented as a project leader. Friendly, supportive and challenging as a team member and consultant.

ste557's Professional Experience

2009 - Present

Freelance - Business Trainer

I currently work as a freelance training and development specialist. Given my background I am involved in a variety of types of training. My core interests revolve around leadership development and coaching.

2008 - 2009

Leadership Development Consultant and Trainer

Ian McClean & Partners April ‘08 – April ‘09
Trainer, Facilitator & Consultant:

IMC & P is a high-end training & development company working with blue chips. They are renowned for their cutting edge material and experiential approaches.

Facilitator: Delivering to senior and mid level management: material included…

Leadership Effectiveness Communication
Creativity & innovation Body Physical Simulations Presentation Skills
Human Synergistics High performance teams (synergy) Goal setting

Consultant: Responsibilities spanned everything from client acquisition to up skilling colleagues

o Designed, Pitched, Managed, Delivered & Fed back on a national project to cause the management population’s of a large bank to focus on what they can do, rather than what they can’t. Feedback and results were extremely positive.
o Designed tailored material for change programmes and leadership sessions across industry
o Human Synergistics Accredited LSI & GSI Consultant. (Circumplex)
o 1 to 1 coaching for performance
o Proposed and managed New Business Development projects
o Managed client relationships to yield more business

CPD: FAS & ILM Accredited Emotional Intelligence Facilitative Sales
Customer Service Listening Time and Life Management
Project Management Coaching for high performance Motivation
Teamwork Effectiveness Profiling Advanced Facilitation Skills

Key Skills
Business Development coaching Leadership Development presentation skills Training
2007 - 2008

QED International - Trainer & Consultant to SMEs

Design and Delivery of training courses and consultancy sessions to owner managers of emerging businesses across industry.

ste557's Education and Qualifications

Bachelor/Degree - Philosophy Mode 1,

University College Dublin

Bachelor/Degree - 1.1, Entrepreneurial Business

Smurfit School of Business

Higher Diploma - Entrepreneurial Business (1.1)

Smurfit School of Business

Bachelor/Degree - Philosophy (Mode 1) 2.1