MASTER YOUR EMOTIONS, REALISE YOUR DESTINY

Develop your EQ and take charge of your emotional life. This course condenses over 40 years of Paul Ekman’s experience as a clinical psychologist, professor at UCSF, and one of the TIME magazines 100 most influential people into 4 powerful days of immersive and interactive training. The knowledge and skills developed in this program will provide you with the incredible ability to manage your emotions, read and understand the emotions of others, analyze the verbal and non-verbal behaviour of others, detect deceptive behavioural cues, and be a positive influence on your friends, colleagues, and family. 

Earn the Official Paul Ekman Certificate

Completing the Paul Ekman Emotions Revealed and Telling Lies Program is an indication of your high level of skill within the field of emotions, credibility, and communication. As a qualified Ekman student, you will receive the Paul Ekman International Certificate to illustrate your skills and dedication to science-based practice.

A HOLISTIC APPROACH TO EMOTIONAL SKILLS

Whether you are a manager, negotiator, facilitator, parent, or therapist, developing your emotional skills and improving your ability to read body language is vital for building successful relationships and improving your mental well-being.

This four-day virtual workshop is centred on cutting-edge behavioural science and will prepare you with the knowledge, understanding, skills, and application of emotional competencies and credibility analysis. The course is designed to help you become aware of and manage those around you and master your own emotions (before they get you into any trouble!).

Based on Dr. Ekman’s research and world-class training methodology, you will work through the emotional timeline from trigger… to impulse… to action to understand the challenges and skills around emotional awareness and then learn powerful techniques to overcome these challenges and increase your emotional competence.

This course will develop your people reading skills and enable you to see and hear true emotions in others – A vital skill for developing and maintaining successful and meaningful relationships.

During this training, you will learn how to read the verbal and nonverbal behaviours of others. This will include decoding facial expressions and the other four key communication channels that tell us what others really think and feel. These are a person’s Body Language, Voice, Verbal Communication Style, and the Verbal content or the words they use. You will practice and hone your new skills in a safe environment with a Paul Ekman International Approved Trainer.

A SCIENCE-BASED APPROACH TO DECEPTION DETECTION

Identify hidden messages & deception in others and enhance your ability to analyze verbal & nonverbal behavioural cues.

This program will cover the psychological models behind truth and lies and the skills required to identify ‘Hotspots’ (instances when the strain between what we are thinking and what we are feeling produces observable/audible leakage across the five channels).

The course is designed to help you read and evaluate the degree of truthfulness and credibility in what others communicate to you.

The courses are enriched with unique content, using videos of truth-tellers and liars from high-stake contexts such as international Embassy visa applications, scientifically validated experiments conducted by Prof Paul Ekman himself, and extracts of CEOs from commercial investment contexts.

Delegates of this course will also use live practice sessions to build knowledge, skills, and application with high-quality feedback from the Paul Ekman Approved Trainers.

During this training, you will learn how to read the verbal and nonverbal behaviours of others. This will include decoding facial expressions and the other four key communication channels that tell us what others really think and feel. These are a person’s Body Language, Voice, Verbal Communication Style, and the Verbal content or the words they use. You will practice and hone your new skills in a safe environment with a Paul Ekman International Approved Trainer.

Further Information

Curriculum

Day 1: Emotions Revealed – The Knowledge 

During day 1, you will develop a solid understanding of the theories and models surrounding emotions and emotional intelligence. You will learn to adopt a robust framework and become intimately aware of your emotions, how they manifest, their core personal and social functions, and explore effective strategies to manage them. Day 1 will also focus on developing your abilities to recognize and manage the emotions of others by improving your attentiveness to key behavioural cues displayed by others when they are in the grip of an emotion. The content covered in Day 1 will form a solid foundation on which the rest of the program is based.

  • Emotions Defined
  • Automatic Appraisal System
  • Self Awareness and Management
  • Attentiveness
  • Components of Communication 

Day 2: Telling Lies – The Knowledge 

Day 2 will continue to develop your emotional intelligence as you shift your focus into the world of deception detection. You will cover the Psychological Models of Truth and Deception and begin to develop science-based skills in reading verbal and non-verbal signals. This will enable you to identify clues to truth and deceit, exploring strategies to observe behaviour, whilst managing personal biases, allowing you to conduct more objective observations.

  • Lies and Truth Defined 
  • Psychological Models of Truth and Lies
  • Thinking and Feeling – The Clash
  • The 5 Communication Channels

Day 3: The Skills

Day 3 is all about practice, practice, practice. You will be solidifying your skills in reading the 5 channels of communication with exercises, break out groups, video analysis, and statement analysis. You will be supported and coached throughout the day by your expert trainers who provide a safe and encouraging environment where you will be excited to practice, improve, and test your skills.  

  • Facial Expressions
  • Micro, Subtle Facial Expressions
  • Body Language
  • Verbal Style & the Voice
  • Memory
  • Statement Analysis (CBCA)

Day 4: Skills and Application 

Now you have acquired a solid understanding of the science and honed lifelong skills in reading the emotions and deception in yourself and others, you will now learn how you can apply your emotional skills and deception detection techniques within your real-world context. You will develop ethical and reliable working practices so you can immediately apply what you have learned in your personal and professional life. 

  • Contextual Awareness
  • Baselining 
  • Note Taking Techniques 
  • Hotspots & Probes 
  • Practice, Practice, Practice 

Following this course you will

  • Understand how emotions work
  • Know your emotional triggers and how to manage them
  • Be aware of emotional impulses from the outset
  • Respond to emotionally charged situations, and not react impulsively towards them
  • Be able to read emotions in others through their verbal and non-verbal behaviors
  • Understand the emotions of others more insightfully 
  • Use your new skills to develop constructive and positive relationships
  • Analyze the psychological processes that occur when people lie
  • Develop your ability to assess the credibility of others through their verbal and non-verbal behaviours
  • Practice and hone your deception detection skills using real participants and live exercises
  • Learn how to spot hidden displays of emotions through a person’s Micro facial expressions using Dr. Paul Ekman’s pioneering training technique
  • Employ an effective interviewing model that will enable you to elicit valuable information from others

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