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Steve Jobs, Barack Obama and Oprah Winfrey all had one thing in common – people hung onto every word they said. Learning how to persuade an audience is a skill that can change your game in business.

 Export to Your Calendar 2019/04/03
When: 2019/04/03
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APSO Training Centre
Unit H3, Isando Business Park
Corner Hulley and Gewel Roads
Isando, Kwazulu Natal  1601
South Africa
Presenter: Yoke van Dam
Contact: Lizanne Gounden

Online registration is available until: 2019/04/02
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About the Trainer:


Yoke van Dam

Yoke van Dam is a professional behavioural change coach, leadership coach, International trainer and Distinguished Toastmaster.  She has more than 16 years’ experience in the corporate world.

For more than a decade Yoke has been helping companies, leaders and individuals with training, coaching and doing Keynotes.  Yoke specialises in Neuro-linguistic programming to help sales leaders and executives develop tangible skills that deliver real outcomes.

Y-Connects ‘Power of persuasion’ Workshop has been a huge success among entrepreneurs, Chartered Accountants, Managers, Engineers, Post Graduates, Sales and marketing executives.


She completed her B.I.S Publishing degree through University of Pretoria in 2004 and in 2012 she was accredited as a Practitioner in Neuro-Linguistic Programming though the NLP University and International USA -Inspiritu.  She is acknowledged at Toastmasters International as a Distinguished Toastmaster and is a Toastmaster Leader Accredited Trainer (TLI). She has been a Toastmaster since 2008.

  • How can you drastically increase your sales conversions with candidates and clients?
  • By becoming a Powerful and confident speaker and master persuader.

When you address a client at a cocktail party, boardroom meeting-or you are speaking on stage at a conference-you only have one chance-to persuade and make a lasting impression. Make it count!

Course Overview:

  • Does your sales team or leaders need to convince an audience to buy a product, to buy into your company or your leadership style?
  • Are you presenting your Thesis at a Business or Academic Conference?
  • Do you want your Leaders to Persuade your Shareholders, and customers while speaking and presenting?

Course Outcomes for Delegates:

  • To allow you to learn techniques to deliver a presentation to 2 people up to 200
  • To increase your presence in business meetings or in a boardroom when selling to a candidate or presenting candidates to a client.
  • To come across as the expert, professional, confident and in control.
  • To learn core techniques to persuade an individual or an audience.
  • To learn how to create a presentation or speech in a short period of time.
  • To create a speech that will allow the speaker to learn and deliver, and for the audience to receive the message, remember it, and act.
  • To optimise your body language, voice and stage presence.
  • To learn how to make a message “sticky”-through storytelling and other Persuasive techniques that speaks directly to the brain.
  • Practical techniques to build your Listening skills, Confidence, Personal Brand
  • Practical presentation and feedback sessions.

For more information, please contact Lizanne Gounden on 0861 42 62 82 or

Unit H3, Jigsaw Street, Isando Business Park, Cnr Gewel & Hulley Roads, Isando
0861 42 62
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Date: 03 April 2019

Time: 08:30 - 16:30

Venue: APSO Training Center, Isando

Members: R 2 500, ex VAT

Non-members: R 3 700, ex VAT

CPD Points: 8

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