Frontline Training Solutions, a UK-based training company, is holding a 3-day training session on the topic of International Meetings Skills on both 13-15 April and 15-17 June at BUROS (3 Rue Thomas Edison, L-1445 Strassen).

Do you want to make your point without losing your friends? The training session will give attendees the skills to make their international meetings a success by:

- Handling cultural and personal differences
- Choosing the best approach for the desired outcome  
- Accelerating relationship building 
- Overcoming conflict and communication challenges in negotiations
- Making effective interventions with concise, logical and persuasive points
- Creating impact and building consensus

Why choose Frontline Training Solutions? The company states that their experiential approach to learning allows attendees to practice essential meeting skills in a realistic and safe environment. Attendees will leave the seminar with a tried and tested framework for overcoming the challenges and seizing the opportunities presented at international meetings. 

They combine qualified legal knowledge and professsional acting disciplines to create a uniquely blended programme. Their dedicated team of international trainers have worked with virtually every central bank and financial regulator in Europe, in addition to public sector organisations including NATO and the UN. They have been inspired by the positive impact their training has had on the thousands of people they have trained across Europe.


Day 1
09:00 Introduction
09:15 Wants and needs
09:45 Relationship building, including pacing and active listening skills, to encourage openness and sharing and accelerate rapport
10:45 Break
11:00 PISA – argumentation structure and practise for quick thinking and choosing the better approach in a changing environment and in making your point concise, logical and persuasive
13:00 Lunch
14:00 The IRIS structure for moderation, steering and making effective interventions
16.00 Break
16:15 Meeting simulation I – Conference calls
17:30 End of Day 1

Day 2
09:00 Sounding Out Socially – strategic networking
10:45 Break
11.00 SWAG personality & communication styles - Managing cultural and personal preferences for greater influence
12:30 Lunch
13:30 Managing intercultural reactions in the context of rejecting the ideas of others
14:30 Handling questions and answers - Creating impact in your questions and answers at international meetings
16.00 Break
16.15 Meeting simulation II – Speed networking
17:30 End of Day 2

Day 3
09:00 Strategic alliance building
10.00 Meeting simulation III – Reunion game
12:15 Lunch
13:15 Score and de-brief Reunion game with video playback
14:30 Personal de-brief and development plan
16.00 End of the workshop

Optional Day 4
09:00 Introduction to Live issues and managing conflict and communication challenges
10:00 First Live Issue role-play, feedback and de-brief
11:00 Break
11:20 Second Live Issue role-play, feedback and de-brief
12:30 Lunch
13:15 Third Live Issue role-play, feedback and de-brief
14:15 Wash up
15:00 End of session and leave

Cost: €2,295 for three days (with optional fourth day on overcoming personal conflict and communication challenges for €495). For further information and to register, contact John Holmes at email: