Talent Development Workshop: Developing Persuasive Skills to Gain Buy-in for your Ideas and Proposals

Experienced managers seek and secure leadership buy-in for their initiatives, plans and proposals by using an assertive and persuasive communication style that allows them to lead the discussion, manage expectations, handle obstacles and succeed in persuading others to accept and support their plans and proposals. 

Who this Seminar is for?

This seminar is for professionals who design and develop plans, strategies and proposals and need to win support for these plans from senior management. If you want to learn how to use an assertive communication style to communicate in a compelling and persuasive way so that others support your plans. this seminar is perfect for you. 

What will you learn?:

  • How to use an assertive communication style to lead and drive the discussion forward
  • How to use inclusive and collaborative language to frame your communication in a persuasive way
  • How to use empathetic language that demonstrates you understand the concerns of others, making it easier for them to say yes.
  • How to use communication skills to handle objections and hostile questions.
  • How to tell a compelling story that persuades others to support your plans

*Note: Due to COVID 19, we will need all guests to fill in the Travel and Health Declaration online during registration. This is for all the participant's health safety and follows the Local Taiwan regulations. Thank you for your understanding in advance.



3:30 PM - 4 PM
4 PM - 6 PM
Training Workshop


  • Brian Mccloskey (General Manager and Lead Trainer at NextGen CLT)

    Brian Mccloskey

    General Manager and Lead Trainer at NextGen CLT

    Brian is a meticulous, goal-oriented and energetic professional with 30 years of experience in China and Taiwan in the field of education and training. He has broad industry experience including Training Design & Delivery, Instructional Design & Content Development, Operations Management, Performance Management, General Management, Marketing, Sales, Human Resources and Business Leadership.

    Brian is a specialist in designing blended learning training programs that integrate e-learning content with face2face Instructor-Led Training events. An experienced and talented content developer, Brian combines vision, creativity and a deep understanding of teaching and learning theory to design innovative training content for corporate clients.

    With strong management, leadership and communication skills, Brian excels in building, leading and motivating teams. Planning and implementation are his strengths and he’s passionate about setting and achieving goals and objectives. Brian has a proven track record of establishing, managing and growing educational companies and business units both in the online virtual space and in offline training facilities.

    Specialties: Corporate Language Training. Educational Design & Delivery. Project Planning & Execution. Leadership & Management. Operational Management. Performance Management. Communication & Organizational Skills. Analytical & Problem Solving Skills

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BCCT Member Price

Price for entry to Talent Development Workshop for BCCT members Only

Standard Price Free
Non-Member Price

Talent Development Workshop entry for those who are not BCCT members.

Standard Price TW$ 1,000

*Note: Due to COVID 19, we will need all guests to fill in the Travel and Health Declaration online during registration. This is for all the participant's health safety and follows the Local Taiwan regulations. Thank you for your understanding in advance. 



British Chamber of Commerce in Taipei

26F, President International Building
No 9-11 Song Gao Road

Taipei, Taiwan

If you have any questions please contact Tina Wang

Contact Organizer

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