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First Class Business, Highgate Private School and PASCAL English School Lefkosia cordially invite you to Public Speaking for Educators Workshop. The event is a two-day workshop and will take place on Friday, 13th December 2013, 15:30 - 19:00 and on Saturday, 14th December 2013, 09:00 - 16:00 at PASCAL English School Lefkosia.

The program is built and delivered from real-life successful public speakers and leaders in different industries. It is designed to help participants recognize and manage fear in public speaking, handle questions effectively, teach to inspire, lecture without fear, teach to lead and lead to teach.

Who Should Attend: Teachers, Educators, Trainers and Lecturers. Directors, Executives, Managers and other Professionals who want to further develop their public speaking and presentation skills.

Learning Objectives of the two day training are to:

  • Explain the communication model by describing how messages are sent and received
  • Manage public speaking anxiety by creating selective strategies such as cognitive restructuring, visualization, role playing, and breathing
  • Appraise intercultural sensitivity
  • Evaluate and assess the speaking patterns of self and others
  • Apply effective organizational patterns
  • Prepare and propose various methods of speech organization
  • Synthesize research in order to demonstrate ethics and reasoning within the speech context
  • Develop an understanding of effective nonverbal expression including vocalics, kinesics, eye contact, and appearance
  • Formulate an understanding of effective use of vocal rate, pause, stress, and volume
  • Assess and explain the nature of extemporaneous speaking
  • Construct and effectively utilize professional quality visual aids    

Guest Speaker: Dr. Tien T. Chau is the founder and CEO of Midwest Education Group LLC. Dr. Chau has delivered numerous training programmes in the Middle East, South East Asia, the United States and Europe. She specializes in School Leadership, Administration and Management Training, K12 and ESL/EFL Teacher Training, Soft Skills, Cross Culture, Leadership and Management Training. Dr. Chau holds a Doctoral Degree in Leadership & Management.

Entrance fee: Free entrance (limited number of seats). All participants will receive certificate of attendance.

Certification: The MEG-Chicago Exclusive Public Speaking and Building Confidence Certificate Course is an approved program from the Illinois Board of Higher Education and is accredited by IHEAP. With this internationally recognized certificate, you will be able to enjoy world class training in Public Speaking and develop the knowledge, skills, and confidence of a leader in your field, and to boost your professional development profile for greater career and brighter future.

Participants who wish to obtain the Certification will have to contribute a fee of €80.

Event Organizers:

First Class Business is a management consultancy headquartered in Nicosia. The company comprises of Certified Management Consultants – profession’s ultimate International award and a history of success based on evidence with excellent performance and world-class standards of competence, ethics and client satisfaction. First Class Business provides advisory services and hands on support with managerial functions for internal organisation, operations, performance improvement, people management and strategic planning. With a success rate of 94%, First Class Business is the trusted advisor and partner of small-medium-enterprises, organisations, executives and entrepreneurs on change management, business turnarounds and start-ups.



Highgate Private School is a multicultural, International School, different from any other. We believe in innovation and progressive methods of teaching while we uphold and nurture solid, traditional values. We create a strong sense of community and develop a genuine love of learning, for life. Our vision focuses on the children, each and every one.  We value all our pupils and what they contribute to the school’s personality. They are confident, inquisitive and highly motivated who aspire to be the very best they can.

PASCAL English School is a six-year English-medium secondary school. The school was founded in 1988 and is fully recognised by the Ministry of Education and Culture of Cyprus. It belongs to PASCAL Education which comprises two Greek schools (in Lefkosia and Lemesos) and three English schools, one in Larnaka, one in Lemesos and one in Lefkosia, two of which are at the same time accredited International Baccalaureate World schools.


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Created on Saturday, 07 December 2013 17:11

The Cyprus Institute of Certified Management Consulting (CICMC) – member of the International Council of Management Consulting Institutes (ICMC), has awarded the Certified Management Consultant (CMC®) designation to our consultants.

The CMC® mark is the ultimate accolade for consultants and it is only awarded to consultants who have achieved a level of performance that includes professional standards in technical competency and ethics, and global standards in consulting competencies, professional behavior, client and project management, and personal conduct.

Created on Wednesday, 09 October 2013 08:52

First Class Business announces the change of its corporate logo and the total redesign of its webpage.

The new corporate logo provides a more distinctive corporate identity for the existing advisory services and offerings and organization’s current and future developments. Our new logo emphasizes the simplicity of solutions we provide towards business issues and the professionalism our organization is governed by. The gold color of ‘business’ refers to our commitment on developing profitable and winning businesses. The logo has been incorporated and printed to all corporate documents, including promotional materials, presentation formats and corporate stationery.

Our web site has been totally redesigned. The new web site provides simple navigation and continuous update in respect to new partnerships, projects and future developments while it complies with the new corporate identity. With the new features we have introduced, the visitor can easily communicate with the organization and the management and locate First Class Business to social networks such as Facebook, Linkedin and Twitter. New tabs, passages and images have been incorporated in an attempt to promote and highlight the contemporary and professional image of the organization.

Created on Tuesday, 15 May 2012 18:35

The Management of First Class Business would like to announce the organization’s permanent establishment of cooperation with the “Business Act” Scheme of the Cyprus Employers & Industrialists Federation.

“Business Act” is a set of professional services for total support and practical help to the business community. Driven by innovation, high technology, knowledge, industry expertise and close cooperation and collaboration, “Business Act” aims to provide quality and effective guidance to small-medium enterprises and large organizations towards further and solid enhancements and developments. “Business Act” provides to the local and international market, practices and flexible value-added services that are governed by absolute consistency of professionalism and efficiency.

As Internal Business Consultants of “Business Act”, Mr. Leonidas A. Alexandrou and Mr. Vangelis A. Eleftheriou provide advisory services and practical support to the members of the Scheme on a broad spectrum of business consulting offerings and practical support including “Business Check-Ups”, Business Plans, Restructuring & Reengineering, Recruitment and Selection support and Corporate Strategy and Development.

The Management of First Class Business would like to thank “Business Act” for the establishment of the permanent cooperation and ascertain its commitment towards the accomplishment of “Business Act’s”, the Cyprus Employers & Industrialists Federation and the business community’s goals, objectives and expectations. 

Created on Tuesday, 15 May 2012 14:35

First Class Business has today established cooperation with a manufacturing company of indoor, outdoor and kitchen doors that operates in Cyprus and the Middle East. The project’s kick-start date is on Tuesday, 22 May 2012 and involves the development of a Business Plan and the engagement to the general management of the business on a 12-month basis.

The project aims to maximize operational processes, minimize costs, enhance the financial status of the company and further expand its operations within Cyprus and abroad.

Created on Monday, 14 May 2012 18:35

First Class Business would like to announce the establishment of a 12-month cooperation with a leading company in the industry of advertising fabrications and creation of luminous signs. The cooperation involves the holistic assessment, improvement and management of company’s operational effectiveness and efficiency. The project also entails the financial management and the identification of expansion opportunities in the local market.

Created on Friday, 27 April 2012 14:35

The HR Specialists of First Class Business also work, in close collaboration with the Managing Director of a construction firm, on recruiting a Civil Engineer. It has also been assigned the preparation of “Employment Terms & Conditions” between the construction firm and the successful candidate.

Created on Wednesday, 25 April 2012 14:35

It has been allocated to our HR Specialists the recruitment of a Book Keeper within a company in the service sector. The agreement also involves the company’s accession to the “Scheme for the employment of University graduates” of the Human Resource Department Authority of Cyprus.

Created on Saturday, 21 April 2012 14:35

Conduct of Diagnostic Study

Created on Monday, 13 February 2012 14:35