Ben Dobbs: International Training and Coaching

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About Me ...


My name is Ben Dobbs and I am an international communication trainer and executive, leadership and academic coach. I am based in Dublin and working with companies, organisations and universities throughout Ireland and the world.


My areas of expertise include intercultural communication, interpersonal skills training, virtual communication, Business English, leadership development, negotiations training, presentations training, coaching and training for creative problem solving. I am also an accredited course provider for the English UK / Trinity College London Cert IBET (Certificate in International Business English Training).


I am an ILM level 7 coach with an MA (Language Learning and Education, Univerity of York) and a Cambridge CELTA.


Under my BD Communications brand, I and my associates and partners offer a wide array of training to suit a diverse set of needs and objectives. I have extensive experience of working internationally, including across Europe - in Ireland, UK, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Poland - as well as in Russia, China, Sri Lanka and in the Middle East - Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Al-Ain, Sharjah (UAE), across Saudi Arabia, and Oman and Qatar.


I am a member of the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM), the International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language (IATEFL), ELT Ireland and the Dublin Chamber of Commerce.


I am also a frequent conference speaker and writer on communication, coaching and leadership matters.


Contact me directly to arrange training or to discuss your training and coaching needs.

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