Our core modules
Building on the life's work of Dr Paul Ekman over the last 40 years, Paul Ekman International plc has been established to make emotional skills and deception programmes accessible across the world.
With a head office in Manchester, UK, we are building a network of quality assured Licensed Delivery Centres who will provide the training for individuals and for organisations across public, private and voluntary sectors.
Emotional Skills and Competencies (ESaC)
This three-day core programme centred on cutting edge
behavioural science, that prepares people with the knowledge,
skills and approaches to evaluate verbal and non-verbal
communications from others. It covers the knowledge, understanding,
skills and application of emotional skills. The course is designed
to help you become aware of your own emotions (before they get you
into trouble!), as well as read the true emotions in others to help
you build and maintain constructive, successful
You will learn how to read facial expressions, plus the other four channels that we need to pay attention to in others if we really want to know what they are saying: body language, voice, verbal style and the actual words spoken/written. You will practice and hone those skills in a safe environment with a Paul Ekman Approved Trainer. A graded Certificate of Competence will be awarded to you on completion. >>more>>
Evaluating Truthfulness and Credibility (ETaC)
This is a four-day programme based on the same science, designed
to develop a person's ability to understand and manage their own
emotions as well as the skill to recognize emotions in others so
that they can understand and engage with them constructively. It
covers the psychological models behind truth and lies, plus the
skills required to identify 'Hotspots' - instances when the strain
between what we are thinking and what we are feeling produce
observable/audible leakage across the five channels. The course is
designed to help you to read others and evaluate the degree of
truthfulness and credibility in what they are communicating to
You will learn how to read facial expressions, plus the other four channels that we need to pay attention to in others if we really want to know what they are saying: body language, voice, verbal style and the actual words spoken/written. You will also learn about memory, and how you can work out whether a statement of an event is remembered or being constructed through scientific content analysis. You will practice and hone those skills in a safe environment with a Paul Ekman Approved Trainer. A graded Certificate of Competence will be awarded to you on completion. >>more>>
Truth and Lies - The Science (TLS)
A one day introduction to Evaluating Truthfulness and Credibility. Designed to make the science of Dr Paul Ekman more widely available. Make the leap from guesswork to data driven analysis with this one day introductory course. >>more>>
Train the Trainer (TTT)
This seven-day course can only be attended if delegates have first attended the ETaC and the ESaC courses as delegates.
PLEASE NOTE: Booking reservations are subject to review. Applicants who are not accepted will receive a refund of the provisional booking fee. This is a selection and training event - attendance does not guarantee licensing as a Trainer.
Only top class experienced/qualified trainers will be accepted onto the Paul Ekman International 'Train the Trainer' programmes. >>more>>
Online training tools
We are proud to recommend what we believe are the most reliable online tools available in the world that support anyone engaged in the fields of emotional awareness and detecting truth and credibility. Dr Ekman will only release online tools and workshop based training that have been properly researched, validated and tested so users can depend on them. >>more<<