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The Ekman Associate Programme offers a fascinating opportunity to develop and hone your skills in the field of Emotion, Communication and Deception Detection. By becoming an Ekman Associate, you will discover a game-changing curriculum created to give you powerful knowledge and skills that you can take forward and share with others.

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  • Evidence your expertise with Paul Ekman Approved seal
  • Join and inspiring network of trainers, coaches, and industry professionals
  • Become a master of Emotional Skills, Credibility Analysis and Deception Detection.

Program Overview

The Ekman Associate Program is a unique opportunity to learn from the methods and skills of the worlds leading pioneer in emotional intelligence, facial expressions, and deception detection, Dr. Paul Ekman. 

Over the intensive eight-day training program, you will advance your knowledge within these fields and develop practical skills that will empower you to take the work forward and help others. 

Upon completion of the program, you will be awarded the Ekman Associate Seal of Approval that illustrates your expertise in the field and dedication to supporting others. 

On successful completion Associates will receive:

  • Associate content guide – covering the core Ekman research on emotions, facial expressions, and micro-expressions.
  • Approved Ekman photos – Facial Expressions
  • Approved Micro Expression testing videos developed by Dr. Ekman
  • Marketing images
  • Ekman Associate logo
  • Photo and web links on Ekman website
  • Ability to present Ekman methods within your own work and life

The process

The Ekman Associate Program is a three-stage process – All of which are included in Full Package offer. 

The three stages:

  1. ESaC – Emotional Skills and Competencies (Day 1 and 2)
  2. ETaC – Evaluating Truthfulness and Credibility (Day 3, 4, and 5)
  3. PEAP – The Paul Ekman Associate Masterclass (Day 6, 7, and 8)

This Paul Ekman Associate package includes all three stages required to become a Paul Ekman Associate. 

Note: If you have already completed Emotional Skills and Competencies, and/or Evaluating Truthfulness and Credibility, or would like to attend these courses with your local Paul Ekman approved trainer first, then you are not required to re-sit these stages. Please contact us to arrange your direct access onto the final PEAP stage.

Who is the Ekman Associate Program for?

The Ekman Associate Program is designed for those who work in the field of emotional intelligence, communication, or deception detection, and are looking to up-skill and earn the respected Dr. Paul Ekman Seal of Approval. 

Many Ekman Associates have an interest in professional development, where their role involves high-stake interactions with others. Be that – consultants, coaches, trainers, and teachers, to HR managers, mentors, and L&D professionals. 

Many work within large corporations who are looking to introduce quality training into their company. Others have established businesses of their own and see the Ekman Associate program as a great way to develop themselves and offer a unique edge over the competition. Some associates are in the process of changing their career and see the skills, values, and knowledge developed on the program as a great opportunity to get a head start.   



Fees and Booking Terms

There are two payment methods available to secure your place on this course.

  • Payment in Full – Save 10% on course fees (RRP £8940)
    Upon payment, our team will be in touch to confirm your place and make sure you have everything you need to get the absolute most out of your program.

  • Payment plan
    For those who would prefer to pay via installments, please contact our office so we can help arrange this with you. You can reach us on or call us on +44 161 413 8930

Please note: 
All course fees must be covered two weeks before the beginning of the course. We will contact you after your booking fee is received to arrange your next payment.

Annual License Fee: 

To maintain your Paul Ekman accreditation, there is an annual license fee to take into account. While your first years’ license is included in the course price, every subsequent year will be subject to a £500 fee to maintain your Ekman accreditation.