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MASTER YOUR CRAFT, BECOME PAUL EKMAN CERTIFIED

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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Programme Overview

The Ekman Associate Programmes 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 three-day training programme, you will advance your knowledge within these fields and develop effective presentation and teaching skills that will empower you to take the work forward and help others. 


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

The Stages to Become an Ekman Approved Associate

The three day Ekman Associate Programme is an advanced workshop that forms the third and final stage of becoming an Ekman Associate.  Before you can attend this workshop, you must have first completed the two core Paul Ekman training courses:

  1. Emotional Skills and Competencies – 2-day workshop 
  2. Evaluating Truthfulness and Credibility – 3-day workshop 

These prerequisite courses will give you the strong foundational knowledge and skills required to excel as an Ekman Associate and will provide an excellent opportunity to experience Paul Ekman training first hand – A vital step in the development process. 

Dates and Locations

You can find dates and locations for all the upcoming Emotional Skills and Competencies and Evaluating Truthfulness and Credibility workshops here

Note: If you purchase the Ekman Associate Program through our website, you will be asked by our team shortly after to provide copies of your Emotional Skills and Competencies, and Evaluating Truthfulness and Credibility certificates to confirm you have the prerequisite training. 

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 upskill 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 programme as a great opportunity to get a head start. 

A brief Bio on Dr. Paul Ekman

Paul Ekman is a world-leading psychologist and expert in the fields of emotional intelligence, nonverbal communication, and deception detection.

His extensive scientific research has him regarded as one of the most eminent psychologists of the 20th Century, and his ability to read others has earned him the reputation of ‘the best human lie detector in the world’.

His life story inspired the hit TV show to Lie to Me in which he advised as a consultant.  The show featured Tim Roth who played a character called Cal Lightman. A lie detection expert who works with the FBI – A character based on the life and work of Dr. Ekman. 

Ekman’s work leads him to work with some of the top businesses and organizations around the world, including the C.I.A, Disney Pixar, The Department of Defence, Apple and The Drug Enforcement Agency.

Here are just some of Dr. Ekman’s awards and honours:

  • 2011 – Scientific adviser to ‘Lie to Me’ the award-winning drama TV series
  • 2009 TIME Magazine’s Top 100 most influential people
  • 2001 Named by the American Psychological Association as one of the most influential psychologists of the 20th
  • 1991 Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award

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