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Never Mind The BuzzWords Limited is a joint venture between Leadership International, Yara Consulting and a strong group of facilitators. We have a depth of experience to take on leadership and management development programs of any size and in any part of the world.

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We have worked with Informa for more than 12 years in the Middle East developing and delivering public and in-house programs on learning and development coordination and management and Chief Learning Officer, certified by the George Washington University Business School. In 2015, Ian Thomson delivers programs certified by the US Association for Talent Development on human performance improvement. We have worked with clients in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Egypt, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and Saudi Arabia.


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The Association for Talent Development is the US based association for Learning and Development professionals. Ian has been a member for some 10 years having attended its conferences in Dallas and Orlando. He is an ATD facilitator for the Improving Human Performance Certificate program.

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As a member of the British Institute for Learning and Development, the company holds the Quality Mark having been audited for the quality of its analysis, design and delivery processes.



ILM programs are recognised the world over and the company is a recognised provider of Level 5 programs in leadership and management and coaching and mentoring. The company will design programs that provide participants with an internationally recognised ILM certificate – at award, certificate and diploma levels. In addition, we can provide courses at Level 4 and 3.

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Ian Thomson is a certified master coach in behavioural coaching. He has worked with the internationally recognised clinical psychologist, Dr Suzanne Skiffington and provides his experience to individuals across sectors and levels.


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