Jan-Ake Bjorck has been active in the international arena of business for more than 30 years. He is now dedicated as a communication consultant with a focus on negotiation skills and intercultural issues.
Jan-Ake is from Sweden and has resided in Australia and in Latin America, the Middle East and in Asia. During this period Jan-Ake has been engaged in business hi- technology sales and numerous of international negotiations. He has thereby also acquired a vast experience in the field of international business as well as a good touch and feel for different cultures. His career is based on an engineering background where he has represented the Ericsson consortium in a number of significant international telecommunication projects. Jan-Ake has also a Master of Business from Australia and complementary business studies from Berkeley University, California, U.S. and Thunderbird University, Arizona, U.S.
He has been engaged in roles within Project Management, Sales Management, Product Management and as a Business Director within the Ericsson concern. This has included numerous international business scenarios towards buyers, suppliers, partners and competitors.
In his consulting role within international business, Jan-Ake offers inspirational speaches, courses and seminars in leadership and communication, negotiation, cultural awareness, creativity and conflict management. He also offers coaching and mentorship within the above areas.
Jan-Ake is well known for his skill as a public speaker and he is very good at presenting complex issues in a pedagogical and easy manner. He has over the last 10 years been teaching negotiation/ communication skills to thousands of people both in Universities and in the private arena.
In his profession as a public speaker, consultant and trainer, Jan-Ake is also the author of the book “The art of Negotiation- How to negotiate through personal leadership and NLP”. NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) is an area within behavioural science where Jan-Ake has a Trainer Certificate from the NLP University, California, U.S.
He is also a certified Mental Trainer and an international coach under ICC.
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