A Brief Overview of Mike Patterson

A Brief Overview

Mike’s first 15 years working were in the Armed Forces, first as a Marine Engineer in the Royal Navy then in the Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineers (R.E.M.E.) in the British Army. By the age of 23 he had circumnavigated the world twice, he has lived, worked and visited over 50 different countries. He then spent a number of years in the Oil / Gas & Construction Industry setting up / running equipment maintenance workshops. He has spent the majority of the past 38 years in M.E.N.A. Region and for the past 21 years has been a resident of Dubai.

He is a successful entrepreneur having been involved a number of flourishing global companies & projects.

Mike has been Speaking, Training for over 18 years, and 12 years experience as an Productivity / Executive Coach, in this role he has changed many people’s lives.

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A.D. Futures School Group Work
After the training with A.D. Police
  • Designing & delivering tailored Learning & Development solutions in the areas of Leadership & Management, Sales, Communication / Presentation Skills, Time Management, Creative Thinking / Conflict Resolution, Train the Trainer, Marketing, Negotiation Skills, Team Building, Wealth & Debt Management, Sales, Customer Service and Goal Setting.
  • Some of his clients include Abu Dhabi & Dubai Police, ADNOC, GASCO, HSBC, Sharjah Islamic Bank, Emirates Islamic Bank, Emirates NBD, ADCB, ADIB, Dubai Bank, Emirates Islamic Finance & Banking, The American Center for Psychiatry & Neurology, The Al Bayariq Program, AWRostamani, Al Habtoor Engineering and SS Lootah.
  • Mike is fully experienced in blended learning and accelerated learning techniques. As well as the designing and delivering of a number of powerful training programs.
  • Mike is adept at running fun and interactive sessions.
Team Building Marshmallow Tower
Team Building Marshmallow Tower

Training Portfolio

Administrative Skills:

  • Effective Management and Secretarial Skills
  • Executive Secretary Duties
  • Leadership & Administrative Management Skills
  • Secretary Executive Responsibilities

Banking Industry:

  • Bank Branch Management
  • Teller Excellence

Human Resources:

  • Creativity at work
  • Design & Evaluation of Training Programs
  • Employment Terms & Conditions
  • Mind Mapping
  • Performance Appraisals
  • Performance Management
  • Preparing and drafting correspondence and reports
  • Team Building
  • Training Evaluation & Calculating Training R.O.I.
  • Training Needs Analysis
  • Train The Trainer


  • Creative Thinking & Problem Solving
  • Decision Making Abilities
  • Drafting Contracts and Tenders
  • Goals & Goal Setting
  • Logistics & Supply Chain Management
  • Management Development
  • Managing Stress For Managers
  • Methods of Monitoring the Performance of Services
  • Negotiation in Purchasing
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Outstanding Team Performance
  • Regulation & Store Control for Warehousing


  • Advanced Communication
  • Characteristics and Dealing With Difficult People
  • Communication & Conflict Resolution
  • Communication Assertiveness & Negotiation Skills
  • Conflict Resolution & Problem Solving
  • Dealing with Difficult People
  • Dealing with the Public
  • Effective Communication Skills
  • Effective Communication and Negotiation Skills

Customer Service:

  • Customer Service Excellence
  • Ensuring Customer Satisfaction
  • Excellence for Customer Service


  • Change Management
  • Coaching & mentoring
  • Effective Leadership
  • Leadership Skills
  • Management Development
  • Strategic & Organisational Planning
  • Team Engagement

Sales & Marketing:

  • Advanced Sales & Marketing Excellence
  • Campaign Awareness
  • Customer Service Excellence
  • Selling Skills

Self Development:

  • Advanced Presentation Skills
  • Presentation Skills
  • Stress Management
  • Time Management