This PLSD Leadership Development Workshop Series includes four workshops that will develop in participants the mindset, approach and critical skills they need to attain new objectives and lead others through changing and uncertain times.


PLSD Workshop 1:Raising Your Career Success IQ & Self-Development Approach

PLSD Workshop 2: How To Communicate More Effectively & Influence Others

PLSD Workshop 3: How To Become More Resourceful & Solutions-Oriented

PLSD Workshop 4:How To Motivate & Bring Out The Best In Others In Changing Times

These workshops feature a PLSD (Practical Learning & Skills Development) Approach and PLSD principles, insights and habits that will raise their ability to:


·    Motivate & lead others through change

·    Pursue & deliver solutions that respond to key company objectives

·    Apply practical learning & development practices and habits

·    Get what you need to drive & manage situations

·    Align with the needs & objectives of others

·    Support the development & success of their team members

·    Build collaboration & trust with other departments

·    Become key influencers & change agents for the company


Ultimately, this PLSD Leadership Development Workshop Series is designed to enable and empower participants to more confidently and proactively respond to new business challenges, support others' success and deliver greater impact in their leadership role.


Each one-day workshop includes practical examples & relatable case studies, facilitated group sharing & discussions, interactive team exercises & individual assignments, and a follow up review session.

How To Communicate More Effectively & Influence Others

Effective communication skills and strong people skills are essential for your ability to deliver results, handle bigger roles and achieve greater success in your job and career. Also important is your ability to influence and build good relationships with others. The challenge is, how do you raise your capability and confidence in these areas that greatly impact the outcome of just about any situation that you're a part of?


From this workshop and through our PLSD (Practical Learning & Skills Development) Approach, you'll learn how to communicate more effectively in key work situations, as well as how to influence others and gain their support. This workshop includes facilitated sharing & discussions, relatable case studies and team & individual exercises, where you'll learn simple and effective approaches, skills, habits and tools that will help you to:


·    Apply An Effective Communication Model For Any Business Situation

·    Avoid common communication mistakes

·    Identify hot buttons & pain points to better understand the perspective & needs of others

·    Identify mutual objectives & interests to connect with others & build key work relationships

·    Develop win-win situations & offer attractive value propositions to others

·    Express your thoughts in a simple, concise & focused way

·    Establish your credibility & trust with others

·    Apply your natural people skills & charisma to develop your personal brand

·    Handle key work situations (e.g. attracting support from others, dealing with mistakes, giving critical feedback, gaining buy-in to your ideas, disagreeing with others, etc.)

Target Audience

This leadership development workshop series is for emerging, new or experienced leaders who need to take on new challenges, drive & deliver key results, and guide & support others in a changing situation.


9:00 AM - 9:20 AM
Workshop introduction & ice-breaker
9:20 AM - 10:30 AM
Section 1: Applying An Effective Communication Model For Any Business Situation (Part One)
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
10:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Section 2: Applying An Effective Communication Model for Any Business Situation (Part Two)
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
1:15 PM - 2:45 PM
Section 3: Developing Your ability to influence others
2:45 PM - 3:00 PM
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Section 4: Developing your key relationships and people skills
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Individual sharing, key takeaways & wrap-up


  • Larry Wang (Career, Talent & Leadership Development Trainer & Executive Coach Designer of The PLSD Approach at Wang & Li Asia Resources)

    Larry Wang

    Career, Talent & Leadership Development Trainer & Executive Coach Designer of The PLSD Approach at Wang & Li Asia Resources

    Larry Wang ( @LarryWang王承伦) is the founder/Managing Director of career, talent & leadership development training company, Zhishangwang, and leading recruitment firm, Wang & Li Asia Resources, (China’s 2008 Recruitment Firm of the Year).

    For the past 20+ years, Mr. Wang has been dedicated to the hiring, development, and success of China’s talent market, servicing both global companies and individual professionals. His PLSD Approach (Practical Learning & Skills Development Approach) allows people to drive and manage their career development by enabling and empowering them to Get What You Need to address their own development needs. By placing an emphasis on concepts and habits that are simple, straightforward, effective, any person can apply it to any situation.

    His two books, Know The Game, Play The Game and How To Develop Yourself As a Future Executive, Today provide practical insights and advice to Chinese professionals regarding the soft skills and career sense needed to take on bigger roles and responsibilities in world-class companies. His popular workshops include: Raising Your Career Success IQ, Driving & Managing Your Own Learning & Development, Creating Opportunities From The New Challenges You Face, How To Communicate More Effectively & Influence Others, How To Become More Resourceful & Solutions-Oriented, How To Motivate & Bring Out The Best In Others During Challenging Times.

    Larry received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and his M.B.A. from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management. He was born and raised in the U.S. He has been living and working in China for over 25 years.

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Please use your own name and email when registering for a training session. Additional fees may apply if you fail to register under your own identity. 

A prepayment is required for all full-day training sessions. 


Complete Set Ticket

Includes 4 Workshops

Standard Price RMB 11,500
Member Ticket

for Members and Member Company Employees

Standard Price RMB 3,650
Early Bird Ticket

By April 5, 2024
Available for members and member company employees

Early Bird Price RMB 3,250
Group Ticket

4 or more attendees, 3050 RMB per person

Standard Price RMB 3,050
Non-member Ticket
Standard Price RMB 4,650

Cancellation Policy

If you need to cancel your registration, please notify at (86 21) 6169 3015 or email at least two weeks prior to the session for a full refund. Cancellation made within two weeks before the session will not be refundable.


AmCham Shanghai Conference Center

27F, Infinitus Tower, No.168 Hubin Road, Huangpu District.

Shanghai, China

If you have any questions please contact Lucy Lu

Contact Organizer

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