A qualified teacher and management development trainer, author and business consultant.
Emma Sue Prince is a qualified teacher and management development trainer, author and business consultant. Her expertise lies in soft skills, trainer training, materials design, qualification development and management development. She provides employability, soft skills and education consultancy in emerging economies all over the world working on large-scale projects in India, Malaysia, Tanzania and in Bangladesh in partnership with the Department of International Development and the British Council. Emma Sue developed Unimenta to make it easier for teachers and practitioners to deliver soft skills and personal development.
She is author of The Advantage, published by Pearson Business and translated into eight languages.. The Advantage redefines soft skills as personal competences we can all develop and nurture: adaptability, empathy, critical thinking, integrity, optimism, being proactive and resilience. Emma Sue has designed a powerful experiential learning workshop to develop these skills. These workshops have been piloted all over the UK as well as in different parts of the world with different target groups (from unemployed people to graduates, entrepreneurs and senior management). They work on the premise that if the experiential learning exercises are scripted it frees up the trainer to totally focus on and be in the moment with their group – the group decide the context for the 7 skills and they decide on their own learning outcomes as they take part in and experience the activities.
Emma Sue is currently licensing trainers to deliver this workshop. It has so far been adopted by the Affinity Sutton Housing Association in the UK and is being run 3x a month with their young people to help them back into employment. It’s also being introduced in Hungary, Spain, Italy, Dubai, India andBangladesh with diverse groups including teachers and senior management at Starbucks and Nestle.
Emma Sue has just finished her second book for Palgrave Macmillan: Practical Business Communication which focuses on the link between our brains and how we communicate. It is a practical guide for graduates and was published in July 2017.
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“I deeply admire the passion and commitment with which Emma approaches the task of delivering effective soft skill training to her clients. Not only is Emma Sue Prince one of the most smart, thorough, professional, and detail-oriented people I have had the pleasure to work with; she has a winning attitude and warm personality that never flinches at tackling even the most daunting challenges. I heartily recommend Emma Sue for any project that needs to 1) get done, and 2) get done right.”
John Wilkerson, Director of International Funny Business; Denver
“Emma Sue is an amazingly creative woman – she brings a thoughtful approach to all areas of business – taking her time to understand the individual/company and work out solutions etc that are best for them – it’s that focus of attention to the business relationship and the ability to think outside the box i.e. be creative, that makes Emma Sue stand out above the rest.”
Maxine Lennon, Houston, Texas
“Emma-Sue is a complete find – she has a rare ability to offer intelligent and pertinent insights, with perfectly judged delivery; and somehow make the outcomes seem your own output. As a result, the experience of working with her is hugely productive, confidence building and inspiring. I couldn’t recommend her more highly.”
Kate Varah, Co-Founder & Trustee of The Michael Varah Memorial Fund; London
“Emma-sue has passion, commitment and dedication for her work. i had the privileged to be coached by her in a pilot project between Edexcel and Pioneer Foods. Her wisdom and insight has helped me to achieve my personal and career goals and i enjoyed working with her.”
Vusi Mshayisa, Food Technology Graduate; Cape Town
“Emma Sue Prince is an amazing lady. She is very well able to manage complex issues and manages to get the best out of those who are working with her to deliver. She is someone who can motivate people, even when they are personally in great doubt about their competence to tackle an issue and she has the fortitude to see things through to the end?”
Doug Henderson, Director at DHA Management Development; Carlisle
“I met Emma Sue whilst on the Cranfield Executive MBA course and worked in mixed learning team groups with her and as part of teams. I was impressed with Emma Sue’s passion and determination which she packages in a clear and empathetic communication style. Her work was always of a high quality and well thought through and above all she was a pleasure to work with. Emma Sue knows how to get the best out of herself and of others and I would have no hesitation in recommending her.”
Paul Blunden, Managing Director, Miram Consulting; London
“Emma was an inspiring lecturer and mentor. Operating her own business consultancy at the time meant that her business strategy lectures were infused with just the right amount of academic theory and real business practice. As a lecturer, she was well-prepared, engaging and approachable. I also had the privilege of working with Emma at her business consultancy practice and can vouch for her professionalism and dedication to her clients”
Naresh de Silva, Student; Canada
Emma Sue is an accomplished writer, published by Pearson and Macmillan, and has also contributed to a number of volumes.
We encourage our members to get in touch and book a chat with Emma Sue, but there are other ways to contact us too. If you have questions around soft skills training or delivery, feel free to drop us an email or stop by our monthly surgery hour. You’ll find details on this, alongside Emma Sue’s calendar, posted on this page.