August 29, 2020


Name PMIHK Phone +852 2784 1880 Email



Self-Coaching: Be an inspirational and Influential Leader


Online Registration & Payment


Date: 29 August 2020
Time: 9:30pm – 5:30pm
Venue: Online
PDU: 7
Instructor: Dr. Kelvin Wan
Fee: PMI HK Member: HKD 1,800
Non-PMI HK Member: HKD 2,100
Remarks: As a prevention measure against the spread of COVID-19, The training will be delivered online with Zoom (Guideline). Please contact PMI HK admin at or 2784 1880



This course includes demo, practicing exercises, discussion and presentations inside which attendees apply the latest findings from researches on coaching self in order to enhance the life quality including work performance, family relationship and social interactions. The approach is to facilitate experience sharing, skills transfer and attitude shaping in a highly engaged way to ensure that attendees could apply self-coaching methods effectively in different situations and scenarios encountered daily.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Discover the mis-alignment of behaviour and life objectives
  • Find out in-born needs
  • Explore and select the best practices on identifying self blindspots
  • Determine the self-thinking pattern and self-thinking traps/flaws
  • Stand at 3rd person view to assess self-performance
  • Self-empower by identifying emotion detonation stage
  • Let-go for some un-used experience and stubborn values
  • Create the life map to dash to
  • Enhance the listening skills for self and others
  • Reject procrastinations
  • Practice and experience the optimal learning state

Detailed Course Outline

  • Self-Discovery
    • Know Thyself (Note: Thyself means “self” basically)
    • Understand the definition of “Truth”
    • Find out your “Why” to live
  • Self-Coaching
    • Definition of Self-Coaching
    • Self-coaching objective and benefits
    • Skills of self-coaching
  • Blindspots and Filters
    • What are Blindspots and Filters
    • Discover Blindspots and Filters for self
    • How Blindspots and Filters impact your daily behaviours
  • Optimism
    • Problem of Local Education Systems
    • Learned Pessimism – Our newer generation
    • Learned Optimism – Our way out
  • Practice Session
    • Help self through Self-empowerment to enhance confidence and define the road ahead
    • Create opportunities for self by removing limitation-thoughts
    • Feedback and Improvement areas from trainer and participants


This course is intended for mature leaders who manage one life aspect successfully but fail to have a satisfactory life feeling overall. Life aspects include career, family, friends, social relationships, financial needs, selfdevelopment, spiritual needs … etc.

This course is intended for project managers/ program managers/ team leaders/ people managers/ team members who want to hone their self-coaching thinking, mindset, mentality, personality, behavioral performance, skills, attitude, knowledge and body reactions to maximize the intended benefits (such as satisfied customers, happy upper management, higher teamwork, higher quality life, faster delivery, strong boding with people) by lowering the impact from the nontangible obstacles – internal & external frictions – in project environment.


Before attending this course, project leaders are perferable to have:

  • Some knowledge of project management
  • Experience of leading teams
  • Basic terms of psychology e.g. cognitive thinking, beliefs
  • Some people management skills and organization behavior best practices
  • Ability to openly share, articulate and present knowledge, experience and information in a systematic and clear way
  • Willingness to join the class activities and learn from each other

Instructor’s Profile

Dr. Kelvin WAN, Global Master Trainer and Corporate Coach of a Listed MNC
Mentor, MPhil Graduate, HKU
Mentor, MBA Student, CityU HK
Advisor, SCOPE, CityU HK
Master Trainer and Founding ExCo, iLEAP, Hong Kong Computer Society (HKCS)
Ex-VP Certification of PMI HK , PMI
Trainer of the Year (Champion), HKMA
Distinguished Trainer, HKMA

Dr. WAN is a “3H” High-touch, High-energy & Highly engaged Live Trainer and Corporate Coach. He has been providing “live” training and coaching to 7000+ executives in last 20 years coming from US, UK, Middle East, Asia Pacific regions and GBA on psychological resilience, stress managemnt, coaching, happiness, soft skills, methodologies and company strategies. The average project experience of participating leaders is 15 years. He is also a practitioner-scholar. His recent research paper about Soft Competence for executives has been accepted by a renowned US forum and published on major search engines.

Kelvin is an experienced project professional. He has been the global PMO Lead in HSBC to rollout a multi-million USD e-learning platform to 330,000 staff members in 78 countries. In his current role, his main responsibilities are overseeing the project professionals upskilling, individual life/career coaching, positivity (positive thinking), staff’s level of happiness, stress management, talent (HiPo) management, capability assessment and curriculum development for the listed company.