Michel Farah

Michel is a Corporate Trainer with real life experience. His passion is to help teams of professionals achieve superior results. Michel’s career started in Oil and Gas where he spent 11 years in different field, engineering and management positions with a fortune 100 company. He had the privilege to lead teams both locally in Canada and internationally such as in the USA, Middle East and Africa. He lead teams of different nationalities, cultures, educational and professional backgrounds, and ranging in size from 10 to 100+ people and is familiar with the challenges that come with it.

In Calgary, Michel managed a local business through tough economic times turning it into a profitable business for the shareholders. This breadth of exposure to both business and operation management adds invaluable perspective to the classroom.

Michel brings over 10 years of training and coaching experience loaded with first hand exposure to real life challenges that face office and field workers being on the frontline or members of the management team. His training is practical and has direct impacts on teams’ efficiency and harmony.

Michel’s classes are upbeat with a very high energy level that keeps the participants engaged throughout the day. He rarely uses slides; instead, he engages the attendees in interesting discussions, fun exercises that drive a point home, and short video clips that aim at increasing impact and retention.

“One of the proud moments of my career was turning a multinational and diverse team, in a tough remote oil exploration project in Chad-Africa, into a cohesive “A” team, and leading them to achieve 99% operational efficiency as well as win the company’s headquarter safety award” Michel Farah

Here is a sample of students feedback on Michel`s classes:Here is a sample of students feedback on Michel`s classes:

  • “He was very personable. He kept us engaged with real life examples. I learned a lot about how I can apply what I learned at work as well as my personal life.” C. Burns; 18 Apr 2012
  • “Michel was very candid and clearly knowledgeable. He kept me engaged with the material and I feel like I have learned some valuable skills that are relevant to improving my performance in my professional environment and personal environment.” A. Marshall; 28 Mar 2012
  • “Michel was very informative. He presented the material in an easy to understand format. Made the class interesting and not boring. Not only using class material but also provides some "experience" information.” R. Butt, 2 Feb 2012
  • “Very good presentation skills, I liked the informal setting, I felt good bringing opinions to the discussion, very open setting to discuss the topics.” D. Burton; 24 Jan 2012
  • “Interesting, informative, I appreciated real life scenarios and experiences.” S. Gallardo; 16 Feb 2011

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