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Who are we?

Navitas is a professional training, consultancy and coaching company based in Istanbul, Turkey. We have been providing services to our customers on the basis of continuous development and learning since our establishment in November 1997. We provide solutions in the areas of personal, organizational and leadership development to meet the needs of large corporations/organizations, small businesses and individuals.

We are committed to meeting our customers’ needs in the most customized manner. We are serious about delivering excellence in service, quality and value to our customers. We work together with our clients to analyze their organization and identify their needs. We serve as change agents to help them achieve their goals most effectively and efficiently.We started the first international coaching school in Turkey in alliance with CTI, USA in 2004. We have received accreditation from ICF – International Coach Federation for our own coaching model “Developmental Discovery Coaching” in 2009. We are the first local company to get ICF accreditation in Turkey.

Our Working Methodology

We believe that intellectual investment in human resource will provide satisfaction for both our customers and their employees. A system based on continuous and sustainable development and human capital which is aligned with organizational values and strategies are the elements of building learning organizations.

With this respect, our working methodology for Developmental Projects which we lead are:

  • To identify the specific needs in cooperation with relevant units in the organization
  • To design customized training programs, coaching and consultancy services:
  • To create the change in people which will move the organization towards its vision
  • To leverage the strengths of the organization and the employees
  • To closely track the process within the organization, to make the desired change sustainable and infused into the corporate culture.

Our difference

Long-term sustainability of positive developments after these programs in the organization is the most challenging part. We support our clients with our “Follow-up System” which includes refreshment workshops, team coaching sessions, one to one coaching sessions, mentoring programs and supervisions, in order to achieve the desired impact of our services. We stay with our customers throughout their journey to make sure that their learning is a success.

Our Coaching & Leadership Programs & Consultancy Services:

  • Establishing Organisational Coaching and Mentoring Systems
  • Organizational Change Programs to Improve Employee Engagement
  • Culture Change Through Positive Psychology
  • Leadership & Talent Development Programs
  • Action Learning Projects
  • Appreciative Inquiry Projects
  • Executive Coaching
  • Sales Coaching
  • Career Coaching
  • Team and Group Coaching
  • Mentor Coaching for Internal Coaches

Our Training Programs:

VIA Premier Workshops and Strengths Reports Your Strengths at Work:The Path to Engagement Workshop

Management and Coaching

  • Leadership & Management Academy (1 year program)
  • Coaching and Mentoring for Managers
  • Positive Psychology In Leadership
  • Effective Management & Leadership Skills
  • Storytelling In Leadership
  • Mentoring Skills
  • EQ in Leadership
  • Effective Leadership and Management
  • Leadership and Managing Performance
  • Developing Others and Making a Difference
  • Team Coaching Skills
  • Managing Meetings
  • Effective Performance Review Meetings
  • NLP for Managers
  • Coaching Skills for Sales Managers
  • Facilitation Skills

Coaching Certificate Programs

  • Positive Psychology In Coaching (2 modules-6 days in total)
  • Corporate Coaching (3 modules-9 days in total)
  • Developmental Discovery Coaching Certificate Program (3 modules-12 days in total)

Strategic Management

  • Change Management
  • Search Conference
  • Strategic Thinking

Sales and Customer Relations

  • Solution Focused Sales
  • Effective Sales Techniques
  • Creating Customer Satisfaction
  • Negotiation Techniques
  • Psychological Selling with NLP
  • Effective Telephone Communication

Individual Development

  • EQ - Emotional Intelligence
  • Positive Psychology For High Impact
  • Personal Leadership
  • Communication Skills and Body Language
  • Innovation and Creative Thinking
  • Result Focused Time Management
  • Stress Management
  • How To Manage Your Boss
  • Inner Motivation Management
  • Presentation Skills
  • Train the Trainer
  • Storytelling For Trainers
  • Developing Interpersonal Skills
  • Executive Assistant Skills
  • Competency Based Interview Techniques
  • Conflict Management
  • Reporting Techniques
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making
  • Project Management

Team Building Programs

  • Team Games (Outdoor)
  • Unleashing The Power Of The Team (Indoor)
  • Team Trade Game (Indoor)

**Developmental Workshops **

  • How to Stay Positive
  • Mindfulness
  • Flow at the Workplace
  • Resilience
  • Move Forward With Effective Commication
  • Giving Effective Feedback
  • Listening and Questioning Skills in Coaching
  • Managing Stress and Finding Balance
  • Writing Corporate E-mails
  • Parent Effectiveness
  • Personal Image

One to One, Customized Development Programs for Executives

About The Founder of Navitas - Demet Uyar

Demet Uyar has been coaching middle and senior managers since 2002. She has translated the book called “Principles of NLP” in 2001. She is the co-author of the book “Coaching Approach in Management” which has been published in 2010.

Demet Uyar began working on a part-time basis while studying in the university. After her graduation she worked in diferent sectors which include banking, industry, international trading, media, and pharma. She worked in finance, project management, marketing and sales departments as an expert and then as a manager.

She began her training career by delivering leadership and self-development workshops to the members of Junior Chamber International (JCI) in 1996. She founded Navitas in 1997. Her expertise includes Coaching and Mentoring, Leadership and Management, Positive Psychology & Appreciative Inquiry, Emotional Intelligence and Communication, Change Management, Creating a Positive Corporate Culture & Employee Engagement

Formal Education

1980- 1987 American Collegiate Institute 1987- 1991 Bosphorus University - International Relations and Political Science 2001- 2007 University of London, MSc Organizational Behavior - External Program

Other Activities

A member of the JCI since 1994, Demet Uyar is one of its international trainers and took part in local and international conferences as a speaker. She was Istanbul Chapter President in 1998, in 2001 she served as JC Training Director. In 2002 she was President of JC Turkey’s Training Institute and JC European Conference Training Director. She became a JCI Senator in 2000 and still serves for JCI worldwide. Demet Uyar is the founding member of International Coach Federation (ICF) Turkey chapter. She has over 3.000 hours of individual and team coaching experience. Demet is also the Founding President of OGAD (Autism Powerful Families Association) to support families of autistic children. Demet Uyar is also the Head of Mentoring Work Group in EMCC Turkey (European Mentoring & Coaching Council). Twitter: @Demet_Uyar

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