Michael Cox is a keynote Speaker at Ijona Skills. Michael Cox is a Learning and Development Specialist with extensive experience delivering, developing and facilitating seminars focused on sales, the sales process, sales management, and negotiations. For the last ten years, Michael has focused on his business training company. Before that he spent 29 years with Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, most of which was in management, where he was highly successful.
Over the last three years, he has spent close to 500 days facilitating soft skills, sales and management classes. Michael's seminars have been described by attendees as powerful, highly impactful, thought-provoking and inspiring. He brings the course work to life with specific examples from his years of experience as a highly successful account executive and senior manager. He is passionate about ensuring attendees are actively involved and can begin applying key concepts immediately.
Michael has a B.S. in Journalism from the University of Maryland and an MBA from the Haub School of Business at St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia, Pa. He has also worked as an adjunct professor in the business school at Pen State University- Altoona.
He has worked on a contractual basis for the American Management Association, and Baker Communications. Key clients have included Suffolk County New York, Phillips Inc. Baker Hughes, Bank of America, Williams Energy, Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Hoffman LaRoche.
We help business owners and department heads navigate successfully through the challenges that go along with expansion by providing customized management and leadership training that addresses your most pressing training needs.This includes a range of issues including hiring and selection, team building, coaching, maximizing resources and creating and maintaining a productive and engaging work environment.
We have delivered and facilitated hundreds of seminars on these and other topics. We will work with you and customize a program that fits your most pressing needs at a very reasonable cost. With over 30 years of managerial and leadership experience, I am not just a professional facilitator and trainer, but also a seasoned leader who enhances training with numerous examples from my corporate and business life. Participants leave with a clear plan and path to a higher level of success for themselves and their teams.