The Asian Social Institute (ASI) taps Sheila Viesca anew as its lead professor of the English Proficiency Program for its international graduate students. ASI is a graduate school and research institution in Manila, Philippines. It is one of the few graduate institutes specializing in economics, sociology, social work and social services and development in the country.
TalkShop CEO Sheila Viesca takes pride in joining the ranks of seasoned professors who handle the master programs of the institute. She took her PhD in Applied Cosmic Anthropology at the same institute where she helped develop and launch the language program.
Sheila Viesca pioneered Integrated Language Teaching (ILT) in workshop designs and is the choice trainer of leading international organizations and their key executives in handling their leadership development and personal effectiveness needs.
Viesca, a seasoned corporate coach is not new in the academe, being a professor of the Language Proficiency Program of the Asian Institute of Management’s (AIM) Management Development Program for 4 years now.
Her company, TalkShop, which she set up in 2000, continues to extend the same brand of customized communication and leadership training for clients of all industries and all ranks. She points out, “Language is one key area of effectiveness. I am amazed by how wonderfully individuals evolve as they find their voice. The positive change in the world truly starts with one person at a time. Students keep enrolling and asking us to design progressive programs for them. I am blessed to learn so much from them during this process. There is never a day at the office or in the workshops when I really have to work. Another blessing is to be able to work with institutions like Asian Social Institute whose programs are devoted to social transformation through public service.”
Currently, TalkShop houses industry experts and training partners, all sharing the same vision to create that one positive difference Sheila Viesca is known for – all starting with one person at a time.