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Noriko Sato
Facilitator, Executive Coach Creating...

Joining Creating... in 2003, Noriko brings with her extensive experience as a human resources manager, coach and consultant. She is instrumental in developing, honing and facilitating courses to include: Managing Problem Performers, Conducting Effective Performance Appraisals, Effective Coaching.

  Noriko Sato

Noriko has 15 years experience in HR development and consultancy for investment banks in Tokyo such as Credit Suisse and Morgan Stanley, and 8 years practice as an international business liaison & intercultural consultant in NPO. She built her expertise in job evaluation and performance management counseling, and staff recruitment while she was Deputy HR Director with HSBC. Since leaving HSBC, she has trained more than 1,000 executives and managers, and facilitated courses to include workplace diversity, career management and corporate coaching.

While a member of the International Education Center (IEC), she coordinated with 30 Japanese companies to organize an annual study tour for a group of 100 Harvard Business School MBA students.

Noriko has a Master of Arts in Education with an emphasis on Multi-culturalism from the University of Washington and a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish and Latin American Studies from the Osaka University of Foreign Studies. She was the first woman to receive the International Education Center (IEC) Graduate Study Scholarship. She is certified to administer 360 Degree Assessments by Personnel Decisions International (PDI) and Myers & Briggs Type Indicators (MBTI). She holds a CPCC (Certified Professional Co-Active Coach) certified by Coach Training Institute.

Noriko is trilingual in Japanese, English and Spanish, and lived in Washington state for 8 years. She now resides in Okayama, Japan. She is passionate about her two children and volleyball. She played and coached the volleyball Team International in Yakima, WA for 3 years.

Voice of the Participant:

  • "She listened to the participants who had different opinions very carefully. It was a good sample of "listening". (Managing Problem Performers)

  • "I was very impressed by the technique she had to draw out the ideas from the coachee to solve the problem in only 10 minutes session." (Effective Coaching)

  • "She gave me feedback on good points and points to be developed so it was easier for me to understand the essence. Also it was easy to ask questions. She talked about her experiences and knowledge. I found something congenial in her and I learned so much from her. (Conducting Effective Performance Appraisals)

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Susan Ulmer, 3201 Old Hwy 221 South, Marion, North Carolina 28752
Tel: +1-828-317-1939
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