Learning Objectives

At the end of the session, the participants are able:

  • To learn skills in reading truthful and deceptive subjects through the Deception Detection Model and other strategies.
  • To learn deception indicators in the nonverbal channel.
  • To learn deception indicators in the verbal channel.
  • To learn techniques and skills in the art of asking and setting the right Questions that stimulates the truth.
  • To create conducive environments and project a professional Demeanor.



Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction and origins of body language

  • Rules in Interpreting body language

Module 2: Understanding the Deception Detection Model.

  • Introduction to the Complexities of communication.
  • Understanding the Deception Detection Model.
  • Application of the methodology.

Module 3: What Deception Sounds Like.

  • Learning the verbal indicators and behavior of deceptive people.
  • Identifying the indicators through listening.
  • Enhancing your auditory dominant channel.

Module 4: Convincing statements.

  • Powerful lies & Convincing Statements.
  • Innocent & Guilty Suspects.
  • Strategies in overcoming convincing statements

Module 5: What Deception Looks Like.

  • Learning the effective verbal indicators of deceptive people.
  • Identifying the indicators through observation.
  • Enhancing your visual dominant channel.

Module 6: Facial & Micro Expressions.

  • Emotions, facial and micro expressions.
  • Decoding expressions.
  • Tips to enhance your ability to read micro expressions.

Module 7: Questioning Strategies that stimulates Truth.

  • Interview questions & question formulation exercises.
  • Learning questioning strategies to stimulate truths.

Module 8: Creating a conducive environment.

  • Seating strategies.
  • Projecting a professional demeanor.

Module 9: Preventing psychological entrenchments.

  • Avoiding Negative Questions.
  • Using prologues for key questions.
  • Strategies for handling inconsistent statements.

Who Should Attend

Auditors, interviewers & investigators and those involved in domestic enquiries.


Registration starts at 8.30 am on the first day. Classes start at 9 am end 5 pm. Morning and lunch break will be served at appropriate times.

Deposit & Payment

In order to secure the said training on a define basis, kindly effect 50% Deposit on the total costs for the training requirements upon confirmation. This deposit is non-refundable. Balance 50% of the total costs is require seven (7) days prior to the training.

Cancellation & Transfer

Please note that should this registration is cancelled fourteen (14) days before the day of the training, a 50% cancellation charge will be imposed. If cancellation is made seven (7) days before the training, full payment of the training will be levied. Please note that amendments can only be made to above arrangement by giving a minimum of three (3) working days’ notice.


Disclaimer – MAHTEC reserves the right to make changes to the venue, date, speaker including cancellation or postponement of the workshop if number of participants less than 10 or warranted by circumstances beyond its control.