The training orientates them to a systematic and modern leadership with a psychological approach to managing people. It also highlights the difference between managing and leading, introduces them to creating and setting a vision, breaking it down to missions, goals and objectives. The emphasis is on participative management, empowering their subordinates to take responsibilities in carrying the organization forward. The main focus of this training progrmme is on handling and leading the mordern-day workforce which is a challenge. The leadership model of Peter Illyard is reviewed while other topics include, delegation, communications in a team e.g. sharing the vision, mission, objectives and goals, modeling the way as leaders through verbal and non-verbal communications and inculcating values and virtues including corporate governance. The focus is on the leader as a dynamic and inspirational leader who walks the talk as an model for the subordinates to follow.
There are 2 psychometric tools for self-analysis of the participants’ leadership styles to find out for themselves their leadership style. The motivation activity will assess their individual leaning towards managerial assumptions of the X and Y theory of Douglas Mc Gregor. The communication activity will create awareness of the way they communicate as well as the importance of planned communication for successful execution of tasks. Overall it would be a very activity oriented and participative leadership course geared towards managing people today and in the future.
14 Hours, 2 Days.
Mr. Sean Balakrishnen Veerayah has both public and private sector exposure in the fields of human resource development, management, security and occupational safety. He is equally conversant in English and Bahasa Malaysia. Having retired in the rank of a Lieutenant Commander from the Royal Malaysian Navy, he had gained vast experience in leadership, teambuilding, managing and training people for more than 20 years. Sean is a very experienced trainer who has trained several thousands of Malaysians and conducted more than 200 courses nation wide. His training programs have transformed many.
His hands-on extensive experience in leadership, management, occupational safety and security has made him a leading trainer in the country and PSMB has exempted him from attending the Train The Trainer Course. He has also organized and managed athletic meets at the national and ASEAN levels and as served as a judge in the 1989 SEA Games in Kuala Lumpur. In his pursuit for self-development and knowledge, he attended a course in entrepreneurship with KUB College University in 1995, qualified himself to be a Lead Assessor in quality with MFQ London in 1996 and has a MBA with University of London. Sean’s private sector exposure as a Human Resource Manager and subsequently as a Group Human Resource Manager in a sales and manufacturing environment and acting as SHO for the company’s factory, qualifies him to train people in these fields.
In recognition of his vast knowledge and experience Sean was invited by University Malaya (UMCCed) to design and deliver 3 modules in English and B.M. - Human Resource Management, Occupational Safety and Security In 2002. In the midst of the economic crisis in 1997 when companies were closing down, he undertook the challenge to open up his own business called SECCON MANAGEMENT CONSULTANCY of which he is the Managing Director and Principal Consultant until now, conducting corporate training as his contribution to nation-building towards 2020.
He has also provided consultancy in the area of industrial relations to Philip Wain (M) Sdn Bhd in 1998 and Hiro Food Manufacturing in 2006. He has also done consultancy work for IMPAC as an executive trainer, an International American company known for productivity engineering and cost reduction methods worldwide. As a corporate trainer for 16 years, the evaluation of participants has always been excellent for both in-house as well as public programmes.
Although the list is long, some of the major organizations he has trained are Exxonmobil, PROTON, ASTRO, Deputy Secretaries General from Malaysian Ministries and senior officers from Brunei on leadership, Tenaga Nasional, Bank Negara, Petronas, Petronas Carigali, KL Monorail, Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd, Multimedia and Communications Commission, IBM, Sabah Skills Technology Centre, Yayasan Sabah and Innoprise, City Link, Colgate Palmolive, Tamura Electronics, Labuan Shipyard, Connel Brothers, Tiong Nam Logistics & Transportation, TEAC Electronics Hutchison Paging (Penang and KL), Mieco Manufacturing, Gaya College, Sabah Foresty Industries, Borneo Samudra, BP North Port, West Port, Bintulu Port, Kuantan Port, PLUS, Bumi Armada, Sejingkat Power (Sarawak), Mukah Power Plant, KPJ Damansara Specialist Hospital, Affin Trust Management, TDM Plantations, STAR Publications, University Petronas, University Tenaga, Dimension Bid, Top Glove, Bank, Sime Credit, Ranhill Power, British Amercan Tobacco, RHB Bank, Harper Wira, Hotel Cititel, Concorde Hotel, Karambunai Resorts, Logical Polymer, Healthtronics, Maccaferi, SKF Bearings, LTAT, SME Bank and DBKL, Ministry of Health-Brunei.