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Mr. Vigneswaran Applasamy has been involved in lecturing, research, management, sales and training for more than 14 years in the field of Electrical Engineering, Manufacturing sector, Higher Education, Sales and Marketing. He is a Certified HRDF Trainer. In addition, he has been accredited by Harisson Assessment in Employee Development, completed Emotional Energy Management Trainer Course and attended Gamification and Behavioural Design workshop by Yu-kai Chou.Vigneswaran holds a Masters in Electrical Engineering from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia and is a registered member of Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM).
His professional career begun in Singapore as a Sales Engineer and later ventured into the Higher Education sector in Malaysia. He has served as a Vice Principal of a college and moved on to lecture and undertake research in a leading private University where he was noted for his publications in the International IEEE Conferences of Power & Energy and Business, Engineering & Industrial Applications. His articles since have been cited 9 times by other international authors in their respective publications. This was also the period where he ventured into corporate training as an Associate Trainer for Topesh Consultancy and Training Services PLT beginning 2011. He has since worked with a few other training providers.
He has used his industrial and training expertise to develop soft skills programmes with a 20/80 approach; 20% lecture, 80% practical accompanied by a training manual individually customized for each programme. Each sub-section of a programme is incorporated with as many exercises or activity to enhance the practical understanding of participants.
He has since developed over 30 training programmes in the area of Soft-Skills. He’s participants include those from Global Enterprise International Malaysia (A Member of Singtel Group), Galeri Petronas, Petron Malaysia Refining & Marketing Bhd, Sarawak SEDC, UMW Holdings Bhd, Bintulu Development Authority, KPJ Healthcare, Coway (M) Sdn Bhd, Lim Kok Wing University, Maxis Customer Service Sdn Bhd, Bursa Malaysia Berhad, Honda Malaysia, Pos Malaysia Berhad, Maybank Berhad, UEM Group Berhad, UEM Sunrise Berhad to name a few.
His pragmatic approach have been well received by various segments of people, owing to his wide exposure to various industries over the years. He is well known for his highly charged, energetic yet humorous training sessions where he never fails to continuously engage with participants throughout.
Leadership, Management & Coaching Skills
15 - 16 March 2021
Effectively leading a team can be a challenging role which can vary tremendously from organization to organization. The old view of leadership is that leaders are chosen for leadership early on in their lives, and that if you’re not a born leader, there’s little that you can do to become one.
A Leader’s role is making sure the employee and the organization are focused on improving production and reducing waste. It helps the employee or individual set and meet their goals and improves the employee manager relationship. This is key in keeping an organization and employee aligned, which improves performance and productivity.
The Leadership Skills workshop will help participants to master the leadership skills through patience, persistence and hard work, you can be a truly effective leader, just as long as you make the effort needed.
Module 1: How Leadership Evolved
What is Leadership
Leadership through the ages
The Great Man
The Trait Theory
Module 2: Situational Leadership
Situational Leadership Model
Situational Leadership: Telling
Situational Leadership: Selling
Situational Leadership: Participating
Situational Leadership: Delegating
Module 3: A Personal Evaluation
Kouzes and Posner
Kouzes and Posner (Exercise)
A Personal Inventory
Create an Action Plan
Module 4: Modelling the Way
The Highest Paid Jobs
Sitting in Solitude Twice a Day
Think on Paper
Walk in the Park – 5W1H
Be Open to Doing Something Totally Different
Module 5: Inspiring a Shared Vision
Choose Your Vision
Setting SMART Goals
Short-Term & Long Term Goals
Emotionalizing and visualizing your goal
Visualization – Present, Personal Tense & Action Verb
Communicating a Vision
Communicate Your Vision (Exercise)
Identifying the Benefit for Others
Module 6: Set Objectives & Monitor Performance
Part 1: Setting Objectives & Goals
Benefits of Having Objectives
Hard Versus Soft Objective
Characteristic of Ideal Objectives
KRA and KPI
KRA and KPI Examples
Part 2: Continuously Manage Performance
Module 7: How to Motivate
State of Flow
Effect of Self-Efficacy on Behaviour
Optimal Level of Self-Efficacy
Views and Thought Patterns
How to Change Self-Efficacy
Module 8: How to Give Feedback
Feedback Statements (Exercise)
Module 9: How to Encourage
Why Don’t We Praise
Module 10: Influencing Skill
The Art of Persuasion
The Principles of Influence
Module 11: Foster Teamwork
Some Ideas to Encourage Teamwork (Exercise)
Who Should Attend
LECTURE; BUSINESS GAMES; INDIVIDUAL & GROUP ACTIVITIES; FEEDBACK SESSION; ROLE PLAYS; DEMONSTRATION
The workshop is very interactive developed with a 20/80 approach; 20% lecture, 80% practical accompanied by a training manual individually customized for each programme.
After Attending, You Will Return To Your Job
Acquire knowledge on transforming oneself as a leader.
Learn how to tell, sell, participate and delegate duties amongst subordinates.
Developing knowledge on setting expectations and goals as a leader.
Identify areas to inspire and lead by example to gain mutual respect.
Develop qualities as a leader and negotiator
Motivate individuals, reduce apathy and increase their confidence in themselves to achieve more than ever before
Deliver your potentially negative message and get a good response
Apply a powerful method that lets people to discover other people’s true opinion about themselves
Normal Fee ~ RM 1378 / person
Group Discount (for 3 or more participants) ~ RM 1240.20/ person
(Incl. 6% Service Tax)