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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.

Undertake Effective Organizational Training Needs Analysis

20 April 2021


The right training at the right time can make a huge difference in the productivity and profitability of your organization. Whether you are scanning your workplace for opportunities to make things better and training is the answer, or a client asks you to come into their organization and do an assessment, your answer is best framed in the form of a training needs analysis. Your ability to create an analysis that is comprehensive yet simply prepared is critical for it to be understood and acted upon. This one-day workshop will help you to gather the information, assess the data, and present your suggestions for training or non-training solutions.

Program Outlines

Module 1: A Closer Look at the Training Needs Analysis

  • Course Overview

  • What Is It?

  • Developing the Business Case

  • Process Overview – The ICE Method

Module 2: Collecting Data

  • Step One: Identify the Future State

  • Step Two: Identify the Current State

  • Steps Three, Four, and Five

  • Making Connections

  • Debrief

  • Pre-Assignment Review

Module 3: Diving Deeper Into the Data

  • So Many Questions

  • The McKinsey 7S Model

  • SWOT Analysis

  • Five Whys

  • Making Connections

  • Debrief

Module 4: TNA Report

  • Creating the Report

  • Taking Action

  • Making Connections

  • Debrief

  • Designing Evaluations

  • Wrap Up

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Who Should Attend

  • Human Resources

  • Administrative Staff

  • Sales Professionals

  • Sales Executives

  • Executives

  • Senior Executives

  • Anyone keen to UndertakeTraining Needs Analysis


After Attending, You Will Return To Your Job

  • Understand the value of creating a training needs analysis

  • Apply the ICE method to assess the situation and build a training needs analysis

  • Create a simple yet thorough training needs analysis for their organization or client

Course Fees

Normal Fee ~ RM 780 / person

Group Discount ~ RM 685 / person (for 3 or more participants)

(Price incl. 6% Service Tax)

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