Evolving Roles of Youth: Global Talent Mobility
Date: 27-28 July 2019 Time: 9AM
Venue: Heritage Hall, UTAR(Kampar)
Capt. Arivananthan is a trainer, Leadership and Innovation COACH. He is a Master Mariner who started his career as a navigation officer with Malaysian International Shipping Corporation. Over the 13-year period his career path which began as a cadet (3 years), made him Third Officer (2 years), Second Officer (2 years), Chief Officer (4 years) and finally Captain - a post he has held for two years prior to him leaving the marine service. His academic qualifications include Master Mariner, Class 1 (FG). He has also been trained at sea on positive character building, mental endurance, survival techniques, emergency preparedness and other technical related marine trainings. He is also a member of the Malaysian MENSA Society, Malaysian Institute of Management (MIM), Malaysian Association of Professional Speakers (MAPS) and Institute Kelautan Malaysia (IKMAL).He is a qualified trainer and is recognized by Pembangunan Sumber Manusia Berhad (PSMB). He is also a certified Design Thinking Professional from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He has been awarded PERDANA Award under the Industry Excellence Category for designing and conducting an innovative training methodology using Simulation Based Learning. He was a featured Speaker at TEDTALK, where he delivered a highly energetic and inspiring speech on DARE TO DECIDE.
Over the years, he has also commanded few merchant ships as a ship’s captain – a position which requires dynamic leadership qualities. Since he has had experience in most of the marine adventures, he has acquired a wide and in-depth knowledge in leadership skills and unique decision-making abilities. His vast experience has enabled him to succeed in training various companies on corporate solutions and business related issues. He has trained more than 20,000 people of all ages, various ethnicity, from ages 12 to 60 years. These people rank between Entrepreneurs, Investors, Chief Executive Officers, Managing Directors, General Managers, Senior Managers, Middle Managers, Senior Executives, Executives, Supervisors, Secretaries, Front Liners, Field Workers, Teenagers and many more.
Capt. Arivananthan’s approach to training is fun filled and activity based. It involves practical techniques and know-how which will enable his participants to find the knowledge gained useful and applicable. He designs various Simulations and conducts his training program using Simulation Based Learning. He believes that experiential learning has the ability to mold the core values of an individual and therefore create positive results on the individual. He also has an amazing track record of rerun programs because of his emphasis on program customization and quality.