Harmendar has been involved in the Training & Education field for the past 20 years. His experience and qualifications have made him a much sought after Trainer, especially in corporate setting, as he brings a wealth of experience in all his programs. Participants can learn from one of the leading industry experts especially in the fields of Selling, Customer Relationship Management, Business Transformation, Leadership and Coaching, and Personal Development.
He has a Masters degree in Business Administration (MBA, University of Portsmouth, UK), Diploma in HRM and Certificate in Teaching. He spent his first 6 years teaching English Language in various secondary schools in Malaysia. He switched to a career in the corporate sector, specializing in Human Resources and Developmental Training. Harmendar is highly articulate, confident and persuasive trainer, able to motivate and communicate effectively to achieve strategic training objectives. Fluency in Bahasa Malaysia, English and Punjabi has made his training programs very effective, interactive and interesting. Coming from a diversified background, Harmendar understands both local and international business cultures and work issues. With this, he is able to bring forth both theory and experience to the classroom for the benefit of his participants
His experience in a wide range of industries such as manufacturing, construction, steel trading, automotive sales/service and education services for the past 20 years has equipped him with the knowledge and skills to deliver effective and deeply engaging training sessions. Additionally, he has also served as Leader of OSH Committee (Manufacturing) and the Management Representative (MR) for ISO 9002.
His last corporate role was as a Senior Manager, Training & Development with the largest automotive Company in Malaysia. During his time there, Harmendar managed, organised and conducted many internal workshops and developmental training sessions within the Group. Due to his vast experience in the Automobile industry, Harmendar has been appointed as Expert Panel Member by MAI (Malaysia Automotive Institute) under the auspices of the Ministry of Transportation, Malaysia.
Since May 2014, Harmendar has led an International HR consultancy organisation that provides research services for clients. He is also an active trainer on the training circuit in Malaysia, working closely as Associate Trainer with several notable local training providers, providing consultancy in the areas of talent acquisition and development to businesses in Malaysia and South East Asia. To date he has trained numerous organizations such as Maybank, Securities Commission, Perusahaan Automobil Kedua (Perodua), Tupperware Malaysia, Proton, Percetakan Nasional Berhad and others.
Also a keen athlete, Harmendar keeps fit by running Marathon races.