PSTD Training

Pakistan Society for Training and Development (PSTD) organizes interactive trainings for professionals. These cover a wide range of soft skills including financial, business management, information technology topics and Microsoft Office to name a few. The workshops are aimed for aspiring professionals and business leaders to learn about latest studies/concepts in leadership, management and information technology so as to improve their efficiency and productivity as an individual and as a team member.

Why choose to train with PSTD?

Delivering knowledge requires more than just good material. It requires a professional teacher, mentor and advisor to establish comprehension and understanding of all aspects of the course. PSTD promises to deliver in depth exposure to the business world and holds specialized certificates and qualifications in training.

Public Workshop

Pakistan Society for Training and Development organizes interactive trainings
for professionals. These cover a wide range of soft skills
including financial, business etc.

Customize workshop

PSTD designs customized courses tailored to the specific needs and development of institutions which have a progressive objective. To fulfill the particular requirements of institutions, PSTD exclusive in-house courses aim to provide maximum value from training through focused and controlled outlines and agendas.

PSTD ensures that all the training programs are updated on a regular basis and meet the organization requirements. The courses are developed with clear objectives and have specific outcomes which are aimed at providing valuable learning and producing tangible results.

All training programs at PSTD are delivered using modern learning methods and include: class-room lectures, role plays, exercises, case studies, group work and presentations.

 

Clients we have done in-house courses for:

PSTD Trainers

Human Resources

Wali Zahid

Mr. Wali is the CEO of Skill City UAE/Pakistan. Mr. Wali is an international consultant, speaker, trainer and executive coach. A native of Pakistan, he has spoken to audiences in South Asia, Southeast Asia, Middle East, East Africa, Western Europe, England and the United States. A lifelong learner, Mr. Zahid has received training and education in America, Canada, UK, Germany, Austria and Singapore. He is an accredited leadership trainer from Team Management Systems, Australia. He has also taught pioneering courses at MBA level in Pakistan’s premier business schools like IBA Karachi, SZABIST, DOW and CBM.

Area of Expertise:

  • Motivation
  • Train The Trainer
  • Coaching Skills
  • Leadership
  • Creativity

Kehkashan Awan

Kehkashan Awan is a management professional and a domain specialist in Organizational Management, HR, Marketing Communications and Sales. A major part of Ms. Kehkashan’s consultancy work is focused on advanced HR systems including performance management, competencies frameworks and capability building training. In recent years she has worked as Head of HR and HR Director for profit and non‐profit organizations where she has developed and deployed performance management systems. This includes organizational transition from ACR‐based to MBO‐based systems and conducting objective and appraisal process workshops and training programs.

Area of Expertise:

  • Performance Management
  • Objective Setting
  • Goal Setting

Dr. Hanif Mohammad

Dr. Hanif Mohammed specializes in the areas of Strategy, Financial Modeling, Financial Economics and Human Resource Management. He holds a PhD in Strategyfrom California, USA where his research work was focused towards, “Creating Strategic Synergy through Strategic Alliances”. His second PhD is in Business Administration along with Post Doctorate in Financial Economics. He holds MBA in Marketing with Bi-Major in HRM. He holds a PGD from LUMS and McGill University, Canada with specialization in Operations Management.

Area of Expertise:

  • Effective Managerial Skills
  • Introduction to Management
  • Leadership through Emotional Intelligence
  • Tenacity Building

Saleem Azhar

Khalid B. Osmany

Mr. Khalid Osmany is a senior management professional with over 45 years’ of experience in Business Management and Strategic HR Management. His experience includes working with large multinational and family owned organizations; across many diverse geographic regions: including Pakistan, UK, MENA and ASEAN regions. At present, he is based in the UAE, working with a Global Leadership Consulting firm.

Shail Niazi

Mohammad Iftikar

Mr. Mohammad Iftikar is a chemical engineer by profession and has had a very long and varied experience starting with paper manufacturing and then moving on to industrial sales with Esso Eastern Inc. He then joined ICI Pakistan and after the first 10 years in sales/marketing moved onto various aspects of HR Management. Mr. Mohammad Iftikar is the founding President of Pakistan Society of Human Resource Management (PSHRM). He is also on the Board of Pakistan Society for Training & Development (PSTD). He is on the Executive Committee of Employers Federation of Pakistan and has been on various committees of overseas Chamber of Commerce & Industry.

A. I. Mir

Zafar Aziz Osmani

A renowned business professional with vast management and leadership experience spanning over thirty years. His key areas of specialization include strategic HR interventions for enhancing organization effectiveness. He is working as an advisor & trainer in HRM, Leadership, Institutional Transformation and Change Management. He is a recipient of several prestigious awards including the Global HR Excellence Award by Asia Pacific HRM Congress; HR Leadership Award by Times-Ascent & ITM group and Life Time Achievement Award by Indira Group of Institutes in New Delhi.

Area of Expertise:

  • Objective Setting
  • Performance Management
  • Leadership Development Program
  • Motivation
  • Team Building
  • Creativity

Rahila Narejo

Rahila Narejo, NAREJO HUMAN RESOURCES’ Lead Consultant and Chief Executive, is a well-known Human Resource Consultant and Trainer. She is a Psychobiologist by education with a degree from UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles) and a Psychometrician by practice, certified by the British Psychological Society.

With certification in BarOn EQ testing and consulting, and over a decade of experience in Human Resources, Rahila’s primary aim is to assist companies in maximizing their return from their Human Capital.

Rahila is an avid writer on HR and workplace topics and has a weekly Workplace Sanity column in Pakistan’s Dawn newspaper, Sunday’s Careers Section. She is also the Chief Editor of HR Toolkit, Pakistan’s only Human Resource Management publication.

Administration/Secretarial

Raheel Rupani

Meena V. Mohammad

Meena Mohammad in the span of over twenty-eight years has worked from grass roots level to top management. She has more than ten years of experience in Human Resource Management with the Aga Khan University Hospital. She has successfully established various projects from scratch, instituted the program office for World Learning Inc. USA for their client M/S Educational Testing Service (ETS), of Princeton New Jersey. She has successfully established various projects from scratch, instituted the program office for World Learning Inc. USA for their client M/S Educational Testing Service (ETS), of Princeton New Jersey.

Area of Expertise:

  • Communication Skills
  • Business Writing Skills

Mohammad Iftikar

Mr. Mohammad Iftikar is a chemical engineer by profession and has had a very long and varied experience starting with paper manufacturing and then moving on to industrial sales with Esso Eastern Inc. He then joined ICI Pakistan and after the first 10 years in sales/marketing moved onto various aspects of HR Management. Mr. Mohammad Iftikar is the founding President of Pakistan Society of Human Resource Management (PSHRM). He is also on the Board of Pakistan Society for Training & Development (PSTD). He is on the Executive Committee of Employers Federation of Pakistan and has been on various committees of overseas Chamber of Commerce & Industry.

Finance

Mohammad Ali Saeed

Mr. Ali Saeed is the young and energetic soul leading SAAO Capital Private Limited as its Chief Executive, over the years he has played a pivotal role in establishing the firm and later on enacting the strategy function. His professional experience converges from over 10+ years of diverse indulgence in the fields of portfolio management and institutional/retail sales of equities to domestic and foreign market participants. Mr. Saeed is a Corporate Trainer/ Mentor and specializes in in-house and open enrolment workshops.

Area of Expertise:

  • Presentation Skills
  • Stress Management
  • Finance for Non Finance Managers
  • Financial Modelling

Sitwat Farrukh

Sitwat Farrukh is a veteran corporate banker, with over 16 years of Corporate Banking and Credit Risk management experience at renowned global and local financial institutions such as Bank of America, Standard Chartered Bank, Union Bank and American Express Bank. During the course of her banking career, Sitwat has managed relationships with over a hundred top-tier local corporate, multinational companies and public sector enterprises, with responsibilities for lending, trade, cash management and treasury revenue streams, as well as occasional structured trade and investment banking deals.  She has acquired expertise across numerous industry segments and developed strong leadership skills in the process, with assignments both within Pakistan and abroad.

Asim Alee

Mr. Aasim Alee Is a Microsoft Certified Professional and MBA – Finance, he has more than 8 years diversified industry exposure, specialized on Data analysis, Excel dashboard reporting, charts & graphs, advanced reports development  & excel customization. He has trained 1000s of professionals on following trainings during his in – house sessions, workshops & regular classes.

Area of Expertise:

  • Advance Excel
  • Intermediate to Advance Excel
  • PowerPoint Techniques
  • Advance Excel with BI Tools

Labor Laws & Contracts

Syed Mehdi Hasnain

Syed Mehdi Hasnain has corporate responsibilities for consulting assignments on strategies and venture building with AMG International. He is founding partner and CEO of the first Pakistan based global e-commerce portal ‘Tohfay.com’. He has extensive leadership experience with major corporations in Pakistan, North-America and Far-East. He also served as Worldwide Director of Quality with APC (American Power Conversion), a Fortune 500 multibillion dollar organization and world brand leader in data management infrastructures and computer UPS systems.

Area of Expertise:

  • Introduction to Management
  • Managerial Skills
  • Supervisory Skills
  • Creativity
  • Six Sigma & Lean Management

Parvez Rahim

Mr. Parvez Rahim has over 39 years’ experience in Industrial Relations, mostly in multinational companies. After graduating from the University Law College, Lahore in 1969 he practiced labor cases in the courts at Lahore for about two years. He joined a state enterprise Lahore Engineering & Foundry Ltd in the field of industrial relations in February 1972. He joined Exxon Chemical Pakistan Ltd. at Daharki in 1977 as Industrial Relations Officer and worked there for six years. He became a part of ICI Pakistan Ltd. in early 1983 as Personnel and Administrative Services Manager and retired as Corporate Industrial Relations Manager at Karachi. During this period he led the ICI negotiation team in 9 negotiations with the workers unions.

Mohammad Iftikar

Mr. Mohammad Iftikar is a chemical engineer by profession and has had a very long and varied experience starting with paper manufacturing and then moving on to industrial sales with Esso Eastern Inc. He then joined ICI Pakistan and after the first 10 years in sales/marketing moved onto various aspects of HR Management. Mr. Mohammad Iftikar is the founding President of Pakistan Society of Human Resource Management (PSHRM). He is also on the Board of Pakistan Society for Training & Development (PSTD). He is on the Executive Committee of Employers Federation of Pakistan and has been on various committees of overseas Chamber of Commerce & Industry.

Parvez Shafi

Project Management

Muhammad Enam Ur Rehman

Mr. Muhammad Enam Ur Rehman is a Professional Corporate Trainer & Consultant from last 9 years and facilitates the corporate sector by providing practical, interactive and activity based trainings, through workshops and seminars. Taught over 1500 Professionals & Executives from over 250 Organizations. He is currently a Director of MERS Solutions and a Registered Senior Trainer & Consultant for British High Commission, Microsoft, PSTD, Octara, New Horizons Int., Telenor, Comsats Int. etc.

Areas of Expertise

  • Project Management, Program & Portfolio Management
  • Service Management, Technical Service Management
  • Operation Support & Analysis
  • Contract & Conformance Management, Problem & Conflict Management
  • Emotional Intelligence for Managers & Organizations
  • Technical Proposal & Report Writing
  • Change Management

Shuja Ali

Mr. Shuja Ali has extensive experience in providing strategic support to management professionals in the development & implementation of organizational vision, mission, objectives and goals. He has more than 15 years of experience in project & portfolio management, Performance Measurement Analysis (PMA), Project Management Information Systems (PMIS) and Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS). He has broad practice skills in Oracle Primavera Applications Implementation, Integration, Training and consulting services.

Area of Expertise:

  • Planning and leading Project Management Software (PMIS) implementation projects concurrently
  • Practical use and implementation experience with Microsoft Project and Oracle Primavera
  • Extensive experience with Oracle Primavera reporting environment and tools
  • Experience in integrating Oracle Primavera applications with ERP Systems

Syed Mehdi Hasnain

Syed Mehdi Hasnain has corporate responsibilities for consulting assignments on strategies and venture building with AMG International. He is founding partner and CEO of the first Pakistan based global e-commerce portal ‘Tohfay.com’. He has extensive leadership experience with major corporations in Pakistan, North-America and Far-East. He also served as Worldwide Director of Quality with APC (American Power Conversion), a Fortune 500 multibillion dollar organization and world brand leader in data management infrastructures and computer UPS systems.

Area of Expertise:

  • Introduction to Management
  • Managerial Skills
  • Supervisory Skills
  • Creativity
  • Six Sigma & Lean Management

Security

Lt. Col. Masood Siddiq (Retired)

With 42 years of work experience, Lt. Col Masood is presently the Corporate Security Manager with Engro Corp and is also the Director of “Zyna Security Consulting Services”, based out of Lahore. He served 25 years in Pakistan Army but sought early retirement in 1997 and joined ICI Pakistan (AkzoNobel) as Corporate Security Manager. He was later hired by Philip Morris as Country Head Security till August 2013 and has also served as Chairman for Security Professionals Association. Currently, serving as faculty member with Pakistan Society for Training & Development (PSTD).

Robin Petras

Industrial Health Safety and Environment

Tahir Barlas

Dr. Tahir Barlas is a renowned HSE Consultant, who brings 25 years of world class experience in Managing & Practicing HSE in various Organizations. He worked as Country Corporate HSE Manager for Shell Companies in Pakistan, GM – HSE PIA & GM Compliance & HSE Azagard9 Group. Dr. Barlas has significantly contributed in the area of HSE Compliance, Auditing, Training and Development & Implementation of HSE –IMS, Road Safety, Behaviour Based Safety and Occupational Health Management across various Industrial Sectors in Pakistan. He is also a Lead Auditor for OHSAS 18001 & ISO 14001 Global Health, Safety & Environmental Standards.

Farhan Siddiqui

Adnan Mehmood

Adnan Mehmood is an Electrical Engineer, having done his masters in Engineering Management he has experience of more than 18 years in fertilizer and FMCG from operations to maintenance; from projects to HSE. Adnan is a NEBOSH – IGC certified and DuPont Certified PSM Auditor, he is also a ISO-14001 & OHSAS-18001 Lead Auditor. He is working as General Manager Food Safety, Health, and Safety & Environment in Engro Foods and has helped Engro Foods certify its plants and field operations on OSHA, OHSAS-18001 & ISO-14001 alongside many other ISO and global certifications making Engro Foods as the only FMCG in Pakistan having OSHA Compliance.

He is a trained HSE professional with a special taste for HSE Trainings, having specific focus on Incident Investigation and DuPont Process.

Plant Maintenance

Adnan Abdullah

Customer Service

Clifford Lucas

Mr. Clifford Lucas was born, brought up and educated in Karachi, Pakistan. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree with an overall working experience spanning over a period of 25 years. His client base includes Netsol i-ready (internet Service provider), The British Council Library, Pearl Mobile Communications Islamabad, Pepsi cola (Pak Beverages), DP World and Shabbir tiles. In 1998, he joined ABN AMRO Bank where he set up and trained the ABN AMRO Call center staff which excelled in customer service delivery under his leadership and won the ABN AMRO Bank Service Champions of the year trophy three years in a row.

Area of Expertise:

  • Customer Service
  • Team Building
  • Smart Telephone Handling Skills

Marketing & Sales

Zafar A. Siddiqui

Mr. Siddiqui has 27 years of experience with the F.M.C.G. sector both in the field of Sales, Marketing and General Management.  He was associated with Gillette for 15 years in Pakistan and Overseas.  His last assignment with Gillette was as Chief Executive for Gillette Pakistan (Pvt.) Ltd., and Area Director for Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal & Maldives. Mr. Siddiqui has over 27 years of training & teaching experience at the following colleges and universities: Institute of Business Administration, College of Business Management, Baharia University of Illinois Chicago, and Moscow State University.

He has seen the transformation of trade in Russia over the six years while he was the Business Director with Gillette for the entire region of the Former Soviet Union.  The key accounts that he dealt with in Russia were Metro (German), Auchan (French) and Migros (Turkish).  He has observed and worked very closely with these giants and understands their thinking process and working philosophies.

Qashif Effendi

Qashif Effendi has over 20 years international experience of working as CEO, Director and General Management in top multinationals in the MENA and South Asia regions. He has worked with Chevron (formerly Caltex), Philips, Unilever, Tetley, 180 degrees, Abu Dhabi National Industrial Projects company UAE and currently as CEO at Reem Rice Mills, Lahore, a JV of Al Ghurair UAE and Al Mohaidib KSA.

During his career, he has turned around many ailing brands and taken them to great heights. He has also consulted for various companies such as Adamjee Insurance, Dollar Stationers, Shan Foods, Liberty Books and Szabist. He contributes regularly to national and international marketing journals and has spoken at several conferences and seminars as an expert in Marketing.

Ali Jarrar

Ashraf Chaudhry

Ashraf is one of the most sought-after corporate sales trainers in Pakistan. His vision is simple: to raise incorrigibly optimist Sales & Marketing force for business organizations with ‘never-say-quit’ determination—Period! He transfers his skills with interactive discussions, case studies, exercises, video analyses and by sharing his own personal and professional experiences in a hands-on manner. After an MBA degree from a top-notch business school in Pakistan, Institute of Business Administration, Karachi, he worked for blue-chip companies like Chevron, Tapal Tea, Pearl Continental/Marriott Hotels and Worldcall Group in Sales and Marketing departments.

He wrote and published his book, the “Craft of Selling Yourself”. The book is now an international best-seller. Ashraf is also co-author with world’s top most sales trainer and best-selling author Bob Urichuck for up-coming sales novel “The 10 Commandments of Selling: Story of Danial.”

Mehmood Nanji

Mr. Mahmood Nanji has had an illustrious career spanning over 30 years specializing in Marketing & Sales in both multinationals and leading national food companies. His career also spreads across the boundaries into General Management positions in a number of companies. He is one of the few professionals in the country who has the distinction of being hired twice in 3 major companies of Pakistan. He is known as an agent for change as he has brought about out of the box changes and growth in companies when needed most. He has a vast career path starting from Lever Brothers and moving on to EBM, Wal Mart (America), Millac Foods, Tapal Tea and Meindhart. He then went on to join U.G. Foods (Ulkers) as Chief Operating Officer before joining Millac Foods Pvt. Ltd as an Advisor a position he currently holds.

He has attended various management courses in the country and has been an international guest speaker in conferences in Dubai. He keeps himself updated with reading and has conducted a four hour session on the 7 habits of the highly successful people.

Communication

Rubina Jamal

Ms. Rubina Jamal has a Master’s degree in Psychology and M.Sc. in Industrial Psychology from the States. She is certified for Level A and B in Psychometric Testing. She has worked as a management consultant for the last 15 years in Pakistan, Sri Lanka, the U.A.E. and Philippines. Her credo is to “take your purpose seriously and yourself lightly” and her aim is to ensure a mindset change amongst participants through transformational learning.

Area of Expertise:

  • Presentation Skills
  • Goal Setting
  • Team work Skills
  • Creativity & Innovation
  • Problem Solving & Decision Making

Syed Mehdi Hasnain

Syed Mehdi Hasnain has corporate responsibilities for consulting assignments on strategies and venture building with AMG International. He is founding partner and CEO of the first Pakistan based global e-commerce portal ‘Tohfay.com’. He has extensive leadership experience with major corporations in Pakistan, North-America and Far-East. He also served as Worldwide Director of Quality with APC (American Power Conversion), a Fortune 500 multibillion dollar organization and world brand leader in data management infrastructures and computer UPS systems.

Area of Expertise:

  • Introduction to Management
  • Managerial Skills
  • Supervisory Skills
  • Creativity
  • Six Sigma & Lean Management

Rashida Valika

Thirty-six plus years of expertise in academics and communication,has made Ms. Valika authority on the subject of Communication. She has conducted workshops in Pakistan, India and Sri-Lanka. While serving in numerous educational institutes of Pakistan as a consultant, Ms. Valika also conducted innumerable workshops/training sessions for schools and colleges in Sindh, Punjab and Balochistan.

Ms Valika’s topics range from “Speaking Effectively,” “Creative Writing,” “Listening Skills,” “Proficiency in English,”  “Business Writing,” “Customer Satisfaction,” “Presentation Skills,” “Interpersonal Skills, “ etc.  which prove her diversity and adaptability.

Zari Khan

Zari Khan is a training professional with over a decade of cross-functional design and delivery impact in training and banking operations. An experienced banker, he expanded into corporate training after his return from America.  His banking and training experience includes overseas and leading local banks. He has a global perspective on training and development.  In Pakistan, he has worked for Faysal Bank Limited (Karachi), Askari Bank Limited (Rawalpindi) and Habib Bank Limited(Karachi). Most of his professional experience was gained overseas in leading financial institutions in UAE- the Middle-East Bank Limited (Dubai) and the National Bank of Abu Dhabi (Abu Dhabi).

Area of Expertise:

  • Business writing
  • Business Communication
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Team Building and Leadership
  • Motivation

Meena V. Mohammad

Meena Mohammad in the span of over twenty-eight years has worked from grass roots level to top management. She has more than ten years of experience in Human Resource Management with the Aga Khan University Hospital. She has successfully established various projects from scratch, instituted the program office for World Learning Inc. USA for their client M/S Educational Testing Service (ETS), of Princeton New Jersey. She has successfully established various projects from scratch, instituted the program office for World Learning Inc. USA for their client M/S Educational Testing Service (ETS), of Princeton New Jersey.

Area of Expertise:

  • Communication Skills
  • Business Writing Skills

Six Sigma

Syed Mehdi Hasnain

Syed Mehdi Hasnain has corporate responsibilities for consulting assignments on strategies and venture building with AMG International. He is founding partner and CEO of the first Pakistan based global e-commerce portal ‘Tohfay.com’. He has extensive leadership experience with major corporations in Pakistan, North-America and Far-East. He also served as Worldwide Director of Quality with APC (American Power Conversion), a Fortune 500 multibillion dollar organization and world brand leader in data management infrastructures and computer UPS systems.

Area of Expertise:

  • Introduction to Management
  • Managerial Skills
  • Supervisory Skills
  • Creativity
  • Six Sigma & Lean Management

Dr. Akmal Ataullah

Dr. Ataullah is certified Balanced Scorecard Master Professional from Balanced Scorecard Institute USA with rich experience of strategy and performance management system design and implementation in Pakistan and abroad. He also holds other certifications including Six Sigma Master Black Belt, PMP & ISO Lead Auditor. He is a pioneer member of the Technology Assisted Business Innovations (TABI) Group funded by NSF USA. He has handled/delivered more than fifty seminars/ workshops. He has worked with several multinational, government and private organizations primarily on improvement projects including Strategic/Performance Management, Six Sigma interventions, Shop floor re-layouts, Capacity Assessment for large projects, Time & Motion studies including work content measurement etc.

Supply Chain Management & Manufacturing

Syed Mehdi Hasnain

Syed Mehdi Hasnain has corporate responsibilities for consulting assignments on strategies and venture building with AMG International. He is founding partner and CEO of the first Pakistan based global e-commerce portal ‘Tohfay.com’. He has extensive leadership experience with major corporations in Pakistan, North-America and Far-East. He also served as Worldwide Director of Quality with APC (American Power Conversion), a Fortune 500 multibillion dollar organization and world brand leader in data management infrastructures and computer UPS systems.

Area of Expertise:

  • Introduction to Management
  • Managerial Skills
  • Supervisory Skills
  • Creativity
  • Six Sigma & Lean Management

Hamid Rasul

Throughout his career Hamid Rasul has sharpened his negotiating skills through a variety of assignments in Purchasing, Quality, and Supply Chain Management while interacting with management at all levels.  Hamid has been directly responsible for significant savings through negotiating strategies relative to global purchasing, contract negotiation and supply chain management.  A U.S. citizen, Hamid currently resides in Karachi, Pakistan, while constantly traveling throughout Asia contracting with global manufacturers.  Hamid’s experience in the USA with companies such as GM-Saturn, Remy International and North American Lighting, plus over 6 years of expatriate experience with Toyota, have provided a world class global negotiation experience. Hamid’s international career in purchasing and quality has allowed repeated opportunities to negotiate in countries such as Japan, China, India, Thailand, Singapore, Korea, Mexico, Brazil, France, Germany, England, and many more.

Qaysar Alam

Qaysar Alam is the President of Supply Chain Association of Pakistan and on the board of GS1. A Supply Chain specialist and well-known speaker/trainer/consultant at various business schools, forums and organizations.

Worked for 29 years at Unilever and took an early retirement in June’12. For the last 8 years served as Vice President heading SC function for Unilever Pakistan, responsible for strategies and operations in the country, was on the Board of Directors and Member of Audit committees.

Area of Expertise

  • Supply Chain Management
  • Design
  • Strategies and training
  • Organizational restructuring
  • Manufacturing Excellence
  • People management

Ahsan S. Razzaq

Ahsan S. Razzaq, Managing Director of Shahzad Trading & Consulting, holds Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Kansas State University, USA. Ahsan possesses over ten years of work experience from companies like Procter & Gamble and Henkel in Karachi, Jeddah and Riyadh. He has conducted Time Management training in many countries such as Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Pakistan and Turkey for companies such as Henkel (Fa/Persil), Gulf Carton, Bahrawi Trading Company (Evian), Tadmur, Olayan (Nestle, Kraft and Colgate Distributor for KSA) and Glaxo Smithkline.

Younus Siddiqui

Taxation

Hanif Sheikh

Leadership & Strategy

Zafar Aziz Osmani

A renowned business professional with vast management and leadership experience spanning over thirty years. His key areas of specialization include strategic HR interventions for enhancing organization effectiveness. He is working as an advisor & trainer in HRM, Leadership, Institutional Transformation and Change Management. He is a recipient of several prestigious awards including the Global HR Excellence Award by Asia Pacific HRM Congress; HR Leadership Award by Times-Ascent & ITM group and Life Time Achievement Award by Indira Group of Institutes in New Delhi.

Area of Expertise:

  • Objective Setting
  • Performance Management
  • Leadership Development Program
  • Motivation
  • Team Building
  • Creativity

Ken Blanchard (International Trainer)

Rubina Jamal

Ms. Rubina Jamal has a Master’s degree in Psychology and M.Sc. in Industrial Psychology from the States. She is certified for Level A and B in Psychometric Testing. She has worked as a management consultant for the last 15 years in Pakistan, Sri Lanka, the U.A.E. and Philippines. Her credo is to “take your purpose seriously and yourself lightly” and her aim is to ensure a mindset change amongst participants through transformational learning.

Area of Expertise:

  • Presentation Skills
  • Goal Setting
  • Team work Skills
  • Creativity & Innovation
  • Problem Solving & Decision Making

Dr. Hanif Mohammad

Dr. Hanif Mohammad specializes in the areas of Strategy, Financial Modeling, Financial Economics and Human Resource Management. He holds a PhD in Strategyfrom California, USA where his research work was focused towards, “Creating Strategic Synergy through Strategic Alliances”. His second PhD is in Business Administration along with Post Doctorate in Financial Economics. He holds MBA in Marketing with Bi-Major in HRM. He holds a PGD from LUMS and McGill University, Canada with specialization in Operations Management.

Area of Expertise:

  • Effective Managerial Skills
  • Introduction to Management
  • Leadership through Emotional Intelligence
  • Tenacity Building

Aamir Niazi

Dr. Akmal Ataullah

Dr. Ataullah is certified Balanced Scorecard Master Professional from Balanced Scorecard Institute USA with rich experience of strategy and performance management system design and implementation in Pakistan and abroad. He also holds other certifications including Six Sigma Master Black Belt, PMP & ISO Lead Auditor. He is a pioneer member of the Technology Assisted Business Innovations (TABI) Group funded by NSF USA. He has handled/delivered more than fifty seminars/ workshops. He has worked with several multinational, government and private organizations primarily on improvement projects including Strategic/Performance Management, Six Sigma interventions, Shop floor re-layouts, Capacity Assessment for large projects, Time & Motion studies including work content measurement etc.

Information Technology

Tahir Ali

Asim Alee

Mr. Aasim Alee Is a Microsoft Certified Professional and MBA – Finance, he has more than 8 years diversified industry exposure, specialized on Data analysis, Excel dashboard reporting, charts & graphs, advanced reports development  & excel customization. He has trained 1000s of professionals on following trainings during his in – house sessions, workshops & regular classes.

Area of Expertise:

  • Advance Excel
  • Intermediate to Advance Excel
  • PowerPoint Techniques
  • Advance Excel with BI Tools

Media Management

Sameer & Lawrence

Menin Rodrigues

Shahzad Sikandar

General Management

Syed Mehdi Hasnain

Syed Mehdi Hasnain has corporate responsibilities for consulting assignments on strategies and venture building with AMG International. He is founding partner and CEO of the first Pakistan based global e-commerce portal ‘Tohfay.com’. He has extensive leadership experience with major corporations in Pakistan, North-America and Far-East. He also served as Worldwide Director of Quality with APC (American Power Conversion), a Fortune 500 multibillion dollar organization and world brand leader in data management infrastructures and computer UPS systems.

Area of Expertise:

  • Introduction to Management
  • Managerial Skills
  • Supervisory Skills
  • Creativity
  • Six Sigma & Lean Management

Ahsan S. Razzaq

Ahsan S. Razzaq, Managing Director of Shahzad Trading & Consulting, holds Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Kansas State University, USA. Ahsan possesses over ten years of work experience from companies like Procter & Gamble and Henkel in Karachi, Jeddah and Riyadh. He has conducted Time Management training in many countries such as Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Pakistan and Turkey for companies such as Henkel (Fa/Persil), Gulf Carton, Bahrawi Trading Company (Evian), Tadmur, Olayan (Nestle, Kraft and Colgate Distributor for KSA) and Glaxo Smithkline.

Mohammad Ali Saeed

Mr. Ali Saeed is the young and energetic soul leading SAAO Capital Private Limited as its Chief Executive, over the years he has played a pivotal role in establishing the firm and later on enacting the strategy function. His professional experience converges from over 10+ years of diverse indulgence in the fields of portfolio management and institutional/retail sales of equities to domestic and foreign market participants. Mr. Saeed is a Corporate Trainer/ Mentor and specializes in in-house and open enrolment workshops.

Area of Expertise:

  • Presentation Skills
  • Stress Management
  • Finance for Non Finance Managers
  • Financial Modelling

Dr. Hanif Mohammad

Dr. Hanif Mohammad specializes in the areas of Strategy, Financial Modeling, Financial Economics and Human Resource Management. He holds a PhD in Strategyfrom California, USA where his research work was focused towards, “Creating Strategic Synergy through Strategic Alliances”. His second PhD is in Business Administration along with Post Doctorate in Financial Economics. He holds MBA in Marketing with Bi-Major in HRM. He holds a PGD from LUMS and McGill University, Canada with specialization in Operations Management.

Area of Expertise:

  • Effective Managerial Skills
  • Introduction to Management
  • Leadership through Emotional Intelligence
  • Tenacity Building

Rubina Jamal

Ms. Rubina Jamal has a Master’s degree in Psychology and M.Sc. in Industrial Psychology from the States. She is certified for Level A and B in Psychometric Testing. She has worked as a management consultant for the last 15 years in Pakistan, Sri Lanka, the U.A.E. and Philippines. Her credo is to “take your purpose seriously and yourself lightly” and her aim is to ensure a mindset change amongst participants through transformational learning.

Area of Expertise:

  • Presentation Skills
  • Goal Setting
  • Team work Skills
  • Creativity & Innovation
  • Problem Solving & Decision Making

Zafar Aziz Osmani

A renowned business professional with vast management and leadership experience spanning over thirty years. His key areas of specialization include strategic HR interventions for enhancing organization effectiveness. He is working as an advisor & trainer in HRM, Leadership, Institutional Transformation and Change Management. He is a recipient of several prestigious awards including the Global HR Excellence Award by Asia Pacific HRM Congress; HR Leadership Award by Times-Ascent & ITM group and Life Time Achievement Award by Indira Group of Institutes in New Delhi.

Area of Expertise:

  • Objective Setting
  • Performance Management
  • Leadership Development Program
  • Motivation
  • Team Building
  • Creativity

Clifford Lucas

Mr. Clifford Lucas was born, brought up and educated in Karachi, Pakistan. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree with an overall working experience spanning over a period of 25 years. His client base includes Netsol i-ready (internet Service provider), The British Council Library, Pearl Mobile Communications Islamabad, Pepsi cola (Pak Beverages), DP World and Shabbir tiles. In 1998, he joined ABN AMRO Bank where he set up and trained the ABN AMRO Call center staff which excelled in customer service delivery under his leadership and won the ABN AMRO Bank Service Champions of the year trophy three years in a row.

Area of Expertise:

  • Customer Service
  • Team Building
  • Smart Telephone Handling Skills

Saadi Insha

Mr. Mohammad Iftikar

Mr. Mohammad Iftikar is a chemical engineer by profession and has had a very long and varied experience starting with paper manufacturing and then moving on to industrial sales with Esso Eastern Inc. He then joined ICI Pakistan and after the first 10 years in sales/marketing moved onto various aspects of HR Management. Mr. Mohammad Iftikar is the founding President of Pakistan Society of Human Resource Management (PSHRM). He is also on the Board of Pakistan Society for Training & Development (PSTD). He is on the Executive Committee of Employers Federation of Pakistan and has been on various committees of overseas Chamber of Commerce & Industry.

Women Development

Aatiqa Lateef

Aatiqa Lateef is currently Group Chief of Staff at Byco Industries Incorporated. She also serves on the boards of Khushhali Bank, The Indus Entrepreneurs’ women’s entrepreneurship incubator (TIE – WECREATE), and the preeminent Business Magazine, IBEX. Earlier in her career, she was a business strategy consultant with the global firm BearingPoint in Chicago and later, an Associate Partner heading the Corporate Practice Group of the Pakistan based multinational law firm of Awan Raza. She has also served as General Counsel /EVP Strategy where she was instrumental in transitioning Pakistan’s oldest financial institution, HBFC, from public to private sector.

Lateef is vocal advocate on women’s empowerment initiatives within the region and has been a Keynote Speaker at various initiatives supporting women in the private sector such as the PSTD Women in Business and Leadership Conference (WIBCON). In 2011, Ms. Lateef conceived of and executed a unique people-focused outreach media campaign which earned the APNS Marketing Campaign of the Year Award conferred by the President of Pakistan.

Samina Faisal

Samina Faisal is an accomplished, dynamic, and client-driven training professional offering more than 20 years of progressive experience.

 

Samina is known for her outstanding ability to create vibrant, energetic and highly interactive experiences for her clients that exceed their highest expectations. Her main focus is to empower people to reach their professional success. Samina has trained scores of business professionals of all levels.

She holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Institute of Business Administration, Karachi. Her broad portfolio includes clients from multi-national corporations to government organisations and financial institutions in Pakistan and overseas.

Rahela Narejo

Ayesha Tahir Masood

Ayesha attributes her versatility to over 15 years of work experience with an array of leading international organizations from the travel and tourism industry in Dubai and Pakistan where she has held positions in front line Sales, Public Relations and Training. These include, US-AID, Holiday Inn Hotels (Marriott), Federal Express and Emirates Airlines. Preceding her joining the Global Management Consultants team in 1999, she was responsible for the Front line Sales and Call Centre Training for Emirates Airlines in Dubai. In addition to conducting Leadership Development – Sales & Sales Management – Customer Service – Presentation Skills – Team Building and Train The Trainer workshops for middle and senior management in numerous multinational organizations in the Middle East and in Pakistan Ayesha is certified in BTI – Business Tools for Innovation, DISC – Inscape, PG – Communications Model.