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Nehru Nagappan Trainer


Nehru Nagappan

CEO, Project Leadership Academy

TRAINER’S PROFILE NEHRU NAGAPPAN PMP, Project+ Education: - M.Sc in Project Management Certifications: - Project Management Professional (PMP) - COMPTIA Project+ Certified Professional - Certified Trainer (American Management Association) - 2006 - HRDF Certified Trainer (Ministry of Human Resource) – 2019 (Cert No: 6245) - Disaster Recovery Certified Expert (DRCE) - Business Continuity Certified Expert (BCCE) - ISO 9001:2008 Certified Lead Auditor (Moody International) - Certified Trainer – Napoleon Hill Associates (Self Transformation, Positive Mental Attitude) - Certified Professional Manager (CMP) - 2007 Professional Bodies / Social: - Director of Membership, Project Management Institute, Malaysia - Founding President, Toastmasters Club, Klang Career Summary: Being a Corporate breed, with 30 years of project management expertise, he had developed and managed quite a number of initiatives in various medium/large size organizations. Mr. Nehru is also well known for his unique deadline management techniques, evidenced by his recent 4 continuous years of 100% Corporate KPI accomplishment. Having managed many high-profile projects internationally, he is at present the CEO of Project Leadership Academy. A very passionate Project Management Specialist, who provides Project Management awareness to the industry and to grow the industry, through Project Management Institute (PMI) Malaysia in his role as the Director of Membership. Training Experience: Mr. Nehru is a well-known success coach and trainer, having trained more than 40,000 professionals in successful project management and execution, project leadership and teambuilding. His trademark trainings include topics on Body Language, Managing Deadline, Project Management Workshop Series, Project Management Essentials, PMP Bootcamp, COMPTIA Project+ Exam Preparation, Customer Service, among many others. Professional Background: He started out his career as a Systems Engineer supporting a well-known relational database for the Asia-Pacific region, and rose to the position to manage several key national ICT projects, such as Belanjawan (National Budget system) for Ministry of Finance [RM8 million], Malaysian Road Records Information System for Ministry of Finance [1 million], Housing Loan System for Ministry of Finance, Payroll System (PEMA) for Ministry of Defense and many others. He then moved on to Hong Kong to manage several large projects for The Walt Disney Company (Asia Pacific). His other large projects includes the implementation of Collection System for Housing Development Board (HDB, Singapore) [SGD10 million], managing Quality and testing for Singapore Civil Defence Force and Land Transport Authority, Singapore, Customer Services Portal for Digi [4 million], Implementation of national Smart School for Telekom Smart School [RM10.25 million], initial setting up Biotechnology industry in Malaysia, Unified Communication System, ICT Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Management [Malaysian Biotechnology Corporation] was among the other successful prestigious projects that he had managed, in addition to several other medium/small size projects. His last corporate assignment was as the Head of PMO / Vice President I at Bank Pembangunan Malaysia. Personal: Mr Nehru is involved in various social related activities and organizes various programmes, social work and activities. He has passion for fast-paced activities such as car-races, and he enjoys go-karting. LinkedIN:

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