Viknasvaran "Vicky" Ramachandran
Viknasvaran Ramachandran, popularly known as "Vicky" to his friends, started working as a Laboratory Assistant in Lablink Sdn Bhd.
Two years later he went into the field of Human Resource Development and Training by joining an established local Training firm as its becoming a Training Co-ordinator in 1990, eventually becoming a Training Consultant. He spent a total of 10 years there.
He then joined an established group of companies specialising in Information and Communication Technology as their Group Training Manager.
He holds a professional qualification from the Association of Business Executives (UK) in the field of Business Administration. For over 12 years, as a Trainer and Training Consultant, he has organised, co-ordinated and presented numerous public and in-company training courses and motivational talks. Vicky is also known and responsible for introducing Cultural Change programmes for many organisations.
Presently, he is the Principal Consultant with Odyssey Training Consultancy.
As a Training Consultant, he has conducted and organised various courses. The courses that he has been actively involved in are: -
Adventure Base Course, Communication & Interpersonal Skills, Super Service Course, Smart Learning and Motivational Skills For Students, Personal and Team Enhancement, Personal Development Programmes, Positive Mental Attitudes, Achieving Sales Excellence, Supervisory Skills In The K-Economy, Excellence Team Dynamic, Effective Telephone Techniques, Student/Youth Leadership Development, and many others.
Some of the In-Company/Public Training Courses that he has organised, conducted, and presented for companies includes Allied Domecq Sdn Bhd, Apex Pharmacy, Asia Life Assurance Society Ltd, Azman Hamzah Plastik Sdn Bhd, CNI (Indonesia), Badminton Association of Malaysia, C. S. Metal Industries (M) Sdn Bhd, Ericsson Telecommunication - Finance Division, EAC, Exact Software, Express Rail Link Sdn Bhd, Fire Services & Rescue Department Malaysia (Bomba), Gribbles Pathology (M) Sdn Bhd, Heveaboard Sdn Bhd, Hume Cemboard Bhd, Hirotako Holdings, Hj.Malai (Brunei), J. C. Chang Group, The KAH Group, KFC & Pizza Hut Malaysia (Asia-Pac CHAMPS Championship Competition), Lippo Life (Indonesia), Malaysian Hockey Federation, Malaysian Chinese Association (MCA), Malaysian Tobacco Company (BAT), MCIS, Nylex (Malaysia) Bhd, PIKOM, National Sports Council, Proton, P. T. Tigaraksa (Indonesia), Puteri Nursing College, Re-Creation Health & Fitness, Sarawak United People's Party (SUPP), Sibu Municipal Council, SCS Group of Companies, SunFlower Training Centre, Secretaries Society of Malaysia, Silverstone Bhd, Timbermaster Industries Bhd, Tien Wah Press, Telekom Malaysia (Major Business Unit), Winterthur Life (Indonesia), Xepa-Soul Pattinson (M) Sdn Bhd.
He is an ordinary member of the Toastmasters Club of Taman Indrahana, a member of the Association Business Executive in United Kingdom, the founding Vice President III (International & Social Affairs) of the Malaysian Association of Professional Speakers (MAPS).
Course participants frequently rated him as a very friendly, helpful and encouraging Motivator and Trainer. He is able to speak fluently in three languages namely, English, Tamil and Bahasa Malaysia.