Trainer David


  • Bachelor of Engineering, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
  • Diploma in Electrical Engineering, Institute of Technology Jaya, Malaysia
  • Master Certificate in Project Management
  • Project Management Professional, PRINCE2 



  • English
  • Bahasa Melayu
  • Mandarin


  • English
  • Bahasa Melayu
  • Mandarin


David Guan has more than 15 years of practical working and training experience in project management for diverse industries.He regularly conducts training on Managing Projects, Managing IT Projects, Scheduling and Cost Control and Project Management. He also designs training programs to improve project manager’s skill and competency levels leading up to certification base on their respective industry compliance.

Clients that are benefits from him are Shell in Malaysia & Brunei; Standard Chartered Bank in Malaysia, Sri Lanka and Singapore; Motorola; Telekom Malaysia; Grameenphone Bangladesh; Ford Motors in Thailand; Fairchild Semiconductor in  Philipines; Cargills International; Singapore Cisco China and etc.


 Position Title               :           Project management Trainer

 Duration                       :           May 2011- present

 Company                     :           Huawei Technologies (M) Sdn Bhd

Position Title               :           Project Management Office Director

 Duration                       :           Oct 2009 – May 2011

 Responsibility              :

  • Support project managers in undergoing project planning using WBS, schedule development, resource planning, risk management to output the project plan.
  • Coach and mentor project managers in their competency development in their career.
  • Design and initiate training programs and accreditations to improve project manager skills and competencies.
  • Organize workshops and case studies with project community to conduct lessons learnt for all projects executed whether successful or failed.
  • Streamline processes, templates, and techniques to help the project management community to improve delivery capabilities in their projects.
  • Mobilize and provide support to newly acquired projects especially in the planning stage to ensure a greater chance of success in project deliveries.

Company                     :           Huawei Technologies (M) Sdn Bhd

Position Title               :           Senior Lecturer, Huawei University

Duration                       :           May 2007 – Sept 2009

 Responsibility              :

  • Conduct project management training for all the project managers, deputy project managers, team leaders and relevant project team members located at regional Huawei representative offices globally.
  • Developed courses on Conflict management and Art of Reaching to A Yes-Yes for project management training curriculum (This conflict management paper was selected to be presented at the PMI 2007       congress held in Hong Kong).
  • Organize workshops and case studies with the Huawei project community to conduct lessons learnt for all projects executed whether successful or failed to provide a platform for projects learning.
  • Initiated (My English My Responsibility) a platform for improving conversational and business English classes to   Huawei University employees.


Company                     :           Huawei Technologies (M) Sdn Bhd

Position Title               :           Senior Project Manager

 Duration                       :           April 2005 – May 2007

Responsibility              :

  • Project manage a team of both Chinese and local Vietnamese staff comprising of RF manager,        engineers, NSS/BSS  team leaders, transmission manager, sub-contractors for the deployment of CDMA     2001x all over Vietnam and also the UIN project.
  • Organized project into three regions of Vietnam each supported by a regional project manager overseeing total

     project scope of 3 MSC and 214 BTS to be deployed.

  • Participated in presales activities budgeting on resource requirements, scheduling, risks management           and provide support to the bidding team on winning strategies

 Company                     :           Maxis Communications Sdn Bhd

Position Title               :           Senior Manager

Duration                       :           February 2003 – Dec 2004

Responsibility              :          

  • Participated in the Asia Role Delineation Role study for PMP’s at Hong Kong organized by the Project Management Institute PMI USA.
  • Initiated the Project Manager Forum which is held monthly to bring in all project managers to share and learn from each other by highlighting lessons learnt from previous projects etc.
  • Project manage TimeCel decommissioning project with 250 BTS sites which comprise of in-building, vacant and tower sites.
  • Developed the master Project Plan for all project managers’ utilization which consist of project scope, charter, risks management, responsibility assignment matrix, project schedule, major milestones and work break down structure template to facilitate new projects creation and planning.
  • Project manage Maxis Project Manager’s Accreditation and Development Program (PMAD) by training and certifying new project managers in collaboration with IPS and Maxis Academy.

Company                     :           Motorola Electronics (M) Sdn Bhd

Position Title               :           Programme Manager

 Duration                       :           January 2002 – December 2002

Responsibility              :

  • Awarded the BRAVO outstanding performance reward in meeting SCHEDULE excellence in the TMTOUCH DCS 1800 project in Sarawak.
  • Managed a diverse team of resources for Telekom Malaysia’s TMTOUCH project worth RM168 million.
  • Established the global project management platform (Project Plan) which consist of work break structure, project schedule, project budget, responsibility assignment matrix (RAM) and risk analysis in the implementation of the project.
  • Developed Project Change Request, Emergency escalation process, Swap process, Engineering Services project processes.

 Company                     :           Lucent Technologies (M) Sdn Bhd

Position Title               :           Project Manager

 Duration                       :           November 1999 – December 2001

Responsibility              :          

  • Managing a team that consists of lower level and high level staff for the Telekom Malaysia’s xDSL project worth RM 12 million.
  • Developing Work Break Structure and Responsibility Assignment Matrix for the project.
  • Awarded “Customer Operations & Project Management Spot Award” in Year 2000 for outstanding performance.

Company                     :           Local Customer Support (LCS)

Position Title               :           Process Manager

 Duration                       :           March 1997- October 1999


  • Developing processes, procedures and conducted training for all personnel to obtained ISO9002 certification within three months and received ISO Certification Award in 1998.
  • Developed monthly tracking tools for Trouble Ticket Report measurement for Malaysia and Brunei which resulted in a 25% improvement of ticket closures.

Company                     :           Celcom GSM project

Position Title               :           Wireless Project Manager        

 Duration                       :           October 1994 – February 1997  


  • Managed ten field engineers in their various functional roles from switching, radio frequency planning, drive testing, and installation and site surveys.
  • Coordinated customer acceptance process for customer’s approval and improved invoicing process.
  • Monitored and controlled implementation progress to avoid any deviation from the project schedule to win customer satisfaction.

Company                     :           Binariang Sdn Bhd

 Position Title               :           Senior Engineer (GSM / Trasnission Network)    

 Duration                       :           Jan 1993 -September 1994        


  • Managed and supervised six junior engineers for the GSM transmission network.
  • Planned and designed microwave networks including feasibility studies and site surveys to select cell sites.
  • Prepared and compiled transmission tender which involves cabins and tower specifications for network requirement documentation.






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  • Top excellent Services by Ministry of Defense in 1994,2001 and 2010





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