Mr. Francis Arul is a graduate from the University of Malaya. Since graduating, he has worked in both the public and private sector having attained hands-on experience in all aspects of management. He has spent the last 20 years attached to the National Productivity Corporation (NPC). He specialised in all areas of management including human resource and Industrial Relations. He left NPC as the Head of the Management Development Department. While with NPC, he had developed a wide range of management program for numerous companies and these programs were tailored to suit the special requirements of the organisations.
He has in the course of his duties with NPC, attended and acquired Diplomas and Certificates in Management from countries such as Japan Philippines, India, United Kingdom, Hague (Holland), West Germany and Sweden. Recently, he was one of the delegations of five persons under UNDP for understudying Organisation Behaviour and the Management Systems in Germany, Holland and Sweden. Their recommendations were submitted to the Ministry of Human Resources.
Francis has more than 20 years of experience as a trainer and consultant, and is associated with a number of companies as their trainer cum consultant. Besides, he is also one of the panels of various companies as their consultant and provides advisory services on all aspects of human resource management and industrial relations.
Francis is also connected with various institutions and conducts the MBA, BBBA and DIMP programs for MIM (Malaysian Institute of Management), the Diploma in Human Resource program for the University of Malaya and public programs for Malaysian Institute of Training and Development (MITD).
His expertise and service is so recognised that he was awarded with the “Training Resource Person of the Year” by MIM for consistent excellent evaluations in the training programs conducted. Over the years, he has researched and presented various papers for both national and international forums on Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations. Some of the countries he has presented papers include Japan, India, Iran and Indonesia.
He provides consultancy services on a project basis on Human Resource issues and problems. In addition, he also gives advisory services on a “retainer basis” to a wide range of companies in the country. Overall, Francis has for the past 20 years had been a commanding presence in the field of resource development, specialising in management and supervisory-level programs.
The following was the testimonial from the trainer:
· Canon Electronics
· Cititel Penang
· Cycle and Carriage
· Fatty Chemical
· Great Eastern Life Insurance
· Island & Peninsular
· Kintetsu Intergrated Services
· Malaysia Tobacco Company
· National Semiconductor
· Pan Pacific Hotel, Kuala Lumpur
· Pelangi Beach Resort, Langkawi
· Petro-Pipe Industries
· Rasa Sayang Beach Resort
· Resorts World Berhad
· Sabah Land Development
· SKI Corporation
· Shangri-La Penang
· Taiwan Lite-On
· Tanjung Rhu Resort
· Taylor’s College
· Telekom Malaysia
· Tenaga Nasional