Uma Radhakrishnan is a Trainer, Coach and Consultant with over 12 years experience in Soft skills, Management training & Coaching and the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of UV Consultants, a Management consultancy, based in Dubai, UAE. She started her career in the Middle-East as an Office Manager for a multi-national Company in the Sultanate of Oman and after 9 years moved to Dubai where she embarked on an entrepreneurial journey as the Managing Partner of UPR LLC, managing Operations and Marketing . She is a Postgraduate in Economics, a Certified Associate Leadership & Life Coach and a Distinguished Toastmaster. She has trained extensively in India, US, Europe, the Far-East and the Middle-East, is compassionate to trainees' needs and leaves no stone un-turned to ensure knowledge is imparted and understood. Her session content is known for establishing credibility and making the learning experience unique to participants. Highly interactive and energizing, her sessions engage the attendees to have a deeper insight regarding the subject. Her expertise in the field of Management and Marketing enables her to offer “creative” solutions to challenges. She is also an avid Youth groomer who conducts youth programs to help children grow in Leadership, Responsibility and Confidence and has developed several customized modules to maintain the level of interest and intrigue in youth whom she fondly calls “generation WHY”. Uma volunteers actively with Toastmasters International and the LiYA Academy (Sidha Samadhi Yoga).
Valsakumar P Menon or VP as he is popularly known is a motivational speaker, trainer & coach. He comes with over two decades of corporate experience, having worked with multinational organizations in India and the Middle East, in the fields of Training, Supply Chain Management, International trade & business development, Operations Management & Quality Management. His career with the Multinationals has given exposure to markets spanning India, Far East, Middle East, Africa, Europe and America.
As Managing Partner of UV Consultants, VP today uses all his experience & knowledge to do what he does best and what he is most passionate about, which is Training, Coaching and Consulting. VP is passionate about bringing out the best in people and helping individuals and organizations add value to whatever they do. He believes in an engaging, lively and practical approach to training and has a proven track record as an effective leader & communicator.
VP firmly believes that it’s never too late to start improving and adding value to your life and hence loves the quote from Carl Bard which says "Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending".
VP has a Master’s in Business Administration & he is a Certified International Professional Training Consultant. He is an APICS CSCP and a Distinguished Toastmaster from Toastmasters International. He is also a Certified NLP Master Practitioner & Coach, Certified NLP Trainer, Certified Group Coach and Certified Accelerated Learning Coach. He strongly believes in the power of sincerity and hence advocates the practice of living life sincerely. He has been living in Dubai, UAE since 1999.
Vikram Dhar is a licensed NLP coach, an ICF Certified ACC level Coach and ICF Mentor Coach, trained in Power Coaching with Mind-Kinetics by International Master Coach, Betska K-Burr from Coaching and Leadership International Inc, Canada and a Licensed NLP Coach (Certified by Dr Richard Bandler, under Society of NLP). He uses powerful NLP based Coaching tools and methods. Vikram also has a Master’s Degree in Computer Science from Bradley University, Illinois, USA and an Engineering Degree from NIT Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh, India. He was initiated into the powerful world of NLP and Coaching by attending the Master Practitioner and Trainer Level trainings with Sue Knight, an International Consultant from UK and author of ‘NLP at Work, and ‘NLP and Leadership’. He has worked with market leaders in many roles – IT Risk Consultant, Training, Security Advisor, Sales Leader, for over a decade now.
T Chendil Kumar or CK for short, is a Civil Engineer by training and a trainer by choice. With over 18 years of experience in sales and marketing of industrial consumables, he is now a full fledged corporate trainer based out of Bangalore. He was based in Dubai for three years before settling down in Bangalore. Mentored by Dr DVR Seshadri of IIM Bangalore, CK honed his skills as a facilitator. He is trained at the Harvard Law School on ' teaching negotiation in organisations', under Dr Robert Cialdini on the 'Principles of Persuasion' in Phoenix Arizona. CK has been an in-house trainer for TCS for the past 10 years on various leadership programs specialising in cross cultural negotiation, influence and management. He has travelled repeatedly to seventeen countries - USA, The Netherlands, France, Germany, Switzerland, Ecuador, Mexico, Spain, Norway, Sweden,Belgium, Italy, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Kuwait, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Malaysia. In all these countries, CK's focus was on imparting cross cultural influencing skills to both expats and locals. For locals, he ran a program ' Doing business in India. Understanding the cultural nuances'. Having lived in the UAE for three years and having taught Business Communication at IIM Indore RAK ( Dubai campus), he offers critical inputs on understanding the Arab mindset, culturally, professionally and personally. Based on his vast international exposure, CK offers a highly rated ' Cross Cultural Essentials' session in theBusiness Relationship Course both at IIM Ahmedabad and IIM Udaipur. He is also the Guest Faculty at IIM Bangalore since 2005 focusing on Influencing Skills, Negotiation Skills and Managerial Communication, Guest Faculty at IIM Ahmedabad - Business Relationship Course and Entrepreneurship Cell, Visiting Faculty at IIM Indore Dubai/RAK campus teaching a course on Managerial Communication. CK is an acclaimed public speaker and has spoken at many TEDx forums in Chennai, Dubai, Salem, Guwahati and Tirupur.
Michael Beale is one of UK’s foremost NLP practitioner, coach and trainer. He is a Richard Bandler certified NLP trainer and coach trainer, a Marshall Goldsmith certified stakeholder coach and lectures at the Henley Business School in the UK. Previous to starting and running his coaching business Michael has had 30 years in retail buying, marketing, business development and business strategy. His last corporate role culminated in developing the business strategy for a £1B turnover division of BT plc.