Empanelled trainer and facilitator with POSSIBLERS. Gokul is a Master Trainer certified from Canada, Gokul carries with himself, more than 20 years of experience in various roles and industries. With over 16 years in the Talent Development & OD specializing in Behavioral & Soft Skills training. He has successfully trained more than 35000 and coached over 5000 individuals across various industries and functions at all levels across the world. His expertise comes from working very closely with American Express, Canada where they follow the OSTD (Ontario Society of Training & Development) architecture of training.

Educational Qualification:
  • B.com specializing in Management
  • Pursuing Masters in Adult Education
Specialized Trainings & Certifications:
  • Master Trainer Certification : American Express, Canada
  • Customer Service Trainer Certification: American Express, Canada
  • Certification on Coaching, Canada
  • Facilitator Certification: Robert Vannort, Kessels & Smith, Netherlands
  • Situational Leadership
  • DISC Certification
  • NLP Certification
Work Experience (Training & Industry):

Training Experience : Sixteen Years

  • Gokul has delivered highly customized training sessions for improving productivity, efficiency, communication and employee morale, resulting in improvement of OE (Organizational Efficiency).Coached and trained over 35000 professionals across industries and levels.
  • Key Training Projects Delivered: Leadership, Train-The-Trainer, Management Development Programs, Coaching & Mentoring, Sales, KAM, Tele Sales, Channel Management, Conflict Management, Problem Solving & Decision Making, Creativity & Innovation, Interpersonal Skills, Team Building (Inbound & Outbound), Basic & Advanced Presentation Skills & Negotiation Skills

Projects & Interventions:

  • iSkill: Re-designed the New Hire Orientation material after a comprehensive training needs identification survey, with 1300+ Line Managers, across 40 locations, nationally.
  • iTTT: Created and delivered the Train-the-Trainer program for certification of Process and soft skills trainers for technical and behavioral programs.
  • iLead: Created and implemented a leadership training program to create a strong organizational leadership structure and backup.
  • YMP: Young Managers Program developed a leadership program for new supervisors, involving training needs analysis, facilitation and evaluation.
  • CMP: A program in Change Management, based on Who Moved My Cheese, to equip participants from all the levels of management, with skills required to deal with change.

Some Clients

Nokia, Videocon, Asian Paints, Diebold, Tops Group, PWC, RBI, Reliance, Barclays Bank, BEHR, Blue Dart, Aditya Birla Group, CASE, Castrol, Croma, DHL, Dominoes, Essar, Godrej Agrovet, Godrej Appliances, Godrej Prima, Godrej Construction, HDFC, HPCL, Hypercity, Hyundai, IDBI, Indian Oil Tanking, Johnson & Johnson, JK Group, Jubiliant Life Sciences, Kohinoor Group, Kotak Bank, L&T, Maruti, Mahindra Finance, Merck, Micromax, Mitsubishi, NYK Lines, Oracle, Republic TV, Sabarmati Gas, Schindler, Sony, Tata AIG, Tata Capital, Tata Power, Tata Housing, Tata Motor Finance, Tata Tele Services, Toyota, Usha International, Vodafone, V Trans, Westcoast, Writer, YES Bank & Zee TV

Industry Experience: 20 years

He has worked with:

  • American Express – 3 years
  • ICICI Bank – 2 years
  • Johnson Controls – 1 year
  • Hero Group (Hero Mindmine) – 5 years
  • Mobilink – 2 years
  • Southern Logistics Group – 3 years
  • Consulting – 4 years

Other Achievements:

  • Designing a strategic training roadmap after conducting a rigorous training needs identification, including various training methodologies, and certified other trainers on the same.
  • Set up policies and procedures for a fully functional training organization.
  • Created both online and offline platforms for knowledge sharing, for an engineering company at the national level.
  • Set up a fully functional training department with standard operating procedures, in sync with operational requirements for technical and behavioral skills.
  • First to be certified as a Process Trainer and a Master Trainer by American Express, Canada, to enable certification of other trainers for process and soft skills training.