MAHENDRA KAPADIA

Empanelled trainer and facilitator with POSSIBLERS. Life and Business Coach, Motivational Speaker - grounded in real life businesses. He is a Technocrat with a total of 43 years of Business–cum-Training experience in diverse industries covering Engineering, Oil & Gas / Mineral / Chemical Project Business with renowned Indian Corporates.

Currently helping Corporates develop proactive and visionary team of executives with a missionary zeal to deliver uniquely high business performance- by tapping hidden potential of available human assets. Also, helps Education Sector to develop versatile and confident young executives to be sensitive, sharp and responsible to get desired results in the Digital and Globally Connected World.

Focus: Raising the benchmark for Performance of People through innovative Human-Sensitising / Motivation Processes

Educational Qualification:
  • PGDMS, JBIMS, Mumbai, 1982.
  • B. Tech, IIT-Mumbai, 1976.
Specialized Trainings & Certifications:
  • Certified Grow More Coach –Executive and Leadership (Trained under ICF -International Coaching Federation, USA- approved Program)
  • Management Development Program at ASCI. Also, In-house programs of MDP at L&T.
  • Specialized training in Developing Hidden Potential and Motivation – through Brahma Kumaris
Work Experience (Training & Industry):

Training Experience: 10 Years

He has delivered several training sessions for improving productivity and commitment to the organization, raising the employee morale with a view to reducing attrition.

Key Training Delivered:

  • L&T/ Tata – Motivation Talks for Dept staff upto 40 people - for ongoing assignments for Professional Excellence
  • Conducted training sessions for Management / Engineering / Other colleges for Empowering for Achievement, -What decides My Growth- Personality vs Skills?
  • For Young Executives - Turbo charging them for Company’s Growth, Lead yourself to Success, Lead yourself to Happiness, Power of Now, and Time Management with Commitment
  • Executive Coaching – to Middle / Senior Level executives empowering them to break inner barriers / inhibitions, and acquire new strengths, and expanding their capacity to achieve their Best. Also, conducted One-to-One Coaching and Group based Coaching.
  • Art Conclave of Startups / Financiers represented by IIT alumni- Managing Business, Environment and Ethics
  • Industrial Associations -Expanding Capacity of People, Working Self towards Happy Living

Industry Experience: 33 Years

He has worked with:

  • EPC & Equipment Mfg Co. – Vice President – Business Development – 1 year
  • EPC Project Construction Co. – GM Projects – 3 years
  • Larsen & Toubro Ltd. - Head – Projects – 19 years
  • Tata Consulting Engineers – Chemical Engineer – for 5 years
  • US Testing Co. Inc., USA – Engg Technician – for 1+ year
  • Dalal Consultants & Engineers (now Mott McDonald) – Chemical Engineer – for 1.5 years
  • BARC – Scientific Officer – SC for 5 years

Responsibilities Held / Strategic Achievements Obtained in following areas:

  • Business Development and Marketing
  • Joint Venture Partner identification, JV Formation, JV Agreement finalization – for new business, new product line.
  • HR Initiatives – Recruitment of critical positions, Motivating company staff at various levels, Coaching Senior Executives for better results
  • Finance and Contracts Management
  • Top line and Bottom line responsibility
  • Project Development
  • Project Management – incl planning and execution for fast track management
  • Statutory approvals and Government Relations
  • CSR initiatives for new projects
  • Familiar with Renewable energy business – wind, solar PV, solar thermal.