Engineers are mostly introverts, focusing on concepts, formulas, executing projects and now using high-end software. However, in today's modern world, one has to be an extrovert, articulate and be able to showcase one's skills and achievements
Our Training: We have well-defined and developed training programs, on a 1-on-1 basis, which are low cost, and which take into consideration that all have different skill sets and different abilities, and of course, different problems/ issues. Every one has a different goal, but needs inputs to achieve those goals in any case.
We have trained over 1000 candidates in personality development, soft skills, writing & presentation skills and advanced spoken English. Dinesh has trained himself in Leadership Development for Engineers from Rice University, Houston.He is also a registered/ approved mentor on SallyPortal -The Mentoring portal of Rice University Houston, and an India associate and well wisher of the GLCM- The Global Leaders in Construction Management of the Colombia University in the City of New York.
Dinesh Bandiwadekar worked as GM ( Marketing ) of RAK Ceramics PJSC in UAE ( Dubai & RAK ) for 10 years. ( Global sales in 2010: USD 1 Billion. ) He also worked as Asst Vice President( Marketing ) in RAK Ceramics India Pvt Ltd. Besides that he has worked in Mumbai at V.P. level positions in Pidilite Industries Ltd; TPF Group ( www.tpf.eu) of Europe, and a few other MNCs, after starting his career as a G.E.T. in Tata Electric Companies. In the last 12 years, he has been working at VP to COO level in different companies in India in the private sector.
He is an Engineer - B.E. (Hons) from the prestigious VJTI ( Mumbai University ) ( 1985) & MBA - from IIFT New Delhi ( 1987) and has 30 years of working experience in the private and corporate sector internationally.
He has also participated in the Engineering Leadership Program of the Rice Center for Engineering Leadership (RCEL) of Rice University in Houston, TX, USA and holds certificates in Personal Leadership Development Planning and Leading High Performing Teams, Relationship Management, and Self Awareness and the Effective Leader.
Back in 1988, he was offered a Ph.D. research position in Developmental Planning at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
He also holds a certificate in POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ( UNC ) in the USA. He also holds a certificate in PSYCHOLOGY AT WORK from the University of Western Australia at Perth and a certificate in PERSONALITY TYPES AT WORK from the University of Florida.
He also holds a certificate in English for Career Development from the University of Pennsylvania ( UPenn ), USA.
He has topmost scores in international English testing exams: 653 ( 99 % ) in TOEFL ( 1991) & Bands 8's & 9's scores in IELTS ( 2004 ). He has written for over 20 international magazines, and also for the Times of India on multiple occasions. He has been a contributor to the American Marketing Association's ( AMA ) journal - The Marketing Educator. He also worked as a Hon. Consulting Editor of the ARAB CONSTRUCTION WORLD magazine published from Lebanon from 2001-2003. He was also a member of the Construction Writers Association of Illinois, USA. During his college days, he compered/produced programs on All India Radio ( AIR).
In 2002, he was invited to write an article on "'Dubai- An International Hub for Building products" for a special publication "CONSTRUCTION FOCUS" from a UK based publishing house on Dubai's then Crown Prince H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. The publication highlighted Dubai's construction industry and infrastructure.
He is highly experienced in situations where results matter a lot and where the competition is cutthroat and where a high level of interpersonal skills are required. He has also attended several self-development training courses and has traveled to over 30 countries on business assignments. Handling office politics is an issue of great concern to him and he attempts to understand and master the current situations of his clients.
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