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Training Project Manager / Learning & Development/Instructional Design

Woodbridge Township, New Jersey, United States
January 16, 2018

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PMI certified Project Management Professional (PMP®), certified Six Sigma Yellow Belt (CSSYB) having experience working with multi-cultural and cross-functional teams.

A highly client-focused, creative and collaborative professional with MS degree and over 10 years of combined experience in Training Industry, Project Management and implementation of business solutions aligned with organizational strategy.

Worked on global training projects as a Trainer / Public Speaker and as a Project Manager, applying adult learning principles around a continuous cycle of training needs assessment, learning gap analysis, training design, project management, training delivery and evaluation.

Demonstrated ability to build and maintain strong work relationships in matrix environments.

Experienced Instructional Designer; successfully led the analysis (of learning needs), design, development, implementation and evaluation (ADDIE) of training solutions based upon business requirements, working in collaboration with key stakeholders.

Proficient in speaking with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to draw out information; able to work effectively across teams with diverse personalities and work styles.

Well versed in MS Office applications like MS Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, Project Management tools like MS Project, Gantt charts, conferencing technologies, Adobe Acrobat, Moodle Learning Management System (LMS) and routine software and internet applications.

Conducted training using various training methodologies like Instructor-Led training, virtual Instructor-Led training, Classroom training, Web based training, e-learning, Distance learning, Blended learning and Micro-learning.

Familiarity with content authoring tools like Adobe Captivate, Lectora, Articulate etc.

My supervisors and colleagues would describe me as an effective communicator / presenter with the ability to work well under pressure.


End to End Project Management of full training lifecycle: Understanding client training requirements and creating a custom training plan.

Developing training programs & materials through training implementation, measurement (Feedback measures, Surveys), and continuous improvement.


Project Management Institute (PMI) (


PMP (Registration number - 1904150)

2016 – 2019

Six Sigma Study (


CSSYB (Certificate number - 578729)

2017 - 2020


Panjab University ( Chandigarh, India

MS 2002 – 2004

H. N. B. Garhwal University ( Uttrakhand, India

BS 1997- 2001


Colgate-Palmolive ( (A Fortune 500 Company) NYC, NY Training Consultant - Global Training Rollout (US, Latin America, Asia) July 2017 – Present

Supporting the Global Training Rollout by application of Project Management Expertise including gathering Requirements from multiple, cross-functional SMEs, building Trainings, preparing Dashboards displaying Key Performance Indicators.

Collaborating across work streams with Senior Business Leaders to design and develop training materials for Training Rollout in North America, Latin America and Asia including building Presentation Decks for Instructor-Led Trainings and virtual Instructor-Led Trainings such as Process Training, On boarding Training and Salesforce Training.

Facilitating Team meetings, preparing and communicating Meeting agenda, Meeting minutes.

Tracking and communicating status and following up on Action items with the meeting attendees.

Serving as Vendor point of contact for in-licensed trainings.

Independent Consultant Fords, NJ Training Consultant April 2015 - June 2017

Delivered Project Management Curriculum Training aligned with PMBOK® to train Project Managers in preparation for their PMP® certification (since Jan 2016).

Got PMP® training, achieved PMP® certification, achieved Six Sigma Yellow Belt certification and attended industry events.

World Intellectual Property Organization ( Geneva, Switzerland

Global Training Program Head / Project Manager Oct 2009 - Sep 2014

Planned the Training project, gathered training requirements from stakeholders and created a Project plan with clearly defined deliverables, resources as well as timelines.

Developed Training Outline and Training Agenda, designed training curriculum modules for both Instructor Led and Web Based / Digital Training, got the training modules integrated into LMS, trained the users on the modules.

Collaborated with organizational leadership to establish training initiatives that translated business strategy into actionable results increasing the user / client base by 100% in two years.

Delivered both Classroom training and Web-based training to over 2000 trainees.

Provided leadership to a team of trainers to create custom training solutions ensuring alignment with business requirements and engaged resources wherever required.

Supported the training as a project manager and conducted the training as an Instructor / Trainer / Public Speaker using Instructor Led Training (PowerPoint presentations) as well as e-learning programs.

Collaborated with senior management and stakeholders to define project scope, goals and deliverables; built and managed a strong network of internal and external stakeholders.

Addressed changing training program needs and ensured that the training curriculum and e-learning modules on LMS were continually upgraded to help achieve organizational objectives and enhance effectiveness through improvement of competencies.

Built Modular e-learning courseware, Training Workbooks, Job Aids including building Quick Reference guides.

Established and maintained project timelines and schedules; communicated and managed project expectations, progress and status with stakeholders and team through PowerPoint presentations, team meetings, project progress reports.

Evaluated and controlled risks for minimum impact to scope, time, cost and quality; escalated significant risks to supervisor & stakeholders.

Utilized training metrics (learner engagement / feedback) to monitor and control training quality; created lessons learnt and formally closed the project.

Laurus Labs ( Hyderabad, India

Assistant Manager Aug 2007 - Sep 2009

Collaborated with scientists to understand R&D Project Requirements and supported the Project through to Patent filing.

Developed and provided relevant training to R&D department on processes, systems and initiatives through Classroom Training and Micro-Learning platforms.

Identified, evaluated and negotiated with third party vendors and served as primary point of contact for all vendor issues.

Confederation of Indian Industry ( Hyderabad, India

Scientist Jan 2006 - Jan 2007

Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories ( Hyderabad, India

Junior Scientist - Pre-formulation Research Aug 2004 - Nov 2005

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