CAPT.ARIVANANTHAN (CAPT.ARIVA) MMIM, MIK, MSP
GLOBAL TRAINER & SPEAKER | DESIGN THINKING PROFESSIONAL |INNOVATION COACH | LEADERSHIP EXPERT | TEDX SPEAKER
Capt. Arivananthan is a trainer, Leadership and Innovation COACH and had been an consultant and trainer since 2007. He is also a member of the Malaysian MENSA Society, Malaysian Institute of Management (MIM), Malaysian Association of Professional Speakers (MAPS) and Institute Kelautan Malaysia (IKMAL).He is a qualified trainer and is recognized by Pembangunan Sumber Manusia Berhad (PSMB). He is also a certified Design Thinking Professional from Massachusetts Institute Of Technology (MIT). He has been awarded PERDANA Award under the Industry Excellence Category for designing and conducting an innovative training methodology using Simulation Based Learning. He was a featured Speaker at TEDTALK, where he delivered a highly energetic and inspiring speech on DARE TO DECIDE.
Prior to his life as a trainer he was working as a Ship Captain on Cargo ships. He has commanded few merchant ships a position which requires dynamic leadership qualities. Since he has had experience in most of the marine adventures, he has acquired a wide and in-depth knowledge in leadership skills and unique decision-making abilities.
His vast experience has enabled him to succeed in training various companies on Leadership, Strategic Thinking and Personal Development related programs. He has developed various programs based on his real life experience combined with the management framework practised by world class standard companies and packaged it as a training module. He has also developed and conducted Leadership Development program, using gamification as the core driver to enable maximum learning for the participants. He is a dynamic and versatile speaker who is multi-lingual. He is able to conduct his courses in three languages namely English, Malay and Tamil.
As a Design Thinking Professional from MIT, he has taken up various project based learning for companies an organization. Through this Project Based Learning, he has coached and facilitated various capstone Innovation projects which in return has created positive impact in their organization. The project involves, designing new and innovative products, services, establishing IR 4.0 Initiatives, digital initiatives and innovative infrastructures which elevated the company’s performance.
He has trained more than 60,000 people of all ages and nationalities, in more than 180 large and small organizations. These people rank between Datuk’s, Chief Executive Officers, Managing Directors, General Managers, Managers, Executives, Supervisors, Secretaries, Front Liners, Field Workers, Students and etc. Capt.Ariva crafts his every training session laced with his real life experience combined with humour and fun activities. He designs the learning experience using 3 main methodologies i.e. Game Based Learning, Project Based Learning and Simulation Based Learning. These methodologies helps the participants through behavioural change and also selectively gives positive impact in the companies ROI.