MANY who strive to succeed in business or even life, in general, have consistently turned to leadership courses in recent years.
That is because these courses not only instil the person with the confidence and wisdom to view challenges from a different perspective, it also provides a large range of skills that are crucial for the makings of a good leader.
Skills such as persuasion and influence, alongside developing emotional intelligence and team building are some of the elements that can help strengthen your confidence to build a sustainable business.
Talent and people development specialist ITD World has been providing solutions to up-and-coming leaders since 1984; helping align people development with business results and strategy through its high performing team coaching culture that encourages effective, strategic execution.
It aspires to be the No. 1 global leadership development expert by next year, in a bid to achieve Vision 2020. Its chief executive officer Dr Peter Chee maintains that the vision is attainable by transforming leaders and changing the world for the better.
“Leadership is about increasing positive influence to create a fulfilling future, and aimed at inspiring and engaging people to strive for a better world, ” he said, pointing out that leaders are those who serve from the heart by unleashing the human potential.
Widely recognised by the leadership development and talent management industry, Chee is the first Asian to be ranked among the top four global coaching gurus and has authored books with Goldsmith, Canfield, Rothwell and personal success guru Brian Tracy.
His books include Coaching for Breakthrough Success, 12 Disciplines of Leadership Excellence, Becoming an Effective Mentoring Leader and The Leader's Daily Role in Talent Management, which are widely referenced in management circles.
Over the past 30 years, ITD World has established global centres for excellence in Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines, Singapore, Indonesia, Cambodia, Myanmar, Bangladesh and the USA. An Australian centre is currently in the pipeline.
With these global centres, ITD World engages and partners with world-renowned masters, such as leading global coaching guru Dr Marshall Goldsmith and other top experts, when it comes to developing and delivering world-class solutions.
“Other notable partners include Pennsylvania State University Prof Dr William Rothwell, the world’s top guru on success and peak performance Dr Jack Canfield and the world’s No. 1 leadership guru Dr John C. Maxwell, ” Chee added.
ITD World’s talent management and employee engagement solutions help ensure organisations develop unique talent management as well as strategies and tactical plans that are critical for success.
The company’s clients come from all around the globe and include the United Nations (UN), national banks, government agencies, and the world’s leading multinational corporations such as the American Embassy, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), FE Credit, Intel, Osram, Thaibev, San Miguel, SM Supermalls, Pepsico and more. In return, these multinationals have commended the company with much positivity and endorsements.
Among these acknowledgements is from sensor manufacturer AMS, whose head of human capital development Iris Chiang said, “AMS Sensors Asia received the ‘Best Global Leadership Development Program’ Award during the sixth Global Leadership Congress. We would like to thank ITD World, our partner for leadership development. Your programmes are of the highest quality.”
Another is from Pepsico vice-president Visha Kaul, who noted, “The 12-month executive coaching experience with ITD World has been absolutely outstanding. I, along with my team, have achieved a complete business turnaround, exceeding all key metrics. What is even more exciting is that the results are holistic and sustainable.”
(From left) Chee and Rothwell autographing the books they co-authored at a conference in Vietnam
Currently, ITD World is embarking on a large-scale digitalisation drive fueled by digital enablers.
Chee elaborated,"These are the foundations of work we are now undertaking to create digital solutions in a digital age. Our suite of e-Learning, e-Workshop, e-Coaching, e-Mentoring, and e-Assessment suites are designed to bring human development to the next level.”
He also announced that ITD World is pleased that Prof Rothwell will speak at the Leadership Team Summit 2019 in October.
“He will be sharing his wisdom on maximising the talent you have in your team, ” Chee said, adding that the summit will be held over two weeks in five cities across Southeast Asia, with Malaysia as one of the chosen venues.
Chee will be present to conduct a disruptive coaching session aimed at unleashing creativity and innovative thinking to generate forward-thinking solutions.
The summit in Malaysia is HRDF claimable with direct debit enabled. ITD World looks forward to welcoming participants at the prestigious event.
For more details or to sign up, visit www.itdworld.com/ts2019
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