Dr. Balan Dass

  • PhD in Adult and Continuing Education, from Universiti Putra Malaysia,
  • Master in Education majoring in Training and Development from the University of Sheffield, UK,
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management from the University of Humberside, UK. He is also a
  • Graduate and a professional member of IPD, UK.
  • Locally he is a professional member of Malaysian Institute of Management,
  • Life member and National Deputy President of Malaysian Institute of Human Resource Management.
  • Academic/certification director for OUM-IPD-MIHRM Diploma collaboration.
  • Certified Human Resource Practitioner,
  • Certified in Training Evaluation from PSMB
  • Certified Professional Trainer from Malaysian Institute of Management and PSMB

Balan Dass has attained a PhD in Adult and Continuing Education, from Universiti Putra Malaysia, a Master in Education majoring in Training and Development from the University of Sheffield, UK, a Post-Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management from the University of Humberside, UK. He is also a graduate and a professional member of IPD, UK. Locally he is a professional member of Malaysian Institute of Management, Life member and National Deputy President of Malaysian Institute of Human Resource Management. Balan Dass is the academic/certification director for OUM-IPD-MIHRM Diploma collaboration. Dr Balan Dass is a Certified Human Resource Practitioner, Certified in Training Evaluation from PSMB and Certified Professional Trainer from Malaysian Institute of Management and PSMB . He is also the senior lecturer for OUM-IPD and a senior consultant for the school of lifelong learning at OUM-IPD. His areas of specialization include organizational behavior, organizational development, leadership development, communication, change management, industrial relations, people management, management development, franchising and real estate management. He has taught Strategic Management to a public concern in Sudan and for visiting Sudanese participants and also participants from the Middle East on subjects like leadership, change management, human resource management and other subjects. Dr Balan Dass also teaches Strategy and Change module at MBA level to some local and foreign universities. Currently Dr Balan Dass is also involved with the Certified Professional Trainer program running over 18 days with MIM and currently running the transformation initiative program for GLCs. Recently Balan Dass completed the Certified Evaluation program organized by PSMB and also the Certified Professional Trainer with Malaysian Institute of Management. Balan Dass is now developing long term competency development programs for companies in the areas of supervisory development, executive development and management development programs. In these said areas where participants are able to journey with the facilitators for a number of modules with work base projects given. Some of the organizations which have used his services are: Telecoms Malaysia Bhd, Tenaga Nasional Bhd, Agro Bank IJM Properties, KTMB, BERNAS, KPJ Medical, STAR Publication Bhd, Proton Bhd, Shangri-la Hotel, Sunway Bhd and others any many more.