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Rohit Chandorkar

Exp: 12+ Years Idea Generator & Team Development Expert
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An innovative thinker, problem solver & an inspiring leader. He is a certified Extended DISC Psychometric Profile Analyst, Thomas Assessments Analyst & a Post Graduate in Financial Management.

Leading teams and keeping them motivated under high pressure situations comes naturally to him having captained teams through his 15 years long experience as a professional cricketer. He was the member of the training and development cell at Kiran More Cricket Academy & has led his state’s side at various levels for 5 years. He was part of the Ranji Trophy Champion side in 2001. He has conducted various training and coaching programs in leadership skills, team building and performance management.

He also has the experience of running his own manufacturing unit successfully for 10 years apart from his rich experience as a professional cricketer. Industrial experience combined with his background in professional sports has resulted in his carving a niche in areas such as team effectiveness, leadership and coaching.

He is one of the founding members of Acumen 360°. He has been awarded "The Innovative Trainer's Award 2014" by ISTD (Indian Society of Training & Development).

Himani Chandorkar

Exp: 11+ Years Analyser, Enabler & Catalyst for Growth
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An excellent communicator, a creative thinker, a meticulous analyser & an extremely approachable coach and trainer. Through her training, consulting, OD and coaching interventions she plays the role of a catalyst for growth and development for the clients.

An MBA from Welingkar Institute Mumbai, an ISO 9001: 2008 Auditor, A Dip. Training & Development, ISTD, she has completed TA 101, a foundation course in Transactional Analysis certified by ITAA ( International Transactional Analysis Association) and has attended the OD Analyst course certified by Carlton Advanced Management Institute, USA. She has worked both in the service sector and the manufacturing sector before founding Acumen 360°. She is also on the Board of Directors of GPD Transformers a leading Transformer manufacturing company in India. She has overall 11 years of work experience which include 8 years as a behavioural skills trainer, coach and a Quality and HR Management Systems Consultant. She has trained 8000+ executives and managers of reputed companies. She has been awarded "The Innovative Trainer's Award 2014" by ISTD (Indian Society of Training & Development) & was in the top five awardees in AAOYM 2014 ( Annual Award for Outstanding Young Managers) awarded by BMA (Baroda Management Association).

She holds a strong interest in art, playing musical instruments and her love for nature has led heron excursions & treks in the Himalayas.

Hemant Vasavada

Exp: 40+ years Technical Coach & Organizational Development Advisor
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A mentor and a motivator, Mr. Vasavada is a Senior Professional with more than 40 years of experience encompassing the fields of engineering, management, training, coaching & education.

Basically a B.Tech Electrical, Diploma in Material Management, Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Application Mr. Vasavada has served as General Manager at Reliance Industries and has held senior positions in reputed organizations such as NNPC, Port Harcourt, Nigeria and at PETRONAS Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia as Master Coach where he was instrumental in diagnosing the knowledge gap between actual and the predetermined KPIs and bridging them through training, project coaching, as well as consulting in syllabus preparation and engineering design coaching matrix for certification.

Inspite of his seniority he has a strong knack of connecting  with individuals of all age groups and levels within the organization thus resulting in highly impactful  and experience sharing  based  coaching, consulting and training interventions  both in technical and behavioral skills.

Muni Bhatt

Exp: 40+ years Performance management & organization change consultant
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An expert in HR & OD interventions, Mr. Muni Bhatt handles his training and consulting assignments using his ability to have an eye for detail and an extremely pragmatic approach. Basically an electrical engineer, has handled various senior positions in his work tenure of 36 years wherein he has held senior positions including AVP HR at IPCL.He has handled recruitment, selection and HR interventions extensively. During the transition from IPCL to RIL he played a vital role in all HR interventions such as training development, performance appraisal, career path etc.

Prakash Patankar

Exp: 40+ years Productivity Enhancement Consultant
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A highly experienced business improvement consultant and implementer with 40+ years of total experience, over the past fifteen years he has provided consulting services on growing the top and the bottom-line to a large number of premier organizations in India & abroad that includes SED (Germany), Schlumberger (Singapore), Mahindra & Mahindra, Triveni Turbines, Federal Mogul Goetze, Philips, Tata International, Bharat Fritz Werner, Samtel Color, Apollo Tyres, Eicher Tractors, Videocon, Blue Star, Usha Fans & Appliances, DGP Windsor, Torrent Pharma, NTPC, Indian Oil, Hindustan Petroleum, BHEL & Matrix Telecom among others.

He is formally trained in Policy Management with Hitachi in Japan and in Lean Thinking with Federal Mogul in USA and a large number of his consulting assignments involve application of these techniques to business challenges.

He is a Motorola trained Six-Sigma Black Belt and has supervised over one hundred Six-Sigma projects. He is also an experienced trainer having taught Green Belt and Black Belt programs for the Motorola University.

He basically holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, a Master’s Degree in Industrial Engineering and a Diploma in Business Management with over 30 years of work experience with SKF, Bosch, Gabriel India & Samtel Color.

He is an extremely down to earth person, and has a knack to make people he works with feel comfortable to share their questions and challenges.

Sudhir Chemburkar

Exp: 40+ years Sustainable Implementation & Entrepreneurship Advisor
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Basically an Electrical Engineer, Mr. Sudhir Chemburkar holds 41+ years of rich experience of running his own industry. He started his career in Germany and therafter moved back to Baroda to start his own company. He has the experience of managing 4 manufacturing units. Currently he is heading Gujarat Plug In Devices Pvt. Ltd. a renowned transformers and inductors manufacturing company which is UL & CE approved. There are hardly any companies in India which have the kind of approvals that his company has which include those from EIL, PDIL, Nuclear Power Corporation and C-DAC which helps in rocketry.

His company is also approved by reputed MNCs such as L&T Ltd., ABB, Schneider Electric etc. Apart from this company, Mr.Sudhir Chemburkar also heads an Indo German Joint Venture REO GPD. REO is a 90 years old world leader in manufacturing transformers and inductors for special operations like railways, aircrafts etc.

Mr. Sudhir Chemburkar has been a core committee member of VCCI & GEO and was the co-chairman of the first 3 VCCI exhibhitions.He has helped reputed organizations including Reliance Industries in energy saving solutions.

Networking skills, negotiation skills , customer focus & effective communication & marketing skills are his key strengths and he plays a key role in our Entrepreneurship Development Programs. He is also our key advisor in consulting projects in Small Scale Industries.

Suresh Chandorkar

Exp: 40+ years Out of the box perspective generator
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A mechanical engineer & an MBA from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute, Mumbai , Cmde. Suresh Chandorkar served in the Indian Navy for 25 years. He developmed and established India’s first Marine Gas Turbine Overhauling Centre for the Indian Navy at Vishakhapatnam and headed the inspection team of the Indian Navy for the entire Gujarat region. He retired as the Director of Directorate of Quality Assurance. Thereafter he has been a successful entrepreneur for 12 years running his own manufacturing unit.

He is an out of the box thinker and advises us in our consulting projects.

He is currently actively involved in "Anandalaya" an initative promoted by Vivekananda Kendra wherein volunteers contribute in teaching children in slums.

Rucha Sukhramani

Exp: 15+ years Spiritual empowerment & Stress Management consultant
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A qualified Therapeutic Yoga Instructor from Vivekananda Kendra, a Bachelors in Physical Education with a major in Yoga from LNIPE, Gwalior,  Rucha is Director Yoga at Shreyas Retreat near Bangalore, which was named one of the world’s best spas by Vogue India.  She has 15+ years of experience as a Yoga therapist, and instructor as well as training in meditation techniques. She was the founder member responsible for setting up the Yoga centre in Manipal Hospital in Bangalore.

She is an excellent communicator and has trained individuals from across the world. She is a senior advisor at Acumen 360° for our stress management training programs.

Prashant Jejurkar

Exp: 40+ years Business Strategy Expert
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A Highly Results-oriented senior management expert with demonstrated success in business management, focusing on P&L, Business Development, People Management, Integrated Marketing and Concept Selling Mr. Prashant Jejurkar holds a rich experience of 40 years in R&D engineering, manufacturing engineering, servicing and marketing. He has played the role of a business leader  in companies of great repute including Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd., Siemens Diagnostics Ltd. etc. He has been the Director at Medtronic – the world leader in medical technology, Senior General Manager at Sun Pharma and President at Distribution Interventional Tech. Ltd.  His core areas of expertise include Strategizing and Planning  leading to consistent growth, Personnel Relationship and Management, both, Internal and External. He has handled prestigious consultancy projects helping industries to enter the Indian market/ introducing new products. The clients handled include Dia-Dexus, CA, USA and Choksi Imaging Ltd, Advanced Medical Systems, Singapore, S3C Inc. USA – A Nagano Keiki Group Company.

He is currently President: S3C Nagano Sensors Pvt Ltd Working for the Japanese parent company in establishing their manufacturing unit in India for Pressure Sensor Assemblies with applications in automobiles.

Rashmi Kulkarni

Exp: 16+ years Personal Effectiveness Facilitation Expert
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An expert in behavioral skills Training, Rashmi possesses a strong knack of connecting with trainees across levels and age groups. A Dip. Training & Development from ISTD, she has 16 years of experience of training. She has trained in reputed companies such as Bombardier Transportation, Apollo Tyres, SETCO AUTO , TAM Media Research etc. on a variety of areas such as supervisory development, effective communication skills, presentation skills & public speaking, team building, change management, time management, campus to corporate transition etc.

Her training experience of more than a decade has enriched her with a plethora of real life examples which she shares during her workshops, which help in making her trainings more relevant and useful for the participants.

As with all trainers and facilitators at Acumen 360°, the methodology of training adopted in all workshops is experiential learning  with active involvement of participants rather than lecturing thus making the workshop livelier as well as making the learning easily implementable post workshop.

Apart from being a passionate trainer she is a Masters in Performing Arts she has given several performances of Bharatanatyam in and outside India.  She  has  anchored many public programs too.

M T Kazi

Exp: 20+ years Personal Productivity Enhancement Expert
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A Masters of Science in Counselling & Psychotherapy backed by 20+ years of comprehensive practical working experience in variety of fields, Mr. Kazi is recognized for his creative abilities and significant contribution in behavioral skills training, content development and counselling.

He  has delivered numerous training programs successfully in reputed companies such as Asian Paints, Aditya Birla Group, Coromandel, Apollo Tyres etc.

He is also a certified Thomas Assessments Profile Analyst.

His key strengths include his eye for detail and his enthusiasm which is almost contagious!

Ashis Palkhiwale

Exp: 15+ years Organizational systems & standards consultant
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Mr. Ashish specializes in systems development & audits and has an enviable list of qualifications which include - Chartered Accountant (CA), Post Charter Specialization in Information System Audit (DISA), Finance Management Diploma, Cooperative Auditor, and Postgraduate in Finance (M.Com).

He is  an ISO Lead Auditor, Trainer & Consultant for 9001 i.e. Quality Management System, 14001 i.e. Environmental Management System, 27001 i.e. Information System Management System.,22000 i.e. Food Safety management System, OHSAS 18001 i.e. Occupational  Health  Safety Management System ,SA 8000 Social Accountability, CDM (Clean Development Mechanism),Corporate Governance, Corporate Social Responsibility, CDM (Clean Development Mechanism i.e. Carbon Credits) SOX (Sarbanes & Oxley Act Compliance).

Alok Mathur

Exp: 40+ years Personal effectiveness enhancement advisor
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An excellent presenter and communicator, Commander Alok Mathur retired from the Indian Navy in June 2003. Since then he has served senior positions in Industries including Sr. Vice President – Himenviro Environmental Technologies (P) Ltd. wherein he was instrumental in implementing major changes to the Project management functions in the company & timely completion of the largest turnkey project undertaken by the company (manufacture, supply, erection & commissioning of the Combined Bag House at Malabar Cements, Kerala).

Currently he is the CEO in Digital Utilities and oversees production planning, material procurement, corporate communication as well as guides HR functions.

He is based out of Noida and supports us in training and consulting projects in that region.

A.K. Kapoor

Exp: 37+ years Organizational Development consultant
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A Mechanical Engineer with Post Graduation from IIT Kanpur with over 37 years of experience in varied industries in large and medium sized organizations, Mr. A. K. Kapoor retired as GM Operations & HR from Transpek Industry. He has held senior positions in Marketing as well as Operations in companies such as Voltas and Royal Cushion Vinyl Products. He also is  certified in Guidance  & counseling.

He holds a strong passion for training and areas of expertise include training in various management skills at all levels. He is associated with Faculty of Management Studies, MSU, Baroda as visiting faculty from last 10 yrs.

He is on the Auditors Panel of TUV-NORD. He also provides consultancy in the areas of lean manufacturing, HR and ISO systems-QMS, EMS and OHSAS.

Marita Nazareth

Exp: 30+ years Enabler, Energizer, Mentor
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A trainer who believes in empowering the participants to be the enablers of their own learning through the action-reflection approach, Marita holds a rich training experience of 30+ years delivered not only in India but also in Germany, USA, Phillipines,Singapore and UAE. Basically she  holds a degree in Psychology from Mumbai University.She herself is trained in Neuro Linguistic Programming, LUMKO (Participatory training methodology) and has been the Director Training at AICU.

She has conducted 1000+ workshops on various behavioural skills including topics such as Emotional Intelligence,Energizing the Workplace, Mentoring,Creativity, Assertiveness, Adult Training Methodology, Interpersonal skills to name a few. Her articles have also been published in The Times Of India.

A highly energetic person she is involved in various other social initiatives. She trains individuals in Line Dancing and her students include a lot of senior citizens too. She was the founder member of Clean Bandra Campaign - an environment NGO and has reprensented India in South Asian Conference for the initiative "Clean up the World".

Shivam Patel

Exp: 8+ years Business Development & Client Nurturing Expert
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Basically an MBA from ICFAI, Shivam possesses excellent networking skills and handles the role of business development and client nurturing at Acumen 360°.

He holds 8 years of rich experience in marketing & business development in the learning & development, education and & HR services segment. His forte lies in  building and sustaining long lasting relations with clients and Industry contacts.

Mehul Dhone

Exp: 4+ years Sound Recruitment Expert
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With hands on experience in end to end recruitment solutions for Industries including Chemical, Engineering, Pharma , Oil & Gas, IT etc., Mehul has developed an eye for identifying the best suited candidates for prospective positions with clients through the systematic shortlisting,assessment, evaluation and interview process followed by his team.

He also works intensively on understanding the requirements of Industry from freshers and accordingly works hand in hand with our Learning & Development team to be able to develop freshers to meet the industry requirements and hence get employed.

Basically an MSW Post Graduate, he is extremely sincere and focused in his work & continuously strives to find the right match between the company and the individual to enable our clients to build a team of motivated and self driven individuals.