Dr. Alireza Sharifi
- DBA in Management & Marketing- National University of Malaysia
- MBA in Multimedia Marketing- Multimedia University (MMU)
Contact No. (647) 671 0002
Teaching, training, and coaching have always been passion for Dr. Alireza Sharifi who desires to inspire people and help them unleash their potential. He is now the founder of ALTA Training and Coaching Inc. in Toronto, Canada. He provides a unique and innovative expertise – a combination of professional consulting, coaching and training in areas of leadership behavior, management skills, marketing, and NLP. He has more than seven year of professional work experience in higher education industry, and more than five years of experience in the fields of management training, coaching and consulting. He has taught, trained and coached many managers and individuals in areas of management and leadership, marketing and sales, communication, self-management with the help of NLP, Time Line Therapy, Hypnosis and Work Psychology.
Alireza is a certified MasterClass Trainer, certified NLP trainer (American Board of NLP), and certified trainer of Hypnotherapy (American Board of Hypnotherapy). He has also obtained professional certificates in education including “Higher Education”, “Online, Hybrid and Blended Education”, “Working Adult Education”, and “Advanced Teaching Methods” from Laureate International Universities and INTI International University. Moreover, he is a certified practitioner and member of IACT (International Association of Counselors and Therapists), Master Coach, Master TimeLine Therapy ® Practitioner, certified practitioner of Language and Behavioral (LAB) profile, and certified practitioner of Tony Buzan MindMapping.
Alireza recently published his first book “Leadership in Dynamic Organizations: Enhancing Performance, Creating Change”, which is available on Amazon.com.
Dr. Amirpuyan Harandi
- PhD in Strategic Management – Multimedia University (MMU)
- MBA in General Management – Multimedia University (MMU)
Contact No. (647) 868 9950
Dr. Harandi is the founder and president of ArtInTech Inc. and cofounder of Helmfried Business Solutions Inc. He has more than 15 years of experience in teaching, training and consulting for international and Canadian institutes and organizations such as United Nations, University of East London, Paris Graduate School of Management, Linton University, Sheridan College, Canadian Business College, Hanson Canada, and Petrel College.
He has worked as International Marketing Manager for Mantissa Education Company where he led an organizational change during which he has redesigned the processes and organizational structure of the international marketing department. Prior to that, he has worked as Business Development Consultant at Legenda Group. He has also worked as Chief Strategy Officer and Project Manager at Farabord Ltd. In Farabord, he has designed and implemented a work process for the project department, which has resulted in higher level of customer satisfaction and quality of product as well as lower project delivery time and improved time and budget estimation capacity of the company.
Dr. Harandi obtained his bachelor degree in Electrical engineering and after that, he pursued his is education with a MBA and a PhD in the field of Strategic Management. He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP). His specializations are strategic management, IT project management, management consulting, and business analysis.
Dr. Behnaz Gholami
- PhD in Business and Management – University of Mannheim, Germany
- MBA in IT Management – Multimedia University (MMU)
Dr. Behnaz Gholami believes that “change” is an inevitable process for each business and organization. Therefore, she is passionate about helping people and organizations to perceive “change” as an exciting journey!
Behnaz has years of experience in different aspects of change management and business transformation in organizations such as SAP SE, and Toronto Dominion (TD) Bank. As an expert, she prepares, equips, and supports individuals and organizations to successfully adapt to “change” in order to drive organizational success and outcomes. During her experience, she dealt with implementing various organizational change management program life-cycles and focused on developing solutions to diverse technical and intellectual problems during an organizational transition or transformation such as Agile transformation.
She is a creative problem-solver and believes in disruptive and innovative approaches to solving organizational problems. She leverages “Design Thinking”, “Neurosciences and psychology”, “Mindfulness” and “Gamification” to help people go through change. She also strongly believes in “workplace change management”, and trusts that colors, space, light, and environment can enormously help people and organizations transform.
Behnaz holds a Ph.D. in Business and Management with the focus on Human Behavior and Leadership. She also holds an MBA in IT Management, and BEng in Software Programming. She is a Certified Change Management Professional and specializes in design thinking and innovation. She has proven analytical skills and research abilities, and an outstanding record of publications and presentations in accredited outlets and conferences.
Sameer Siddhanti has his expertise in the line of Project Management. He has been passionate trainer and an agile coach who has groomed many professionals to achieve international credentials in project management. His experience in projects pans across multiple industries ranging from software development to infrastructure and aviation. Sameer has trained the AGMs & GMs on Project Management for Delhi International Airport Limited involved in the construction of Terminal-3 at New Delhi, in India. He has been involved in training and consulting with various manufacturing companies including Merck Millipore, Durr, Bosch, Cisco, Unisys to name a few.
He has experience working into the roles ranging from Project Management to Product Management for software products. He is passionate about software usability and accessibility (508 Compliancy). He has provided knowledge management solutions which have been successfully implemented at various companies (viz. Toyota-Japan, Microsoft-Japan, Beaumont Hospitals-USA, Lehman Bros. USA) and strategic government establishments (viz. Department of Defense-Australian, United States Department of Justice, Internal Revenue Services-USA). He also consults companies on Information Architecture, Dita & XML tech.
Sameer is a Certified PMP® with experience in various sectors. He is one of the Reviewers and Contributors for International Practice Standard for Scheduling (ISBN 978-1935589242), International Practice Standard for Earned Value Management (ISBN 978-1935589358) and, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBoK) (ISBN 978-1935589679) – all published by Project Management Institute (PMI). He is also a certified Software Project Manager and PRINCE® Practitioner. He has worked as a part of BPM group and is conversant with Six-Sigma methodologies. He has conducted many trainings in various topics related to project management and has mentored many professionals in getting Project Management Professional (PMP) certification. Sameer is also a Microsoft Certified Professional for Microsoft Office Project application.