Ts. Dr. Sharmini Gopinathan, - lectures undergraduate students at Multimedia University. She has worked as a Head of Marketing and Operations in MMU’s Business School for 2 years. MMU Business School is a non-academic arm that deals with Professional Training for organizations. She is also an avid researcher in the field of work-life balance and information systems. Having close to 23 years of experience in Training and Development along with highly-rated management experience puts her in a position to understand the key role that various management and communication skills play in helping organizations achieve their business objectives. Her experience of having worked with large corporations, various international and local blends of individuals and students has given her an understanding of the nuances of working in a multi-cultural business environment. Ts. Dr. Sharmini is a certified HRDF trainer and her areas of expertise are; Leadership, Creative & Strategic Thinking, and Communication Skills Programs. She is also well versed and certified in Design Thinking, Colored Brain Communication, and Instructional Design. Successfully trained a large team of Young talents from Telekom Malaysia on Negotiation Skills and Presentation Skills. Personally trained and onboarded a team of salespeople through Design thinking workshops for Telekom Malaysia. Possesses an in-depth understanding of some of the best practices of academic business in Malaysia and how they can be applied in other global business environments. She also shows great interest and passion in conducting motivational training for adults and school students in the past. Ts. Dr. Sharmini has won several awards for best paper publications as well as presentations on effective teaching with blended learning tools.
Leadership, Organizational Culture, Inspirational Speaking
• Obtained a Gold Award for teaching using Blended Strategies organized by Adept • Obtained a Bronze Award for teaching using Blended Strategies organized by USIM, Nilai • Obtained the Best Paper Award for Conference paper presented at ISEB 2017 in Padang, Indonesia. • Winner of the 7th Korea Inventor Award Festival 2018 - Order of Merit Category: Educational Development (only Malaysian in that category) • Winner of Toronto International Society of Innovation and Advanced Skills (TISIAS) - Gold Award for Gamification in Education (Innovation and Commercialization of Gamification Apps)