The key to Excellence is in understanding the scienceof life.- Jayanth Jayaprakash JJ (posted 19.02.13 on FB &LinkedIn)
Profile GlimpsesEducationLoyola College , ChennaiB.A &M.A English1984 – 1989-Best NSS leader awarded- Founder of Loyola Journalism Club-Funder of Loyola Film Fraternity- Best CSS leaderMadras Christian College Higher Secondary School1981 – 1984Tenth Board & Plus TwoProfessionalJune 1989-May 1991 worked as a Journalist , a trainee desk editor& a marketing cum Journalist role in a in-house paper , an evening city daily & a city shoppingand entertainment magazine all in Chennai.
Assistant Editor, EnglishDepartment of PublishingMahatma Gandhi University,Kottayam, KeralaJuly 1991 – August 2005 (14 years 1 month)Responsibilities:Job involved creating University textbooks.The Board of Studies provided manuscripts for degree level studentsthat had to be edited and produced in the final book form.Job involved content editing and copyediting as well as proof reading.Production of the University News Letter• Initiated and co-ordinated the co-publishing venture, the first being a Writing Skillsworkbook authored by Dr.Geetha Nagaraj with Oxford University Press,Chennai. Thereafter initiated the Departments co- publishing ventureswith other publishers like BI Publications , DC Books, and Cambridge University Press.• Created and successfully organised a branded All Kerala inter - collegiateQuiz competition called Blitzkrieg under the aegis of the Department of Publishing andsponsored by D.C Books and Oxford University Press for 3 years and professionally conductedwith audio-visual rounds and buzzers by Mr. Q.
Between 1993-2005 whilst in Kottayam I was engaged in:-Freelancing by writing copy for ads and brochures;logo designing & layout designing-Was an active convener of Kottayam International Book Fair- Supplied diaries for THE WEEK for 4 consecutive years- Was the distributor for MECRON children’s book(FMCG model)for 4 districts in Kerala-Initiated training programs in school and colleges through my publishingindustry contacts.- Built a good team of 100 distributors across Kerala, Chennai, Coimbatore &Delhi as an independent distributer of Amway India.
Academic CoordinatorPhoenix Anglo Academy,KottayamSeptember 2005 – December 2005 (4 months)An emerging center of English language training students forIELTS, TOFEL, GRE, TSE. Having 3 branches and ably headed byHarish Nair, an emerging immigration consultant Phoenix also impartsCommunicative English, Medical Engineering entrance training.Responsibilities:Streamlining the academics at the center and at three branchesCreating a good resultDevelop a good interface with the colleges and schoolsArrange for developmental seminarsCoordinate with the marketing team to market the educational packagesImplement new ideas for the growth of the academyAchievements:Completed the first step of systemizing the English courses by creating a tie up withCambridge University Press, India offering a Cambridge ELT certificate.Got the sanction of CUP, to declare the academy as Cambridge ELT Training CentreGuided and motivated 2 batches of IELTS students and improved their scoringEmpowered the faculty of English, Mathematics and ScienceInitiated the process of getting Cambridge to permit the academy to impartin a phased manner BEC and YLE training.
Asst Manager, Marketing, ChennaiIMS Learning Resources Pvt. LtdMumbaiDecember 2005 – June 2007 (1 year 7 months)A premier 30 year old counselling organization for graduates , IMS is knownfor its CAT,XAT,CET,SAT,JMET,MAT,GRE,GMAT training withmore than 100 centres across the country.Responsibilities:. Being an interface between Engg. Colleges ,arts &science colleges and IMS. Train students in soft skills and set their career path. Train teachers on skill acquisition. Cultivate and maintain a good relationship with the authorities and facultyof all colleges across the state. Bring in student numbers for various courses offered. Coordinate and initiate activities in campuses. Coordinate national level activities like national quiz competition IQAchievements:. Emerged as a successful trainer and was well appreciated. Brought in more than 100 undergraduate quiz teams from across the statein 5 days for IQ06, Cochin. Trained more than 1000students and conducted orientation seminars for undergraduates. Organized a 3 day National Conference in Cochin , for 40 managers. Built a strong relationship with the faculty and students in all the colleges I visited.
Head, Business Development & TrainingMind Parlour LearningSeptember 2007 – January 2009 (1 year 5 months)An organization primarily dedicated to HR interventionDesignation: Key Resource person in charge of training and Business Devpt.Achievments:. Trained 16 batches of banking professionals of South Indian Bank in Sales Excellence. Prospected, signed up & Trained 20 batches of executives of AVG Motorson general empowerment and sales. AVG was my client and they signed up for HR outsourcing. Total Deal value 14 lakh. Organised and conducted management programmes at the Mind Parlour Escapean annual state wide corporate competition organised by Rotary Club.. Trained ten batches of managers and sales executives of Geeyem Motors in sales. Trained 5 batches of managers and executives of Har Cars, Kannur in sales.. Trained 100 children between the age of 9 and 15 on creativity and planning for tne future. Prospected, signed & Trained 80 employees of Radio Mango FM, Manorama. Prospected, signed &Trained 25 management trainees of Malyala Manorama in personaltransformation. Trained a batch of 60 teachers of Global Public School, Cochin in Mentorship.. Trained a batch of 50 sales executives of Pavithram Gingely oil in sales and personalenhancement for 5 days.. Conducted an effective ice breaking session for the participants of Kerala Beauty Pageant.
Partner InfluencerDeekshamentors Strategy ConsultantsJanuary 2009 – Present (4 years 2 months)South IndiaWe are strategy consultants to accelerate growth and performancethrough continuous empowerment ; enrichment ; co-facilitating throughpartnered market initiatives , PR &Branding ,HR mining & polishing and process fine tuning.http://deekshamentors.co/
Influencing to Excel1995 – Present ( 18 years )Influencing individuals, teams and organizations to Excel.This is a mission and I am passionately engagedin Influencing to Excel.
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