Dr Lim Guan Chong, is a professional trainer cum management consultant covering both local and international market. He has more than 20 years of training and consultancy experience and is a certified PSMB trainer. He holds a Doctorate in Business Administration from the University of South Australia, MBA in Finance from the University of Hull, UK and a Bachelor of Science in Economics (Honours) degree from London School of Economics, University of London.
Dr Lim’s expertise lies in developing continuing intellectual and educational programs for adult-learning and was seen as a renowned change agent among his clientele. In recognition of his long-term service commitment and professional contribution towards continuing professional development, he was awarded a prestigious ‘Resource Person’ award by MIM. He was awarded with Training Excellence Award 2009 and 2010 by the Malaysian Institute of Management. Dr Lim was also appointed as the panel judge for interviewing and selecting MIM-Public Bank Manager of the Year Award.
For the past twenty years, Dr Lim has successfully conducted and developed leadership behavioural competencies for Altera Corporation and it was launched globally. Dr Lim has conducted many programs on strategic managerial leadership, organization development, talent management, succession planning, competency-based leadership development, strategic leadership, creativity and innovation, coaching and mentoring, planning, managing change and uncertainties, human resource management and performance improvement programs for organizations in both education and manufacturing and services industry. He managed to change the mindset of and developed a new cultural aspect for these organizations that led them to achieving learning transfer and positive performance. He was also appointed as the leading process consultant for managerial leadership development program using 360 degree feedback competency-based assessment system for Altera Corporation, Komag USA and Roxul Asia.
Dr Lim is a certified Process Consultant for Action Learning Process using Soft System Methodology developed by the University of South Australia. He has successfully conducted this Action Learning Process Consultation for a healthcare center, helping them transform from providing conservative health treatment to providing preventive healthcare under the guidance of the University of South Australia.
Dr Lim had been leading consulting projects in leadership competency development, managerial development using multi-rater feedback system, re-engineering of organizational human activity system, talent management and mentoring system, action learning, organization re-engineering and transformation, marketing transformation and organization development for multinational companies such as Iomega, B.Braun Industries, Altera Corporation, Komag USA, Ramatex Apparel, Olympus, Oracle, Acer Technologies, White Horse, Ramatex, Roxul Asia, Osram Semiconductors, OLED, Sumitomo and Shimano Component.
He was also appointed as Program Director for designing and delivery of diploma programs for Malaysian Textile and Apparel Industries and Press Industries. His contributions as a Program Director entails from program design, curriculum construction using work-based application methodology and post-course assessment.
For his strong business forecasting and financial management skills in international and domestic trade, Dr Lim was appointed by Malaysia Central Bank as a trainer to conduct the economics program. Besides training and consulting, Dr Lim provides public talks to CEO to share his knowledge on contemporary issues on self-improvement, self-management and motivating work force.