Azmi Ahmad: Executive Director and Co-Founder

Contacts

azmi65@gmail.com  *  Facebook.com/azmi65  *  Linkedin.com/in/azmi65
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Profile

Azmi Ahmad provides training services for people development and business advancement. He enriches his training services by open collaboration with many trainers and by continuosly exploring value-adding ideas.

He enjoys helping others develop their Problem Solving, Creative Thinking, Communication and Business skills.

Azmi is a Fellow of CPA Australia (FCPA). He graduated in 1986 with Bachelor of Commerce from Australian National University, Australia. He is certified by Pembangunan Sumber Manusia Bhd (PSMB), Ministry of Human Resources, Malaysia (TTT/00413).

He gained valuable business, management and operational experience as an auditor and financial consultant at Arthur Andersen, as an investment banking and privatisation advisor at CIMB, as an e-business specialist at SKALI and as a trainer at ZIYANC. For example, Azmi and his friends turned around SKALI from near bankruptcy during the Asian economic crisis, into a successful e-business solutions provider.

Azmi had garnered around 30 years experience in diverse industries. He had the advantage of understanding their operations, processes, needs, challenges and opportunities. His exposure to diverse industries enables him to share applied knowledge, practical insights and fresh perspectives.

He had provided knowledge-based services to banking, construction, government, healthcare, holding companies, information communication technology, investment, logistics, manufacturing, media, ports, property, retail, trading, transportation and utilities clients. His portfolio included multinationals and listed public companies.

In 1989, Azmi was enlisted as one of the trainers for Arthur Andersen centralised trainings in Malaysia, conducted on behalf of Arthur Andersen Training Center in Chicago, USA. Since then, he continued sharing his knowledge and experience at seminars or workshops organised by companies, agencies and organisations. He also shared ideas via interviews to the Australian Broadcasting Radio, BBC Radio, Far Eastern Economic Review and Malaysian media.

He was involved in national programs such as Technology Specialist in Specific Domain Expertise (TeSSDE), Graduate Employability Management Scheme (GEMS), Undergraduate Skills Programme (USP), “Managing Sales and Customer Services” for Postmasters and “Sales and Customer Services” for Counter Clerks of Pos Malaysia. He conducted a workshop on “Reaching Global Market Through E-Commerce” for participants from Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam (CLMV).

His favourite motto is “Work On Solutions, not problems!”


Jobs Experience 

Azmi participated in projects for various industries under the following companies:

ZIYANC
- Training and Development Services
- Co-Founder and Executive Director
- Since 2006

SKALI
- E-Business Systems, Solutions and Services
- Co-Founder and Executive Director
- 1997 to 2005

ACIF Resources
- Business Consultancy
- Co-Founder and Executive Director
- 1996 to 2005

CIMB
- Corporate Finance and Privatisation
- Senior Manager
- 1991 to 1995

Arthur Andersen & Co
- Audit and Financial Consultancy
- Experienced Senior
- 1987 to 1991




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 Qualifications
  • Fellow CPA (FCPA) of CPA Australia ~ 2008
  • Certification in Training, PSMB, Ministry Human Resource ~ 2007
  • Certificate in Usuluddin, Akademi Islam, University of Malaya ~ 2007
  • CPA of CPA Australia ~ 1988
  • Bachelor of Commerce, Australian National University, Canberra ~ 1986
  • Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia, Johor Secondary Science School (SMSJ), Kluang ~ 1982