CREDENTIALS & CERTIFICATIONS

Meet The Catalysts

MANISHA SHAIKH

Founder & Principal Facilitator at Catalyst-Facilitating Change.
Over 25 years of Corporate,Training, Coaching & Consulting experience in Leadership Development,
Talent Development, Personal Effectiveness , Communication, Culture & Diversity Awareness.

Delivers Highly experiential, interactive & impactful blended training/ coaching sessions that aim at bridging the “Knowing-Doing” Gap.

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:
•   MBA (Marketing) 
•   Diploma in Organisational
    Studies (IME & IMDR)
•   BA (Psychology & English)


 

CREDENTIALS & CERTIFICATIONS:
•  International Coach     
   Federation (ICF) ACC                 Certified Coach &

•  Marshal Goldsmith’s
   Stakeholder Centred                 Leadership Coach
•  Hogan, Belbin  Certified
   Coach & Predictive Index
   Certified Analyst 

 

CORPORATE / WORK EXPERIENCE:
Bennett Coleman and Company (The Times of India Group)(1993 to 2003),        
Head of the Scheduling (Operations) Department of the Response Division-Pune
(1999-2003) 
Zenith Computers (1992-1993) Marketing Executive
.

TRAINING & COACHING EXPERIENCE & APPROACH:
Over 800 logged man hours of individual Coaching sessions with participants belonging to the Senior, Middle, Front-line management cadre. More than a 1000 workshops with a varied clientele covering the IT, Service, Manufacturing & Hospitality sectors. Some clients worked with: Kohler India, Wurth IT, Pidilite Industries, Volkswagen, Bharat Forge, Tata Motors, Vodafone, JEEP, Essar Group, Bekaert India, Anibrain Digital Technology, Dana India, Airtel, Larsen & Toubro Infotech, Eaton Technology, Babel Media, Lakshya Digital, Bosch, Metro Services, Bling Media,
Vivanta (Taj Group)


ASSESSMENT EXPERIENCE:
On Assessor panels for senior management AC’s & DC’s conducted by :-
•   Tata Motors (2005 to 2008)  & Tata Management & Training Centre (TMTC)
    (2015 to date) 
•   Mercer Consulting (India) (2006 to present date) (Clients -State Bank of India,  
    SBI-Life, Wipro, KEVA India the Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group (JLT), Oracle &     
    Colgate Palmolive. 

MICHELLE FERNANDES 

A Senior Consultant & Facilitator at Catalyst – Facilitating Change. Over 15 years of Corporate, HR Consulting, Facilitation & hands-on experience 
in HR-Operations Management, Organization Development, Talent Development, Employee Engagement, Performance Management & Corporate Communication. 

Approaches all engagements with a view of Appreciative Enquiry and believes in the power of people to choose to develop into the best versions of themselves.  

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:
•   PGCHRM from XLRI
    Jamshedpur 


 

CREDENTIALS & CERTIFICATIONS:
•    Predictive Index
     Certified Analyst

•   Advanced Human Resource •   Management (MDP)
     IIM-Ahmedabad
•   Training at ISTD (Indian
    Society for Training and
    Development  

CORPORATE / WORK EXPERIENCE:

Principal Financial Group  (2005 to 2012) - Senior HR Manager L&D /Corporate 
Communication/ Employee Engagement 
Mphasis (an EDS Company)  (2001-2005) Manager (Operations)
.

CONSULTING & FACILITATION EXPERIENCE
& APPROACH 

 

  • Spearheaded four long term OD Interventions spanning over 10 to 16 months     with clients belonging to the Media, Retail, Construction, Oil & Gas and Travel & Events industry. & Heavy Engineering sectors. Media     

  • Facilitated training sessions with clientele covering the IT, ITES, Construction,

  • Led two long term Blended L&D Interventions spanning 4-6 months 

YUGANSHI JAWA

Associate Consultant & Facilitator at Catalyst – Facilitating Change. Over 8 years of experience in, HR Consulting, Human Resource Management,  Learning & Development, People Development, Operations & Finance.

Passionately believes that learning can and should be an enjoyable experience. With this philosophy she  

designs and conducts high energy, interactive and experiential modules that achieve the learning agenda whilst keeping participants involved & engaged.

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:
•   MBA Finance (ICFAI     
    Business School 
    Hyderabad)
•   Executive MBA (HR) from
    XLRI Jamshedpur 

 

CREDENTIALS & CERTIFICATIONS:
•  Certified HRM from
   Ahmedabad Management
   Association

CORPORATE / WORK EXPERIENCE:
JP Morgan Services (India) (2008 to 2011) – Senior Analyst (US Real Estate)
Deloitte Global Advisory Services (2011 – 2014) – Senior Analyst Financial
Advisory Services (Real Assets) 

Design & Planning Counsel India (2015-2016) – HR Manager (Operations)
.

CONSULTING & FACILITATION EXPERIENCE
& APPROACH 

•   Front-ended two long term OD Intervention spanning over 3 - 8 months with a client
    belonging to the Travel and Events and Oil & Gas Industry.
•   Both Independently & Co-facilitated training sessions with clientele covering the IT,        ITES, Retail Services and Travel & Events Industry. 
•   Was part of the team that executed a long term Blended L&D Interventions            
    spanning 4-6 months.


CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

•   Worked closely with the Director at Design & Planning Counsel to draft the HR 
    Policies & Procedures, Streamline Recruitment Processes & Design
    the Project Process 
•   Partnered with the HR Team in Deloitte US India FAS to align functional
    objectives with HR.
•   Design & Planning Counsel India (2015-2016) – HR Manager (Operations)

NILAMBARI KULKARNI

Over 5 years of diverse experience in the field of Industrial Psychology branching towards OD Solutions, Employee Assessments, Employee Engagement And Productivity Solutions. Training experience in Communication Skills, Personal & Personality Development and Soft

Skills using psychological tools
& techniques.

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

•   B. Tech Production
    Engineering,MIT
    Aurangabad
•   B.A. Psychology, Fergusson
    College, Pune.
•   PGC – Counselling
    Psychology,  
    Fergusson College, Pune.
•   M.A. Industrial Psychology,
    IGNOU, New Delhi.

 

CORPORATE / WORK EXPERIENCE:
 

Consulting Psychologist at Cipla Palliative Care, Cipla Foundation, Pune.

OD Consultant & Trainer at Brainberg Knowledge Services, Pune
Management Consultant at Creative Training Solutions
Performance Effectiveness Consultant at Expert Global Solutions.
.

CONSULTING & COACHING APPROACH:

Conducted guest lectures and training sessions for psychology students and other clinical & corporate professionals on different aspects, such as -  “Psychological Well Being, Stress Management, Problem Solving,  Being Effective Young Leaders, Self – Care, Sustaining Productivity, Effectiveness & Efficiency.” An eclectic and engaging approach towards training sessions aiming to increase and sustain effectiveness, efficiency and performance of the participants. A holistic view and approach towards personal, emotional and mental wellness.

BASHEER SHAIKH

A valued member of team Catalyst since late 2015. Basheer’s love for teaching and appreciation and natural affinity for the English Language has been instrumental in him joining Team Catalyst. Keen to leverage his innate English language competence Basheer works in the capacity of a

Communication Skills & Language Coach and Trainer with Catalyst.

EDUCATION / BUSINESS / WORK EXPERIENCE :
A B.Com Graduate from Ness Wadia College of Commerce, Basheer’s entrepreneurial bent of mind has seen seen him start / manage three businesses in his career spanning over 30 years. A five year stint with  starting-up & running an Automobile Servicing Garage (AutoGuardians) in  partnership was followed by proprietorship of a Real Estate Brokerage firm (Properties) for another 5 years. A large chunk of over 20 years of Basheer’s experience has been in managing a legacy business of Industrial Steel Trading (Snaco Traders)
.

TRAINING & COACHING EXPERIENCE & APPROACH:
Conducted over a 100 workshops with a varied clientele covering the VFX-Animation,   Manufacturing, IT & ITES and Education sectors. Some clients worked with : Anibrain 
Digital Technologies, Saba Software, Ansh Software, Bekaert India, SKH Industries, 
Pune Light-House Project

Basheer’s training approach blends an optimum mix of imparting of theoretical  
concepts and experiential activities which results in participants learning effortlessly. 
He has the unique ability to simplify and demystify often confusing grammatical rule 
and constructs. Basheer also uses on-line content, social media like whatsapp to 
share content with his participants and stay connected with them which has resulted 
in excellent results. In his four years as a trainer specializing in imparting English 
Language Skills he has created an innovative and clever yet enjoyable teaching 
format which ensures high recall and sustainable retention for his participants.

 

 
 
 
 
 

Catalyst

Facilitating Change

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Viman Nagar,Pune 411014

Maharashtra - INDIA

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