Director - Transferable Skills and Leadership Development
Jyothishankar Mr. Jyothi Shankar G.
Director - Transferable Skills and Leadership Development

M. S. Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences,
Bangalore, India

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Mr. Jyothi Shankar G., Director - Transferable Skills and Leadership Development, has an Engineering Degree from RV College of Engineering, Bangalore. He has 25+ yrs of experience in Business Development, Customer Relationship Management, Training & Competency development, spanning companies of all sizes, small, medium and large, in the manufacturing and IT sectors. Jyothi Shankar’s career to date has been that of Project Manager and Trainer.

He is, a Certified PMP from Project Management Institute, USA, and also holds a Proficiency Certificate in Engineering Project Management from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. His work with prestigious companies like Wipro-GE and Datacons, has exposed him to rigorous business processes, and inculcated in him a deep respect for, and adherence to, processes. His stints with smaller companies in highly competitive businesses have developed in him the tenacity to succeed in the face of adversity.

His stint as an entrepreneur in the field of Training and Education have kindled his innate passion for Training and instilled a drive to take up Training and Coaching as his final calling.

Significant achievements –

  1. Set up the franchise network from scratch for a learning skills development organization
  2. Created methods and processes for franchisee operations and management
  3. Set up and managed a 24 x 7 Global Support Center for a world class corporate banking software product to cater to customers across 80 countries
  4. As a training faculty, conducted several trainings to MNCs
  5. Conducted trainings to front line managers, midlevel managers and senior managers & suppliers of MNCs in shop floor leadership, project management, contract management and HR Management
  6. Contributed towards design and development of contents, case studies, role plays and exercises for experiential learning

In the initial stages of his career at a protective relay manufacturing company, Jyothi Shankar designed & developed electronic protective relays for power systems transmission and distribution. He handled various job functions like R&D, Design, Vendor Development, Material Requirement Planning, Purchase, Production, Testing, Commissioning and Customer Support. As a Marketing Manager, handled sales of Electrical protection and control relays through OEMs and Dealer network.