Vineet Arora

Vineet Arora

Trainer and Training Manager

Work History

Work History
Feb 2012 - Present

Master Trainer

iThink Training Pvt. Ltd.

iThink is a theater-led training enterprise, which employs self-enhancement tools and techniques from the world of theater into corporate training.

As a founding member of iThink, my role is largely to envision the journey, and conceptualize and create theater-based learning solutions for our clients.

As a facilitator, given my background in theater, I am able to imbibe the values, ethos and devices of theater in my work of people development.

Oct 2015 - Present

Training Manager

RAKBANK
Training Manager at December 2013-(2 years 1 month) Since: Overall management of the LnD function: leading a team of 23 people, including Trainers and an in-house e-learning and LMS management team. Responsible for execution of training strategy and organization-wide training calendar, serving over 20, 000 man-days of classroom training and 400+ e- learning modules annually. Leading all LnD initiatives as an internal consultant to all business units in the
Oct 2015 - Present

Training Manager

RAKBANK
Training Manager at December 2013-(2 years 1 month) Since: Overall management of the LnD function: leading a team of 23 people, including Trainers and an in-house e-learning and LMS management team. Responsible for execution of training strategy and organization-wide training calendar, serving over 20, 000 man-days of classroom training and 400+ e- learning modules annually. Leading all LnD initiatives as an internal consultant to all business units in the
Feb 2012 - Nov 2013

Director

iThink Training Pvt
Director at. Ltd. (1 year 10 months) Conceptualizing, designing, creating and delivering experiential learning solutions using theater-inspired methodology. As a co-founder of iThink training, I led the development and execution of the solutions offered to our corporate clients as well as to individulas seeking personal development by engaging in the art form of Theater. During this period, I was also empaneled with 3 leading training providers in India to deliver their programs to their corporate clients in the capacity of a Training consultant.
Feb 2012 - Nov 2013

Director

iThink Training Pvt
Director at. Ltd. (1 year 10 months) Conceptualizing, designing, creating and delivering experiential learning solutions using theater-inspired methodology. As a co-founder of iThink training, I led the development and execution of the solutions offered to our corporate clients as well as to individulas seeking personal development by engaging in the art form of Theater. During this period, I was also empaneled with 3 leading training providers in India to deliver their programs to their corporate clients in the capacity of a Training consultant.
Feb 2008 - Feb 2012

Sr. Manager - Training

One97 Communications Ltd.

My role at One97 Communications was to essentially set-up the training function for a very fast growing technology-led organization. 

Apart from giving shape and structure to the training function, my role also evolved to become larger in scope, where I was leading initiatives related to Employee Engagement, Performance Management, OD, etc.

Feb 2008 - Feb 2012

Sr. Manager-Training

One97 Communications
Sr. Manager-Training at (4 years 1 month)
Feb 2008 - Feb 2012

Sr. Manager-Training

One97 Communications
Sr. Manager-Training at (4 years 1 month)
Jan 2007 - Jan 2008

Manager - Organizational Learning

Manpower Services India

As the Training Manager, my role was to design, develop and lead Soft Skills and Internal Process orientation programs for Manpower India's workforce spread across the country.

Jan 2007 - Jan 2008

Manager

Manpower India
1 year 1 month) Manager-Organizational Learning at I was primarily responsible for designing and delivering soft skills training programs Manpower employees throughout the country. Some of the Page1 programs I delivered were also around internal processes and industry-specific knowledge. I was also responsible for the new hire Induction throughout the organization.
Jan 2007 - Jan 2008

Manager

Manpower India
1 year 1 month) Manager-Organizational Learning at I was primarily responsible for designing and delivering soft skills training programs Manpower employees throughout the country. Some of the Page1 programs I delivered were also around internal processes and industry-specific knowledge. I was also responsible for the new hire Induction throughout the organization.
Jan 2005 - Jan 2007

Lead Trainer

IBM Global Process Services Pvt Ltd

At IBM Daksh, I was part of the team which designed, delivered and measured the effectiveness of training on the English language, accent neutralization and customer service delivery skills.

2005 - 2007

Senior Trainer

IBM Daksh
Senior Trainer at (2 years) As part of the central Training team, trained all new hires for IBM's BPO on customer communication and customer service competencies. The role evolved into the added responsibility of ensuring training effectiveness and quality through assessment of learners and improving the training content and processes. Business Manager-Retail at Nirvana Home Collection
2005 - 2007

Senior Trainer

IBM Daksh
Senior Trainer at (2 years) As part of the central Training team, trained all new hires for IBM's BPO on customer communication and customer service competencies. The role evolved into the added responsibility of ensuring training effectiveness and quality through assessment of learners and improving the training content and processes. Business Manager-Retail at Nirvana Home Collection
Jul 2002 - Sep 2004

Business Manager

Nirvana Home Collections, Inc.

Education

Education
2009 - 2010

Diploma

Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology
2009 - 2010

Diploma

Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology
Sep 2001 - May 2002

Post Diploma Program

Seneca College
2001 - 2002

Delhi University
2001 - 2002

Delhi University
1997 - 2000

B.A

St. Xavier's School
1997 - 2000

B.A

St. Xavier's School
1984 - 1997

High School Certificate

1984 - 1997

High School Certificate

Skills

Skills

Human Resource Management

Performance Coaching

Training Management

Training Content Design

Training Facilitation

Interest

Theater, Reading, Adventure Travel, Mind-body Healing, Writing

Objective

My objective is to utilize my knowledge, skills and experience as a People Development facilitator in helping organizations improve the productivity of their people, by making them more resourceful in how they manage themselves, others and situations.

Certifications

Certifications

Certified in Competency Based Interviews

SHL

Certified Coach

ICF

Certified in Training Skills

City and Guilds, United Kingdom