Edwin Sim is an engaging trainer who believe his role is a Learning Strategist and people motivator. He has over 25 years of experiences in law enforcement, information and communication technology as well as human and organizational development in Singapore and in the region.
Prior to associating with ODC, Edwin helmed leadership positions in leading training and consultancy firms in Singapore. His passion lies in designing effective and customized learning interventions to help organizations to change and transform. More than 200 organizations have benefited from his insights in delivering practical, “do-able”, simple and yet impactful interventions, especially in the areas of Leadership, Communication, Teamwork, Organizational Change, Sales and Service Improvement.
Using tools like Workplace Big 5, MBTI, DISC and 360 reports, Edwin has been actively involved in assessing and coaching leaders from different industries, including government, technology, education services as well as luxury retail sectors. His philosophy of using supportive questioning-techniques has helped many of his coachees benefit from the reflective and insightful dialogues.
Edwin adopts a candid, interactive and reflective approach in the classroom where individuals are encouraged to discover their strengths to make quantum leap in their performance. For training to deliver results, Edwin believes training must focus on the needs of the organization and be connected with the people who are being trained. Simply put, he sees his role as helping to prepare people for new roles, redesign established practices and drive company change and culture. Edwin has also been spending his time training in the region and sharing his experiences and knowledge with participants from China, Malaysia, Germany, Thailand and Vietnam.
A winner of the Leonard Nadler Award for his outstanding leadership, scholarship and service by the George Washington University, Edwin holds a Master of Human Development & Leadership (GWU), a Bachelor of Business (Marketing) and Graduate Diploma in Applied Positive Psychology. Edwin is also an invited as guest contributor to FM93.8 on positive psychology and a regular speaker with Mediacorp’s management team.
Edwin is certified in the following:
Workplace Big Five 4.0
MBTI® Step I & Step II Personality Profiling Practitioner
DISC Certified Advanced Behavioral Analyst
Action Learning Coach with World Institute for Action Learning
Six Sigma Green Belt practitioner
Associate Facilitator Consultant with Korn Ferry
Trainer and assessor under the Workforce Skills Qualification framework