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Colonel Aalok Sood

         Aalok has in his repertoire 27 years of a disciplined Army life. He is a Double Bachelors and a Double Masters (BSc Hons, BTech, MTech, MBA), and holds a Diploma in Senior Level Defence Management. For HR Management and Consulting interactions, he is a visiting faculty to various Institutes and Academies. He is also a regular faculty to the Institute of Applied Manpower and Planning, New Delhi, where he interacts with HR professionals of the Developing Countries on all topics covering Human Resource/Capital Management.

        He has to his credit, interactions with, and changing the lives of thousands of graduates from B Schools; Defence Officers, and HR Professionals of Developing Nations who went through his interactive sessions on Management, Personality Assessment/Development, skills for Group Discussions, Personal Interviews, Group Tasking, Case Studies, Presentations and Public Dynamic Speaking.

        Aalok has been a Director in an SSI. He was responsible for HR and Marketing, Pan-India. The Company had its clients in the Power Sector, in PGCIL, RITES, ADANI Infrastructure, ABB, SIEMENS, CG, A2Z, AREVA, and many a Govt/Semi-Govt Departments.

        He is a Level Four Directive Communication (DC) Psychology International Certified Human Capital Trainer and is the National Head, DC India, and a Regional Head, Asia Pacific Region. The Trainer Certification is accredited to the American Institute of Business Psychology (AIOBP).

        Aalok has trained the most essential commodity, “the HR”, in the Corporate Sector, in Management Techniques pertaining to HRM, HRD, OD, OB, L&D, Recruitment, Retention, Succession, and Culture Evolution. Training and Development of the Trainers is also his forte.

        He is a friend, coach, mentor, counsellor to many who have reposed faith in his abilities to transform many a lives that have come in contact with him. He believes in better performance through Coaching, Mentoring and Counselling.

        Aalok is a Master International DC Trainer. He has completed a run of eight ten days, Train the Trainer (TTT) Programmes, six in India and two, one each in Bali, Indonesia and Cairo, Egypt. The ninth TTT has been announced in the month of Oct/Nov read Jan 2013, in New Delhi/Gurgaon. .

        He is a Key Note Speaker on Human Capital Management, Development, Culture Change/Evolution and Sustenance, and any topic associated with the Human Capital.

        Aalok is on his way to becoming a Life Coach, getting his much needed Power Coach Certifications through the CLI, IIC, and the ICF. He feels that a facilitator is incomplete without the nuances of a Coach.

        He is a prolific writer. He has an article on Training & Development in the HR Business, Africa Magazine of Lusaka, Zambia. He is also writing for the Magazines in the European Sub-Continent for their HR T & D. He has also been allocated a column in the Bi-Weekly Newspaper in Canada. Aalok has a dedicated web-site www.aalokcorporatetrainer.com

        He is a sports lover. He has been a Shuttler, Hoopster, Spiker, and a Cricketer. For the last six years, though, he has been close to Golf, a sport that teaches Focus, Determination, Analytical skills, Concentration, and the ability to come out the best against all odds.

        Aalok belongs to Chandigarh, currently resides in Delhi and has seen the Country and part of the Globe. Suitably married, he has two children, a daughter, Masters (Hons) in Psychology and a son, a Bachelor in Financial Services from the US of A.

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