Mr Capt. Ariva
VP International & Social
Capt. Arivananthan is a trainer and an Innovation COACH.
He is a Commercial Ship Captain aka Master Mariner, who started his career as a navigation officer with Malaysian International Shipping Corporation. Over the 13-year period of his sailing experience, he has sailed on 20 Cargo Ships, Commanded 6 of those Cargo Ships, been to 49 different countries, sailed across the 7 Oceans, Explored 6 Continents. He has survived through various sea adventures including passing through "The Bermuda Triangle"
His academic qualifications include Master Mariner, Class 1 (FG). He is also a certified Design Thinking Professional from Massachusetts Institute Of Technology (MIT). Apart from being a Professional Member of MAPS, he is a member of the Malaysian MENSA Society, Malaysian Institute of Management (MIM), and Institute Kelautan Malaysia (IKMAL).
He is a qualified trainer and is recognized by Pembangunan Sumber Manusia Berhad (PSMB). He has been awarded PERDANA Award under the Industry Excellence Category for designing and conducting an innovative training methodology using Simulation Based Learning.
He has conducted various training programs on Leadership and Strategic Thinking Skills most of it using Simulation & Game Based Learnings. He has conducted to more than 200 companies and to about 20,000 participants locally and internationally. He has personally designed state of the art Simulations to train people on Integrated Thinking, Leadership, Change Management & People Management.
He is able to conduct his courses in three languages namely English, Malay and Tamil.