Ian Tan is the Chief Enabling Officer of Lifeskills Enrichment Pte Ltd., a dynamic educational and training consultancy firm that specializes in unlocking people potential and developing human capital solutions. Since it was established in 1996, more than 250,000 people have benefited through the certification, training and coaching services in the five core curriculum that covers leadership, life skills, learning, living values and life charting.
He is a Master Accreditor of the DISC Personality SystemTM and PeopleKeysTM System, and Master Behavioural Consultant for The Institute of Motivational Living, Inc. (USA) in Singapore and Asia. He has accredited over 300 Certified Behavioural Consultants from Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei, China, Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines and Australia in the use of personality, learning and motivational profiling tools.
His special interests in research, training and consultancy are in the fields of human potential, leadership, psychology, learning and personal effectiveness. He is able to connect with audience at different levels from youths to adults. Ian’s passion to develop potential in others has seen him delivered workshops and seminars for clients that include educators, senior managers, counsellors, trainers, civil servants and youths of local and regional organizations.
Ian has facilitated programmes for organizations from both public and private sectors including Baiduri Bank Berhad (Brunei), Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Fei Yue Community Services, TOUCH Community Services, Hewlett Packard, Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS), Nanyang Technological University, Institute for Technical Education, Ministry of Education (Singapore), NTUC Club, Singapore Polytechnic, Temasek Polytechnic, Ministry of Defence (Singapore), National Healthcare Group, National University Hospital, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Outward Bound School, PSB Corporation, SingTel, Sumitomo Trust & Banking Co., Aberdeen Asset Management Asia Surbana Corporation, Swarovski Management Pte Ltd, Thomson Reuters, and Singapore Zoological Gardens.
Ian holds a degree in Social Science & Applied Psychology and a Master of Guidance & Counselling. He also holds a Professional Diploma in Training & Development from Singapore Training & Development Association (STADA). He is a Certified Harrison Assessments Profiler and Certified Habitudes Facilitator. Ian is also an accredited facilitator for leadership workshops using the two powerful leadership tools, the Leadership Practices Inventory (LPI) of the Leadership Challenge model and the Multifactor Leadership Questionnaire (MLQ) of the Full Range Leadership Model.
A sincere and warm presenter, Ian believes implicitly in what he does and this is witnessed by the enthusiasm with which he approaches each workshop. His warm and authentic manner is communicated through his use of humour, stories, object lessons, illusions and examples which bring his ideas to life. As a result, the learning experience becomes fun and enjoyable.