Nizar Baidoun
A certified trainer & consultant, with more than 4000 training and consultation hours, in Human Resources, Training management, and related soft skills, for 11 years now. During such period, Nizar’s vast practical and first hand experience, has helped many reputable companies, operating in different industries, to achieve planned goals and objectives, by optimizing employees’ and operational efficiency and effectiveness. 
In parallel, Nizar held different managerial positions, in several industries, such as (but not limited to) Commercial Manager in a reputable household company in Kuwait, where he managed a portfolio of 2 million USD annual turnovers; and Training Manager (still) for one of the largest bank in Kuwait (commercial Bank of Kuwait), where he manages the entire training operations, for 1100 employees.
Nizar is a Certified Trainer by the American University in Cairo (AUC); Part Time Instructor at the Management Center, at the Business School, at the American University in Cairo (AUC); and Approved Trainer & Speaker, by the International Academy of Human Resources Management - IAHRM.  In addition, he lectured in local universities and institutes, in business communication and soft skills.  In the same vein, he delivered various internationally recognized and reputed qualifications, such as LCCIEB (UK), PITMAN (UK), PHR / SPHR (USA), Certified Manager Program (AUC), and Certified Customer Service Specialist program (AUC); and delivered several keynotes and workshops, at various HR conferences.  And in recognition for his field’s contribution, he was awarded the Training Manager of the Year Award.

Nizar is fluent in both English & Arabic; enjoys reading, writing, blogging, and networking.  Finally, his main research interests are Training Need Assessment & Analysis; Career Planning; Training Design; Training effectiveness; Training Evaluation; and Training and Learning.