Dr. S. Hadi Abdullah holds a B.A. (University Malaya), Diploma in Management Science – National Institute of Public Administration (INTAN), a M.B.A. – Asian Institute of Management, Manila and a D.B.A – International University College of Technology (TWINTECH)
Hadi, as he is fondly known has more than twenty-eight years of working experience, both in the public and private sectors. During this period, he has held various positions from managerial to senior management. In the civil service, Hadi rose from the position of Administrative Officer to that of Deputy Director General of a statutory organisation under the Prime Minister’s Department before he joined the Malaysian Institute of Management as a Faculty Member. He soon rose to the position of Dean of the Faculty before he ventured as a Consultant and Trainer in 2003.
Hadi has had varied experience in the field of education and training. He has had practical sessions in Training Needs Analysis having conducted it for numerous organisations. He is also a certified Cross-Cultural Trainer with Berlitz USA, frequently training expatriates at INTEL; local embassies and others. Hadi is also a certified trainer in Action Learning as propounded by RAVEN.
Hadi is often sought after as a trainer, speaker and consultant. His main areas of expertise are Leadership, Management Essentials, Creative Problem Solving, Effective Supervision and Striving towards Job Excellence.
He has trained executives and managers both locally and internationally who come from diverse companies ranging from small and medium enterprises, Government link companies, public listed companies and multinationals.
Hadi’s articles have been published in numerous journals and periodicals. He regularly contributes to “MIM-SPEAKS” in the Sunday Star. Hadi has written a book “The Way of the World” and was the principal author of the books “Management in Malaysia”; “Voice of Management”; “1001 Management Terms”; and “Towards a Civil Society”.