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• Project Management Professional (PMP), PMI USA • Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP), Microsoft USA • Community Lead, Malaysia and Asia Microsoft Project User Group (www.MyMPUG.com/www.MPUG.asia)
Eric Ku, has been in the IT industry for the past 20 years. He has extensive experience in the IT and project management consulting and training space. He is the co-founder of iTrain, Asia No. 1 Tech Training Centre, a Google Authorized Web Academy Training Centre, Project Management Institute (PMI) Global Registered Education Provider, CompTIA Authorized Training Centre, Unity Authorized Training Centre and Microsoft Certified Partner. He has involved in managing IT related projects in various size during his engagement with the bank and the public listed company. He was an independent project consultant before starting iTrain and continues managing training engagement projects in the region. He has been awarded Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for Project by Microsoft Corporation USA for the 6th consecutive years on his contribution on Microsoft Technologies. He is the only MVP for Project in South-East Asia. He also speaks for Microsoft USA in TechNet webcasts and contributes articles in local technology magazines. Eric has also established Project Management Competency Development Center (PMCDC), a Centre of Excellence (CoE) for Project Managers Success in the region. He has organized Project Management related workshops and conferences since 2010 under PMCDC platform. One of his popular programme is PMO (Project Management Office) Learning Series where it has been conducting with the partnership with various government agencies like MDeC and INTAN (National Institute of Public Administration). Some of the prominent conferences that Eric has organized yearly are Microsoft Project Conference, PMO Conference and Project Leadership Conference. Eric is also the Chairman of the Green ICT Promotion and Awareness for the Malaysian Technical Standards Forum Berhad (MTSFB), Committee Member, IT and Youth Committee of Kuala Lumpur - Selangor Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KLSCCCI) and the Project Director of the International Council of SME and Entrepreneurship Malaysia. Eric started his career with a Singapore based bank and subsequently worked as the Head of IT with a public listed company where he was responsible to lead the IT department team across 8 branches spanning 6 cities.