Monica Jerath is a recognized specialist adult educator, a part of adult education professionals’ network contributing to Continuing Education and Training (CET) in Singapore. She has over 30 years of experience in consulting, facilitation, coaching, learning and development, talent management and C-Level engagements. As an employee and entrepreneur providing training and management consulting, she has worked with numerous clients across Asia. Complementing her business and managerial roles, she also has wide experience in consulting, coaching, and facilitation. Her practical, structured and analytical approach is complemented by her creative and independent nature.
She is a computer science graduate and specialist by academic qualifications and, after working in the technical domain for 10 years in India, she moved into consulting for Morgan Stanley, Tokyo. She was instrumental in setting up process workflow management systems for their IT teams and eventually moved to building process and communication workflows between different departments of Morgan Stanley. This experience gave her a deeper understanding of people, different personality types, cultural nuances, and how all these factors impact professional and personal relationships at work. She became deeply interested in how to manage and lead people, which led her to move into soft skills accreditations and facilitation. Today, she is a certified neuro-linguistic practitioner and has numerous certifications for many professional assessments and development methodologies.
Monica has used her extensive multi-cultural business experience and proven coaching and training techniques to take her clients on a journey to peak performance in many areas. She has worked with clients to improve their business performance by sales and channel transformation. She has designed a comprehensive sales competency assessment and development framework to take salespeople through a sales transformation journey backed by effective sales management and coaching. She has also successfully implemented a ROI model on all learning and development initiatives for her clients.
She has also led many leadership interventions and talent development projects ranging from top talent development to succession planning for senior executives. Her work also includes teaching how to manage effective communication, collaboration and building trust amongst teams and has helped them move from a fixed mindset to a growth mindset culture.
Monica was born and raised in India, lived and worked in Japan for a few years, and now is permanently settled in Singapore. She loves to travel and listen to the tales and stories of different places, people, and cultures. Wherever she goes, she loves to walk and talk.