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CONSULTANCY SERVICES

 

I have worked on many research projects for various international as well as local organizations (please see list below). I am in the position to offer my expert services in the following areas:

 

·         Research work related to my areas of expertise: Economies of Innovation, Trade, Industrial Competitiveness etc.

·         Statistical Analysis (Data Analysis) – for Organization and Individuals

 

Feel free to contact me if require my services. 

 

CONTACT ME:  

VGR Chandran Govindaraju, PhD

Phone: 6017-6843705

Email: vgrchan@gmail.com

 

 

PREVIOUS CONSULTANCY WORK

 

 

·         OECD Review of Innovation in South-East Asia: A Country Profile of Malaysia on Innovation, 25 March 2011.

·         Towards Effective Policies for Innovation Financing in Asia: Financing Innovation-The Experience of Malaysia, IDRC,Canada.

·         Innovation activities among SMEs, Study by MIGHT.

·         National Innovation Policy – Chapter writer Jun 2010 – Jan 2011- Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, Malaysia & MIGHT.

·         Towards Effective Policies for Innovation Financing in Asia, International Development Research Centre, Canada (IDRC) and College of Innovation, Thammasat University, Thailand (Jan 2010-Dec 2011)

·         Survey on the Automotive Industry In Malaysia: Evolution and Impact Of Global Crisis, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark

·         Survey on the Internationalization of R&D in Malaysia: The Case of Danish Firms, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark.

·         Survey on the Electronics Clusters of Penang, Malaysia –Industrial Development Report 2009, Research funded by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).

·         Study on the Impact of the 2008 Global Crisis on Malaysia and its responses, A collaborative study by University of Malaya and Institute of Strategic and International Studies Malaysia (ISIS) with funding and support from UNDP and United Nations, Kuala Lumpur.

·         Technology Commercialization Among Researchers in Malaysian Public Universities and Research Institutions, Research funded by Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment, IRPA.

·         Measuring Logistics Service Quality of a Logistics Service Provider using GAP Analysis, Research funded by the Institute of Research, Development and Commercialization, UiTM

·         China and ASEAN: Threat or Opportunity, Research funded by the Institute of Research, Development and Commercialization, UiTM

·         The Trends, Prospects and Challenges of Malaysian Export Market: A Shift- Share Analysis, Research funded by the Institute of Research, Development and Commercialization, UiTM.

 

Other details:

 

·         Rapporteur’s Summary on Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) and The New Economic Model - MOSTI -  April 27, 2010.

·         National Innovation System – MOSTI – 14-16 January 2010.

·         Malaysian Industry Government Group for High Technology (MIGHT) – MOSTI’s – Technology Commercialization report–

·         Copenhagen Business School, Denmark, 2009, Background paper on Automotive Industry In Malaysia: Evolution and Impact Of Global Crisis

·         Malaysian Industry Government Group for High Technology (MIGHT) – MOSTI’s Strategic and Action Plan 2010-2020

Work Details:

o   Chapter writer for the MOSTI’s Science, Technology and Innovation Strategic and Action Plan 2010-2020

o   Consolidating the flow of all chapters of the Action Plan.

·         ISIS and United Nations, Kuala Lumpur, 2009, Study on the impact of the 2008 Global Crisis on Malaysia and its responses.

Work Details:

o   Assisting the lead writer in data compilation

o   Assessing the impact of crisis on macroeconomic indicators of Malaysia as well as on human development

o   Assessing the potential effects and the effectiveness of fiscal stimulus packages implemented by the government

·         Copenhagen Business School, Denmark, 2008, Internationalization of R&D in Malaysia: The Case of Danish Firms

Work Details:

o   Prepare the background report on Malaysian Manufacturing Systems of Innovation

o   Data Collection of Danish Firms in Malaysia

o   Prepare a report on R&D activities of Danish firms in Malaysia

·         United Nations Industrial Development Organization, 2007, Electronics Cluster Study – Cross Continent Study in 14 Industry Clusters in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Position: National Consultant 

Work Details:

o   Prepare the background report on Electronics Cluster in Penang, Malaysia

o   Prepare a diagnostic report on the Electronic cluster

o   To undertake interviews and fieldwork survey on 100 electronic firms (upstream and downstream), 100 household and 30 government and non-government institutions for the preparation of the Industrial Development Report 2009.

·         Johor Corporation, 2006, Johor Corporation’s contribution towards the Economic Development of Bumiputeras.

Work Details:

o   To develop a framework and assess the Corporation’s economic contribution of the Bumiputeras.

o   Critical assessment on employment, income generation, social contribution, entrepreneurship, etc. 

·         Public Bank, 2005, Customer Service Survey for Public Bank: In line with their Customer Service Campaign

Work Details:

o   To measure the customer service given by the bank officers mainly the front counters which includes the teller, customer service representative and loan officers.

o   Areas: Methodology of carrying out the assignment, role-play on live transaction and enquiries.

o   Duration: 4 weeks

·         ENSEARCH, 2002, Training Course on Environmental Management System (EMS) ISO 14000 Specially for Food and Beverage Industry and Power Generation Industry

Work Details:

o   Conducting and facilitating the training course

o   Duration: 3 days of Workshop with practical application

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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