Colin Tan (Mr)
Associate Facilitator, Trainer, Consultant | Facilitators Network Singapore
Mr Colin Tan is an accomplished Learning & Development (L&D) and Organisation Development (OD) professional with more than 30 years of experience helping organisations and individuals achieve excellence.
Colin’s expertise includes training needs analysis, curriculum design, course development, facilitation, train-the-trainer, transfer of learning, and evaluation. His work is informed by the application of adult learning theories, experiential learning, competency-based approach, psychometric instruments, and design thinking. He has conducted training for managerial, supervisory, and operational staff, covering a range of topics such as customer experience strategy, service blueprint, customer engagement, service innovation, leadership, and management skills. He has facilitated team development programmes to strengthen collaboration and alignment to vision and values. Colin has guided teams on the application of innovation tools and techniques, from scoping to ideation to prototyping, and has consulted for organisations using the business excellence framework from Enterprise Singapore (formerly SPRING).
Colin’s career spans the manufacturing, services, and consultancy industries, taking on roles that include business development, corporate services, learning, and organisation development. He has helped organisations to attain and maintain the status of WSQ Approved Training Organisation, and has developed numerous programmes accredited by SSG (formerly WDA). He has led developers and trainers to provide customised learning solutions to clients in service excellence, employability skills, and innovation. He has provided training and consultancy services to clients from the public, private, and people sector, both locally and in the region.
Colin is currently an independent consultant actively practising process and learning facilitation. He regularly facilitates focus group discussions, planning meetings, and stakeholder engagement sessions. He also incorporates facilitation in his training and consultancy services to keep them engaging and effective. He is currently a candidate for Certified Competent Facilitator (CCF) recognised by the International Institute for Facilitation (INIFAC).
Colin’s credentials include:
- Master of Arts in Education and Human Development, The George Washington University
- Bachelor of Science (Economics) in Management Studies, University of London
- Diploma in Adult and Continuing Education (DACE), Institute for Adult Learning
- Advanced Certificate in Training & Assessment (ACTA), Institute for Adult Learning
Qualified practitioner, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)