Quazi M. Ahmed
IFC Certified Master Trainer, Founder & President, BOLD (Bangladesh Organization for Learning & Development)
Quazi M. Ahmed is a renowned subject matter expert and thought leader with 27 years of experience in training, teaching, speaking, and coaching. His training expertise is mainly in the following areas: Leadership, Negotiation, Sales, Team building, and other soft skills such as Emotional intelligence, Conflict Resolution, and Change management. Since January 2022, he is the only IFC/World Bank Group Certified Master Trainer in Bangladesh. Over the years, he has conducted face-to-face training programs/and given talks in the USA, UK, Denmark, Malaysia, India, Nepal, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh—his home country. He has also done VILT (Virtual Instructor-Led Training) workshops and spoken at e-Conferences and webinars for audiences in dozen other countries.
For his global presence in the areas of training, Mr. Ahmed received the “Global Training and Development Leadership Award” in February 2017 from the World HRD Congress in its 25th-anniversary celebrations. He has now facilitated training sessions attended by more than one hundred thousand people in multiple countries in the nonprofit, private, and public sectors.
In recent years, He has completed the following certifications: IFC/World Bank Group Certified Master Trainer, Certified facilitator, from InsideOut Coaching/Development (USA), Certified L&D Professional from Aon Hewitt Learning Center (UK& India), and Certified PPA Practitioner from Thomas Assessment Pvt. Ltd. (UK and India).
Mr. Ahmed is recognized as the pioneer of the modern approach to L&D in Bangladesh–the country of his birth. In 2016, he founded the Bangladesh Organization for Learning and Development (BOLD), the apex national body serving the needs of trainers, Learning & Development professionals, and others passionate about personal and professional development. One of Quazi’s main purposes in life is to become the best version of himself by practicing humility and confidence in his personal and professional spheres.