"NLP-i Course design was great & touched upon other dimensions of our personality/being. It could even be called a Holistic Healing Program for self development & growth. Ashok’s Training Style is Excellent. He is a great storyteller. Spontaneous, down-to-earth & gentle. Created perfect environment for participants to be their natural self, open up & learn."
- Nidhi Mota, Founder & Principal Consultant, Catalyst HR Partner, New Delhi during Apr 2016
About Ashok Subramanian :
Ashok Subramanian started NLP training at the age of 21, when he was pursuing engineering in Guindy Engineering College, Chennai in the year 1998. Subsequently, he pursued Masters by Research in Structural Engg at Guindy Engineering College, parallelly conducting real time training experiments with NLP & TQM in the year 2000 for workers in the Construction Industry under the able guidance of Prof. AR Santhakumar.
In 2001, he published the very first research paper in the world combining the fields of Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) & Japanese Total Quality Management (TQM) in the 6th International Conference on ISO & TQM (6th ICIT) @ Scotland organised jointly by Paisley Business School, Scotland & Honkong Baptist University. His research papers won him a rare accolade in the world forum and has become one of the widely quoted research work worldwide in the NLP Research Domain, ranking No.1 in google even today.
On his return from the UK, Ashok turned entrepreneur in the Training Sector and played a key role in establishing a few international training brands such as Brainobrain, Sue Knight, UK in India & co-hosted/co-trained a number of international NLP Foundation, NLP Practitioner, NLP Master Practitioner & NLP Trainer Training Courses from 2002 to 2011 in Cherai Beach, Kerala & Manali, Himalayas attracting 100s of international participants from UK, Spain, USA, France, Germany, Australia, Malaysia, Nepal, Srilanka, Gulf, Zambia, Israel, etc along with Indian delegates.
Ashok's pioneering work with NLP includes integrating models from Movement Therapy, NVC, Sociocracy3.0, Ayurveda, Music Therapy, Hypnosis & Gestalt into his training courses fine tuning them with the traditional NLP Models taught throughout the world. This has led to the evolution of NLP-integrated Practitioner Courses (NLP-I) in 2015 , which has been much appreciated by our participants. (You can read the testimonials of NLP-i Practitioner in the Testimonials page).
Many international NLP trainers from all over the world & Expert Trainers from varied domains in India are often invited as guest trainers on Ashok's advanced NLP training courses and they add different NLP flavours from various NLP Schools by sharing the recent innovations from around the world to Ashok's NLP courses run in India.
Ashok Subramanian is the first international Trainer Member from India to have joined the NLP Association in Europe. His NLP foundation, diploma, practitioner & master practitioner certifications will be accepted by them for your membership with them.
NLP Pioneer Ashok Subramanian's corporate clientlist for NLP Training includes prestigious brands such as CII, Infosys - Bangalore, Pfizer - Mumbai, Ernst & Young - Kochi, Schneider Electric- Bangalore, GlaxoSmithLine - New Delhi, Novo Nordisk, Bangalore, Standard Chartered - Chennai & also public sector companies such as HAL Bangalore, DRDO - Hyderabad , BHEL - New Delhi , National Water Authority - Pune, etc. Ashok continues to partner with many prestigious European Training Brands developing unique NLP Courses for various Businesses.
Ashok Subramanian has run his training workshops in New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Ernakulam, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Jaipur, Vizag, Coorg, Yelagiri, Sikkim, Manali & Dubai & have organised many NLP Training Tours to Exotic Natural Locations for a number of years.
Currently, Ashok offers his training workshops in and around Bangalore, which is where he lives now with his wife Pria Ashok & his three children - Vipasha, Ramanan & Kadhambary.
Ashok continues to work with CEOs, Corporates, NGOs, Educational Institutions, Organic Farming Communities, Various Spiritual Centres in helping them blossom their excellence using the various pioneering models that he has in his mental repository.
Ashok Subramanian's Journey in Pictures 1999 - 2020:
Ashok's Participation in the 6th International Conference on ISO & TQM presenting his research work on NLP & TQM @ Scotland (2001). He won the second rank in his session for his work in the conference, where more than 87 papers from 21 countries were presented.
Ashok Subramanian partnered with Sue Knight, UK to offer NLP Practitioner, Master Practitioner & Trainer Training Programmes in India between 2001-2011.
This picture was taken @ Sue's home in 2001 during Ashok's first meeting with Sue Knight inviting her to India.
Ashok Subramanian played a key role in founding & establishing Brainobrain International in India & Abroad during 2003 - 2011.
This picture was taken during Brainobrain's AnnualCompetition @ Bangalore during 2007.
Shinota Consulting hosted a number of workshops with Sue Knight in India between 2001 to 2011.
This picture was taken during NLP Foundation Workshop @ Bangalore during 2006 with Sue Knight, UK.
After years of modeling Frank Farrelly's Provocative Coaching Techniques under the mentorship of Sue Knight, Ashok finally attended Frank Farrelly's workshop in England during 2006.
This picture was taken at the end of the 3 days Provocative Coaching Workshop. Frank Farrelly is one of the models studied by Richard Bandler in the early evolutionary years of NLP. Frank Farrelly left a lasting impression & is a great influence on Ashok's Training style till date.
NLP Practitioner Training with Sue Knight & Ashok Subramanian during 2009 @ Cherai Beach, Kerala with participants from Australia, France, United Kingdom & India
NLP Leadership Training for Chief Executives from Europe with Sue Knight & Ashok Subramanian during 2009 @ Cherai Beach, Kerala
Ashok experimented with hosting NLP Diploma Workshops in unique settings, which offered participants opportunity to model in realtime.
This workshop was a run-away success modeling Yoga & Ayurveda in Agasthya Ashram, Kochi attracting participants from Colombo, Bahrain, Dubai & Kerala.
Shinota Consulting popularised NLP Practitioner Training Tours in India during the times, when NLP was more confined to classroom trainings.
This picture was taken during a trek as part of the training during 2014 @ Yelagiri Hills.