“The Guru of Confidence” is what the highly self-assured Ernie is dubbed by his peers, friends and colleagues. As an international certified speaking professional and global public speaking champion, he successfully uses his vast experience in public speaking and training to inspire, develop and guide people to reach their personal and professional goals and fulfilment. From humble beginnings to being the CEO of a multimillion dollar group of companies, Ernie is proof that the Malaysia dream of success if alive and well achievable.
His audiences come from all walks of life to hear his inspirational message on achieving more than you think possible. In addition, Ernie actively give
s talks and seminars on confidence development and is famous for his dynamic and ground-breaking motivational workshops to both corporate and the community.
Future Collaboration with Dankook University, Korea
18th December 2014 – Anyong haseyo! Representatives of Dankook University, Korea were at PORTMAN College to explore opportunities for future collaboration including the possibility of our students furthering their studies in Korea and for Korean students to come over to Malaysia for exchanges. Daebak!.
3rd December 2014 – Diploma in Business Management and Certificate in Business Studies students are attending intensive English classes to improve their mastery of English. Other than the traditional classroom learning, PORTMAN College students also enhance their language skills through activities such as watching movies and role plays.
Exam Mood Started: Diploma in Business Management and Certificate in Business Studies”
PORTMAN Dragons was featured in the “Branding & Franchise Magazine”
1st December 2014 – PORTMAN’s very own basketball team the PORTMAN Dragons was featured in the “Branding & Franchise Magazine” Vol. 21, published by One Publishing. The magazine is read mainly by entrepreneurs and the business persons in the SME sector. The Dragons team was formed earlier this year, and comprises of students from different programmes, namely Diploma in Business Management, Diploma in Graphic Design and Certificate in Business Studies. As the leading business college in Malaysia, PORTMAN College encourages its students to be active in sports and recreational activities – as part of their overall development.
Diploma in Business Management – Final Group Presentation
24th November 2014 – The Diploma in Business Management of PORTMAN College are doing their final group presentation before the semester ends. As the leading Business College in Malaysia, PORTMAN ensures all students receive adequate training in business presentation skills before they graduate
21st November 2014 – It may be semester break for most PORTMANians, but a dedicated group of students from Diploma in Business Management and Certificate in Business Studies are helping to move things around in the college to make room for bigger things! As the leading Business College in Malaysia, the students are trained to be all-rounders with academic, professional and financial education skills.
15th November 2014 – PORTMAN College’s annual prom — “The Masquerade Prom Night 2014” was a memorable evening for PORTMANians. Around a hundred Diploma in Business Management, Diploma in Event Management and Certificate in Business Studies students turned up at Town Hall in their best “masquerade” for an exciting night of dance, songs and lots of fun. Rock and roll!
13th November 2014 – As the leading Business College in Malaysia, PORTMAN College Diploma in Business Management & Certificate in Business Studies students are working hard round the clock to set up the Annual Prom Night “The Masquerade Prom Night” 2014!hip – the 3 Es -“Energy, Energize Others and Execute”. PORTMANians are truly on their way to become leaders who will make a difference in the world.
31st May 2014 – More than 140 PORTMANians underwent 2 days of intense leadership training at the NUBE Training Centre, Port Dickson. Four bus loads of energetic PORTMANians arrived at Port Dickson on May 31 morning for a camp that will set their lives in new directions.
On hand to facilitate the training were President Ernie Chen, CFO Jeremy Lee, Executive Director Ken Ng and the outLOUD and ATCEN team. PORTMANians went through a series of hands-on activities, team challenges and games to discover their strengths and weaknesses, both as an individual and as a team. It was an exciting, life-transforming, memorable and fun-filled training which drove home the essential message and principles of leadership – the 3 Es -“Energy, Energize Others and Execute”. PORTMANians are truly on their way to become leaders who will make a difference in the world.
15th May 2014 – PORTMANians had the opportunity to hear from ET Khor, an expert on psychometric profiling for their weekly Thursday session. The one-hour talk entitled “How Your Personality Affects Your Success” helped the students to understand their personality profiles better, and how to apply them to be successful. ET Khor is a certified PEAKS Psychometric Profiling Consultant & Coach from APAC Consultancy.
14th May 2014 – PORTMANians were at it again – going MAD (Making a Difference!) on an early Wednesday morning. They were seen “stalking” commuters and the community near the college to raise funds for a good cause. All the monies collected were to be donated to PAWS, an animal welfare centre. In just a few hours, they sold out all the sandwiches they had made. Awesome!tudents to always have a goal in life, to aim to be businessmen or investors and to take massive action – so that they can be wealthy and successful.
13th May 2014 – President Ernie Chen was invited by the Kwang Sai Association of Bentong, Pahang to speak to some 120 students and parents at the Chinese Town Hall of Bentong. During the talk, Ernie encouraged the students to always have a goal in life, to aim to be businessmen or investors and to take massive action – so that they can be wealthy and successful.
Biz Talk “How to Start a Business with NO Money and Generate Millions from It”
24th April 2014 – In February, Ernie spoke about “Financial Freedom” and his follow up talk in March, he revealed “How to Make Your First Million”. For this month, Ernie goes up one notch by sharing his experience on how one can start a business with practically no money, and still earn millions from it. The free business talk is held monthly and is open to the community.
22th April 2014 – President Ernie Chen was back at SMK Puchong Jaya A to give a rousing and inspiring motivation talk to a group of Form 5 students. This is Ernie’s second visit to the school following his talk in 2013.
Biz Talk “How to Make Your First Million in Any Business”
27th March 2014 – Ernie Chen, Asia’s No. 1 Business Coach reveals “How to Make Your First Million” in any business. In this informative and exciting 1 hour talk, Ernie provided many important tips and mind-changing perspectives for budding entrepreneurs. The free business talk is part of PORTMAN’s monthly CSR programme is open to interested members of the community.
22th – 23th March 2014 – The PORTMAN team was at Mid Valley for the Sureworks Higher Education Fair on March 22 and 23, 2014. PORTMAN education counselors and staff were present to provide school leavers with options and information about further education at PORTMAN.
13th March 2014 – Despite his busy schedule, Ernie is committed to share and teach his business knowledge tor the sake of the future generation. His weekly financial education class is a refreshing session on business marketing, financial investment, and so on rolled in one.
6th March 2014 – President Ernie Chen continues to inspire and provide weekly classes on business and financial education for all PORTMANians. This education programme is exclusive to PORTMAN students and staff only.
Biz Talk “The 2 Key Strategies to Financial Freedom”
27th February 2014 – Financial freedom – is something most desire yet not many can achieve. President Ernie Chen shares his own experience on how anyone who is determined to be financially independent can do so. The free business talk is part of PORTMAN’s monthly CSR programme is open to interested members of the community.
Ernie Chen Gives Motivation Talks at Negeri Sembilan Schools
20 February 2014 – Ernie Chen and the PORTMAN team continues on the school talk tour – this time heading south. They visited 3 secondary schools in Seremban and Port Dickson. The first stop in the morning was SMK Bukit Mewah. This was followed by a mid-day talk at Chung Hua High School, Port Dickson and capped with an evening talk to the students of Chung Hua High School, Seremban.
Ernie’s powerful talk inspired over 400 students in taking action towards their goals in school and life.
28th January 2014 – Another full-house! A total of 600 Form 5 students of SMK Taman Connaught attended President Ernie Chen’s motivation talk. On the same day – our President gave away 2 scholarships to two very fortunate students.
Ernie Chen’s Financial Education Talk for Students Starts Again
9th January 2014 – Our President Ernie Chen is back for the first Financial Education talk of the year 2014! On the same occasion, several of our students receive their honorary certificates for outstanding academic performance and PORTMAN is very proud of them!
15th December 2013 – PORTMAN College participated in The Star Education Fair 2013 at KL Convention Centre, on the 14th and 15th of December 2013. our booths which sported red display panels stood out and attracted much attention from the visitors to the fair. As the only college specialising in business education, PORTMAN also offers financial education on top of providing first class academic and professional education to its students.
Visitors to the booth had a chance to understand more about the college’s financial education content and how it help students to become succesful business entrepreneurs or investors. PORTMAN’s friendly education counselors were present to share with visitors the various diploma and certificate programmes available in the Schools of Business, Communications and Media as well as Design & Arts. Students who are looking to become the next top entrepreneur or interested to pursue exciting careers in the fields of Communication & Media, or Design & Arts, call 03-89413733 today and speak to one of our friendly education counselors!
Ernie Chen’s Financial Education Talk for PORTMAN Students
14th November 2013 - President Ernie Chen gives his final weekly Financial Education lesson for the current semester. Students will get to learn more from Ernie when they resume their studies in January 2014.
10th November 2013 - One of PORTMAN College’s key differentiating factors is its financial education programme which teaches students practical investment knowledge to grow their wealth. Real estate investment is one of these key areas. PORTMAN College President Ernie Chen led a group of PORTMAN students at the Star Property Fair in KLCC to teach them various tips and strategies on buying properties. Such hands on, practical learning sessions are a core part of the students’ learning experience at the college.
5th October 2013 - Ernie Chen was on Bernama TV's Biz Talk last Saturday (5.10.2013)! The president of PORTMAN College and Asia’s No.1 Business Coach, Ernie Chen, spoke on the development of large-scale integrated retail outlets in Malaysia. Check out what Ernie Chen had to say about ‘Big Box Boulevards’ and lots more, in this intelligent and informative interview session!
Motivational Road Tour Talk continues this month at SMK Puchong Jaya (A) by our president of PORTMAN College, Ernie Chen. The inspiring motivational talk took place on 21st August 2013. More than hundred students attended the talk with much hope and faith to improve their lives after completing high school. Many questions will be wandering in students’ mind but simple yet very effective motivation is encouraged to spread to our young Malaysians for a better future. Ernie Chen provided a strategic map where these students can lead themselves towards the road to success with fewer obstacles to face. In order to follow a clear direction, students need to collect their dreams visually to put them into action. Ernie Chen explained the relevance of having a target as a good guide line, as it helps to build a steady future. Dreams are meant to be fulfilled. Ernie Chen inspired students through his speech, his high level of energy and his outstanding efforts in making things happen were some of the highlights of today’s talk!
PORTMANIANs meet YB Zairil Khir Johari on the set of Face Off!
The students of PORTMAN College got the chance to meet with YB Zairil Khir Johari when they got the rare opportunity to view the shooting of hot new show Face Off. Hosted by renowned TV Anchor/ Host & Executive Producer Anne Edwards alongside President of PORTMAN College, Resident Guest, Business Entrepreneur & Movie Director Ernie Chen, the show has already drilled big names like YB Tian Chua Tian Chang, Tony Pua, Vell Paari, Dato Seri Ong Tee Keat, Adam Azli and lots more! PORTMAN College is proud to be able to give its students these kinds of fantastic and unique experiences, because learning through experience is what sets our students apart from the rest!
On the 7th August 2013, PORTMAN College was featured on Sin Chew Daily. Students from SMK KWAN HUA, KLANG, were given positive encouragement to lead life with confidence and be ambitious by our awesome president, Ernie Chen.The article was on how Ernie Chen made a positive impact through his speech explaining the necessary steps students can follow in order to accomplish their goals. This is primarily important for our young generation, to understand the essence of leading a successful life. PORTMAN College holds the pride of being outstanding in delivering result. This will be a continuous effort from our side. We thank Sin Chew Daily for highlighting our hard work in delivering only the best education, especially for our young leaders. SMK Kwan Hua recognized our effort in providing positive encouragement for their students. The school is grateful with our commitment to make a difference in education. Action speaks louder than words, and PORTMAN College is all about putting mission into action!
Career Fair and Motivational Talk at SMK Desa Perdana!
PORTMAN Team together with our awesome president, Ernie Chen attended both career fair and motivational talk on 2.8.13 at SMK Desa Perdana. Not only we motivated students with positive energy but we also made sure students received sufficient knowledge in their future career. Students were engrossed with our president’s motivational talk, where by three aspects were stressed strongly by Ernie Chen which are target, believe and action! One will not be able to fulfill their goals in life without achieving these very important steps. It is a delightful day for our team as we were able to assist students received very good responses from them. The initiative made by our education counsellors have undoubtedly paid off. Ernie Chen’s energy got students excited and moving with his wise words and fun activities to connect with them. PORTMAN College holds pride in what we do and what we achieve, not only for our students but for all Malaysians!
Our president of PORTMAN College, Ernie Chen was on Hello On Two (live) today. RTM 2 invited our president to be the guest speaker to speak on finances. The festive season may cause a lot of Malaysians to spend away without having a proper careful financial plan, Ernie Chen shared some advises on how to head to a direction where you only spend smartly and wisely. He explained the dangerous possibilities from spending without keeping track of expenditures. However he also mentioned how mega sales in our country can boost our economy growth and shoppers too can enjoy the discounts during the festive month. It is a win-win situation at the end of the day but he urged our Malaysians to always differentiate the ‘needs’ and ‘wants’ before purchasing any item. Some tips were provided during the interview so our Malaysians are aware of the positive outcome from spending cautiously. We believe the interview has benefited our Malaysians, as consumers it’s their responsibility to be economical yet enjoy a good life without stressing over debts. Happy Shopping from the PORTMANians, remember do not get carried away during this ‘Bulan Ramadhan’.
24 July 2013 – SMJK YU HUA was filled with limitless energy from our awesome president, Ernie Chen today. It is always encouraging for PORTMAN team to personally provide necessary help to students when they are attentive and responsive to the activities and contents that we share with them. Today was no exception at SMJK YU HUA, Ernie Chen was actively engaging with students who expressed their interest and enjoyed throughout the session. The best way to educate our young generation is to add some fun and knowledge together. Ernie Chen has undoubtedly proven himself on how he can make it happen, to ensure students do not lose their concentration whilst conducting his motivational talk. A very productive and fulfilling morning for PORTMAN Team, to watch students’ reaction to our hard work and effort we put in to achieve our mission that is to make a difference, This is one of the strong forms of motivation for us to improve the students’ lives in terms of education and career.
11th July 2013 - SMK Seri Sentosa was filled with so much energy and a lot of passion from our president of PORTMAN College, Ernie Chen. Five hundred students were gathered today to attend our president’s talk on career perspectives. Students of form 4 form 5 and form 6 were taught on how to train themselves before stepping in the ‘real world’ that comes with challenges and opportunities. We are only able to enjoy success if we put efforts into making it a reality. Ernie Chen provided valuable tips that could possibly change their lives and also to fulfil their desired goals. He also explained the right process to follow, in order to accomplish their career goals. Career world can be tough for many people but Ernie Chen stressed on always set a target before taking actions or it will be more difficult to fulfill their dreams. It is okay to fall, but what matters is to get up right away and run forward as career world will not stop for us!
11th July 2013 - The president of PORTMAN College, Ernie Chen gave an inspiring talk to a total number of hundred parents at SMK Desa Serdang today. The title was on “Bicara Gilapan Mutiara” or also known as Polishing the Pearl. It is a known fact that our president has come this far with his persistence and hard work. Nothing came easy for Ernie Chen but with full determination and positive attitude to never give up, made everything achievable for him. Ernie Chen was given the privilege by the school to share his experiences and knowledge with parents, to teach them the effective way to inspire their kids to become successful. Life comes with unavoidable challenges sometimes but the president of PORTMAN College reminded all parents to always encourage their kids to pursue their ambition and dreams. In order to succeed, one must always keep polishing one’s life. PORTMAN College takes pride in ensuring that our students are well-trained and ‘polished’ before they step into the career world.
The president of PORTMAN College, Ernie Chen gave his motivational road tour talk today at SMK Seri Indah, Seri Kembangan. Ernie Chen never fails to educate students on the career opportunities which they can possibly grab and follow for their own benefits. Students need a clear direction to grow in their preferred field but only with a positive and right guidance will be able to make it possible. Ernie Chen who is generous with his knowledge, shared his experiences and tips to provide an outlook for a successful career with the students. Many sharp pointers were discussed today, and Ernie Chen believes to never give up, no matter how rough the road to success gets. Students enjoyed the activities conducted by PORTMAN team to create an exciting environment to learn and understand the talk delivered by president today. Our mission to make a difference will always be the centre of focus. More motivational road tour talks will be taking place this July, we are looking forward to meeting all students who are ready to change their lives for a better future!
2nd July 2013 – Writing and speaking a language well is key in effective communication, and it was an excellent experience for the students of SMK Convent Kajang when they got the opportunity to attend PORTMAN College’s Effective Speaking & Writing workshop earlier this week. Filled with lots of fun activities and hands on sessions, students learned effective and practical strategies on how to improve their communication, presentation and writing skills, something that will really benefit them throughout the formative years, and even more when they go out into the working industry! Effective communication can really set you apart from the rest, so watch out for more events like this!
‘Business Doctor Talk’ on 28 June 2013 took place in PORTMAN College by president himself Ernie Chen, on ‘Creating a Strong Brand with No or Little Money’ specially targeting on people who are interested to learn the effectiveness and value of branding in the business industry. The stages of successful branding were discussed with audiences focusing on the survival and growth of branding. According to Ernie Chen, business industry requires outrageous branding that able to attract and connect with audiences in order to maintain in the industry. He shared some useful tips to teach audiences the engagement between branding and consumers.
Ernie Chen truly inspired the audiences by sharing his legendary stories, a man from zero to hero and now earns millions and continues to expand in the business industry. His last advice of the session is to never lie and cheat, integrity is essential in any business and one must always keep in mind that consistency and continuity are highly significant if results are what we are expecting from our career goals. At the end of the session, a great Industry Mentor named Patrick Wee from MAD Company (Make a Difference) took over to explain how we can help ourselves and people around us in many ways possible, as money is not the end game. In his words about making a difference is ‘talk is cheap and actions are more valuable’. He shared his knowledge on how to extend help as well as inspire others too. The talk turned out to be a great success; audiences were truly moved by the achievements which Ernie Chen has accomplished so far.
On the 29th June 2013, SPM students of SMK Sekysen 1 Puchong were given a motivational talk by our president of PORTMAN College, Ernie Chen. Teenagers who are constantly battling with themselves to succeed in their lives normally are advised to teach and encourage them the positive way to enjoy achievements. Our president made sure students were injected with a boost of motivation and positive energy to all students who are lacking of concrete pathway to a winning career. Students were seen engrossed with Ernie Chen’s amazing sense of humor and his simple but very effective pointers to fulfill their ambition in the future. Never forget to aim or there will be no clear direction to achieve those career goals. Lack of confidence is the main reason to students’ inability to go all out to turn their dreams into reality. Never stop believing and stop achieving. Ernie Chen stressed on the two important ‘Cs’, continuously and continuity. No matter how far your career takes you, don’t quit. Ernie Chen reminded students to always be consistent and continue to work hard and smart for a great outcome in their career.
Ernie Chen’s Motivational Road Tour Talk continues at SMK Pandan Mewah. Many aspects were discussed thoroughly to inform young Malaysians on the many opportunities that students can grab from shaping a successful career. However no success comes with zero hard work. Ernie Chen stresses students on the elements that they can focus on to ensure their career stability maintains. Believing in your vision and dreams is the primary step to succeed in your career. Confidence allows one to move forward in life without fearing the obstacles that come in their way. Students were also reminded by president of PORTMAN College to always have a specific and sharp target before achieving their goals. Most of all, actions must be taken consistently and continuously to produce fruitful outcome in their career. This is a fantastic opportunity for students to learn and understand the right path to succeed in their lives and PORTMAN team is pleased to be a part of making useful changes for our young Malaysians.
A very interesting session took place today at SMK Dato Ahmed Razali by the president of PORTMAN College. Students were fed with a lot of tips on how to become successful and famous in the entertainment industry. Many students recognized our super star president, Ernie Chen as a box office director of ‘Suatu Malam Kubur Berasap’ and a charismatic TV Personality. The objective of making a difference was well achieved when students were seen highly engaged and inspired to strive for the best in their lives. Students were provided with a lot of information and right guidelines to accomplish what they desire particularly in their future career. Ernie Chen’s motivational talk drew attention from the teachers and students and as an acknowledgment; he has received an award of appreciation from the school. Many exciting activities were conducted to attract students during the motivational talk and the response received from their end was rather overwhelming. However students were constantly reminded to believe in their visions, target their goals and most importantly put their dreams into actions!
SMK TAMAN TASEK students from Art Stream were given a strong boost of enthusiasm and confidence by president of PORTMAN College, Ernie Chen today (20.6.2013). Some students expressed their lack of interest in pursuing their education. Ernie Chen explained the importance of education in order to fulfill their ambition. Entertainment industry was discussed in today’s motivational talk. Ernie Chen provided a clear and positive direction to establish themselves in the industry as box office directors and actors. Students received a wake up call when the president of PORTMAN College who is also a successful box office director of the local movie ‘Suatu Malam Kubur Berasap’, that you are only able to accomplish your dreams if there are consistent actions taken from your end! However Ernie Chen reminded students to not lose hope if their SPM result disappoints their expectations, the journey must continue till they reach their goals!
Four hundred students from SMK KWAN HUA, KLANG attended Ernie Chen’s motivational talk today (14.6.13). Students were given positive encouragement to lead life with confidence and be ambitious. Ernie Chen made a positive impact through his speech explaining the steps students can follow in order to accomplish their goals. The right focus and sharp mind are required if students are determined to turn dreams into reality. Life is a gift that offers a lot of opportunities if we take actions to make them happen. Lack of faith will bring you down that will eventually result to poor outcome. Ernie Chen reminded students the importance of self – confidence. Only with self- confidence and systematic actions will help you reach those goals you have set for yourselves!
Another useful motivational talk was held at SMK CHUNG HUA PRIVATE, KLANG by president of PORTMAN College Ernie Chen. He has shared his life experiences to educate students that it is not the end of the world for failures are meant to be learnt and not repeated. Self – coconsciousness will be your own enemy and a major obstacle from reaching the top. Ernie Chen spread positive vibes to all students who needed an extra boost of support. However goals and actions must place importance or no dreams can be fulfilled. The motivational talk turned out successful as many students were seen more prepared than before with what they want to achieve in their lives! We will continue making a difference as promised whenever there is an opportunity to do so.
PORTMAN College at Career Fair Daerah Petaling Perdana
Career Fair Daerah Petaling Perdana was held in SMK SEKSYEN 18 today (13.6.13) with a total number of thousand students were attended. PORTMAN College was one of the colleges and that was selected to be a part of the event. The PORTMAN team represented our brand and mission with so much of energy and enthusiasm. The responses received today from the students are overwhelming as many students were seen interested with our programs offered. One of the main highlights of the event will be our president of PORTMAN College, Ernie Chen’s motivational talk on career; only one speaker throughout the event was chosen to speak.
Tan Sri Dato' Napsiah Omar Group Executive Chairman of PORTMAN College, also paid a visit with the PORTMAN team in purpose to meet and spread our mission to the students. We are proud to represent our Business College on a strong platform. Being the centre of attention with good objectives will be an added advantage for PORTMAN College to grow bigger and better! The event opened another outlet for us to share what we can deliver to our young Malaysians in terms of quality education and knowledge on career. A brief yet effective session was done by Ernie Chen on how to become rich in the business industry. We will continue spreading our good motives to the students who deserve opportunities to shine in their career!
The president of PORTMAN College, Ernie Chen delivered his motivational talk at SMK (P) Taman Petaling. A total of 150 students attended with much expectation. Ernie Chen’s lively speech, attractive content and factual information did not disappoint the students. In fact, students were seen very engaging and engrossed with the session as they have a clearer view on career perspectives. Ernie Chen also provided additional information on career goals and the necessary steps to make it happen. Target, self – confidence and action are some of the core factors that students need to keep in mind for a good positive outcome in their career. PORTMAN College is pleased once again, having the opportunity to help our young Malaysians is our ultimate objective. We take actions to make a difference!
‘The School Road Tour’ for June has just begun and the president of PORTMAN College, Ernie Chen is ready to take over to spread positivity to our young Malaysians. Ernie Chen has recently visited SMK Taman Jasmine 2 to give his motivational talk, focusing on the right way to turn their ambition into reality. Many students are lacking of inspiration and understanding the potential direction on becoming successful, therefore Ernie Chen stresses on three elements that can possibly change our young Malaysians’ lives! Setting goals is the primary step that students need to follow.
Only with goals and targets, students are able to understand what exactly they need in order to achieve them. A boost of confidence is required consistently or negativity and doubts will drown your goals. Ernie Chen advised students to always take action, for words without actions will accomplish nothing in their future! Many ‘School Road Tours’ will be taking place this month and we are pleased to contribute our part as a ‘PORTMAN Team’ to make a difference for our future leaders!
Business Doctor on ‘4 Ways To Become Rich in Malaysia – Guaranteed!’
‘No Money No Talk’ – a famous saying that we are all familiar with. But the President of PORTMAN College, Ernie Chen has extended his generosity to audiences who attended the ‘Business Doctor’ seminar on ‘4 Ways To Become Rich in Malaysia – Guaranteed!’ by sharing the insights and tips on earning big, the smart way. We can now talk with money; Ernie Chen has showed us the systematic direction to generate profits in various aspects including property investment and business dealings. Audiences were seen very interested with Ernie’s style of talk, and information shared as they appeared to look more confident and prepared after the end of the talk.
Our PORTMAN students have recently used creativity to express their dissatisfaction on the current education system. Students came forward voicing out their opinions on the education system via rap, to stress how students who did not meet the requirement upon entering colleges and universities deserve another chance as Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) will not be able to fully determine their capabilities. Unhappy students decide to show what needs to be changed for a better education and their disappointment on the education system is heard via rap. It is not just about facts and figures.
Students seek financial education and a strong sense of direction to succeed well in their respective fields. These courageous and self-driven students are not giving in to the current education system that only allows "A" students to explore opportunities. Academic references are not the only source to measure one's intelligence and talents. All students who are motivated to excel well deserve a chance to shine as well. But good guidance and preparation need to be included for a promising future. Students are requesting for the education system to be reviewed and build a better platform for students of all levels, not just the 'A' achievers.
On 11th May 2013, president of PORTMAN College, Ernie Chen delivered a motivational talk for teachers of SMJK Yu Hua, Kajang, discussing current issues that affect students' academic performance. PORTMANCollege's vision to educate and help students to become better was discussed with teachers to consider it as a guideline when engaging with students. Teachers, who fail to connect with students, result to losing students' attention and interest in their academics.
Ernie Chen provided tips on tackling the situation to ensure teachers are on the right track to polish our future leaders in many important aspects including communication skills, hand- on experiences and quality education. The BusinessSchool, PORTMAN College is determined to make a difference not just within the organization but spread positive encouragement and offer effective direction throughout Malaysia. Students deserve to excel well and teachers play a significant role in making it happen. The motivational talk was a success, teachers are more aware and inspired to extend supervision for students who want to achieve big in the future.
Professional and Financial Education for PORTMAN students
On the 9th May 2013, PORTMAN College was filled with positive inspiration with brilliant speakers, Michelle Son, Ivy Tan and our President Ernie Chen. Michelle Son, a successful image and style coach from Younique Image delivered speech to our fellow PORTMANians on smart appearance. Tips were provided on looking like true business professionals. This is particularly important for students who are inspired to step into the business industry because appearance speaks for itself. Students were also benefited from Ivy Tan's speech who is an insurance professional. Students received financial education on insurance in purpose to prepare themselves in the competitive business world. Our president of PORTMAN College, Ernie Chen joined along to make the atmosphere even livelier with his weekly class speech. Students were privileged to receive first hand professional education and experience from the respective speakers.
Business Doctor' Makes a Difference for Future Leaders
The Asia's No. 1 Business Coach who is well-equipped with abundance of knowledge and experiences in the business industry is also known for his efficiency in producing results. Ernie Chen's mission to create business leaders that will make a difference in the world has not only been just a saying but he has evidently put his mission into actions through various free campaigns including motivational talks.
'Business Doctor Talk' on 25 April 2013 took place in PORTMAN College, which is also known as the Business Education Specialist in Malaysia, targeting on people who are ambitious but lacking of guidance in sustaining their position in the industry. The talk was on 'Three Guarantees you must give to beat competitors!" turned out to be a great success as audiences are truly inspired by the achievements which Ernie Chen has accomplished so far. He has shown us how leaders too can be generously helpful toward people who are not fortunate enough to receive sufficient opportunities in Business Education and career aspects.
Motivational Talks : The Red Revolution Marches Through Schools Nationwide!
Ernie Chen – Asia's No. 1 Business Coach and president of PORTMAN College has come forward to conduct his motivational talk for students from SMK Bandar Baru Bangi, organized by PORTMAN College. The PORTMAN College Motivational Talks Road Tour is part of the community responsibility projects which focuses on providing additional preparation for them to embark on their journey with a positive mindset, after completing their education in high school.
Ernie Chen believes in offering quality education and being actively involved in a service that serves strong values to our young Malaysians. PORTMAN College, takes pride in their management, as students who enroll with them receive hands-on experiences to ensure they are well trained for their career in the industry, as PORTMAN College produces business leaders in Malaysia to make a difference in the world. PORTMAN's Motivational Talks Road Tour will be an ongoing community project till the end of the year and will continue to spread its inspiring message to students nationwide.
Over 10,000 students have already been a part of this amazing experience, so get on board! Call 03 – 8941 3733 now!
Directed by the President of PORTMAN College himself, Ernie Chen, this moving short film is a voice for all parents who struggle from paycheck to paycheck to provide the best for their children, and for anyone who has ever worked hard but achieved little results. PORTMAN College is excited about providing a platform for the thousands who just need that one chance to change the outcome of the rest of their lives. We truly will make a difference!
For an opportunity of your own, visit our Scholarship Page, you might just change your life!
President of PORTMAN College, Ernie Chen, was at SMK Confucian this morning, sharing his success story with its students and inspiring them greatly in the process. Moving, entertaining and engaging, Ernie Chen drilled into their minds the three important steps needed for success, which are to set a target, believe in yourself, and most importantly TAKE ACTION! The PORTMAN Motivational Road Tour has been motivating thousands and thousands of students so far in its mission to make a real difference, call 03-8941 3733 and be a part of this revolution!
Ernie Chen cracks down on GE13, dirty politics, 'special' rights, and what our previous government has done to Malaysia's education system in this brutally honest, revealing and no holds barred interview! Critical and blunt, Ernie Chen expounds on the current political landscape and determines how the upcoming elections will affect the future of our education, watch the interview here.
Motivational Talks : Ernie Chen creates the Movers & Shakers of our Nation!
Ernie Chen, President of PORTMAN College, was at SMK Taman Desa earlier this morning to motivate the future of our nation through PORTMAN's Motivational Talks Road Tour. This inspiring tour has been nurturing the spirit of success and determination in thousands of students across the country, in order for the next generation to go on and make a difference in the world! Always inspirational and engaging, Ernie Chen could help energize the school of your community too! Call 03 - 8941 3733 to find out how.
Motivational force Ernie Chen and the PORTMAN Team hit SMK Jalan Bukit with a dose of amazing energy today, when the PORTMAN College Motivational Road Tour went down to Kajang to get students excited and motivated about education again! Almost 200 students from SMK Jalan Bukit were re-energized by the President of PORTMAN College as he encouraged them to set their goals, believe in themselves, and then take action! Over 10,000 students have already been a part of this amazing experience, so get on board! Call 03 – 8941 3733 now!
Motivational Talk For The Future Leaders Of Our Country!
Ernie Chen, President of PORTMAN College (The Business Education Specialist), was back at Seri Kembangan, PORTMAN's adopted school, to spread energy and motivation to its Form 5 students who are currently facing the SPM examinations. Over 600 students were challenged to set their goals and then take the necessary actions needed to achieve success! These future leaders of our country are now not only better prepared to face the SPM, they are now more prepared to face the world. Be a part of this exciting Motivational Road Tour happening all over Malaysia by booking your date, call 03 8941 3733.
PORTMAN College's Adopted School - SMK Seri Kembangan Does The Impossible!
PORTMAN College's adopted school SMK Seri Kembangan has risen from its 1930th position to a marvelous 561st spot!! The entire PORTMAN team is pleased and proud to congratulate our school, SMK Seri Kembangan, for doing the impossible! Good job surpassing thousands of schools nation-wide, and we look forward to SMK Seri Kembangan's continued rise in being the best that it can be!
Ernie Chen Continues To Make A Difference Through Motivation
16th March 2013 - The students of SMK Bandar Sri Damansara 2 had a very exciting Saturday morning when the President of PORTMAN College, Ernie Chen, visited its premises in order to share a few lessons on success with its form 4 and form 5 classes. Facing their SPM examinations, these students appreciated the energy and support the PORTMAN team brought with them, in their effort to make a difference and change lives. Be a part of this exciting Motivational Road Tour by booking your date, call 03 8941 3733.
Oh no, the Harlem Shake has attacked the PORTMAN College team, as well as the President of PORTMAN College himself, Ernie Chen! Catch the PORTMAN College Harlem Shake video here, where PORTMAN College shakes things up to make a difference in the world!
With the SPM examinations creeping closer as the months roll by, Ernie Chen the President of PORTMAN College, has been lifting spirits and hardening resolves through his Motivational Talks. The PORTMAN Motivational Talk Road Tour has already impacted thousands of students, and almost 200 more students from SMK Taman Bukit Maluri were exposed to the tips and tools you need under your belt if you want to succeed in life, make a difference, and achieve your goals. Want this opportunity for your school too? Take action and call 03-8941 3733.
Last Saturday the PORTMAN College team headed down to KL for a visit to SMK Sri Sentosa, in order to spread motivation and inspiration to its Form 4 & 5 students, who are respectively about to face, and facing, the SPM examinations. Ernie Chen, President of PORTMAN College, reinforced the attributes and qualities needed for success through his always exciting and energetic motivational talk. If you want the students from your community to be given the opportunity of learning from this inspirational figure, call 03-8941 3733 and book your date now!
Introducing The PORTMAN College Reds Junior Football Team
6th March 2013 - A big congratulations to the PORTMAN College Reds Junior Football team of SK Damansara Damai (2) for winning their second match today against Sapura Smart School! With great team spirit and energy the young PORTMAN Reds scored the winning goal that propelled them forward in their chance of winning 'Kejohanan Bola Sepak MSSD Petaling Utama Zon E'. Glory all the way!
Ernie Chen Returns To SMK Bukit Bintang With Life-Changing Motivation!
6th March 2013 - Ernie Chen visited his old school SMK Bukit Bintang earlier today, bringing the massive energy of the PORTMAN College Motivational Talk Road Tour to this all-boys school. The former student of SMK Bukit Bintang, and now president of PORTMAN College, urged the students to set their goals, believe in themselves and then take the necessary action needed to ensure their success. No better role-model could these young boys hope for, as they saw how one of their own manage to break through challenges and obstacles to pave his own road to success. Ernie Chen's return to SMK Bukit Bintang was truly a full-circle life moment, as he returned to inspire the students who are now in the shoes he once used to fill.
Ernie Chen Motivates SMK Alam Damai, 'Goal, Believe, Take Action!'
President of PORTMAN College, Ernie Chen, helped the students of SMK Alam Damai discover a path to success with his motivational mantra of 'Goal, Believe, Take Action!'. Five hundred Form 3 and Form 5 students currently facing the PMR and SPM examinations were thrilled with Ernie Chen's inspiring talk, and were renewed in their energy and determination to face the upcoming finals. Be a part of this exciting Motivational Road Tour by booking your date, call 03 8941 3733.
Ernie's Motivational Talk's – On A Nationwide Road Tour
President of PORTMAN College, Ernie Chen, has been giving nationwide motivational talks to thousands of students, revitalizing and challenging them to rise above and beyond the standards of success. SMK Cheras Perdana, SMK Sg Long, SMK Alam Damai, SMK Desa Perdana, SMK Petaling, SMK Cheras Jaya are just some of the schools that were shaken down and stirred up by his inspiring, motivating and energizing words. Call 03 – 8941 3733 and book your date now!
PORTMAN College Motivational Talk – SMK Cheras Perdana
25th January 2013 – Ernie Chen, the President of PORTMAN College, re-visited SMK Cheras Perdana at the beginning of the 2013 year to give its students an energy-boosting talk on how to archive their goals in life. For more information on PORTMAN College, please check out PORTMAN's Facebook page.
PORTMAN College Motivational Talk – SMK Cheras Jaya
25th January 2013 – Ernie Chen, the President of PORTMAN College, brought PORTMAN's Motivational Talk Tour 2013 to SMK Cheras Jaya early this morning. It was an inspiring talk which boosted the young student's spirits and challenged them to set their goals and take action without delay right from the beginning of the year! Check out PORTMAN's Facebook page for more on PORTMAN College.
21st January 2013 — President of PORTMAN College, Ernie Chen, returned to SMK Sg Long to stir its students up for the brand new and fresh year 2013! 160 students sat with uncharacteristically rapt attention as they were pointed in the direction of success. Grab this nation-wide opportunity and contact us at 03-8941 3733 to book your date now!
12th October 2012 – Ernie Chen, President of PORTMAN College, took the Motivational Road Tour to SMK Petaling, where he continued building up the students of the school for the looming exams. Conducted in Bahasa, this talk really got the kids going!
Motivation Talks Keep the Energy Rolling through SMK Desa Perdana!
11th October 2012 – Ernie Chen, president of PORTMAN College, keeps the energy rolling amongst SPM examination students with his brilliant and inspiring Motivation Talks, this time hitting the academic scene at SMK Desa Perdana. With the SPM exams drawing closer and closer, many students needed this refreshing boost to strengthen their resolves and help them achieve those A's!
PORTMAN College Motivational Talk at SMK Alam Damai
8th October 2012 – President of PORTMAN College, Ernie Chen, stopped by SMK Alam Damai to give its student an energy-boosting talk on the up-coming SPM Examinations. It was an incredibly motivating treat for fifty students of the school, and among some of the inspiring words freely given, the students were taught how to believe in themselves, and then take the needed action to reach their goals! Check out PORTMANS Facebook page for more on PORTMAN College.
PORTMAN College Shakes Up the students of SMK Sg Long
4th October 2012 – Ernie Chen, President of PORTMAN College was back to motivate students studying for the SPM Examinations, this time at SMK Sg Long. 'Believe, and take Action!', 'If you have an opportunity, grab it!', the walls of SMK Sg Long could hardly contain the energy that moved through the 150 plus SPM students, and it was an hour of great learning and heightening of spirit.
2nd October 2012 – Now that the coming SPM Examinations are drawing close, many students find themselves tired and drawn out from months of preparation and study. Therefore it was indeed a wonderful treat when President of PORTMAN College, Ernie Chen, stopped by Cheras Perdana to give a much-needed motivational talk to help students cope with the demands and pressures that come with the expectations of scoring for SPM. Around one hundred students were renewed, revitalized, refreshed and therefore ready to face the coming examinations!
Millionaire Speaker Programme ( Millionaire Business School )
13th Sept – Another session of Millionaire Speaker Programme, presented by Ernie Chen and held at Damansara Perdana, shook up the participants with this life-changing programme on how to make it big in the speaking and training business throughout the 3-hour session.
Millionaire Business Secrets & Speaker Programme ( Millionaire Business School )
8th Sept – This session was presented by Asia's No. 1 Business Coach, Ernie Chen. Held at Damansara Perdana, the two programmes gave incalculable pointers to its participants on getting closer to that first million!
21st June 2012 - Group CEO of ATCEN and the outLOUD Group, Ernie Chen, gave an inspiring talk at the Malaysian Junior Entrepreneurship Symposium 2012, which was held in Penang on the 21st of June in lieu of bringing a brand new generation of entrepreneurs with aspiration, inspiration and innovation in moving Malaysia into a higher level of success.
22nd September 2011 - Ernie Chen was invited to speak to the Brand Ambassador's of Ricoh in their event entitled Results Driven Culture. There, he not only motivated but wowed the crowed with practical tips on how to go about implementing it. The Brand Ambassador's definitely an exciting time with Asia's No.1 Business Coach.
17th & 18th February 2011 - ATCEN Group CEO, Mr. Ernie Chen, has conducted a Powerful Presentation Skills Workshop in
Parkroyal Hotel, KL. Total of 12 participants from 8 very different companies have attended 2 days of fun and very valuable learning.
The workshop was filled with interactive sessions, lively discussions and personal and group presentations. The right combination
of those activities and contents has help our participants to boost their confidence level in producing great presentations that are
not only insightful and inspiring, but entertaining too. In addition to that, they also had the opportunities to learn from each other
through the different interactive sessions. The workshop ended with all the participants’ being excited and refreshed with their new
Millionaire Business Secrets Program - Free Seminar
4th December 2010 - It was a once in a lifetime experience for 10 competent, committed with high character individuals that attended an absolutely FREE Business Secrets Program by none other than Asia’s No.1 Business Coach, Ernie Chen! The selected few were mentored and given awesome ideas and many secrets were revealed on how to reach the top and become a millionaire!
10th November 2010 - Ernie Chen was recently invited to speak at a Critical Thinking Conference cum mini career fair entitled Between the Lines at SEGI
College Subang Jaya. There, Asia’s No.1 Business Coach shared about ‘Critical Thinking on Entrepreneurship’ which wow-ed the students and lecturers
alike. It was an energetic, interactive one which was attended by about 250 people. There were many booths at the career fair too and this includes
22nd July 2010 - Ernie Chen paved the way for Jonathan Quek and started the seminar with a bang! He shared the 1st strategy of the “3 Wealth Creation Strategies for Investors” and that definitely left the audience “asking” for more. The free seminar was held at ATCEN Learning Centre, Damansara Perdana. An insightful time indeed for all those who were present.
14th – 15th July - Ernie is back at Media Prima! 20 Senior Management from Media Prima TV Networks consisting of TV3, NTV 7, 8TV, 9TV participated actively and had lots of strategic brand direction setting for their TV Networks and Programs. It was lots of fun and learning all at the same time.
These 11 were privilege to be part of the FREE Millionaire Business Secrets Program. It was a session held at ATCEN Learning Centre on June 19 and the speaker was none other than ATCEN's Serial Entrepreneur, International Speaker, TV & Radio Personality, Ernie Chen. This was ATCEN's effort to help young entrepreneur's do better.
20 of the sales and finance staff from Fonterra, a leading dairy manufacturer attended a powerful presentation skills workshop by ATCEN's chief master trainer, Ernie Chen. All definitely benefited from this experiential training. There were even feedbacks on how practical and useful it was after some practiced what was thought in the lessons and saw the great results that came out of it.
Ernie Chen was invited as one of the panel speakers for the Franchise & Entrepreneurship Conference on 29th May 2010 held in Mid Valley Megamall. During the annual event, Ernie shared with many of its delegates about “3 Ultimate Entrepreneur Wealth Creation Tips” – 3 successful ways to create wealth and succeed in businesses.
ATCEN Learning Centre was filled with extra enthusiasm and excitement from May 25th-26th 2010. This was none other than the Powerful Presentation Skills Workshop conducted by ATCEN's very own international speaker and motivator, Ernie Chen. During this workshop, participants were taught on how to develop powerful, dynamic and persuasive presentations, overcome stage fright with appropriate theatre techniques, understand the importance of effective use of appearance, voice and body language and many other pratical skills. This was definitely a day to remember for the 10 participants as they left with not only very useful insights but also had fun learning it.
An hour talk from Ernie on “The Power of U as a brand” rocked the world of many staffs from Media Prima. Hosted in Media Prima on 18th May 2010, the interactive and fully energized talk was truly enjoyed and benefitted by its participants.
The Entrepreneur team thanks INTI College Subang Jaya, for making The Entrepreneur Campus Talk a
success; The topic carried out during the event titled “Last One Standing – Surviving the Career Competition”
has benefitted more than 100 students. The fun and interactive talk which was held on 12th May 2010 was
followed by a brief Q&A session, photo taking and meet & greet with many eager students.
Our appreciation goes to its organizing team for such arrangements and hospitality.
Action Leadership workshop by Ernie Chen on 13th April 2010 was truly a great session filled with practical activities that enriched the participants in corporate leadership and directions planning. The highly interactive workshop filled with case studies and brain storming activities had left all 10 participants satisfied with all their knowledge gain.
On 8th April 2010, Ernie Chen once again WOW-ed the student with his uniquely interactive knowledge sharing talk session titled “Last One Standing – Surviving The Career Competition”. Attended by hundreds of students from various disciplines; Sunway University College Campus Talk has benefitted many of its eager students.
As part of ATCEN’s Corporate and Social Responsibility event, The Entrepreneur BizTalk held on Wednesday, 24th March 2010 was attended by many of our clienteles, colleagues and media friends. Ernie delivered his tips in identifying a business idea desired by the market during this monthly seminar and has made this session an enjoyable and fulfilling one to many of its guest participants.
KDU College gets a taste of Ernie’s great career talk in discovering the potentials in both traditional and Modern Career Path. The event held on 23rd March 2010 was an enjoyable session filled with tips, guides and experience sharing into making it big, the right way.
Ernie Chen continues his effort in reaching out to students across the country with his career and motivational Talk. On Friday, 19th March 2010 The Entrepreneur talk make a stop at UCSI University. With topic “ Mum & Dad told me to study that – Traditional and Modern Career Path” the talk breathed in enlightenment into realizing the importance in understanding both traditional and modern career and its success key.
A celebrity branding consultant and international speaker stepped into the room at JW Marriot on March 8 and the atmosphere changed. This is no other than Ernie Chen, he was the speaker of this workshop that is filled practical activities like case studies and brain storming sessions. One of the activities made them complete a whole brand direction and produce an integrated brand communication. The crowd left feeling very much satisfied with all the knowledge gained.
The Entrepreneur – Genting INTI Campus Talk by Ernie Chen held on 4 March 2010 has benefitted over 200 students and its campus residents. The motivational talk “You Vs The World – Do You Have What It Takes To WIN The Competition!” ended with a friendly photo session and book autograph with many eager participants.
The Entrepreneur – ALC Campus Talk by Ernie Chen held on Wednesday, February 24, 2010 was a session truly enjoyed and benefitted by many ALC Campus residents. The 1 hour career based talk was fun filled with energy, enjoyment and excitement. Many of them stayed back after the event for a chance to meet, greet and a one on one photo session with Ernie.
Participants from Media Prima, TV3, NSTP, Berita Harian, Harian Metro, Pos Malaysia and BSN recently met from the 1st – 2nd of July to gain the skills of differentiating their brand. There they learn the 10 key strategies of it and how to develop a strong brand focusing on the 3 core areas, image, people and process. At the end of the sessions, a participant expressed that the trainer’s way of teaching was really good and effective as he used different methods and was straightforward with sharing his knowledge. The workshop was held at ATCEN Learning Center in Damansara
The Millionaire Business Secrets Program has just started! Much has been revealed to the participants by ATCEN Founder and Group CEO, Ernie Chen himself but it is emphasized that for anything to even start happening, they must take action. These are among the topics covered that weekend, the 3 years plan based on the individual’s business ideas, the fundamentals, must do, must have, the process of doing a business plan and the broad strategies and action plan for respective businesses. Now, they are ready to be money making machines!
The Millionaire Business School made its premiere debut to a group of eager attendees. Those who sign up for the Millionaire Business Secrets Program will not only benefit from a three year mentoring session with Ernie Chen, but also make their first million in three years, or maybe even less.
Thirteen Post graduate students from Western Kentucky University accompanied by Dr. Randall Capps visited The ATCEN on Tuesday March 10th. The group which is on a working visit met with officials from Bank Negara, organized by ATCEN and will meet with Royal Selangor, Digi and Mesiniaga Bhd in the days to come until their visit ends on March 15th. While at the ATCEN office, the group was treated to a performance by the Drum Stompers who led them in a Drum Circle workout as well. ATCEN Group CEO & Founder Ernie Chen spent over and hour with the group taking their questions and enlightening them further on the best business practices in additional to entrepreneurial styles.
outLOUD Studios Powerful Presentation Skills Workshop 3rd and 4th March 2009
The Powerful Presentation Skills workshop was held on 3rd and 4th March 2009 in Hotel Armada, Petaling Jaya for Executives and Senior Managers of Siemens Malaysia Sdn Bhd. This in-house training is organized by outLOUD Studios and facilitated by Mr Ernie Chen, the founder and group CEO of ATCEN.
"From Zero to A Millionaire in Three Years": A Talk By The CEO of ATCEN, Mr Ernie Chen in the UiTM Career and Industrial Relations Expo. 26th February 2009
The Guru of Confidence, Ernie Chen spoke before more than 2000 undergraduates on 26/2/09 in the UiTM Shah Alam Sri Budiman Hall. His 45 minute speech was so powerful that it drew a massive crowd of eager students from various faculties. The CEO of ATCEN made great impacts on the minds and emotions of the students with his highly charged motivational messages and ‘WOW!’ed them with his wonderful tips and plans on how they can become millionaires through doing business in just three years.
It was absolutely amazing!
Ernie Chen UiTM talk: "The Adventure of Life: Unlocking Opportunities" 19th January 2009
For the 250 students of UiTM’s AUSMAT program, life was they know it, has taken on a more positive and grateful turn. From not wanting to pursue fields of study allotted to them, these students experienced a change of heart and recognized the fantastic opportunity availed to them once Asia’s No. 1 Motivator was through with them. The hour long motivational session conducted by Ernie Chen is part of ATCEN’s corporate responsibility endeavor.
From Madonna to Michael Jackson, there were a gamut of Hollywood icons at the momentous 2008 ATCEN 4 in 1. Celebrating five fantastic years, the occasion honored the founding directors, Ken Ng, Carol Siew, Jeremy Lee and ATCEN founder and Group CEO Ernie Chen. There were performances from teams representing ATCEN Sdn Bhd, ATCEN Communications Sdn Bhd, Training Touch Sdn Bhd, DreamTalents Media Sdn Bhd, and outLOUD Studios Sdn Bhd.
Additionally, there were also the highly anticipated yearly awards and the coveted CEO Award which went to ATCEN Communications Sdn Bhd.
Kenanga Leadership Workout & Team Challenge 22nd November 2008
This specially conceptualized event lead by ATCEN Founder & Group CEO Ernie Chen at the Saujana Kuala Lumpur on November 22. Attended by 30 senior and top level management Leaders of Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad.
The leadership workout session among others, look into the critical importance of the 4Es to continuously stimulate extraordinary performance for any team to stay focus, committed and to be delivering results consistently. “The 4 Es of Successful Leadership - Energy, Energize, Edge & Execution.”
Good brand images are instantly evoked, are positive, and are almost always unique among competitive brands. A brand image can be reinforced by brand communications such as packaging, advertising, promotion, customer service, word-of-mouth and other aspects of the brand experience.
One other component that is usually left out is showcasing a brand image through a powerful presentation. On October 24th, 28th and 29th, Ernie Chen conducted a Powerful Presentation Skills session for the Managing Directors, Executive Directors and
Senior Vice-President of Iskandar Investment.
The workshop used Powerful Presentation Skills as a means to enhance the Brand Image of the leaders through their presentation and communication with their investors.
Starting something can sometimes be a challenge. Sustaining it and growing it can be an even bigger challenge. And when the hard work brings results, all the sleepless nights, hard work, blood, sweat and tears seem to be worth it. And this is true of outLOUD Studios which turned a terrific three on October 20th. There’s much that needs to be done and a lot more to accomplish, But I daresay that its off to a fantastic start to the rest of its confident life.
It's Kind of (Motivational) Magic 13th October 2008
Ernie Chen once more dusted his magic over a select number of people. Close to 170 participants from
GAB’s Supply Chain attended a three day teambuilding session which had generous lashings of motivation culminating in the very powerful Rain Stomp. During the three day outing, Ernie shared the essentials of Desire, Choice, Belief and Action (DCBA) and led to a commitment walk by all the participants towards a banner on which they placed their signatures.
The Powerful Presentation Skills workshop conducted by Ernie Chen reinforces natural talent, adds new abilities and provides tailored coaching. It takes presentation skills to the next level. Designed for both experienced and new speakers who need stimulus and new ideas to be even more effective, this workshop conducted for AmBank on August 26th and 27th availed participants with skills to:
• Handle tough questions and difficult audiences
• Adjust their message and style to suit the situation
• Know how to inspire others, introduce change and deliver bad news effectively
Excellence in public speaking is widely recognized as a mark of leadership. On August 21 st and 22 nd, several Heads of Departments and top management of MAA attended a Powerful Presentation Skills workshop conducted by Ernie Chen.
This course is designed for experienced speakers who want to move from competence to distinction. Impressive communicators top-up their skills through constant practice and training. Upon completion of the two-day workshop, participants were able to:
• Benchmark your skills against experienced presenters and pick up new ideas from them
• Develop confidence in presenting with little preparation
• Use rhetorical techniques like the best speakers do
• Make their respective presentations engaging and motivating.
Winning With Branding Makes An Impact 24th July 2008
ATCEN Group CEO and Founder Ernie Chen delivered a one hour session on Winning With Branding on July 24th to over 70 participants at Kolej Tunku Abdul Rahman’s Centre for Continuing Professional Education at Wisma MCA. The response was incredible as many of the attendees were very involved and participative in the topics covered.
These included current market trends and economic evolution impact on organizational competitiveness, the critical importance of organizational branding in the new economies and the 3 elements in building a winning brand: Image, People and Process. There were many participants who requested a lengthier session but time could not be availed. The one hour session which was organized by Kolej Tunku Abdul Rahman allowed participants a glimpse into the power of branding and how it can be used to convey an organization’s focus and credibility.
One Goal, Two Causes, Three Actions 23rd July 2008
The ATCEN Team lead by Founder & Group CEO Ernie Chen conducted a team building session for the Esthetics International Group Berhad (EIG). This very well orchestrated event had more than 500 participants attending the One Goal, Two Causes, Three Actions themed team building.
There were several challenges that had to be overcome in order for one winning team to take home the coveted Treasure Chest. Among the activities was a test of focus and getting a task done together where teams were asked to separate mixed beans according to color. There was also a Fear Factor Style eating challenge and a test of skill and patience in the lock and key activity.
It was evident from the enthusiasm shown that every participant had a good time and that they were very comfortable working with each other. The three hour event took place at the EIG premises in Shah Alam.
Creating the AIA Branded Customer Service Culture 17th July 2008
Creating the AIA Branded Customer Service Culture” program for the AIA Leadership Team was recently conducted by ATCEN. This session was developed to align with the AIA “YES” campaign and “Bosses in Action” plan. Over 50 Top Management Leaders in AIA attended the one-day event and among the attendees included AIA CEO, Mr Khor. The AIA Leadership Team went through various exercises and activities resulting in valuable insights on the customer and how to best create a service culture of commitment in AIA.
This specially designed program also equipped these leaders with skills to enhance their relationships with everyone, and to emphasize that there must always be show business in all that AIA engages. The ATCEN Team also successfully delivered the message that consistency and continuity is necessary in order to achieve success.
At the end of the program, the feedback was unanimous where participants said they’re looking forward to more training sessions by the ATCEN Team.
AmBank Sales Motivational Convention 5th July 2008
Having clear tangible goals, performance targets, customer segmentation, competitor awareness, and a sound unique selling proposition as part of a sound sales and business strategy, is what good sales people need and expect to be able to control their own destiny and achieve their personal and professional goals.
However, selling in today’s tough economy is easier said than done but with Ernie Chen, anything is possible. Ernie recently conducted a Sales Motivational Workshop for 180 AmBank sales staff on 5th July 2008, Saturday at Swiss Garden Resort, Damai Laut was testimony to this.
This wasn’t a typical motivation session where participants believe in the moment. In this special motivation workshop, Ernie guided the participants in ways to sustain their own motivation in the sales and bad economy environment.
This wasn’t a typical motivation session where participants believe in the moment. In this special motivation workshop, Ernie guided the participants in ways to sustain their own motivation in the sales and bad economy environment. Since it’s usually fear that holds us back from achieving out best, one of the activities conducted was the very powerful breaking of wooden boards which was symbolic of breaking the fear within.
This Experiential workshop comprised personal mental, physical and emotional motivation designed to encourage development, changing the mindset and instilling positive and powerful tools of change in achieving ultimate results for each and every individual. It also provided the participants the opportunity to explore and grow as a team and also as part of a division and ultimately, one organization.
Grand Finale for outLOUD's Effective Communication Skills and Powerful Presentation Skills 2008 a Big Success! 11th April 2008
The final session of outLOUD’s Effective Communication Skills & Powerful Presentation Skills 2008 held recently was a major success, with crucial discussions, breakthroughs and resolutions made among the participants.
All the participants were impressed with Ernie’s points on handling the communication process, where emphasis was placed on effective listening, questioning, leveraging personality profiles and non-verbal behaviour.
They agreed that what they had learned from the impeccable Ernie will give them the advantage in business deals, meetings, sales calls, presentations and social life.
Fortunately, two brand new and exciting installments will take over the reign from ECS and PPS. Ernie Chen will be unveiling two mind-blowing workshops - 10 Ultimate Tips for Communication Confidence and 10 Ultimate Tips for Presentation Confidence to the public very soon. Get ready for a life-changing experience. Call in today.
DiGi Prepaid FUYOH! Read. Action. Play. 31st March 2008
High energies and excitement were the order of the day when 120 primary school children across eight states embarked on a thrilling experiential journey with Confidence Guru, Ernie Chen at the locations of the DiGi Prepaid FUYOH! Read. Action. Play. Nationwide Road Show.
As the esteemed drama workshop facilitator, Ernie brought the world of drama a little closer to the children with his practical-based Drama Acting Workshop. Not The workshop not only succeeded in engaging their attention and participation, it also taught them the essence of confidence in expressing themselves artistically.
Ernie Chen – A Professional Member of the Malaysian Association of Professional Speakers (MAPS) 27th January 2008
Chief outLOUD, Ernie Chen has been awarded Professional membership with the esteemed Malaysian Association of Professional Speakers (MAPS) and International Federation of Professional Speakers (IFFPS). This prestigious membership is a great addition to the outLOUD portfolio.
Canon Pirate Hunt Team Challenge. 22nd January 2008
Strategically themed the “Pirates Hunt”, Ernie together with the ATCEN Communications facilitated a first-of-its-kind ATCEN Team Experience (ATX) for client, Canon Marketing Malaysia. The three-hour Canon Team Challenge 2008 held at Pangkor Laut saw the aptly-named Clappers, Diggers, Gruesomes, Loathsomes, Obnoxious, Plankers and Shambles teams in high spirits locating for the hidden treasure.