About gapd

Established in June 2023, the Global Academy for Professional Development (GAPD) emerged from a vision to empower professionals with the skills and knowledge they need to thrive in the ever-evolving professional landscape and to equip organizations with the right talents necessary for success in the ever-evolving business landscape.

Our Mission:

To ignite the power of professional evolution by equipping individuals with the skills and knowledge to navigate the ever-changing work landscape and catalyze organizational agility through tailored talent development programs.

Our Vision:

To become the preeminent catalyst for a future-proof workforce, where individuals and organizations continuously learn, adapt, and flourish in a globally interconnected and dynamic business environment.

Our Core Values:

Our Trainers' Profile

Mohammad Shahriar Jan Quadri

Mohammad Shahriar Jan Quadri, MBA, is a seasoned HR professional with an extensive background in talent management, employee engagement, and strategic HR initiatives. With two decades of hands-on experience, he brings a wealth of knowledge and a passion for fostering growth in individuals and organizations.

Shahriar's career includes a pivotal role as Sr. Manager of Human Resources at Runner Group, a leading Bangladesh conglomerate. In this capacity, he spearheaded workforce development programs, cultivated a positive organizational culture, and implemented effective HR strategies. His expertise extends to recruitment, training, performance management, and employee engagement initiatives.

Shahriar's commitment to professional development is evident in his academic achievements, including an MBA in HRM, and his participation in specialized training programs. He is a certified practitioner of KPI-based performance management systems and has received training in fire safety and emergency response.

Driven by a dedication to excellence, Shahriar is passionate about sharing his knowledge and empowering others to reach their full potential. He is a skilled communicator and a results-oriented leader who thrives on tackling complex challenges and driving positive change.

S.M. Al-Amin

Course Instructor, Udemy | Course Creator & Publisher, Alison | Lifelong Learner

S.M. Al-Amin, PHRi, LSSBB, leverages over a decade of experience in corporate leadership, education, and online instruction to offer a unique perspective in Human Resources, Project Management, Organizational Psychology, and Strategic Leadership. Combining his academic background with real-world expertise, he fosters a passion for lifelong learning and empowers individuals to thrive in their careers.

Al-Amin served as the OD & L&D Lead, and HR Operation Lead in a renowned automobile manufacturing group of companies, overseeing workforce development and shaping organizational culture for continuous improvement. As a respected part-time lecturer and influential Alison course creator and publisher, and Udemy instructor, he has positively impacted countless learners online and offline through his engaging and practical courses.

Al-Amin's dedication to learning is evident in his academic credentials (MBA in HRM, BBA in Management Studies from the University of Dhaka) and numerous certifications. This includes the PHRi™ designation, Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, and specializations from esteemed institutions like the University of Illinois, Google, University of Michigan, University of Minnesota, and other renowned institutions across the globe. Driven by a commitment to excellence, Al-Amin continuously seeks to improve the learning experience for individuals seeking to advance in HR, project management, and strategic leadership, and process diagnosis & improvement for organizations seeking continuous organizational improvements.

Our Courses