Achieving Better Ways of Leading & Working

Training Products & People Services


Elisan Partners is an organisation development, leadership and business agility consultancy. We help organisations develop effective modern leaders, workers and workplaces that are more focused, productive and healthier.

Our desire is to help organisations achieve Higher Productivity & Sustainable Team Performance fit for this Complex and Digital World.

We do this by helping leaders and teams co-create strategies for workplace effectiveness and increase productivity through Actionable Leadership, Culture Development and Self-Organisation. Through leadership & team coaching, we help business teams embrace the agile mindset and develop better ways of leading, working and thinking.

Leading with Knowledge

Training Products

Our range of training products caters to all levels of professionals who are looking to deepen their foundational knowledge in Agile and improve their leadership competencies for complex and unpredictable times. We ensure a high quality training experience through accredited courses, experiential learning, and experienced and knowledgeable trainers & facilitators.

Live Online Course

ICAgile Certified Professional in Business Agility Foundations

This 2-day training workshop (available in-person and online) is designed to help participants understand how Agile frameworks and principles can help develop business and organisational agility for higher performance and productivity.

Participants will understand why having the Business Agility approach can:

  • Better address Complex and Complicated problems face by organisations
  • Help create better products and services for the Customer
  • Develop engaged, effective and productive employees
  • Create efficiencies, transparency and accountability in work processes
  • Senior Professionals, Consultants, Managers, Directors and VPs across all industries and functions
  • Live Online Course

    Management 3.0 Fundamentals Online Workshop

    This 10-hour live online training workshop is designed to help participants learn the basics of Management 3.0, learn its leadership practices and gain a better understanding on how to manage remote teams.

    Participants will understand why having Management 3.0 can help to:

  • Make better and more effective decisions in complex and volatile environments
  • Build dynamic teams and develop motivated and inspired employees
  • Increase trust and mutual respect
  • Enhanced team and interpersonal communications
  • Develop responsive, adaptable and resilient teams and employees
  • Increase overall productivity and quality of work
  • Team leads, managers, leaders, Agile coaches, Scrum Masters, project managers and especially those who are working in remote environments.
  • Live Online Course

    Practical Leadership Tools to Develop Highly-Effective Remote Working Teams

    This 6-hour live online training workshop is for people leaders to gain practical leadership knowledge and tools to develop high-performance teams capable of meeting business and organisational goals while working remotely..

    Participants will understand how to:

  • Create a safe and supportive working environment by co-creating a team working contract
  • Create an effective goal system (OKRs) to help teams do focused and outcomes-driven work
  • Create a transparent single-source-of-truth team working system (Kanban) that generates higher accountability and ownership, and increases team productivity
  • People leaders and team managers looking to develop and lead highly aligned, productive and effective teams
  • People leaders and team managers looking for practical tools to help interact and engage team members working remotely
  • Live Online Course

    ICAgile Certified Professional in Agility in Marketing

    This 2-day training workshop (available in-person and online) is designed for marketing leaders and professionals to understand how Agile ways of working can be adapted and applied to marketing strategies and operations.

    Participants will understand why having the Agile Marketing mindset can:

  • Help marketers develop better campaigns and services that matter to the Audience
  • Increase the Marketing team's level of creativity and innovation
  • Increase productivity and effectiveness of marketing teams
  • Create engaged and motivated Marketing teams
  • Marketing VPs, Directors, Managers and Senior Professionals
  • Marketing Agency Directors, Managers and Team Leads
  • Live Online Course

    Introduction to Agile for Business Professionals

    This 4-hour introductory training workshop will provide participants with a firm understanding of Agile fundamentals and why organisations are turning to Agile to help compete in competitive business environments.

    This 2-Module progressive learning program will help you to:

  • Understand Agile fundamentals that are applicable for business and corporate work life
  • Understand how to operate in complex business and working environments using a simple decision-making tool (Cynefin)
  • Create an effective work system (Kanban) to improve or increase personal or team productivity and overall focus
  • Business professionals who are keen to learn about Agile and how to response with agility during times of crisis or complex work situations
  • Business professionals who are keen to increase their effectiveness and productivity
  • Live Online Course

    Agile Fundamentals for Business Professionals

    This 1-day introductory training workshop (available in-person and online) is designed to provide participants with a deep and firm understanding of Agile history, its philosophies and its core values and principles and how these apply to the business environment.

    Participants will understand why having the Agile mindset can:

  • Increase workplace productivity and effectiveness
  • Create innovative products and services wanted by Customer
  • Help make better decisions in complicated and complex work environments
  • Successfully deliver business goals and projects, on time and on budget
  • Business professionals or consultants across various industries or job levels looking to better understand Agile and its use in the work environment
  • Practical Course

    Team Coaching & Facilitation Skills for People Managers

    This 2-day training workshop is designed to help People Managers develop their team coaching and facilitation skills to create high performing and productive teams.

    Participants will learn how to:

  • Develop a respectful and accepting team culture that incorporates diversity in thinking
  • Create an aligned and unified team that results in higher productivity and effectiveness
  • Facilitate co-creation and collaborative working events that will lead to creative and innovative solutions
  • Minimise negative conflicts and increase effective communications within their teams
  • People Managers in across all industries or experience level looking to improve their leadership capabilities with team-centric practical skills and exercises
  • Practical Course

    Management 3.0 Foundation Workshop

    This 2-day training workshop is designed to provide participants understand the Management 3.0 mindset and principles and the practical tools and exercises to become a better workplace leader.

    Participants will learn why the Management 3.0 approach can help to:

  • Make better and more effective decisions in complex and volatile environments
  • Build dynamic teams and develop motivated and inspired employees
  • Increase trust and mutual respect
  • Enhance team and interpersonal communications
  • Develop responsive, adaptable and resilient teams and employees
  • Increase overall productivity and quality of work
  • VPs, Directors, Managers and Team Leads in different functions such as HR, Finance, Operations, Sales, Marketing, Customer Support and any other functions
  • People leaders in a corporate, government, academic or non-profit environment
  • Strategic Course

    Systems-Aware Leadership

    This 1-day training workshop is designed to help leaders understand the true nature of modern corporate organisations in a VUCA world environment and how to develop business and organisational strategies using Complexity- and System-Thinking approaches.

    Leaders will understand why embracing the Complexity- and Systems-Thinking mindset can:

  • Help make better and more effective strategic decisions
  • Assist in developing adaptable and emergent business strategies for complex times
  • Build high performing, productive, sustainable and innovative organisations fit for VUCA environments
  • Corporate leaders across all industries and functions who are looking to understand VUCA and how to strategise and organise for these complex times
  • Creating Sustainable Change & Learning

    People Services

    Our team helps our clients by delivering coaching programs and learning workshops based on the business or change outcomes desired by the organisations. We use various proven facilitation frameworks and learning methodologies to create 100% customised solutions for each of our client.

    No two Elisan Partners experience is ever the same because every client is unique.

    Here are our standard People Services programs and workshops. Reach out to us if you have something else in mind.

    People Change Management

    Leadership & Team Coaching

    Leadership & Team Development

    People Manager Coaching & Development

    The goals of this coaching program is to help People Managers engage, develop and sustain high-performing, agile and productive teams using effective and proven team development skills and techniques.

    During this program, our coaches provide training, coaching support and a practical leadership development plan for People Managers in your organisation. Our program consists of the following:

    • Agile leadership and work management training for People Managers
    • Team coaching and facilitation skills training for People Managers
    • Support for planning and facilitating highly effective and efficient work events and meetings
    • Support for designing and implementing Agile work practices to increase transparency, trust and motivation among team members
    • Support for designing team competency framework and measuring team performance
    • Coaching support for People Managers on resolving conflicts, communication issues and engagement challenges using systemic team coaching methods

  • Organisations who are looking to develop and sustain a resilient and highly productive group of people in complex working environments
  • People Managers across all levels (new or experienced) and functions such as HR, Finance, Operations, Sales, Marketing, Customer Support, IT and others
  • People Managers looking to improve their people leadership and work management skills to engage with a more dynamic and digitally-connected workforce
  • Leadership & Team Development

    Agile & Relationship Systems Team Coaching

    Our Agile & Relationship Systems Team Coaching Program focuses on optimising two key areas of team life:

    • Work practices and processes for higher performance and productivity
    • Interpersonal relationships between team members for deeper empathy and better cohesiveness as a team

    This coaching program is co-designed with the client so as to incorporate the ideal Agile framework and practices that suits the client's organisational and business context.

    In the process of helping teams to understand and transition into Agile ways of working such as Scrum, Lean Kanban or Design Thinking practices, our coaches also work on improving social connections between all leaders and team members through a relationship systems coaching approach.

    We are firm believers that psychologically-safe workplaces are an absolute pre-requisite to develop high performing and productive teams.

  • For organisations who are embarking on Agile transformation projects and require expert implementation help
  • For leaders who want their organisations and teams to deliver higher performance and productivity by adopting Agile ways of working
  • For teams who are looking to learn and transition into Agile ways of working
  • Organisational Alignment & Direction

    Strategy Co-Creation

    Inspiration through the Collective

    Strategy Design Sprint

    Taking its inspiration from Google Ventures' Design Sprint methodology, this Strategy Design Sprint workshop is a highly collaborative and inclusive activity in designing and roadmapping organisational or business strategies.

    The Strategy Design Sprint workshop incorporates the principles behind Design Thinking in creating emergent strategies over the course of 2-5 high-energy days. Workshop participants are guided through each stage of the strategy ideation and design process by our facilitators who are experienced in organisational and business strategy development.

    At the end of the workshop, the team will leave with an implementable and robust strategy roadmap, designed and agreed upon by all team members.

  • For leaders and teams who want to harness the collective expertise, knowledge and wisdom to craft emergent strategies for unpredictable future
  • For leaders who believe that the answers to complex problems are within the people closest to the Customer
  • For leaders who believe that people who help co-create the strategies are more likely to be more committed to its implementation and ensuring success
  • creating the future now

    Real-Time Strategy with LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY®

    The Real-Time Strategy LEGO SERIOUS PLAY workshop is designed to allow team members to contribute to the strategy-making process using their collective knowledge. By gaining insights from the people, leaders are equipped to make better and more efficient future decisions.

    Using the principles and innovative methodology of LEGO SERIOUS PLAY, workshop participants are guided by certified LEGO SERIOUS PLAY facilitators to create a 3D strategy map that illustrates the complex systemic nature of human organisations and the dynamic environments they operate in.

  • To solve complex problems in volatile and unpredictable environments using the collective knowledge of people in the organisation or team
  • To have serious fun while solving these complex problems!
  • Learning Experience Management

    Facilitation Services

    team learning experience

    Team Building with LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY®

    A LEGO SERIOUS PLAY team building or bonding session is a great occasion for team celebrations, for reconnecting and learning more about team members or for leadership teams to reflect and strategise the organisation's way forward.

    While LEGO SERIOUS PLAY sessions are fun, interactive and highly engaging, they are also rich and insightful as every participant engages in meaningful and reflective conversations.

    Each LEGO SERIOUS PLAY event is 100% customised as each client's needs are very unique.

  • For teams to rediscover their organisation's mission, vision and values
  • For teams to deepen relationships and align themselves towards collective shared goals
  • For teams to celebrate their collective achievements and reflect on areas of improvements
  • solution ideation & development

    Creativity & Innovation

    Looking to develop new product or service solutions in an engaging workshop session? LEGO SERIOUS is an exploratory and innovative method that can help you achieve your design goals.

    The LEGO SERIOUS PLAY Creativity & Innovation workshop is a designed experience and professionally facilitated to help teams develop new ideas and its execution roadmap.

    Using a series of facilitated conversations, active thinking and kinaesthetic activities, the workshop is designed to tap into the collective expertise and experience of all participants

  • For leaders looking to develop their teams' creativity and innovative thinking
  • For teams looking to develop new product or service solutions for their Customers
  • For teams looking to solve difficult problems in a fun, engaging and safe environment
  • Our talent

    Meet our Team

    The Elisan Partners team consists of Coaches, Consultants, Facilitators and Trainers from diverse backgrounds, and with multiple yet complementary areas of expertise.

    Our primary focus is to deliver change programs and learning experiences to help leaders and teams in organisations develop new capabilities and better relationships. Through our efforts, our clients have expressed outcomes such as higher levels of productivity, more efficient ways of working and increased team empathy & understanding.

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      Testimonials from Clients & Training Participants

      What do they say

      "Energised to go make a difference"

      Fantastic training sessions - thanks Isman. We all learnt a lot and left energised to go make a difference for our customers!

      - Regional Head, Asia Pacific, Allianz Partners

      "Creative way to share"

      It was a creative way for people to share deeper thoughts. Isman is cool and calm as a facilitator, which is essential for such session to be effective.

      - Director, Research & Education Analytics, National University of Singapore

      "Knowledgeable and personable"

      Isman is a knowledgeable and personable trainer. Overall, content and training is relevant and interactive group activities are interesting.

      - Deputy VP, Customer Experience Strategy, AXA

      "Very effective and impressed"

      Overall the training was very effective and impressed on the way the content was delivered.

      - Regional Manager, Dialog Axiata

      "Level of support and preparedness was outstanding"

      Isman's facilitation was great - very engaging and relevant for the team, and the level of support and preparedness was outstanding.

      - Director, PMM and GTM Transformation, PayPal

      "Such a great trainer"

      Thanks Isman for being such a great trainer....i look forward to share this experience with the rest of the team.

      - Chief Sales Officer, Allianz Partners

      "Not boring, not difficult to understand"

      Simple and interesting. It was not boring and not difficult to understand with some of the social jargons that are out there. Thank you and good luck!

      - Chief Manager, Dialog Axiata

      "Ready to share knowledge"

      Isman is a humble, patient and knowledgeable marketing professional who is always willing and ready to share his knowledge with others.

      - Senior Regional Manager, AdAsia


      He was patient, knowledgeable and a great help...It made the sessions engaging.

      - Account Director, Ace:Daytons Communications

      "Engaging and...very clear explanations"

      Isman is a good coach. His presentation was engaging and he provided very clear explanations.

      - Senior Associate Director, NCSS

      "Very original with the approach"

      Great content and very original with the approach.

      - Director, Melco Resorts & Entertainment

      "Good mix"

      Good mix of theory, practice & real life scenarios to apply.

      - Product Marketing Manager, Singtel