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Name: Parasathy C.Daivasigamani
Designation: Assistant Department Head
Organisation: Penang Skills Development Centre


  • Innovative lecturer and trainer with 11+ years of progressive management and teaching expertise in diverse Information Technology and Computer Science programs with leading university and higher learning institution with demonstrated initiative, creativity and success. Proactive, multilingual leader/manager with experience in multi-cultural and diverse environments.
  • Expertise in IT Training and Course Material Development, Delivery of Course Material, Coaching Students, Managing Lecturers and Students Expectation, Compliance with Legal Requirement (LAN/MQA), customer service, and staff training, supervision and mentoring.
  • Quick study with an ability to rapidly achieve organizational integration, easily assimilate job requirements and aggressively employ new methodologies. Energetic and self-motivated team player/builder. At ease in high stress, fast-paced environments with emerging and multiple responsibilities.
  • Excellent leadership, management, oral/written communication, interpersonal, intuitive, and analysis skills. Thrive in both independent and collaborative work environments.
  • Proven track record of project delivery, streamlining workflow and creating a team environment to increase productivity.


Penang Skills Development Centre (May 2006 - present)
Position: Assistant Department Head

  • Lecturing for the Multimedia University diploma program which is offered at Penang Skills Development Centre. Subjects taught includes:
  • Computer Systems and Applications
  • Computer Systems and Architecture
  • Data Communications and Telecommunication Systems
  • Operating Systems
  • Database Systems
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Program Coordinator for the Multimedia University diploma program, PSDC Computer Engineering and Telecommunication Engineering diploma program.
  • Technical trainer for the CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) program (Level 1 till Level 4) for corporate and internal students.
  • Assisting the Workforce Technical Transfer Program, to promote and to train the SPM school leavers in CISCO networking.
  • Responsible for Manpower Planning and Allocation of subjects for teaching staff.
  • Actively involved in ensuring Compliance with MQA and LAN requirement.
  • Involved actively in students activities such Student Council.

Stamford College Malacca (1997 - 2006)
Position: Lecturer

  • Lecturing for Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) Computer Science degree program and University of Northumbria at Newcastle Business degree program offered at Stamford College Malacca. Subjects taught includes:
  • Database Management and Systems
  • Information Technology in Management
  • Business Information Systems
  • Computer Technology
  • Project Management
  • Information Systems and Technology
  • Multimedia and Web Technologies
  • Programming Techniques (SQL and Microsoft Access)
  • Business Organization
  • System Analysis and Design
  • Introduction to Computer Networking (CISCO)
  • Advanced Router Configuration and Network Management (CISCO)
  • Network Topologies and Router Configuration (CISCO)
  • Wan Design Protocols (CISCO)
  • Establishing project papers and examination papers in compliance with USM requirement and standard. Managing IT projects for diploma and degree levels.
  • Assisting in Course Development Material and Program Marketing for Stamford Diploma in Computing Information Sciences course.
  • Tutoring for Open University Malaysia’s Information Technology diploma and degree program. Subjects taught includes:
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Database Systems
  • Intelligent Information
  • Information Technology
  • Project Management
  • Conducted in-house training for government and corporate users.
  • Experience in Event Project Management for annual dinners, graduation ceremonies and student activities


Tertiary Qualification

Open University Malaysia (OUM) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Master of Information Technology [Graduate Date: December 2005]

Otago PolytechnicDunedin, New Zealand Bachelor of Information Technology [Graduation Date: June 1997]

Tafe College Seremban, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia Diploma in Information Technology [Graduation Date: May 1996]

Professional Certifications

Stamford College: Certificate in Teaching [July 2002]

CISCO Academy (Universiti Sains Malaysia): Networking Cisco CCNA [May 2003]

EC Council: Ethical Hacking and Counter Measures (CEHv5) [June 2008]


Technical Skills

Operating Systems: Windows 98/NT/2000/XP, ICL Unix, Sun Solaris

Networking: LAN/WAN design and architecture, TCP/IP, Ethernet

Applications/Tools: MS Office, Pascal, Clipper, Dbase IV, Foxpro, C programming, COBOL, SQL, C++, Delphi, HTML, XHTML (PHP & CSS), GW-Basic, MySQL, QBasic, Microsoft Access, JAVA, Microsoft Visual Basic, Project Management, ORACLE 7.x, Authoware 4, Director 6

Hardware: Cisco routers/switches (include Router/Switch/ACL Configuration)

Soft Skills

Presentation Skills, Public Speaking, Project Management, Personnel Management & Development, Developing Course Materials and Interview Skill


Spoken Languages – English, Malay and Tamil
Written Languages – English and Malay