Facilitators for Establishing an Innovation Culture

The two-day session will be facilitated by Tim Arnold & Dr. Parmjit Singh

Tim Arnold

After earning his business degree in 1996, Tim created The Frontier Group Limited, a company that pushed the boundaries of team-building and leadership development for more than a decade, working with organizations such as Bombardier Aerospace, General Electric, Hewlett Packard, Johnson & Johnson, Toyota Canada, Workopolis and The United Nations. In 2007, Tim sold The Frontier Group and accepted the role of Outreach Director at Southridge Church, where he oversees a 35-bed homeless shelter, facilitates community outreach programs that serve migrant farm workers and kids at risk, and manages international development partnerships that focus on child survival in South America and African countries. Tim is a Mastery Associate in Polarity Management™, certified facilitator in both The Strength Deployment Inventory (SDI™) and Emotional Intelligence™, and trained in the process of Skilled Facilitation™. The Niagara Entrepreneur of the Year Awards chose Tim as a finalist in 2004, and he was recognized with a 40 Under 40 Business Achievement Award in 2006.

Dr. Parmjit Singh

Dr. Parmjit Singh is Assistant Clinical Professor with Department of Family Medicine at McMaster University and has a PhD in psychology. He has Clinical Training in Mind-Body Medicine from Harvard Medical School, Mindful Communication from Rochester School of Medicine, and has participated in an intensive retreat on Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR) in mind-body medicine under the direction of Drs. Jon Kabat-Zinn and Saki Santorelli.  He did his Post-doctoral training in psychology from University of Southern Queensland, Australia and McMaster University, Canada. He teaches in the Faculty of Health Sciences courses such as Body, Mind, Spirit and Health, Attitudes and Behaviours, Professional Transitions and Deceptions in Decision Making. His teaching methods are popular amongst students for their innovativeness and applicability to real life. He was nominated for Excellence in Teaching Award by students at McMaster University in 2014. He also runs corporate and community mindfulness programs around Toronto, Brantford and Hamilton area. 

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