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Charles Mann for HRDF Claimable Digital Marketing Training Courses

Charles Mann Solutions has been providing high quality training and consultancy services since 2012, ranging from bespoke training solutions to topic-specific workshops and seminars for all types of  businesses. As a leading international provider of training courses in Malaysia and consultancy services, Charles Mann ensure the correct expertise and knowledge are presented in the most cost effective and efficient manner possible.

With over 15 years experience conducting a wide range of courses, seminars, workshops and direct consultations within the fields of ICT, Digital Media, Marketing and Branding, Effective Online Presence and Social Media Utilisation, Charles Mann has created for itself a reputation among clients located across a broad global spectrum covering the United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Brunei, Vietnam, Bhutan, Malaysia and Singapore.

Charles Mann has been operating and providing effective consultancy since 1996, the very formative period of mass take-up of the world wide web and online digital use by both commercial organisations as well as consumers. With its origins in the UK, Charles Mann has always been at the forefront of analysing and studying emerging technologies, and therefore passing on critical knowledge to small and medium sized businesses and organisations, equipping them with skills and understanding to further enhance their respective setups.

We are proud to work with a wide range of companies, trade bodies and non–profit organisations, providing them with training, consulting and mentoring in all key areas of business. No matter how small or large your business, we are here to help you with your learning needs by offering training courses all over Malaysia. With initiatives and a pro-active approach by the government of Malaysia to enhance digital capabilities, such as the Sarawak Digital Economy Strategy, the time is now for businesses to focus on strategies to implement digital and technology for increased sales and business growth. We are proud to have covered a wide part of Malaysia with our training, including Ipoh, Johor Bahru, Kuching, Melaka, Penang and Kuantan.


Additionally, all of our training courses are fuly approved and 100% claimable under the Malaysian governments HRDF scheme under HRD Corp. In 2015, we were also recognised as an official Google Partner and will continue to offer Google related training and advice.


HRD Corp

Charles Mann is proud to be an approved training provider with Human Resource Development Corporation (HRD Corp), enabling our courses to be 100% claimable under the HRDF SBL-KHAS scheme.


Proud to be an official Google Partner

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Our Founder

Abdul Awwal Mahmood

CEO & Master Trainer / Consultant

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Mobile: +60 10 425 0886

Abdul Awwal, born and raised in the city of Birmingham, United Kingdom, graduated from the initial batch of seven students who formed part of the innovative Multimedia degree program in the first ever such course offered by any educational establishment in the UK. Teesside University, based in the north of England in the city of Middlesbrough, was known as an innovative and genre-creating institute, producing experts in the fields of computing and technology.

Working closely with a variety of companies and organisations, covering such diverse areas as travel, retail, telecommunications, charities and media, Abdul Awwal has built up an impressive knowledge base around digital marketing and industry 4.0, placing him in a position where he can effectively expound the benefits and usage of the vast tools available to small and medium businesses, especially social media marketing, search engine optimisation (SEO) and creative web design.

Senior Consultants

Farhan Ahmed

Senior Consultant and Lead Trainer



Mobile: +60 17 308 2362

Farhan is a Smart Cities & Digital Transformation Consultant having worked extensively as a Technology SME (Subject Matter Expert) and Management Consultant on Public Sector/Government Transformation, Smart City Mater-Planning and Township Design Engineering.

Farhan’s experience covers government, banking, education, telecoms and as-built design with over 20 years of Engineering, Strategy and Commercial experience. Having worked in engineering operations & design, strategy, product development and programme management roles across various industry verticals on projects valued over $100M, he has been involved in several high-profile Smart City, intelligent building and connected community projects as a trusted advisor to owners, C-suite and public policymakers.


Farhan has also served as a panelist and speaker at various conferences, providing insights on Smart Cities, Buildings, Mobility, Infrastructure and new technology adoption. Amongst his audience in Malaysia have been the State Secretary of Sarawak, the Science Advisor to the Sarawak CM, councilmen from Melaka, the Mayor of Kuching, MiGHT and The Institution of Engineers Malaysia. He has been invited as a speaker and moderator at conferences and events covering Smart Mobility, Smart Parking, IoT, Telecoms, Energy Management, Facilities Platforms and Digital Startup Incubation.

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