In 2000 Maria passed her first TOT and TOTC (6 months course each) and started her career of a trainer, consultant. In 2002 Maria joined World Learning and ABA/CEELI as an Institution Building Advisor and became the representative of the five year RIBA (Regional Institution Building Advisor) program in Armenia. After independent consultancy as a Strategic Planning Expert, in 2010 Maria joined ArsVitae, one of the best T&D companies of Moscow, and worked with the industry leaders on the development of highly effective training methodologies and approaches.
In 2014 Maria moved back to Armenia from RF and became a co-founder of Management Systems Consulting LLC. Currently Maria is developing MMPartnership Consulting Company and is a Director of Consult2B Project.
Capacity Building and Organizational Development Experience
Maria Hovoumyan has over 15 years’ experience as a Development Professional to people and organizations. Since 2000 Maria was providing OD services to a wide range of organizations, such as NGOs, Service Provider organizations, Business Associations, Government Organizations, Professional Unions, Financial Institutions and business companies on the local and regional levels.
Maria has hands-on experience in establishing and developing organizations, such as Professional Association of Trainers of Armenia, RADA (Research for Advocacy Action) Regional Thank and Do Tank, ArsVitae School of Business-Trainers. Maria is a co-author of several Organizational Development and Self/Assessment tools which was successfully applied among CIS ROL organizations. Maria is the author of more than 30 articles on various topics related to HR Management, Business Communication, Cross-Cultural Communication, Strategic Planning, Change Management and she has been published in “Management of Personnel Development”, “Human Potential Management”, Braininty and other leading professional journals and portals.
• More than 15 lawyers and Human Rights CSOs on local and regional level (RA, Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova), such as Chamber of Advocates, AYLA, EPAC and others
• Ministry of Emergency Situations
• Union of Informaion Technology Enterprises
• Union of Tour Operators
• Restaurants Union
• Union of Hotels
• Novartis Takedo
• Alfa Laval
• ABCommunications Holding