MOEA

CIRRICULAM VITAE

Personal Details:

1. Name: Norbu Wangchuk
2. Date of Birth: 14th November, 1969
3. Village: Yonphula, Kanglung, Trashigang
4. Current Position: Minister, Ministry of Economic Affairs

EDUCATION
1. B.Sc. (1988 – 1992) from Sherubtse College, University of Delhi, Kanglung Bhutan
majoring in Botany and Zoology.
2. MBA (1995 – 1997) India.
3. Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) (1999 – 2000) from National
Institute of Education, Samtse, Bhutan
PUBLICATION AND RESEARCH
a) Editor of the RIM newsletter
b) Published several articles in the Dzingchong Rigphel, the RIM Institute Journal.
i. GNH: practicing it.
ii. Privatization in Bhutan, Theory and Practice
iii. Globalization, a challenge to GNH
iv. Managing your Boss
v. The Pygmalion Effect in the private sector organization
c) Undertaken and completed Research on “Privatization: Theory and Practices”
d) Supervised research studies of Post Graduate studies.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2008 – 2012
1. Designed and developed following documents / manuals:
a. Educating for Gross national Happiness (presently used by all the schools
in Bhutan)
b. Leadership for Farmer’s Group and Cooperatives (Presently used in all the
farmer’s groups in Bhutan)
c. Marketing and export management training Manual (Presently used at the
BCCI)
d. Performance Management System manual (used by DGPC and Schools in
Bhutan)
2. Trainings conducted
a. Leadership for Chairpersons and executives of cooperatives and farmer’s
groups
b. Leadership for Board Members of Tourism Industry
c. Leadership for top brass of the armed forces in Bhutan
d. Leadership for corporate executives in Bhutan
e. Leadership for international participants in Laos and bangkok
2000 – 2005 Senior Lecturer at the Royal Institute of Management (RIM)
Training
1. Taught the undergraduate and post graduate courses in the areas of strategic
Planning, good governance, management, customer service and social marketing
at the RIM.
2. Designed and delivered curriculum for various courses which are currently
delivered at the RIM.
3. Designed and developed course assessment and evaluation systems.
4. Developed customized management courses and delivered to the executives of
the private sector in Bhutan.
5. Guided research projects of the post graduate students related to different good
governance issues.
Consultancy
1. Conducted impact assessment and evaluation of the capacity development project
of JICA. The assignment was aimed at evaluating the training and education
intervention of the JICA project under the good governance initiative in the three
Dzongkhags, Trashigang, Haa and Bumthang.
2. Developed a Ten year HR master Plan for the Ministry of Agriculture, Royal
Government of Bhutan. The project involved comprehensive assessment of the
capacity need for the Ministry, evaluation of its training and non training capacity
development intervention and identification of its future capacity need for the
Ministry.
3. Conducted Training needs analysis for the National Women’s Association of
Bhutan and developed institutional strengthening interventions leading to
enhanced HR capacities.
2005 – 2007 Local consultant for the Royal Civil Service Commission (RCSC)
As a team leader conducted organizational development exercise for the following
government organizations:
a. Ministry of Labor and Human Resources
b. The Royal Audit Authority
c. The Ministry of Agriculture
d. National Environment Commission
e. The National Land Commission
f. The Ministry of Health
The OD exercise involved undertaking of surveys and research on numerous issues to
ascertain gaps in the organization related to its structure, capacities, programmes and
projects. The report of these OD are under consideration by the RGoB.
2004 – 2006 Consultant for the Bhutan Times Ltd..
1. Conducted Organizational analysis for Bhutan Times leading to the launch of the
newspaper.
2. Engaged in establishing marketing system and distribution network for Bhutan
Times throughout the country.
3. Helped in the positioning of the newspaper as a “bold, unofficial voice of the
people”.
2006 – 2007 Consultant for the Food Corporation of Bhutan (FCB)
1. Conducted impact analysis of its capacities, both at the organizational and human
resource levels.
2. Conducted Organizational analysis for the food commodities of FCB leading to
project interventions and marketing institutional strengthening.
3. Provided consultancy interventions in the operational improvement of its auction
yards situated all over the country.
4. Conducted an overall study of the FCB focused on organizational development
leading to the report titled: “The Way Forward”.

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