Bank of Valletta continuously strives to improve its people-related strategies aimed at achieving continuous improvement and the effective management of talent. A fundamental building block of this strategy is effective performance management. In view of her experience in this field, the Bank approached Dr Borg to help facilitate the development of its performance management systems. Working with Dr Borg has been a positive experience - she is professional and a pleasant person to work with.
Noel Scerri, Executive Head Human Resources Division, Bank of Valletta plc
Dr Borg comes through as a very professional individual who knows her subject matter on the tips of her fingers. She is an extremely outgoing person and easily adapts to the unique situations that present themselves at the respective companies she does business with. I honestly believe that Dr Borg's consultancy has brought about great value to our organisation and will serve in no small way to the future success of the individual employees and thus the company as a whole.
Matthew Naudi, Group HR Manager, Allied Newspapers, Progress Press, Mediamaker
Consultancy & Acumen Centre Ltd. clearly understood our Company's HR needs thus delivering training programmes which were customised to the nature of our business as well as the diverse ethnic cultures of our staff. They were instrumental to the development of our Employee Handbook and the setting up of adequate job descriptions. We will continue to seek their services as our business model and industry evolves.
Riccardo Lorefice , Executive Director, RR Company Ltd
Vanessa is an excellent trainer with sound knowledge of the industry and the subject she covers. I recommend Vanessa as a highly skilful person who takes pride in the training she delivers.
Stefania Camilleri, HR Manager, MaltaPost
o say that Dr. Vanessa knows her work well is an understatement. Her training and consultancy techniques are explained step by step, and can be practically applied to any business. She is an exceptionally knowledgeable and accomplished individual who will definitely be a great asset to any company which seeks her services.
Nadia Cassar, Independent Sales Expert,
Vanessa is very knowledgeable in her areas of expertise and an excellent trainer and presenter. This, combined with her standards of work ethics, make her a highly recommended professional.
Dr Gordon Cordina, Co-founder and Executive Director, E-Cubed Consultants Ltd
Dr Vanessa Borg has been involved in various projects from delivering training programmes, consultancy, designing and conducting surveys and designing training programmes. She has concluded with success a vocational training programme that has been accredited by the Malta Qualifications Council at Level 4. This was the first on the island. Dr Borg is highly qualified, very professional in her work and delivers beyond expectations of the client. Due to these qualities, Dr Borg is regularly assigned projects by FHRD. Moreover she is extremely good with people, builds relationships easily and follows through on the needs of the group she would be working with.
Joe Gerada, CEO, Foundation for Human Resources Development
As far as Human Resources academics go, Vanessa is simply in a league of her own. She has an exceptional ability to connect with people. Vanessa's experience and understanding of People Leadership coupled with her approach to continuous learning make her an individual to inspire others.
Aris Cefai, Director of Human Resources, Camper and Nicholsons Marinas International Ltd.
There is no doubt that Dr Vanessa Borg who I have known for several years, is a professional who deserves serious consideration when looking for a reliable partner when carrying out a Human Resources Project within an organisation. She is committed, professional and will seek to ensure that customer's requests are well understood and met to the best of her capabilities throughout the project should would have been assigned. Vanessa managed to retain a practical and focused view in the projects/assignments I have worked with her at Farsons and elsewhere. She displays great enthusiasm which spreads to the team (whatever the level/grade in the organisation) she is working with and this therefore supports the achievement of the goals of the project at hand.
Antoinette Caruana, Group Human Resources Manager, Simonds Farsons Cisk plc.
I have worked with Vanessa on a number of projects and I can say that she was an asset in all of them and she definitely contributed to their success. She has a profound understanding of corporate and business strategy, which is essential in any project that is being handled. Vanessa has the skills and the expertise to give the guidance required to those who seek success.
Malcolm Mifsud, Partner, Mifsud & Mifsud advocates
We found Vanessa to be thorough, professional, and innovative in the services that she provided. The staff that attended the training were impressed and enjoyed the experience, besides of course gaining valuable knowledge, and benefitting from her experience.
Joe Camilleri, Managing Director, Tektraco Ltd.
With a profile which brings together an array of academic and work experiences, the Institute of Business and Commerce has benefitted from the very positive input of Dr Vanessa Borg's varied compendium of skills and competences. Students following full time programmes of studies as well as participants taking up evening and ad hoc training programmes, have had the opportunity to benefit from this winning blend, whilst enhancing their abilities in an effective manner. This is witnessed by the various positive comments relayed to us by many. Professional in her approach, arduous in her preparations, and diligent in her delivery, it is an uncontested pleasure to work with Vanessa.
Josef Buttigieg, Deputy Director, Malta College of Arts and Technology
As a Training Service Provider without any doubt Dr Vanessa Borg is one of the best trainers available. This outcome is the fruit of her dedication and commitment. Her delivery style is very effective considering the level of involvement with respect to our clients. This is well recorded on the related evaluation reports. As a training entity we do not hesitate to recommend her services with other training entities and we look forward to continue this positive experience.
Valentino Cachia, Employment and Training Corporation
Vanessa is an enthusiastic and hardworking person with a knack of engaging with people and organisations to discover and develop their potential, particularly from a human resource perspective. Her strong team and communication skills are evident in the high quality training programmes she delivers, as well as from the number of successful projects she has carried out.
Dr Edward Firman, Management Consultant, Dr Edward Firman & Associates
Dr Vanessa Borg carried out a customer relationship course with our members of staff. Our staff took a really liking to this course as Dr Vanessa Borg, created an interactive environment which automatically motivated our members of staff.
Francesca Zammit Tabona, Junior director Management, Arrigo Group of Hotels
It was a great opportunity that I was introduced to Dr Vanessa Borg. She has been assigned as my tutor when I was reading my MBA in 2007. Her personal values of commitment and dedication help to shape her ability to inspire, motivate and empower her adult learners. She helps each student find areas of interest to explore and master. She honours each student's unique way of learning and plans accordingly. No lesson is complete without the student experiencing some kind of success for that session.
Mary Scicluna, EU Funds Manger, Ministry for Health, the Elderly and Community Care
I really enjoyed our lessons especially since they were always very interactive, and which in turn allowed and encouraged the exploration of various perspectives on the subject. Your real life examples that you related during these lessons will give us a tangible tool which we can use in similar instances that we may encounter in our future lives. Thank you so much and I look forward to other lectures that we might have in the future.
John Chetcuti, Participant on the HR Advance Certificate Programme
Delivering business lectures with a touch of humour is a Dr. Borg's good way of finding the right balance between academic content, examples based on business experience. Dr. Borg keeps everyone's feet on the ground by constantly reminding us to act prudently, and, to take risk management seriously when it comes to managing a business
Jonathan Camilleri, Participant on Business Planning Programme
"Creative, perceptive, practical and widely knowledgeable, Dr. Vanessa Borg is a gifted lecturer and professional. She draws upon a considerable experience and applies this information with practicality and charm to various situations which are presented before her. Her ability to immerse herself in a diversity of project-ideas while retaining the strategic detachment necessary, make Dr. Borg quite exceptional in her approach. Highly commendable."
Sylvana Debono, Board Secretary, MEPA