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We have a strong passion in what we do and it shows

Lignum Institute is made up of passionate, qualified and experienced people; individuals with executive management and leadership skills, individuals who have been teaching subjects like project management, leadership and Management, organizational development, talent acquisition, etc., for over 30 years. We are focused on one subject at a time, one client at a time. Individuals that have been certified life coaches for over 15 years, sports psychologist, industrial and organizational psychologist in our team. Our purpose is to serve our clients and our community, by giving 100% of our attention and our deliverables. We share our expertise whenever possible and love to transfer our skills and knowledge to our clients. That we believe is giving back.
Accumulating our skills and knowledge we provide services in the three areas we are best at: Training and Education, Consulting in disciplines that we excel in, and coaching in areas we have the background and academia skills in.

President and CEO, Lignum Institute

Dr. Cornel Collins, MBA, C.Ht., BCSH, FAAPM, MPM, CIPM, CAC, CPM, CLC, MNLP

Is a Canadian residing in the Bahamas since 1993, when he co-founded Lignum Technologies, and Lignum Institute of Technology a SBU (Strategic Business Unit) of Lignum Technologies (Bahamas) Ltd. Lignum Institute of technology was renamed and rebranded as Lignum Institute in August 2015.

PhD – (Sports Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience)
PhD – Industrial and Organizational Psychology
C.Ht – Board Certified Hypnotherapist – and BCSH (Board Cert. Sports Hypnotist)
Lecturer – Leadership & Management, Technology Paradigms, Business Development,
                  Project Management, Sports Peak Performance, Artificial Intelligence, & GNR.
Project Manager/Director — over$900,000,000 (million) in projects successful completion
                   (from Robotics, Datacentre relocations to Artificial Intelligence)
Executive Position (Director, VP, President, CEO, COO and Chairman)
Consultant for fortune 500 companies in 18 countries
He is currently a Certified Instructor in Project Management by PMI, AAPM. He teaches the course at Lignum Institute. He has done seminars on: Anger Management, Change Management and How to deal with difficult employees, Communication Strategies, Conflict Resolution, Value of Correct Project Management in an organization, Leadership in the 21st Century, Time Management, Workplace Diversity, Work Ethics, and a few others.


Certified Tennis Instructor (USTA, CLTA, AELTA)
Certified Golf Instructor (CPGA, NIPGA, PGTCA)
National Coach – Bahamas Golf Federation
Black Belt in Chinese Kung Fu (Choylafoot and Hung Gar).


Certified Member – American Psychologist Association (APA)
Certified Member – American Academy of Project Management (AAPM)
Certified Member – International Hypnotherapy Assoc. & American Hypnotherapy Assoc.
Board Member – Fellow of the AAPM
Board Member – American Board of Standards
Member of the International Project Management Association (IPMA)
Certified Member of the Project Management Institute (PMI)
Member of the IPMC (Int’l Project Management Commission)
Member of the American Assoc. of Applied Sports Psychologists (AAASP)
Member of the International Society of Sports Psychologist (ISSP)