Saturday, September 18, 2004

Made in HCL

Software major HCL Technologies has joined hands with Chennai-based HR consulting firm Totus Consulting Services to train its employees on managerial and a top company official said at Chennai today.

Fifty managers of HCL in Chennai have successfully gone through the six-month in-house training programme, which was conceptualised, designed and implemented by Totus Consulting, R.Vaidyanathan, Global Head (HR), HCL Technologies told a news conference here.

Branded as `Made in HCL, the initiative will cover all the 250 project managers of HCL in Chennai over different batches. The next batch of 50 managers will undergo the training later this month, he said.

The initiative "is a path-breaking new way of doing management development, which recognises the different learning needs of each individual and also the different learning styles," Vaidyanathan said.

This programme addresses the shortcomings of traditional programmes. The participants also get nominated to premier management development institutes, he said.

"The heart of the Made in HCL programme is the cultural shift from training to learning," said Ganesh Chelia, CEO, Totus Consulting.


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