Feb 20, 2007

The age of customised business courses

I'm not so sure whether such a trend is good or not. Sure, it gives a focus and builds knowledge about a particular industry, but as we HR specialists are finding out, the growth then becomes limited to the function/industry. What do you think?

Serious talent shortage and lack of experienced manpower, especially in emerging sectors like retail is pushing companies like Dabur, Tesco, Patni and HDFC to launch specialised courses with leading institutes in the country for their current and potential employees.


  1. A very good step towards skill development within a Corporation. This also enhances efforts towards Community Building and Alumini Associations.The BPO Sector should adopt similar models and upgrade Manpower Skills for long term retention.

    Roma Ahuja

  2. Customized Business Courses are certainly a very good trend. Otherwise, how would people learn theoretical business skills that are directly applicable to their business environment? For instance, here is an example of a customised businss course that you can download and implement for projects: project management course