Foundation Course in General Management for E5-Level NTPC Executives, 2nd Batch

A six-day customized "Foundation Course in General Management" was conducted for E5 Level Executives of NTPC at the IIMV campus from 21st to 26th November 2022. 

During the inaugural ceremony held on 21st November, the chief guest, Shri Girish Chandra Choukse, Head of Project, NTPC-Simhadri, highlighted how organizations are continuously changing internal operations and activities, addressing the needs of various stakeholders, and embracing new trends and technologies. He also emphasized that the participants should inculcate a habit of lifelong learning to keep pace with the dynamic, changing environment. Now being run for the second batch of NTPC Executives, the objective of this programme is to help NTPC officers improve their overall management skills, move the strategy forward, and make it easier for them to adapt to the dynamic, changing environment. This 6-day training programme concluded with a valedictory ceremony on 26th November. Delivering the valedictory address, Prof. Shivshanker Singh Patel, Coordinator (Academics & Research), IIMV, emphasised on the relevance of such training programmes and encouraged the participants to continue to upskill and reskill themselves to be competitive in the changing business landscape.

The participants provided feedback regarding the programme during the valedictory and praised the interactive sharing of knowledge in the sessions and the event's numerous networking opportunities. Sharing the experience of the training program, one of the participants, Mr. K Prakasa Rao, Manager -HR, NTPC Pudimadaka & Simhadri thanked IIMV for providing valuable learnings. He said, "In addition to HR-related topics such as Emotional intelligence, Negotiation, Motivation, Leadership, outbound activities, etc., the topics covered during the training related to Finance, Developments in the Energy Sector, the Power BI Desktop tool, and its usefulness, are all presented in a very engaging manner. Everyone enjoyed the training. Campus hospitality and IT support are exceptional. Overall, this is an excellent training experience in which both the faculty and the participants were fully involved from start to finish. Kudos to IIMV".

Led by Prof. Vishal Singh Patyal and Prof. Saroj Kumar Pani (Programme Directors), this 6-day training programme, is tailored to the organization's requirements and combines fundamental competence-building techniques with advanced leadership aptitude.