Mumbai, 06 June 2023 - KPMG in India and the NHRD Bangalore Chapter today announced that they would be coming together to offer a variety of short virtual instructor led executive training programmes specifically targeted at Human Resources (‘HR’) professionals across various levels. These programmes will allow HR professionals to hone specific skills that they need to build and learn outside of their own domain.

The NHRD Bangalore Chapter is one of India’s largest networks for HR professionals, which plays a role in augmenting knowledge and skills to prepare leaders for tomorrow. Through this alliance, KPMG in India, along with the NHRD Bangalore Chapter, aims to help and upskill HR professionals pan India, across industries, by catering to their training and development needs for professional growth.

The programmes being offered would be virtual and instructor-led executive training programmes, which KPMG in India as training ally would be providing. Each programme would be insight-led and would have a job-relevant curriculum, designed, and delivered by KPMG in India’s expert facilitators. Some of these executive programmes are around the themes - Stakeholder Management, Executive Presence, Implementing Design Thinking, Communication Excellence, Project Management, Analytics for Managers and Finance for HR Managers etc.

All of these programmes will cater to HR professionals right from junior to mid to senior levels. One of the key highlights of enrolling for any of these programmes would be that these programmes will probably help the candidates to gain practical insights on the application of concepts and be able to apply them back at the workplace. Additionally, it would also be providing an opportunity for these HR professionals, to role model a learning culture in their respective organisations by inculcating an idea of how one could take charge of their own learning.

Sharing his views on the alliance, Vijay Gogoi, Partner and Lead, Learning Services, KPMG in India said “We believe that our alliance will help certify deserving and trained human resources professionals, and probably also help generate appropriate employment opportunities for them. Together with the NHRD Bangalore Chapter our programmes have been designed in a way, that HR professionals can draw from concepts like design thinking, project management, analytics, and core HR skills, which then has the potential to transform what they can offer to their business”

Chaitanya N Sreenivas - President NHRD Bangalore Chapter "The alliance with KPMG in India and NHRD Bangalore is aimed at bringing value added training programmes to the larger HR fraternity and non HR professionals. KPMG in India’s understanding of the area with cutting edge content offers a diverse set of courses around HR functions and programmes, learning strategy including deployment and execution services to individuals and organisations. This will enable practitioners to skill-up on their capabilities and drive impact. This alliance provides greater accessibility to such programmes as we continuously strive to build capabilities in the market.’’

Participants enrolling for the programmes and fulfilling all the requirements will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the programmes. KPMG in India and the NHRD Bangalore Chapter are committed to encouraging continued professional development of HR professionals in India and our joint belief is that this alliance would be probably critical for addressing some of the skills gap that exists.

About KPMG in India

KPMG entities in India are professional services firm(s). These Indian member firms are affiliated with KPMG International Limited. KPMG was established in India in August 1993. Our professionals leverage the global network of firms, and are conversant with local laws, regulations, markets and competition. KPMG has offices across India in Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Chennai, Gurugram, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kochi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Noida, Pune, Vadodara and Vijayawada.

KPMG entities in India offer services to national and international clients in India across sectors. We strive to provide rapid, performance-based, industry-focused and technology-enabled services, which reflect a shared knowledge of global and local industries and our experience of the Indian business environment.

About National Human Resource Development (NHRD) Bangalore Chapter

The National HRD Network (NHRDN) is a Global Centre for Grooming Leaders and the National Apex body of professionals committed to promoting the People Development movement in the country, as well as enhancing the capability of human resource professionals to compete globally, thereby creating value for society. The Bangalore Chapter, established in the year 1989, an autonomous, not-for-profit professionally managed organization, playing a catalyst role in grooming Leaders for Tomorrow. The Chapter has over 2000 members and conducts initiatives/programs for Professionals, Academia & students. Some key initiatives of Bangalore chapter are HR showcase – (unique trade style event to showcase best HR Practice); Thought leadership meetings, Training programs, White papers for the HR fraternity.

For further details on the programmes please visit their website.

For further information please contact:

Vidya Mohan
KPMG in India
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