SGS Academy India is one of 35 SGS worldwide centre of excellence, offering more than 110 training courses across 18 categories, leading to formal qualifications. It focuses on contributing to continuous improvement strategies by providing an integrated approach to all aspects of quality, health and safety, environmental, and sustainability management systems. SGS Academy’s training empowers the individual, while also recognising and formalising their skills and knowledge through education.
As a fast growing and open economy, India is faced with the challenge of an increasingly competitive global employability landscape. The creation and continued engagement of a skilled and empowered workforce outlines one foundation in India’s race towards Vision 2020 to reach fully developed status. Therefore, continuous education is pivotal to ensuring an individual’s ongoing employability in any organisation today.
Recognising the diverse needs of businesses, SGS Academy offers flexible training and development solutions to suit individual and organisational needs, from corporate management training and professional development training programmes to customised training solutions via public or in-house training.
Mr. Nagraj Ranganathan, Business Director, Systems and Services Certification, welcomed all the representatives, where he had briefed how SGS believes in empowering employees by upgrading their knowledge and skill.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Paul House, Managing Director, SGS India shared the overall vision of the SGS Academy. He added, “SGS seeks to be recognised by its passion, integrity, entrepreneurialism and its innovative spirit, as we continually strive to fulfil the vision we have set for ourselves.‘
Mr. Nilesh Jadhav, Head Certification, Systems and Services Certification had provided an overview of SGS Training Academy covering objective, core services in India, academy presence, service portfolio and SGS’ approach towards learning and development.
This event was followed by informative sessions with speakers from Institutes like SIBM (Symbiosis Institute of Business Management) & MIT School of Business, focusing on interfacing industry and Skilling Young Indians for Employment.
Mr. Nandan Savnal, Director of People SYS consultancy shared the importance of business continuity management and how SGS certification and training can be beneficial in this field.
Dr. Rao, Executive Vice President of West Coast Frozen Foods Pvt Ltd, showed the importance of workplace learning and development.
The event was attended by key clients of SGS India covering a range of industries thus showing support and trusts this new initiative.
To strengthen the establishment of SGS Academy in India; this event provided a platform to announce the news of SGS being formally accredited by EXIN as a Accredited Training Provider (ATP) and Accredited Examination Centre (AEC) for the course information security courses. With newly acquired Exin accreditation SGS Academy is certain to grow in leaps and bounds in India.
With the launch of SGS academy path of new era for skilful learning development has been paved for further excellence