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Training programme for Indian SME firms

Training programme for Indian SME firms
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First Published: Mon, Aug 18 2008. 07 03 PM IST
Updated: Mon, Aug 18 2008. 07 03 PM IST
New Delhi: Indian small and medium enterprises will soon access international know-how with the country’s top technology and management institutes joining hands with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and a foreign management consultant to introduce a three-year training programme.
The Visionary SME Programme set for a September-end launch would have contribution from experts at the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta and the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras along with Shobishiba, a Japanese management consultant.
The programme would start with 15 firms initially and the volume of participation would grow later depending on the success of the maiden run.
“Our aim is to help Indian SMEs understand why they trail the best SMEs in the world, and what they could do to achieve the same standards,” said Ramesh Datla, chairman, CII MSME (micro, small and medium enterprises) Council.
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First Published: Mon, Aug 18 2008. 07 03 PM IST