Team Corporate Learning & Development organized the valedictory of Batch-2 Young Talent Program for Ashok Leyland Ltd on July 30, 2018 at The Westin, Chennai. The event was presided over by Dr Bala V Balachandran – our Founder, Dean and Chairman in the presence of Mr. Vinod Dasari – MD, Ashok Leyland Ltd., Dr. C R Rajan – Director, CLD, Mr B N Jayaprakash – AVP, CLD, and Mr. Bharadwaj – DGM, CLD. Dr Bala addressed the gathering and spoke extensively on how India is emerging as a world leader across fields, reclaiming and developing on the strong cultural heritage that goes back to thousands of years. He quoted examples of Tesla, Space-X, Lexus to the participants on how innovation, courage and compassion can help the participants achieve success in their field. Dr Bala also spoke at length about how India is at the forefront of the IT revolution happening in the automobile industry. In his address, Dr. Bala stressed the importance of AIMLA and how it is going to the future of business in general and inspired the audience to appreciate the ways in which it will help the automotive industry evolve. Dr. Bala also encouraged the participants and the leaders in attendance to develop a Global Mindset building on our Indian Roots.
The Young Talent Program is an 11-day Functional Excellence program customized for Ashok Leyland Ltd. and encompassed modules on SCM, Optimisation, Operations, Finance, High-Performance Culture, Change Management, Innovation, Analytics and CRM. The participants also had 1 day of extensive CSR activity developed and guided by our Karma Yoga team