NHRDN-Bengaluru and Chicago Booth enter into knowledge partnership


The strategic alliance aims to facilitate the training of senior and mid-level managers working in Indian companies and enable them to face business challenges—both immediate and future.

The Bengaluru chapter of the National Human Resource Development Network (NHRDN) has entered into a ‘knowledge partnership’ with The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

This strategic alliance has been entered into with the objective of facilitating the training of senior and mid-level managers, working in Indian companies, and enabling them to take on the immediate and future business challenges.

The partnership will also provide access to global research papers, Chicago Booth’s faculty for talent-shaping training programmes, as well as to the online knowledge hub ‘Capital Ideas’—a resource bank of research being conducted by the faculty of Chicago Booth.

This access to information will be highly beneficial for Indian companies and their leaders.

“We continually strive to build mutually beneficial partnerships and offer several ways for companies to engage with Booth. This alliance will enable Booth to connect with companies in India for all-inclusive research and help towards a more collaborative approach between academics and HR professionals,” says Abhilash Misra, director- India and South Asia Outreach, at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

“It will also expose Booth students to India Inc. and help Indian companies attract the best talent from the school,” Misra adds.

“It is increasingly becoming critical for the industry to work closely with educational institutions to integrate business growth with continuous learning,” – says N Balachandar, president –NHRDN, Bangalore Chapter.

“This unique partnership will provide NHRD members the advantage of Booth expertise and access to faculty and curriculum, research and online courses. We look forward to leveraging the relationship for the benefit of our corporate members and availing the opportunities for faculty development of HR staff in management schools,” he adds.

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