Hello World

It doesn't matter which kind of industry you are in. Eventually, its all about people. Always.
- A participant on an outbound training program.

My area of work is organizational development, talent management, H.R. systems and processes. This includes developing a strategic road map for the organization, training in behavioral skills, designing & conducting development training interventions, etc.

My training Interventions have addressed areas like team building, conflict resolution, leadership, managing change and the induction of new trainees. I have had the opportunity to facilitate personal growth labs for B-school students of IMDR, Pune and IIM-Lucknow.
I wish I can spend more time with organizations who give importance to diagnostic studies.

I completed the internship program in Process Work with ISISD (Indian Society for Individual and Social Development) in 2001 and the internship program in Organization Development with Sumedhas' Indian Academy of Organization Development in 2010.

As a certified practitioner for the use of psychometric instruments like FIRO-B,  MBTI and CPI260, I combine different training methodologies in and endeavour to provide a complete talent management solution to organizations.

My first job was in an engineering company, in marketing. The only hurdle was that I did not possess a qualification in either of the two areas.

I completed my post-graduation in Microbiology from University of Pune. My initial work experience in sales, marketing and training complement my 25 years' outdoor experience, and helps me understand the organizational perspective during OBT workshops.

I have walked extensively in Sahyadri and Himalayas since 1979 and participated in several rock climbing expeditions. I completed an introductory course in whitewater rafting and kayaking. Since 1989, I have worked on more than 600 outdoor developmental programs for various corporate groups in India, Oman and Dubai. When not at work, I spend time in photography and writing, some of which can be seen on www.pushkarajapte.blogspot.com

I have had the privilege of working with the following sectors:

Pharmaceuticals – Piramal Healthcare, Wockhardt, Pfizer, Orchid
Consumer Goods - Godrej, Hindustan Unilever, Planet M, Arvind Mills, Spencer's
Media - Times of India, Radio Mirchi, Sony TV, Pratisaad Communications
Banking and Finance - Citibank, Centurion Bank of Punjab, Standard Chartered Bank, Magma Fincorp, NABARD
Engineering/Automotive – L&T, Siemens, Tata Motors, Eicher Motors, Forbes Marshall, Cummins
Telecom - Tata Teleservices, Orange, Airtel
IT and ITES - Kanbay, Cap Gemini, EXL, WNS, L&T Infotech, Nevis Networks, Patni Computers, Ingram Micro, Miles Software
Hospitality - Oberoi Mumbai, Oberoi Udaivilas, Trident Bandra-Kurla, Taj Group of Hotels, Delhi International Airport Ltd.
Oil and Energy – Bharat Petroleum, British Gas, Castrol, Calcutta Electric Supply Corporation, Tata Power
Shipping – Hapag-Lloyd, Maersk
Others – KPMG, CRY – Child Relief and You, Coromandel International, Indigo Paints, Kalpataru Builders

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