After the successful International Seed Industry Program held in January at Antalya in Turkey, the sixth annual Seed Industry Program delivered by the Center for Executive Education at Sathguru Management Consultants in association with Cornell University will be held from 5 to 8 March, 2012 at Goa. This four day program will mainly focus on enhancing the ability of the participants to understand emerging issues and develop strategic solutions to augment business through deeper understanding of research management, technology access through licensing, regulatory compliance, market access factors and business restructuring.
The course will highlight the rapid progress that is taking place in this sector due to technological advancement and policy reforms; the developments in R&D; new procedures and possibilities of this ever-changing seed retail sector.
"We perceive this course to provide industry leaders in the seed sector to gain the strategic, technological and market insights for companies to establish themselves as a competitive force in emerging markets", said Mr. Vijayaraghavan, CEO, Sathguru Management Consultants and Regional Coordinator of CALS research programs in South Asia.
Various issues of sustainability, access to technology and product delivery rights will be among the other areas of focus in this program. The course structure involves the participants in practical discussions, lectures, group exercises and case studies designed to develop strategic skills can be successfully deployed in the field.
For over a quarter of a century, Sathguru Management Consultants has provided strategic advisory services, regulatory capacity building and technology management support to local and international government bodies, NGOs and private sector companies. Sathguru has been engaged by multilateral development bodies and policy planners to integrate food chain and accelerate international market access for food products in several developing countries across the world. Sathguru leads in providing corporate solutions to the global farm and food industry. The Seed Industry Program builds on Cornell University and Sathguru association that span two decades marked by various agricultural development, public health, higher education and capacity building projects in India and other countries in Asia and Africa.
S. Susheel Kumar, Senior Manager - Corporate Communications, Sathguru Management Consultants Pvt. Ltd., +91 (40) 30160237/ +91 (40) 30160333