New Delhi, Nov 12 (UNI) The public sector company- Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) was adjudged the runner up in the category of 'Most Innovative Industry Resource' at the 'Corporate University Best in Class (CUBIC) Awards 2007' held in Orlando, Florida, US recently.
According to a SAIL release issued here today, the awards were announced in the Corporate University Week, a large annual event for leaders of internal training and learning organisations from November 4-8 that included workshops, benchmarking sessions, keynote addresses by leaders in various fields, case studies, site visits, networking and exhibitions.
The presentation from SAIL, that focused on the innovative approach to learning through peers by solving real life problems in structured learning workshops called 'Learning from each other' conducted by Management Training Institute, Ranchi, the Corporate Training Centre of SAIL was appreciated by more than 320 delegates, many of whom proposed to adopt the same methodology in the learning efforts of their own organisations.
The delegates appreciated the shift in focus from 'teaching' to facilitating learning' that was the core philosophy of these initiatives. On behalf of SAIL, Mr Sushim Banerjee, Executive Director (HRD) made the presentation and responded to the queries of the delegates.
In the Corporate University Week, Mr Banerjee also made a presentation on a case study on Steel Melting Shop-I at SAIL's flagship unit, Bhilai Steel Plant titled 'Turnaround through HRD and Training Intervention'.