Evening Lecture by Mr. V K Venkatramani on 29th Feb 2016
On 29th February 2016, Mr. V. K. Venkatramani, CEO, Across World Quality International, Chennai and EC Member - NIQR Chennai Branch delivered a lecture on “Consulting for Growth & Excellence” at NIQR Conference Hall. Mr. S. Rajasekaran, Chairman – NIQR Chennai Branch presided over the lecture prog and welcome the members present. Mr. C. V. Gowri Sankar, Secretary - NIQR Chennai Branch introduced the speaker Mr. V. K. Venkataramani.
Mr. V. K. Venkatramani started his lecture with a note ‘Consultancy is the in thing in today’s Corporate World’ and explained the 10 most important Qualities of a Consultant, dwelling on ‘a global mindset’, ‘Think Big’ and ‘Self-Confident’. He was forthright in depicting the characteristics of a successful consultant with the Quote; “Excellence in Performance does not ensure Excellence in Consulting”. He asserted that a successful Consultant has to be consistently good in Review, Research, Reskill, Renew, Reinvent and Relationship.
Elaborating the key consulting skills, he concluded advocating that consultancy in general demands 80% listening / 20% speaking, always anticipating the unknown and starting with the End in Mind.
Mr. G. Rangarajan, National Secretary – NIQR summed up the proceedings and commending Mr. VKV for the passion shown by him towards his profession.
The NIQR Newsletter “Q Zine” for the month of January – February 2016 was released by Dr. R. Srinivasan, National Treasurer - NIQR at the end of the lecture.
Mr. V. K. Venkataramani, a Commerce Graduate and a Masters Degree holder in Marketing Management and Human Resource Management has 20 years of work experience as Corporate Consultant. Prior to this, he was with Canara Bank, where he had 24 years of continuous Excellent Rated Service. He is presently heading Across World Quality International as CEO. He is a Certified Lead auditor for ISO 9001 & other Standards and is fondly referred as ISO VKV. He regularly conducts in-house and outbound training programmes to corporate & retail giants.