The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), city-based Indian School of Business (ISB) and GE have joined hands to launch an executive education program aimed.Announcing the collaboration, Naushad Forbes, President, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Co-Chairman of Forbes Marshall said,

“We believe that companies will benefit immensely from the Compliance Management Program by equipping their management with the skills and exposure to establish and develop norms that will improve ethical practices and transparency in business.”

With two leading partners in the field of education and compliance, CII took the lead by recognizing the need for formal instruction on topics related to ethics and compliance as per the recommendation by its National Committee on Integrity and Transparency in Governance to assist the Indian industry to be more competitive and compliant, it said.

GE will provide technical content and practical industry expertise and experience for the Program, the release said adding ISB will augment the course with its management faculty as compliance officers and step up to take their place as senior management as part of its Center for Executive Education (CEE) portfolio.

TM Bhasin, Vigilance Commissioner in the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC), said,

“As India strengthens its position in the world economy and becomes an important destination for international players, it will become important to highlight adherence to global norms, strong corporate governance and transparency in daily functioning. This program can go on to play a pivotal role in that journey.”

The ‘Compliance Management Program’, is a two-phased 10-day long program aimed at providing participants with proven practical tips and techniques on how to best convert theory into practice and ensure ethical and compliant behavior in their respective companies.

The Compliance Management Program is designed for professionals from functions such as human resources, company secretaries, finance, quality, legal, regulatory, environment health and safety in a variety of industries especially SMEs and suppliers to global programs, pharmaceuticals, IT companies, growth phase startups, the release added.