Raju Rao is a postgraduate in Personnel Management and Industrial relations from XLRI Jamshedpur (1994 Batch)and Ph. D. in Management from M.S. University of Baroda (2008), he worked for four years in the Corporate Personnel Department of the Torrent Group, Ahmedabad and joined with TVRLS in 1998. He has more than a decade of rich experience in the field of HRD. He has conducted workshops on Team Building, Consulting Tools and Psychological testing. He has been trained exclusively in Psychological testing (MBTI) and consulting interventions at NTL, Bethel (USA).
Currently, he is serving as a Director at TVRLS. He is involved in core HRD interventions. Performance Management Systems, 360 Degree feedback, HRD Audit, Leadership Development, Competency Mapping, Managerial Effectiveness. He is actively involved as an assessor in Assessment & Development Centers for Assessors’ training, designing instruments for development centers, conducting the DC and in developing DC manuals for various companies. He has been a key resource in the certificate programs of Competency Mapping, 360 Degree Feedback and HRD audit offered by TVRLS. He has consulted in the international arena as well in the form of workshops on Performance Management Systems and 360 DF for the Mauritius Quality Institute at Mauritius, Competency Mapping workshop for the team of Action Aid in Hanoi and is currently working on 360 DF implementation for a leading company in Indonesia.
He has conducted courses for Mauritian Quality Institute, XPertise of Commercial Bank, and Sri Lanka. He has conducted seminars for CII Ahmedabad and Kolkata. He has taught HRD courses in NIRMA, Academy of HRD and Aurora Business School. He has co-edited two volumes of the book on ‘360-Degree Feedback and Performance management Systems’. He has presented various articles in international conferences and also is a faculty in HRD in some of the leading management institutes in Ahmedabad.
ARTICLES & PUBLICATIONS
- 360 of High Performers
- The ISB Experience
- Power of 360 Degree Feedback Maximizing Managerial and leadership Effectiveness
- 360 Degree Feedback & Performance Management Systems (Vol I)
- 360 Degree Feedback & Performance Management Systems (Vol II)
EDUCATION, ACCREDETIATIONS &CERTIFICATIONS
- Postgraduate in Personnel Management and Industrial relations from XLRI Jamshedpur (1994 Batch)
- Ph.D. in Management from M.S. University of Baroda (2008)
- HRD Audit
- 360-Degree Feedback
- Competency mapping and Assessment Development Centers
- Team Building
- Consulting Tools and Psychological testing