Report by OD bureau; Bhubaneswar: The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII),Odisha launched a Business Mentoring Service (BMS) in here on Thursday.
This BMS offers mentoring services to Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to improve their competitiveness. As per the proposal, CII-BMS forum would consist of ten members of non-competitive business.
Each forum will be chaired by an experienced coach mentor to facilitate peer learning as well as to solve problems. The members will meet once a month for two to three hours for a period of one year. Besides members will be imparted one-on-one coaching and business advisory services. Agenda would be driven by forum members by taking up real-life issues for discussion.
Addressing the members, the Coach Mentor Pradipta Mohapatra of Coaching Foundation of India (CFI) told that it is a two fold strategy, providing mentoring support to their members to enable them to move on to the next level of growth and enhancing business leadership capabilities through peer learning.
M K Gupta, Vice Chairman, CII told that the idea of BMS is to bridge the gap and compliment various efforts taken by CII to ensure quality technical consultancy to its members.
The program was supported by Pradyot Pattnaik, Convener, MSME- Panel, CII - Odisha.