Toyota has signed a MOU with Galgotias Business School, Gr. Noida. This is done with the intension of developing and training suitable manpower required by Toyota dealerships across the country. Through this joint venture, special training will be imparted to students right from graduation level so as to make them well versed in what it takes to be suitable for recruitment as Sales Officers for Toyota Dealer networks.
These students will be offered all round training in the nuances of sales, development of skills required to be successful in sale of automobiles from the early years so that they emerge as successful candidates to meet the high demands of living upto the Toyota standards.
Students will be given 5 hours per week training in the 6th trimester of the course. The program will be open to a total of 40 students per batch and will consist of 40 hours of theoretical training and 20 hours of practical on the job training specially designed by Toyota Kirloskar Motors. Subjects will cover projects, research, soft skills, automotive knowhow and technical knowledge.
India auto news release: Toyota Sales Education program for Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) students in India
Toyota Kirloskar Motor Launches Toyota Sales Education Foundation Signs MoU with Galgotias Business School, Gr. Noida to Develop Trained Manpower ‘Sales Officer’ for Toyota Dealerships
• Foundation to train students on automotive sales during their graduation and recruit them as sales officers into Toyota Dealer network
• Foundation to expose students to the best in automotive sales and develop a desire in students towards sales as a career
Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) Pvt Ltd today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Galgotia’s Business School on the event of the launch of Toyota Sales Education Foundation (TSEF), here in Greater Noida. Conceptualized, developed & supported by TKM, TSEF is a program focused at training students on automotive sales during their graduation years and later recruiting the trained students as ‘sales officers’ across Toyota dealerships.
To be planned and implemented for interested students of Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM), TSEF will be designed in accordance with the present education pattern in India and the Indian business requirements for the Toyota dealers based in India. Scheduled to be allotted for a minimum of 5 hours per week in the 6th trimester for PGDM students, the program will have a size of 40 students for each batch and will be based on a sales module, developed and designed by TKM. The TSEF module will consist of 40 hours of class room teaching & 20 hours of on job training in form of projects & research work. The
‘on the job’ training modules will be conducted at Toyota Dealerships. The TSEF curriculum would broadly consist of subjects pertaining to automotive sales- both soft skills and technical knowhow.
Commenting on this occasion, Mr. Sailesh Shetty, Vice President, Dealer Development and Sales, Toyota Kirloskar Motor, said, “The launch of TSEF as a special sales training module will enable us to provide the latest automotive sales training to students during their graduation and encourage these students to take up sales as their career. This initiative will also help generate employment opportunities for the students at Toyota Dealerships. We wish to expose the students to latest sales techniques used in the automotive industry, which will go a long way in enhancing their capabilities and give a boost to their careers in the long run.”
Also commenting on the occasion, Dr. Renu Luthra, Director, Galgotia’s Business School, said, “Industry Academic partnership is the only long-term sustainable process, where by the employability of management student can be improved. We at GBS are keenly looking forward to a mutually beneficial association with TKM as this is a great career opportunity for our students to develop industry relevant skills.”