ABOUT US

We are a Human Resource Management Advisory and Consultancy organization.  We provide, best in its class services, in the areas of Organization Development, Training & Development, Employee Relations and Industrial Relations. Our services support the Organizations to secure optimal results, alongside employee acceptance and satisfaction.

 

OUR VISION

Our vision is to support the competitiveness of businesses through effective management and utilization of human resources.

OUR MISSION

To provide ‘best in its class’, value added services in the area of human resource management with a focus on sustainability and client satisfaction.

OUR VALUES

Pursuit of Excellence | we continually strive to exceed the expectations of our clients.

Collaboration | we work together with client organizations to achieve optimum results.

Accountability | we take responsibility for all our actions.

Confidentiality | we maintain client’s information and data in strictest of confidence.

Integrity | we do the right thing irrespective of the consequences.

 

OUR TEAM

Sharad-Patil-MS-Associates

Mr. Sharad Patil – Founder

Sharad Patil  holds Master’s degree in Human Resource Management from the Delhi School of Social Work, University of Delhi and a Master’s degree in Economics from the Vikram University, Ujjain. He has worked for over two  and half decades with well-known companies, viz. MSD,  Parke- Davis (now merged with (Pfizer),  Ciba-Geigy, now Novartis, and the Standard Chartered Bank as their Head-HR.  He was a Member of Executive Management Committee in all these organisations. He has effectively dealt with various facets of HR management. He took several initiatives resulting in, among others, workforce restructuring, involving  plant closures, restructuring work-force remuneration resulting in reducing dearness allowance including capping the D.A. thru a negotiated settlement in a very volatile IR environment.  Also contributed to significant improvement of productivity in all these organizations.  He has been a visiting faculty in a number of well-known management education institutes   He has taken an active part in the professional institutes such as the  NIPM, NHRDN, and the ISTD.
He took an active part in a number of industry Associations, such as the Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industry, OPPI, and  the  IBA. Over a decade and a half, he was Director General of the Employers Federation of India championing cause of Indian employers at the State and the Central Govt. and international levels thru t he ILO and also providing user-friendly services to the employers. During this period, he was a Member of the Central Board of Trustees, Employees Provident Fund Organization, Member of the ESI Corporation, Governing body member of the V V. Girl National Labour Institute, and Governing body member of the Indian Institute of Applied Manpower Research. He has also been a Governing Body Member of the ILO,Geneva. He and his family live in Mumbai.

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Mahesh Chandra Agarwal - MS Associates

Dr. M. C. Agarwal – Founder

Dr. M. C. Agarwal is PhD from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai in the area of Human Resource & Organizational Behaviour. He has the honor of being the first PhD of TISS, Mumbai. He has also spent Two decades in Industry, heading Human Resource Divisions of several Corporate as Vice President- HR. He has also spent two decades in teaching and training. He has been the faculty at NITIE, Mumbai and also at School of Business at NMIMS, Mumbai. He has been the Associate Dean (Executive Education) at NMIMS, Mumbai. He has successfully conducted training programs across industries viz. Novartis (I) Ltd, Lupin Ltd, Pfizer Ltd, Merck, Unichem Ltd. U S Vitamin, Virvac Ltd, Ambuja Cements Ltd, HDFC Life, Schindler Ltd, Mercedes Benz (1)Ltd, Adani Ports Ltd, Voltas, Dr. Reddy’s Lab, L&T, Mastek Ltd., Ministry of Defence, Govt. of India, ACC Ltd, Reliance Industries,1PCL Baroda, Parke-Davis, Garware Group, Pidilite, Camlin Group among many others. He was given the Best Teacher award by Bombay Management Association in the year 2004, and also the Best Teacher of Human Resource by Dewang Mehta Award in the year 2011. He is at present Independent Director on the Board of GPL. He is also actively associated with several Professional organizations viz. ISTD, Bombay Management Association, All India Management Association, National Institute of Personnel Management, Forum of Higher Education, and AOTS, Japan.

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Saswata Banerjee – Associate

Saswata holds B.Com. , LLB., AICWA, MCSE with 17 years’ post qualification experience including 3 years at the best Cost Accounting firm in India and 3 years as Senior Consultant with a leading Management Consulting Firm. He has worked with a number of industries including, automobile, cement, vanaspati, hotels, pharmaceuticals, shipping, chemicals, bearings, information technology, communication services and call centres.
He heads “Progress Partners Business Advisory LLP”. His firm Progress Partners is a Limited Liability Partnership firm, engaged in Accounting, Internal Auditing & Legal Compliance Audits. He has a multi-disciplinary team of employees on board having presence in Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore and Delhi with headquarters in Mumbai.

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