During 90's, as the technology and industrial boom washed over India, many Engineers took the opportunity to boost their careers and grab their share of the pie from the IT & Manufacturing industry. Along with the technology sector, the technical and soft skills training sector in India was quite in its embryonic stage. There were many foreign organizations that set their roots in the virgin land expanding their geographical foot-print.
Thus, in 1996, Omnex, a Michigan-USA based worldwide leader in Business and Operations consulting & training focusing on technical and soft skill development of professionals set up in India. Their relationships with major Fortune 100 companies like Ford led to establishing of training and consulting institute in Chennai, India and now operate in 5 cities - Chennai, Bangalore, Pune, Delhi and Vadodara. Omnex currently is regarded as one of the largest players in the Training and Management consulting space with employee strength of over 200 in India and over 370 people in Asia Pacific region.
Omnex has trained over 100,000 people in India on various methods and more than 250,000 in the Asia Pacific region alone. They offer training workshops in different forms- In house workshops, Public programs and e- Learning modules, apart from niche consulting & coaching assistance.
"The main programs academy division focuses include flagship programs that are all 12 week Certification courses- Certified Quality Engineers (CQE), Certification for Production Engineers (CPE - I), Certification for Production Engineering Engineers (CPE - II); Associate courses that are 4 week courses - Certification for Maintenance Engineers (CME) and Certification for Product Quality Inspection (CEPI)," highlights Hemant Kumar, GM of Omnex Academy division. The recipients of the courses are mainly fresher or working professional with engineering background.
Vijil Mathew, GM OmnexSouth East Asia "The USP of an Omnex program is the result oriented workshop approach aimed to contribute towards our clients and participants achieving tangible results. We have consistently showcased success stories for our clients. We take pride in growing the automotive industry in a big way by helping Ford, Tata, Maruti and many other OEMs in India through our full-fledged training centers in Chennai, Pune and Delhi."
All the trainers are trained by internal qualification experts from US and other international offices and are seasoned professionals with no less than 15 years hands on experience in the industry and this increases the speed in which the participants are able to grasp the techniques taught.
Chad Kymal, Chairman
He has set an aggressive goal of becoming a $ 100 Million company by 2020. In the last 30 years, Omnex has trained and helped the largest organizations in Automotive, Manufacturing, Electronics, Banking, Telecom and Service sector to the small SME-manufacturing companies to excel in their business. Omnex is planning to put their state-of-art skill development training and research center in Chennai nearer to the industry hub, Sriperumbudur to improve the inflow and contribute to society.
"Omnex's view point is that any training & development work should focus on improving participants' ability to complete the job function accurately,at the same time help them scale their career goals. All our technical workshops- more than 240 of them, have an element of soft skills inserted specially to influence quick learning and efficiency via team dynamics, role plays, scenario planning and conflict management".
- Arun Kumar, Vice President - Asia Pacific