NLMK Group hosts first Corporate Training Forum in Russia
NLMK Group, a global steel company, held the first corporate training forum in Russia in partnership with the Higher School of Economics Graduate School of Business. More than 300 managers and experts of the country's leading corporate universities and business schools, heads of HR departments, and Edtech companies gathered to discuss the current challenges in employee training and development in a changing environment.
The forum was held at the new NLMK Corporate University campus in Lipetsk. Participants exchanged best practices, discussed current needs and wants of companies with regard to employee training, advanced formats of personnel development, and ways to evaluate the effectiveness of corporate training.
Experts named the key trends, which include the increasing role of corporate universities in company transformation, developing a unified leadership culture and skills of working in a constantly changing environment, and creating a development ecosystem that encompasses company employees and their business partners and customers.
Valentina Satarova, Head of NLMK Corporate University, said: “Our main task and our mission is to stand with our company and support it in the development of our employees. We have accomplished a lot and are ready to face the future with great energy! We are looking forward to collaborating with our colleagues within the community of leading corporate universities in Russia on this journey.”
Valery Katkalo, First Vice Rector at HSE, said: “The development of corporate training is a priority for the HSE Graduate School of Business. We are committed to creating a platform for the Russian community of corporate universities together with NLMK and a number of other leading companies that have made great progress over the last 15 years and are currently on par with corporate universities of the world's leading companies in their professional maturity.”
About NLMK Group
NLMK Corporate University was founded in 2016. It employs the Leaders Train Leaders approach: by engaging managers and experts in the training process, the Company prepares future leaders ready to take on ambitious challenges in a rapidly changing world. Currently, 400 internal trainers are engaged in the training process, involved in 160 training courses. In 2021, 96% of employees went through internal training programmes at NLMK Group, almost 60 hours of training per employee.
In 2021, NLMK Corporate University was recognized as the best in Russia, receiving the Grand Prix in the Corporate University of the Year nomination at the Crystal Pyramid 2021 awards for achievements in HR management.
About NLMK Group
NLMK Group is the largest steelmaker in Russia and one of the most efficient in the world.
NLMK Group’s steel products are used in various industries, from construction and machine building to the manufacturing of power-generation equipment and offshore wind turbines.
NLMK operates production facilities in Russia, Europe and the United States. The Company’s steel production capacity exceeds 18 million tonnes per year.
For more information on NLMK Group, please visit our website.
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