Source Name : IPM India Wholesale Trading Private Limited

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IPM India introduces 'MyIkigai'- A Comprehensive Capability Building initiative to bolster Organisation's Competencies

Updated: 13/09/2023

Reaffirms its commitment towards building a culture of empowering employees 

NEW DELHI, Sept. 13, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- IPM India Wholesale Trading Private Limited (IPM India), a country affiliate of Philip Morris International, announced the introduction of 'MyIkigai', a comprehensive capability program to bolster organisation's competencies. Inspired by the Japanese concept of 'Ikigai', the initiative aims at helping employees identify the sweet spot between- 'What they Love', 'What they are great at' & 'What the organization needs'. The program will help in developing the mindset, behaviors & skills required to power a transformation and achieve one's full potential.

The ever-changing business landscape demands organisations to stay agile, innovate and adapt. Furthermore, today's workforce is seeking workplaces where they feel valued, empowered & be heard- and work together on a common vision of purpose and success. IPM India is committed to cultivate a culture firmly based on the principles of Lifetime Employability, Personal & Business Success & Culture of Learning. As a forward-thinking organization, the focus is on empowering employees with the right tools, knowledge & skills needed for sustained growth & development.

The program focuses on the following key elements:

a.  3Is - Integrated – Learning integral to work design, Informed – Learning curve matched with earning curve, Inspired – Social learning
b.  IPM learning championship- Under which employees can earn and redeem learning currencies
c.  A holistic capability building model – Focus on human capabilities, work-place skills, business acumen, technical skills
d.  Targeted learning segments - By scope of responsibility, critical transitions, key talent spotlights, demographic specific needs

Sharing his perspective, Alexander Reisch, Managing Director, IPM India, said, "IPM India has embarked on a transformative journey & recognizes the importance of staying ahead of the curve. Creating an environment where our employees can be their true selves at work, contribute their best, support each other & drive innovation continues to be the driving principle for our organization. I believe empowering employees & equipping them with the necessary skills helps enhance quality and augment productivity. Business enablement is pivotal in a competitive landscape, hence it becomes imperative to invest in continuous learning & development. We are committed to creating an environment where learning is not just encouraged but celebrated."

Jasneet Kaur, People & Culture Director, IPM India, said, "At IPM India, our programs are meticulously designed to empower our workforce with the cutting-edge knowledge & new skill sets. Grounded in employee feedback, learning preferences and contemporary learning philosophies, the organisation's capability building strategy is backed by research & innovative approach. We are confident that this initiative will be a building block towards elevating capabilities across our entire value chain. We are excited to embark on this journey & drive continuous capability building for our workforce."

IPM India continues to strive towards elevating the workforce experience aligned with its vision, purpose & goals.

About IPM India Wholesale Trading Private Limited:

IPM India Wholesale Trading Private Limited is a joint venture between Philip Morris Brands Sarl of Switzerland and two Indian entities, Godfrey Phillips India Limited and K.K. Modi Investment & Financial Services Private Limited.


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