Ashok Grover

Assessment Centers Expert & Leadership Coach - helping professionals and companies to enhance their competencies..

New Delhi Area, India

Assessment Centres Assessment & Development Centre Design Coaching & Mentoring Training Programs Human Resource Development Consulting Leadership Development
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Before switching to full time consulting, Ashok Grover spent almost 4 decades in Indian industry of repute in the areas of Operations, Materials and HR; and held Unit Head and Corporate Functional Head positions. Currently, Director at HR consulting firm “Skillscape”, earlier he has worked with Parle Group, Mohan Meakins Group, Ajay Piramal Group, Hawkins Cookers and lastly JBM Group as Chief Human Resource Officer.

He has acquired expertise and added to his credit many innovative HR practices, some of the key areas being:-

• Balanced Score Card Training + Implementation
• Executive / Leadership Coaching
• DISC / CORE Psychometric Services
• Organizational Diagnostic Surveys.
• Competency Mapping / Assessment & Development Centers.
• Customized Training programs.

• Certified facilitator for BPM-II (Bullet Proof Manager) training programs
• Certified 360-degree feedback facilitator
• Licensed to administer PPA, TST, TAS
• Certified CORE facilitator
• Certified Professional Coach
• Certified Executive Leadership Coach

Associated with various professional bodies in India. Life member of All India Management Association. Past Member of the National Council of Indian Society for Training & Development, Co-chairman of Institute Managing Committee of ITI-Faridabad and Vice chairman of Faridabad Industrial Training Society. Also served on a number of expert committees of industry + professional associations - CII, FICCI, PHDCCI, AIMA.

Ashok's expertise include people assessment and focused executive coaching. He has trained thousands of people in the area of Organizational Philosophy, Positive Thinking, Balanced Score Card, etc.

Director at Skillscape (Resource Development Consulting)

Dec 2007 - Present

Skillscape® helps organizations enhance the value of their human resource capital. Employees, with their knowledge, skills and experience, are instrumental in providing firms with a sustainable competitive edge. It is with this thought that Skillscape was conceptualized. With the understanding of multiple industrial domains and the intricacies of different organizational structures, Skillscape has the capability to offer human resource solutions across different companies. Skillscape® specializes in a spectrum of HR services ranging from need assessment for enhancing productivity and efficiency, to conceptualizing and developing various HR interventions. Skillscape’s® offerings include: - Balanced Score Card Training + Implementation - Executive Coaching - DISC / CORE Psychometric Services - Competency Evaluation and Competency Mapping - Organizational Diagnostics (incl. Satisfaction Surveys, Exit Feedback and On-board Feedback) - 360 Degree Feedback - Customized Training Programs

Chief Human Resource Officer at JBM Group

Apr 1994 - Dec 2007

JBM is Rs. 7,000 Crore Group consisting of 40+ manufacturing locations in Gurgaon, Faridabad, Greater Noida, Hardwar, Pant Nagar, Hosur, Pune, Nashik, Chennai and Pondicherry with Corporate Office at New Delhi. I was responsible for the CORPORATE HR and was able to add a new dimension and direction to the organizational growth through people development. With continuous expansion and mass recruitment, HR becomes the most important area in the organizational growth and development. JBM had taken a number of HR initiatives in-house with assistance from consultants like AF Ferguson, Arthur Anderson, Tata IBM, Centre for Growth Alternatives and Hay Group. A member of the steering committee of “Operation Business Excellence” and the topmost policy making body of the Group, I was also exclusive trainer for the JBM Philosophy (incorporating Vision, Mission, Values and Code of Conduct) as well as Crestcom’s “Bullet Proof Manager” training programmes.


PG Diploma in Information Technology & Management at All India Management Association

Jun 1999 - Jun 2001

Master of Business Administration at Lucknow University, Lucknow

Dec 1973 - Dec 1976

Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) at Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala

Jun 1966 - Jun 1970

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