Friday, March 29, 2013

Training Matrix

Training matrix is a document made for a particular position having columns (C) containing information on:

C-1  The functions or Steps of Operations (SOs) for the position;

C-2 Knowledge required to perform C-1

C-3 Skills and abilities required to perform C-1

C-4 Tools and Resources available to perform C-1

C-5 The training methodology and programmes available to acquire C-2 and C-3.

This document is used to assess the training needs of an employee in the position.

Meetings - Some Suggestions

Meetings - Ground Rules

1. Agendas for all meetings
2. Document all next steps
3. Start/finish on time
4. Participate and Listen
5. NO side discussions
6. Be positive, have fun

In conference hall of Reliance Industries at Hazira Complex

Consumer Confidence Index in India

December 2002

Et-NFO Consumer Confidence Index was first published.

April 2002
Second survey of ET-NFO CCI was done.

November 2006
16th Survey was one Now ET-TNS Survey

Sunday, March 3, 2013

Fellowship Research Opportunity in NITIE in Industrial Engineering

If you are interested in doing doctoral  research in any of the following areas visit the

Human Effort Engineering - Techniques

1. Principles of Motion Economy
2. Motion Study
3. Workstation Design
4. Application of Ergonomics and Biomechanics
5. Fatigue Studies
6. Productivity/Safety/Comfort Device Design
7. Standardization of  Methods
8. Operator training
9. Incentive Systems
10. Job Evaluation
11. Learning effect capture
12. Work Measurement


1. Process Analysis
2. Operation Analysis
3. Layout Efficiency Analysis
4. Value engineering
5. Statistical quality control
6. Statistical inventory control and ABC Classification Based Inventory Sytems
7. Six sigma
8. Operations research
9. Variety reduction
10. Standardization
11. Incentive schemes
12. Waste reduction or elimination
13. Activity based management
14. Business process improvement
15. Fatigue analysis and reduction
16. Engineering economy analysis
17. Learning effect capture and continuous improvement (Kaizen, Quality circles and suggestion schemes)
18. Standard costing

Functional Solutions

1.Warehouse efficiency improvement
2. Warehouse 5S
3. Warehouse human effort engineering
4. Inventory control

You can send a mail to Dr. K.V.S.S. Narayana Rao, Professor, NITIE at kvssnrao55 at for more details or clarifications. Post graduate degree with 60% marks in any branch of engineering is required.