Established in 2004, today Chandigarh based CII - Centre of Excellence for Competitiveness for SMEs thrives to enhance competitiveness of the industry. With a pan India approach, the Centre plays role of a guide and mentor for industry by its ‘Cluster Approach’, which enables them to learn through sharing the best practices with other Cluster companies. A detailed road map for enhancing productivity and efficiency for Cluster companies is charted and implemented by the seasoned counselors of the Centre.
The Centre works exclusively to enhance the competitiveness of MSMEs, through interventions in areas such as Manufacturing Excellence, Energy Efficiency, Cost Management, Total Employee Involvement, e-Learning, Corrosion Management etc. Our Pro-active International Engagements ensure that we are in tune with the cutting edge of global Competitiveness in order to transmit the same to the Indian SMEs. More than 285 Training programs have been held in the last 3 years, benefitting more than 6150 delegates.
Service delivery is through a co-ordinated and participative approach. The Centre works closely with industry via training, counseling, sharing best practices, study missions and online inputs to take the organizations to new heights of competitiveness. The center offers services in the following areas: