The UNIDO Pharos Business Navigator software installations and management training were made within the framework of the UNIDO-ACMA Project “Strengthening of Small and Medium automotive component suppliers to deliver export quality products in India”. The training and implementation services were provided to five selected enterprises, which took part in the project. The personal management software "Pharos Business Navigator" was used as IT tool for measuring enterprise performance as well as a component of methodology for improving quality and performance of enterprises.

The implementation were made at the following organizations:

  • Standard Radiators, Baroda, India
  • Vir Rubber Products, Mumbai, India
  • Zylog Plastalloys Ltd, Nasik, India
  • Manikprem Industries, Ahmednagar, India
  • Renata Engineering Plastics, Pune, India
  • ACMA Technical Centre, Delhi, India

The following observations have been achieved within the mission:

In follow up reviews enterprise managers and entrepreneurs, who took part in the Programme acknowledged innovative managerial software by UNIDO as important tools in addressing their practical needs. The on-site introductory training course for 2 days was sufficient for managers for learning and developing necessary know-how in software application. All program participants acknowledged efficiency and simplicity of the software for the managerial tasks of performance and quality management, the uniqueness of the UNIDO Pharos solution.