30 Entrepreneurs of the Year 2016
For Knowledge beyond Books and Wisdom beyond Boundaries: Seed InfoTech Ltd
“Education is not the learning of facts but the training of the mind to think.” – Albert Einstein
Incorporated in 1994, Seed InfoTech is India’s one of the leading solution providers in Information Technology Training, Staffing and Products & Tools Consulting services to both Retail and Corporate customers. With its headquarters in Pune, one of the IT hubs of India, the company’s activities are spread over many locations in the state of Maharashtra and other IT Metros in India like Bangalore, New Delhi and Chennai. Further it is an ISO certified organization that operates through well-defined systems and procedures.
Seed is composed of a formidable team of over 600 qualified professionals, 48+ training locations in India, and strong associations with Global Technology Leaders such as Microsoft, Oracle, RedHat, Salesforce, SAP, HP, Hortonworks, Peoplecert and EC-Council and testing & assessment services through Prometric.
Seed InfoTech Ltd. is the second largest vocational IT Training company in India. It offers IT trainings programs to individuals, institutions and corporate segment.
- It conducts Employability Enhancement training programs in:
- Software Development
- Software Testing
- Infrastructure Management Services
- ERP (SAP)
Justifying the growing popularity of Seed
Here are few reasons why Seed continues to remain on top:
Comprehensive Training Methodology – Seed’s competent Technology Office is only one of its kind that governs the entire Training Delivery of all the courses and it’s Training Delivery is based on principles of ISD (Instructional Systems Design) which provides training experience that facilitates acquisition of knowledge and skill in a more efficient, effective, and interesting manner.
Excellent Placement Record – Seed InfoTech has an enviable placement record since its inception. Every year it creates around 50,000 new job opportunities through various Mega Job Fests and Pool Campuses across the country.
Quality of Faculty & Capability building – The consultancy ensures the quality of the faculty through Stringent Screening, Multilevel Interviews, Robust Train The Trainer (TTT) framework, Dedicated capability building, Personal Mentoring by experts, Trainer Certifications, Trainer Grades based on skills and not merely on experience, Experience in High end Technology and Corporate Training, Process-oriented Approach (ISO).
Quality Assurance – Seed assures quality by achieving the following Training Objectives – Expectation Mapping, Pre Assessment, Post Assessment, Delivery Quality Audit, Dedicated Quality Auditors, and Feedback on Delivery, Content and Courseware.
The Company’s Specialties include Corporate IT Training/Workshop, Induction & Project Based Training, Microsoft, Salesforce, Hortonworks Training, SAP Authorized Education Partner, Java & Net Training, S’ware Testing training, Oracle training, Product / Tool Consulting, Staffing, Red Hat Training.
Seed from a Student’s viewpoint
“It was a great pleasure to have Seed InfoTech as my training institute. It is one of the best medium to make fresher ready for the corporate world. Certainly Seed helps many more fresher to get their dream jobs. The staff works really hard to get us up to speed with our career. Thanks a lot Seed.” – Gurudas Shantaram Sawant, Diploma in Software Testing (DST).
“Seed InfoTech is a combination of excellence and a learning environment. Seed gives its students the best placement platform to realize their dream of a successful corporate career. Course syllabus and training provided by Seed is very good.” – Bhagyashri Haribhau Asawale , SCTS – Java.
Apart from being a veteran in IT training, Seed InfoTech also takes on social responsibilities to make a difference in lives.
In 1993, a devastating earthquake flattened huge swathes of Latur District. One of the prime affected villages was Killari. In order to provide some restitution, Seed rehabilitated eight students from Killari. Right from bringing these students to Pune, finding and funding their accommodation, training them in livelihood skills, and then placing them in eminent organizations, Seed InfoTech Ltd has facilitated and financed every stage of this rehabilitation.
School Adoption Project
InfoTech has adopted a school in Nande village, Taluka Mulshi. The company has donated 1,000 books to their library, created all the physical infrastructure required for a good library, provided technical support in making it fully functional, and donated benches with writing tops to the classrooms.
Knowing the visionary behind Seed InfoTech
Narendra Barhate, Founder and CEO – Narendra Barhate is the Managing Director and CEO of the company. He spearheads business development and expansion initiatives of SEED InfoTech. A complete techie, he has been instrumental in the keen selection of technologies to be added to the company’s portfolio. Moving towards his pursuit to build the ‘Nalanda’ of modern IT training, he has endeavored to add BFSI, Engineering Services and Healthcare Management practices at SEED InfoTech. In his career spanning over 25 years in the IT industry, he has conducted more than 15,000 hours of high-end technology training for students and corporate clients. Developing his team into a world-class team of technical and non-technical team is his passion, and over the years he has pursued it by conducting several mentoring sessions for the employees on Management, Team Building and Leadership. An avid reader with spiritual bend, he exudes superior people management and analytical skills. He is an alumnus of two of the most renowned educations institutions of India namely – College of Engineering Pune (COEP), and the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Mumbai. Prior to establishing SEED InfoTech, he has worked as a researcher at the DRDO.