Volkswagen, Europe’s leading car manufacturer today announced the conclusion of its Fifth Season of ‘Sarvottam: Hunt for Champions’, an annual skill development programme. Started in 2012-2013 as RQWC-Retail Qualification World Championship, the programme aims to further invest in enhancing the skill sets of its dealership employees across Volkswagen network in India. This Season awarded a total of 24 finalists that participated under eight different categories such as – sales consultants, service advisors, lead CR Sales, lead CR Service, parts manager, master technician, body and paint technician.
The Sarvottam Skill contest witnessed a total participation of 1500+ Volkswagen dealership employees across its network in India. The entries were further filtered from the online round to the regional round wherein 288 champions were identified to participate at the zonal round. Post competing in the rigorous competition, 72 contestants emerged eligible to compete for the coveted winner’s trophy that was hosted at the Volkswagen training academy in Chakan, Pune. The winners were awarded by Mr. Steffen Knapp, Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars at the Sarvottam National Conference in Mumbai.
Speaking on this delightful occasion, Mr. Steffen Knapp, Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars said,
At Volkswagen, ‘People’ is one of our key strategic brand pillars under which we’ve been working continuously towards ensuring an enhanced stakeholder satisfaction index. By further inspiring and investing in a skill development programme ‘Sarvottam’, we’re committing towards a holistic growth initiative for our employees that will in turn enrich our customer experience.
Further commenting on this announcement, Mr. Knapp said,
I would like to congratulate all the selected participants for showcasing merit in this challenging competition. In addition, encouraging them to reach newer levels of personal gratification.
The top winners were awarded a Gold, Silver and Bronze medals, trophies respectively along with a cash prize.
- An initiative under the strategic brand pillar ‘People’, which comprises of holistic growth programme for Volkswagen employees across its dealerships in India
- With over 1500+ participants in the ‘Hunt for Champions’ contest, 72 participants emerged eligible for the winner’s trophy
- 24 participants across 8 categories won the Gold, Silver and Bronze medals followed by a cash prize
About Sarvottam: Hunt for Champions:
Hunt for Champion is a skill development contest under the reward and recognition programme – Sarvottam. Started in 2012, Volkswagen employees undergo grueling sessions and are evaluated basis their excellence in their official tasks, emotional intelligence, orientation towards quality in processes and customer satisfaction.
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