Welcome to Direction One Consulting.
We are a global corporate training & elearning company with strong expertise in B2C & B2B Sales, Digital Marketing, Negotiations & Leadership. Since 1999, we have worked in automobiles, FMCG, pharma, IT, BFSI, manufacturing, eCommerce, electrical goods, paints and building construction.
We believe that execution excellence depends on skilled people following strong processes. That is the only way in which strategies see the light of day.
Our work in elearning content creation, corporate training & process improvement impacts on input parameters which therefore impact positively on business outcomes.
Founder - Maneesh Konkar / IIMB 1995 / ex ITC.
Founder - Direction One Consulting. MBA from IIM Bangalore. Started his career with ITC. Has over 21 years’ experience as a business consultant & leadership coach with clients like Amazon, Legrand, HUL, ITC, Asian Paints, Arvind Mills, ICICI Bank, Cargill Foods, Godrej Consumer, Tata Tea, Mahindra, Aditya Birla group and more. Consulted with manufacturing, FMCG, IT, pharma, internet, and building construction. Visiting Faculty with SPJIMR, Mumbai, and panelist at IIM Bangalore interviews multiple times.
Over 2020, during the peak of the covid situation, Maneesh has assisted over 24 businesses across Australia, Asia, UK, Canada & US go online & kickstart their digital strategy.
Founder - Sumit Seth CEO Forum India / ex Mercedes / ex Head Sales Mitsubishi
A seasoned professional with over 20 years of experience of being a Managing Director of a boutique consulting and training company for over 10 years and 10 years of experience of being a national head of sales and marketing, product manager and project manager. Have consulted over 100 companies in boosting sales performance, improving customer experience, build strategies and develop leaders. Have managed P&L responsibilities for most of my career. and have trained and coached over twenty thousand professional across industries and geographies. (Primarily India and South East Asia)
Over 20,000 professionals from these companies have benefited from our content.
Applied the course learnings to understand long term benefits & increase the size of the pie. Saved 3% per year on a long term contract with a vendor last week by applying these principles.