Swarnalatha J is a Senior Human Resources Professional with a high degree of commercial acumen and entrepreneurial flair demonstrated through an outstanding record of achievement in a variety of business sectors. She possesses substantial experience in global organisations as an adaptable individual offering significant strategic and operational HR inputs, strong troubleshooting skills and a proven ability to implement innovative solutions and optimise resources with impact on the business bottom line. She has expertise in areas of HR and OB including HR planning and strategy; HR Training and Development, Performance Management Systems, Compensation and Benefits administration,  HR Audit & Balanced Score Card; Recruiting and staffing; Employee Counselling, Mentoring; Conflict Resolution; Vendor Management; ERP(SAP-HR), Emotional Intelligence; Interpersonal skills & Communication etc. She headed the HR & Operation division of Fortune 500 global company and based at London prior to joining ASCI, and also held different designations in organizations both in lndia and abroad.

Currently working as Professor, Centre for Human Resources Development, since 2010, had been instrumental in directing several Management and Leadership Development Programs for esteemed clients like NTPC,  THDC, DVC, several Nationalised Banks like UCO Bank, Punjab National Bank, Bank of Maharashtra, Scientists of DRDO, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, SAIL, BPR&D etc., apart from directing several programs for private sector companies like Zuari Industries, Aditya Birla Group, Greenko etc. Currently engaged in consultancy assignments and research work apart from directing management programs

Her current interests include a) Strategic Leadership b) Enhancing Managerial Effectiveness c) Interpersonal Effectiveness d) Balanced Scorecard e) Creative Problem Solving f) HR Audit g) Transactional Analysis for Interpersonal Effectiveness h) Effective Trade Union Management and Industrial Dispute Resolution i) Organisational Psychology

She has several certifications to her credit including

  1. Competency Mapping from TVRLS.
  2. NLP Practitioner Certification from NLP Institute, Florida, USA.
  3. Certification in Research Methodology from TISS, Mumbai.
  4. Certified Recruitment Analyst and Competency and Performance Developer from Carlton Advanced Management Institute, USA.
  5. Train the Trainer international certification from City and Guilds, London,UK.
  6. International Training Skills certification from City & Guilds, London, UK.
  7. Certified Internal Information Systems Auditor (CIISA) from STQC Directorate, Department of Information Technology, Government of India
  8. Qualified Internal Auditor for ISO 9000.

She presented papers on “Managerial Challenges in Promoting Economic Cooperation in Seven South Asian Nations - SAARC” in 2000 and on ‘Women Policing in India - Constraints and need of paradigm shift’ in International Seminar at University of Milan, Italy, 2003.

Ms. Swarnalatha Jagarlapudi

Professor - Centre for Human Resources Development

Administrative Staff College of India,

Bella Vista, Raj Bhavan Road,

Hyderabad 500 082.


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