About Hard Knocks

Outbound training programs have become an integral part of the corporate culture in the recent times. The shift in paradigms and evolving dynamics of the corporate world called for a meticulous consolidation that could facilitate a platform for learning the art of management for the rising professionals, and thus, Hardknocks came into existence. Hardknocks is a sister-concern of Hills and Trails dedicated at conducting experiential learning programs for corporates. The company was conceptualized in 1993 by Professor Joshi and Dr. Chaitley with an aim to impart essential management skills and enhance the potential caliber of every blooming manager. Combining the experience and expertise of two veterans in the field, Hardknocks offers program structures focused on inculcating teamwork, leadership, interpersonal relationships, communication skills, negotiation skills, psychological mapping, stress management and a gamut of other soft skills; while keeping the spirit of adventure alive. Having established a strong withhold in the industry for almost two decade, we have been successful in helping over 12000 managers from various companies optimize their performance and achieve organizational goals by means of potent tools like review& reflection, challenging adventure activities and group tasks & exercises stretched over a period of one to five days at outdoor locations. Each program is devised in a way that emphasizes on cognitive, affective (social and emotional), physical and psychomotor learning. At Hardknocks, we cater to the organization’s specific needs and design programs that are best suited for their requirement