With an aim to develop its talent pool and prepare them for greater roles and responsibilities, Jaro Education, the edtech firm, has announced the launch of the Leadership Development Programme for its employees. The initiative will benefit over 100 employees at the firm that imparts executive education programmes for working professionals.
The in-house curated training programme will be facilitated by various industry leaders and academicians. It will follow a case-based pedagogy with a focus on group discussions, presentations, and assignments.
Business development executives, senior support executives, team leads, assistant managers, as well as managers, among others from the workforce will benefit from the sessions.
The initiative is aimed to improve leadership styles; bring about positive organisational change and group dynamics; build high-performance teams; indulge in strategic planning; encourage leadership through innovation; develop an ethical company and teach conflict-management skills, among other skills.
Through this programme, Ranjita Raman, CEO, Jaro Education, reveals that the Company wishes “to prepare our employees to become leaders of tomorrow who drive organisational efficiency, creativity, and sustenance through an intrapreneurial mindset”.
It is hoped that the “initiative will help them make practical and real-time decisions and mould them into being more inclusive and approachable individuals.”
Raman shares that the programme aims to “inspire the employees to handle teams better and fuel competitive spirit and sustained sense of motivation”.
It will not only help Jaro to develop “next-generation successful intrapreneurs within the company” but will also “help Jaro attract and retain our talent better”, feels Raman.
Jaro Education, which offers executive education programmes, was founded in 2009 by Sanjay Salunkhe. It facilitates the development of online and technology-based programmes for both Indian and international institutes including IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Kozhikode, IMT Ghaziabad, Rotman School of Management (University of Toronto), and Imperial College Business London. Accenture, American Express, Axis Bank, Tech Mahindra are some of the names in its list of over 800 corporate partners.