The top leadership in the education sector is on the vanguard of transformation with K12 going digital. Educators are aware that they will need to stay agile to embrace this digital disruption if they want to shape their academic centre into an ‘institute of excellence’. To accomplish this, educators need to build leadership skills and professional school management capabilities.
IIM Calcutta’s Education Leaders’ Programme for Educators and Academic Professionals is an attempt to build and enhance this leadership skills and management know-how across school educators and academic professionals in India.
The programme helps build leadership capacity and professional school management capabilities. Participants can
The programme is best suited for
The programme will be taught by the esteemed IIM Calcutta Faculty. To meet your future mentors, visit here
The programme will be delivered in an interactive online format, retaining effectiveness while maintaining safety. The format uniquely combines the benefits of an in-class programme with the flexibility and safety of online learning.
Your peer group will be entrepreneurs, executives, directors and administrators in the education space, principals and senior teachers of K12 institutions.
This is an expertise building programme for experienced professionals. You will obtain a certification from IIM Calcutta, a globally recognized B-School in India.
A certificate of successful completion is provided upon completion of all requirements of the program. All examinations and evaluations related to the certification are carried out by IIM Calcutta.
Yes, participants of this programme get an Executive Alumni status of IIM Calcutta, one of the top-ranked B-Schools in Asia.
The programme format with LIVE Interactive Sessions, capstones, group projects and case study analysis enables a conducive environment to network with your peers in the cohort. Most participants can continue to network even after the cohort by using the alumni portal.
As an Institution of National Importance, IIM Calcutta enjoys autonomous status under the MHRD. This program is a fully approved certificate program offered through IIM Calcutta's Executive Education.
All participants are required to execute, before the start of the program, an agreement that consists of the standard programme Terms and Conditions. It has the following components:
Part A: Etiquette and Platform Rights
Classroom Etiquette & General Policy Guidelines
Tools and Platforms in Use
Part B: Honor Code
Part C: Certification
Part D: Programme Fee, Refund, and Termination Policy
Candidates will be selected based on the details of education, work experience, and a statement of purpose submitted along with the application.
A Relationship Manager will be assigned to the applicant, who will gather all the necessary information and represent his/her candidature to the selection committee for review. The profiles will be sent to IIM Calcutta for selection.
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Module A: Leadership Foundations
This module is designed to develop the foundations for management and leadership skills which are so critical for organizational success. The participants will be exposed to an assortment of various elements critical to a well-rounded exposure on leadership & business administration. This module will provide the education leaders with the fundamentals of best practice in leadership and provide tools and frameworks to help them acquire those skills. This module will involve sessions on the following topics
B: Competitive Advantage
In this module, the participants will move on to the next phase of leadership by learning how to create a strategic and competitive advantage. This programme provides comprehensive coverage to develop skillset required for education leaders to lead effectively. These sessions are expected to consolidate the leadership approaches and bring profound changes to continuing professional development for school leaders. This module will involve sessions on the following topics
Module C: Creating World Class Institutions
This module will help in identifying and responding to the rapidly changing dynamics of school education towards creating world class institutions of learning. The sessions in this module will prepare the top brass in school for navigating the next phase of growth in educational institutes. It will engage the participants on the following themes:
Module D: Leadership Dialogue
This module will focus on the meta-goals of leadership and management in education sector by including an engaging discussion on topics related to entrepreneurship, technology, behavioral biases & expectations, ethics and sustainability. These sessions will provide the participants a forum to introduce their experiences to the cohort as well as the challenges they are currently facing. The participants will be encouraged to contextualize their learning through case scenarios, reflections on their own area of practice and activities designed to promote effective leadership perspectives. These sessions are expected to be along the following themes:
Classes start in June 2023.
Its an 8-month programme comprising of
The programme will be delivered through faculty-led interactive live sessions on TalentSprint’s ipearl.ai. These online sessions will be held at a schedule convenient for working professionals. Participants will be able to interact with the faculty through video, audio, and chat. They will also be able to chat with fellow participants of the programme during online sessions.
As per the programme norms, participants are required to maintain at least 67% attendance in each module to be eligible for the module evaluation. In case of unavoidable circumstances, if a participant misses a class and is marked absent, the recorded archive of the same will be provided for 21 days from the date of the class.
The programme includes continuous formative and summative assessments. The final scores will be determined based on the sum of scores of various assessments.
Yes, participants are required to have their laptops.
Reading material (pre/post session) will be shared regularly through the Online Learning Management System. The access will be available for 1 year from the date of the commencement of the programme.
A certificate of successful completion is provided upon completion of all requirements of the programme. All examinations and evaluations related to the certification are carried out by IIM Calcutta.
For programme fee-related details, please visit Fee page
Yes, flexible EMI options are available that enable you to pay the programme fee in instalments. Please reach out to your RM to know about the details of the schemes available.
For scholarship-related details please visit fee page You can also reach out to your RM for more details.
No, the application fee is non-refundable.
No. The programme fee is non-refundable and non-transferable under any circumstances.
Professionals have multiple options for funding.
Three key reasons why professionals opt for it:
We have also observed that the commitment levels were higher among self-funding participants.
ipearl.ai (Interactive Platform for Experiential and Remote Learning) is created by TalentSprint’s engineering team led by our Chief Technology Officer, an IIT Kanpur alumni. The platform integrates best-in-class open source technologies and SaaS services and perfected them over the last seven years.
When this platform was built, we intended to offer it to our partners and customers for digital learning and delivery. Since 2013, the platform has been extensively used by IIM Calcutta, IIT Kanpur, IIIT Hyderabad and IIT Hyderabad, and many more of our customers and partners. To date, more than 300,000 students have used this platform, which is reputed for user experience, quality, and scale.
This feature-rich platform has become so popular that some of our partners are now using it for their academic needs.
The tried and tested direct-to-device platform enables 24 x 7 learning for its users. Some key benefits of the platform are:
A comparative study of iPearl.ai against Canvas, Impartus, Moodle, Google Classroom, Microsoft Teams, and Zoom was conducted. Features in the following categories were compared:
You will be given one-time access to watch the missed session. This recording will only be available for 21 days from the day of the actual session.
The Indian Institute of Management Calcutta was established as the first national institute for Post Graduate Studies and Research in Management by the Government of India in November 1961, in collaboration with Alfred P. Sloan School of Management (MIT), the Government of West Bengal, The Ford Foundation, and the Indian Industry. Over the years, IIM Calcutta has grown into a mature institution with a global reputation, imparting high-quality management education. It has been playing a pioneering role in professionalizing Indian management through its Post Graduate and Doctoral level Programmes, Executive Training Programmes, Research and Consulting Activities. It is ranked at #3 Management Business School in Asia and under Top 25, globally. For more information please visit the IIM Calcutta website.
Established in 2010, TalentSprint is a part of the NSE group and a global edtech company that brings transformational high-end and deep-tech learning programs to young and experienced professionals. The company’s digital learning platform ipearl.ai offers a hybrid onsite/online experience to seekers of deep technology expertise. TalentSprint partners with top academic institutions and global corporations to create and deliver world-class programs, certifications, and outcomes. Its programs have consistently seen a high engagement rate and customer delight. It is a leading Innovation Partner for the National Skill Development Corporation, an arm of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of India. A recipient of various prestigious accolades, TalentSprint was recently honoured with the Indian Achievers Award 2022, constituted by the Indian Achievers Forum for its excellence in building deeptech talent in India. For more information about TalentSprint, visit our website.