SOIL’s ELBP program saw the presence of professionals from ACC, VE Commercial Vehicles, Indus Towers, Mahindra, Schneider and ICICI Bank
School of Inspired Leadership (SOIL), Gurgaon, today celebrated the Graduation Day of its 4th batch of Emerging Leader Booster Program (ELBP) at the School’s campus in Gurgaon. The Chief Guest on the occasion was Ashish Gupta, Global COO, BU Head Financial Services, Chair of the innovation Council, Evalueserve who awarded Graduation Certificates to the students of ELBP Class of 2015. Also gracing the occasion were several industry leaders, participant supervisors, project sponsors and HR leaders from the participating companies.
Addressing the graduating class in Gurgaon, Mr. Ashish Gupta said,” Educational Institutes like SOIL help increase the tempo, quality of students’ lives and help them to address challenges of their life in a better manner. One should focus on being a job giver rather than being a job seeker.””
Mr. Anil Sachdev, Founder & CEO of SOIL said, “We designed ELBP four years back in an endeavour to assist working professionals an opportunity to gain a 360 degree view of the business and develop leaders to take their organizations to greater heights. Leadership is a skill that comes as an inspiration from day to day situations, hence we designed the program with a focus on application of learning and chose faculty who have been stalwarts in their fields and can share ‘war stories’ in the classroom. We are really optimistic about this batch and I am sure they will continue creating impact in their organizations and the society.”
A consortium based program, the fourth batch of ELBP had mid-level leaders from of some of the most admired organizations in the country, such as Schneider India, VE Commercial Vehicles, Indus Towers, ACC< Mahindra & Mahindra and ICICI Bank. Sumit Mukherjee (Indus Towers), Mohammed Kabir (Indus Towers) and Anirvan Banerjee (VE Commercial Vehicles) stood in the top 20% of the class and were included in the prestigious Founder’s List of SOIL. Rahul Godse (ICICI Bank) was awarded the Inspired Leader award for displaying the SOIL Values (Mindfulness, Ethics, Sustainability, Compassion and Diversity) and a mature and balanced approach in and beyond the classroom.