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Pearson India and NUS Business School launch exclusive blended executive education business program for India

Part-time weekend direct-to-desktop course for young business professionals and leaders

New Delhi, July 27, 2017: Partnering for the first time, Indian arm of Pearson, the world’s learning company and the National University of Singapore (NUS) Business School today announced the launch of the Emerging Leaders Management Acceleration Program (ELMAP), a blended executive program for young business professionals in India.

Commencing on 14 October 2017, this unique business management program brings together business skills and superior content from NUS to offer in-depth understanding of various functional areas of Management and Leadership. With an approach focused on the program aims to better equip business leaders of the future with desired skills to drive results and execute business strategy effectively.

Working professionals with 2 to 10 years of work experience, who are keen to work in cross-functional teams or need to coordinate with multiple business functions, would benefit most from the six-month part-time weekend course.

Varun Dhamija, Director, Pearson Professional Programs, said, “We are delighted to partner with NUS Business School to offer a cutting-edge program to help executives sharpen analytical skills, gain a better awareness and develop an informed perspective on ways to accomplish individual leadership objectives. With this specially customized program curated for India, we aim to develop the tools needed for emerging leaders to diagnose and solve business problems, effectively lead individuals, groups, and organizations, and ultimately rise to the next level in their enterprises.”
The program will equip participants with the fundamental concepts of leadership, business strategy, marketing and sales management, big data, service operations, supply chain management, business innovation and finance analytics. Additionally, the program will include four to six webinars with industry leaders. Candidates will be awarded with a certificate from NUS Business School upon successful completion of the program.
Dr. Vishal Narayan, Program Director, NUS Business School said, “In an increasingly competitive business landscape, skilled professionals progressing into leadership roles often require a range of a different skill sets. These professionals need to be able to offer broad cross-functional perspectives and adopt a holistic approach to problem solving. With the flexibility of the online webinar-styled course, our classes not only address need-based learning to build core competencies, we also connect professionals with outstanding academics and industry leaders at the convenience and comfort of one’s schedule.”
The direct-to-desktop ‘live-online’ classroom sessions with NUS Business School faculty members will provide flexibility to participants to learn from anywhere.

Admissions to the program are open and the last date to submit the completed application form and other relevant documents is 6 October, 2017.

About Pearson Professional Programs

Pearson Professional Programs partners with leading educational institutions, faculty and content providers from around the world to help working professionals update their skills and progress in their careers while making material improvements in the organizations that they work for.

Our blended executive education programs span a variety of functions and industries, for participants of diverse seniority levels (top, senior and middle management). We deploy cutting-edge learning technology, classroom infrastructure, and pedagogical methods. Although our faculties are leading experts from around the world, each program is carefully contextualized to speak to local business realities.

About NUS Business School
The National University of Singapore (NUS) Business School is known for providing management thought leadership from an Asian perspective, enabling its students and corporate partners to leverage global knowledge and Asian insights.
The school has consistently received top rankings in the Asia-Pacific region by independent publications and agencies, such as The Financial Times, Economist Intelligence Unit, and QS Top MBA, in recognition of the quality of its programmes, faculty research and graduates.
The school is accredited by AACSB International (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) and EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System), endorsements that the school has met the highest standards for business education. The school is also a member of the GMA (Graduate Management Admission) Council, Executive MBA Council, Partnership in Management (PIM) and CEMS (Community of European Management Schools).
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