upGrad is committed to training 50,000 professionals in 5 years

MUMBAI: Harappa Learning – part of Asia’s largest higher edtech company upGrad, today unveiled plans to create a unique leadership school to build the owners and top management of tomorrow.
Pramath Raj Sinha, Founding Dean of ISB and Chairman of Harappa Education and someone who has transformed management education will lead this initiative that is committed to educating more than 50,000 working professionals to take their first step toward leadership.
The Harappa School of Leadership will be a distinctive global institution for emerging leaders and will offer a range of live-only programs to equip mid-career professionals with the most in-demand skills for success. Its inaugural offering, the Accelerated Management Program, combines the rigor and lineage of the best global MBAs – rich in Business, Data, Product Marketing and Leadership.
New programs to follow are the Design Leadership program and the Women’s Leadership program. The powerful combination Harappa – upGrad brings together pioneering minds and forces that also bring decades of rich institutional experience and unparalleled entrepreneurial ambition.
Pramath Raj Sinha said: “Never before has the world needed ever-increasing leadership capacity in sectors and industries. All the future of work research points to the growing demand for leadership skills over technical skills. Harappa was built with the mission to teach leadership skills on a global scale in an affordable, engaging, high-quality and impactful manner. We’re excited to put our money where our mouth is – a missionary approach to closing the leadership skills gap around the world.”
“There is a Re-Skilling Revolution taking place around the world, and the urgent need for more leaders and entrepreneurs in companies, start-ups and even public service has never been more critical and urgent. Harappa brings unique insights into what it takes to hone your management skills with the right mix of domain expertise combined with the soft skills needed to lead from the front and that’s why we’re doubling down and investing to deliver these courses at affordable prices and to offer the right duration of courses, to connect with working professionals around the world,” concluded Ronnie Screwvalachairman and co-founder, upGrad.
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