Case Studies

Designed leadership training for top management of large global consulting firm
Among many programs spearheaded as Global Learning Design head, created a classroom, fishbowl and video-based training program on Managing Expectations for Performance. USD 2 mil investment. SME a leading US-based CXO coach.
About the client
A global consulting firm that provides business, marketing, and technology services.

About the project
At a time of rapid growth, the organisation needed to enhance top management capability to improve and maintain performance, while continuing to build on the core culture. This training was for Director level and above to CEO, some 150 in number at the time. The learners being globally dispersed, it was important to design the program in a way that participants could leverage the power of digital/remote, while still learning from each other in immersive classroom settings. The most important components were the demo talking head videos modelling the skills, and the classroom practice and mock sessions.
Improved performance of a large global publisher’s K12 chain of schools
As Head of Academics for 32 schools (25000 students) across India- Designed a unique Learning Experience with multiple programs, assessment and pedagogy; Set outcomes-based delivery and measurement; School Leadership development of 1000 employees; English skills development of 10000 teachers and students.
About the client
A US-based publishing house with a strong presence globally in education products and delivery.

About the project
This was not a ‘project’, but about building a philosophy and approach ground up, and then scaling it. The sheer complexity involved in defining and building curricula and skills, implementing across a very diverse set of schools, and being competitive but also maintaining profitability made the job challenging and ultimately satisfying.
Enabled growth of large global Higher Ed company’s India universities
As Director Product, led market research, product strategy and roadmap, followed by launch of new verticals/programs, resulting in market expansion and 15% increase in student numbers; Edtech products led to reputation, IRR of 510% and NPV of USD500K; Long range planning for growth with optimal capex-opex and systems for delivery and outcomes; Business plan for new India initiatives.
About the client
US-based company owning higher education institutions across the globe, each market operating within its own eco-system of governmental policies and customer uniqueness.

About the project
The mandate was to build strategy, product suite and roadmap to meet regional growth targets and build brand and presence for future growth. Extensive collaboration across all stakeholders ensured new programs were implemented immediately, while longer-term goals were planned and budgeted for. This helped build the India team’s performance index. Impact on new programs, marketing, sales, curricula, hiring, infrastructure, skill-building and budgets.
Increased start-up K12 education company’s reach from 75 schools to 150
As VP Product, expanded IP product line and influenced Sales. Designed a unique pedagogy framework with range of textbooks and workbooks Grade 1-5 English, Math, Science, Social Science and Computer Studies; and KG1, 2 and 3 English, Numbers and General Awareness. Full-multimedia English listening-speaking product for Grade K-5. Award winning K-level curriculum.
About the client
A Singapore-based company with health and education interest in India.

About the project
For a K12 supplementary education company, it was imperative to have a strong product line-up potentially capturing as big of a school’s products-services pie as possible. This need drove extensive product line development. Close collaboration with Sales and market research ensured customer needs and market gaps were catered to. Sales teams were closely supported. Timelines were extremely crunched to meet short market cycles, however products were delivered on time, including entire range of new textbooks and multimedia programs in a 5-month time-frame. Quality and product innovation were the hallmarks of everything we produced.

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