First-of-its-kind collaboration in India which will provide a gamified and experiential learning experience in the executive education space
Bangalore, 16 January 2023: India’s oldest and most trusted higher edtech company, Jaro Education, has collaborated with Wharton Interactive, an initiative of The Wharton School (The University of Pennsylvania), considered among one of the finest Ivy League Universities to launch an Advanced Strategy & Leadership Program to working professionals. Through this first-of-its-kind association in India, Jaro Education would bring Ivy League MBA Class Learning Experience in India with a unique pedagogy powered by simulations and a game-based approach. The program is carefully curated to test the knowledge-based application of concepts rather than merely focusing on theory.
Here’s a snapshot of the Advanced Strategy & Leadership Program:
The 6-months experiential learning program will enable mid-to-senior level professionals, leaders, and entrepreneurs to navigate complexities in the disruptive business world and become growth leaders by acquiring a global mindset. The participants will be able to gain the critical leadership skills needed to compete in rapidly changing business environments.
The Advanced Strategy & Leadership Program is powered by masterclasses, Experience Labs, Debriefs Session, and Coaching & Application Session facilitated by Wharton experts. The curriculum comprises five modules, culminating in a capstone experience and workshop. This learner-centric program allows professionals to enhance their skills by providing Coaching & Application Session by Wharton experts. Moreover, they will be awarded an exclusive Wharton Advanced Certificate on successfully completing the program.
Sarah Toms, Executive Director of Wharton Interactive, said, “We are excited to partner with Jaro Education to bring this expertise to a global audience plus adhere to the emerging Indian market and scale them. We wanted to launch a program that provides a structured framework and a comprehensive understanding of the evolving need for gamified learning approach. Our goal is to assist organizations in realizing their growth ambitions by preparing their marketers to identify and capitalize on new opportunities, engage prospects and customers in more meaningful ways, and maximize the effectiveness of every marketing dollar spent.”
Ranjita Raman, CEO of Jaro Education, said, “We’re excited to bring a unique learning experience to upskill professionals in the Indian market. This collaboration will strengthen the potential to leverage the upskilling industry, which is poised to become a $313B market by 2030. Our association with Wharton will provide our learners a world-class learning opportunity with the world’s best minds”.
The collaboration will revolutionize executive and higher education in the country by transforming the way knowledge is acquired by learners with a vision to create future business leaders of tomorrow.
About Jaro Education:
Jaro Education is India’s most trusted online higher education company. The Edtech firm, a pioneer in the executive education industry, was founded in 2009 by Dr. Sanjay Salunkhe and has been profit-making since its inception and is self-funded. The company aims to nurture entrepreneurs & working professionals from entry-level to C-Suite level in every field and industry by offering executive education programs that cater to their requirements. The company has been awarded the Edtech leadership award and the National best employer accolade by World HRD Congress in March 2022. Having been recognised for changing the online education landscape in India, Jaro Education provides more than 50+ management, technology and techno-functional programs in collaboration with top reputed institutes. They facilitate the development of management, leadership and technology-based online programs for many leading Indian and global institutes like Rotman School of Management (University of Toronto), IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Kozhikode, IIM Tiruchirappalli, E&ICT, IIT Guwahati, IITM Pravartak, IMT Ghaziabad, IIT Palakkad and others. With its strong domain expertise and insight into executive education, Jaro Education has transformed the careers of over 3 lakh professionals in the last 13+ years through its 20+ learning centres across India.
About Wharton School (University of Pennsylvania):
Established in 1881 as the first collegiate business school, the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is recognized globally for intellectual leadership and ongoing innovation across every major discipline of business education. With a broad global community and one of the most published business school faculties, Wharton creates economic and social value worldwide. The Wharton School has 5,000 undergraduate, MBA, executive MBA, and doctoral students, more than 13,000 participants in executive education programs annually, and a powerful alumni network of 104,000 graduates.
About Wharton Interactive:
Wharton Interactive, an initiative of The Wharton School (University of Pennsylvania), is at the forefront of providing carefully curated game-based programs that cater to learners’ needs. Wharton Interactive’s cutting-edge platforms, simulations, and games allow educators to tailor experiences that are both highly engaging and deeply immersive, distinguishing between simply introduced content and learned application. The sessions have simulations, drawing from research and experience, providing opportunities for active learning.