First cohort of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women Ambassadors Programme graduates from ISB


KOLKATA: The Indian School of Business (ISB) recently graduated the first cohort of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women Ambassadors Programme at its Mohali campus on 14 January 2020. Twenty-nine female business owners, from across 12 cities in India, participated in the advanced course for Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women.

“We believe that these entrepreneurs go back to their businesses with richer learnings and these will go a long way in scaling and professionalizing their business. ISB stands committed to building Indian enterprises especially those owned and managed by women,” professor Saumya Sindhwani, Executive Director, Centre for Learning and Management Practice (CLMP), ISB and Academic Director, Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women Ambassadors Programme at ISB said in a statement.

Designed in partnership with the faculty at ISB, the fully-funded Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women Ambassadors Programme builds on the business fundamentals taught in Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women and is designed to fast-track high-potential business owners through a curated curriculum that focuses on business expansion and organisational growth strategies, including building organizational capabilities, leveraging finance for growth, and harnessing the power of digital marketing through customer analytics.

“The programme signifies our continued commitment to our alumni community to help them scale their businesses,” said Charlotte Keenan, Global Director for Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women.

Founded on the understanding that investing in women entrepreneurs leads to economic growth and stronger communities, Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women has reached more than 10,000 women from more than 100 countries to date, partnering with more than 30 leading business schools and 100 academic and non-profit partners. In 2008, ISB was the inaugural partner of Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women in India and trained the first 45 cohorts of more than 1,300 women. To date, Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women has trained more than 1,500 women entrepreneurs from across India.

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The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women Ambassadors Programme is taught by ISB faculty and industry specialists and consists of two residencies over three months. Key sessions include: Mega Trends, Business Model Innovation, Financing Strategies, Dynamic Pricing Strategies and Marketing Analytics.





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