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Our Story - Our Purpose - Our

Raison d'être
RESEARCH INDICATES PRACTICAL REALITY
World Class Exposure -F Expert Knowledge + Practical Guidance From Extraordinary Leaders & World Class Institutions = Accelerated Career Advancement ÷ Business Growth + Life Transformation Very few gain this OR work towards gaining this, EVER.
College & Universities are one of the most crucial Institutional Enablers of your Success Yet, except select World Class Institutions, MOST still focus ONLY on Academics, Grades, University Ranks, Antiquated Course Syllabus & Campus Placements, with very few understanding the value & importance of "Holistic" Leadership Development & in laying its foundation while at college, to prepare them for long term success
Employers are one of the most crucial Institutional Enablers of your Success Except select World Class "Employers" who understand the importance of investing in their employees towards long term Leadership Development & actualization of excellence potential, MOST utilize the employees "current skills" to get the work done & when "these skills" are antiquated, simply discard them. In the mindsets of most Employers, "Future Proofing" is an Employee problem, NOT theirs,
You are the Architect of your own Future Most Students & Working Professionals Transfer this responsibility to their College, Universities & Employers. By NOT investing enough in their future, they are making possibly the MOST expensive mistake of their professional life
The best way to Learn is from the Achievements & Mistakes of the Worlds Most Visible/Successful Leaders Very few do this by Modelling the Masters. MOST do this by "Reinventing the Wheel" the hard way, in an Extremely Inefficient Approach, consuming some of the most Expensive & Valuable things in a persons life, their Time & Youthful phase of Life.
You should be very Conscious about Whom you seek advice from & for What, as the responses and your reactions to them are Crucial in determining your Long-Term Success Given the lack of access to the World's Best Leaders, most seek inputs from whom they know, NOT necessarily the most competent, making another very expensive mistake.


Surprisingly, millions are trying to discover this approach on their own & some are reinventing this wheel of success, every day
of the year, with exceptional grit, perseverance & determination to compensate for the lack of access to World Class Exposure, Expert Knowledge & Practical Guidance.

​Like many of the world’s best products & services EVER conceptualized, we started
Leader Classes by questioning the status quo & re-imagining possibilities, by asking simple questions with potentially profound impact on the lives of the world’s most ambitious minds :-

What can happen if every Student, Working Professional or Entrepreneur at every stage of their career, any where in the world, with an internet connection, keen on improving herself / himself :-

 1) Could access & learn from the distilled wisdom of the world’s leaders par excellence - including Global Leaders, Business     Legends, Pioneers,Visionaries, Futurists, Thought Leaders, World Class Professors, Best Selling Authors, Innovators,       Distinguished Entrepreneurs & Industry Leading Executives ?

2) Could gain “world class exposure” ONLY the finest currently get at the world’s best educational institutions, at a fraction of       its current cost & time ?

3) Could access & learn from the best practices & practical, actionable, expert insights of the world’s most respected Corporate      Leadership Development programs at a fraction of its cost & time ?

4) Could access & learn from the world’s best resources on Career Advancement & Leadership Development curated & sifted    from several thousands of Websites, Interviews, Books, Blogs, Podcasts, Videos, Journals, Articles, Magazines, Reports,     Courses, Leadership Programs, Conferences etc. on~100+ Sub areas subsumed under “Leadership” to address Crucial       questions like those outlined below at each stage of their Career & Life :-

•   How capable am I ?
•   What should I aim for ? Why ? How to decide this ?
•   What to achieve & How to decide this ?
 •   How to achieve what I want to achieve ? ( For example, build / fast track a career I love & grow my business to the next level(s))
 •   Who to Learn / seek guidance from & on What areas ?
 •  How to do this in the most efficient way saving my Time, Effort while significantly increasing my chances of success, without “Reinventing the wheel” ?
 •  What are my finest peers worldwide doing ? How are they accelerating their Careers & Success ? What & How can I learn from them ?
 •  What kind of mistakes have my peers made ? How & What can I learn from this ?
 •  How can I access the Leaders / create the opportunities, I want for my Career / Business?
 •  How can I make others help me succeed ?
•  What are the biggest trends shaping my world ? How can I leverage them for my success ?

We believe we can transform lives by helping you succeed while creating leaders the world will be proud of.

To see for yourself the quality of our Video Content & how it can help you, we invite you to
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Leader Classes
was born to accomplish this through World Class Online & Offline Career Advancement & Leadership Development Programs outlined below :-


Category - I - Budding Leaders
commerce & other students


Ambitious Chartered Accountants, Commerce, Business, Arts, Sciences & other Students aspiring to progress to Director / GM / VP /  Higher level roles within 10-12 years of completing their education.

Category - II - Budding Leaders
Engineering Students

Ambitious  Engineering Students aspiring to progress to Director / GM / VP /  Higher level roles within 10-12 years of completing their education.

Category - III - Budding Leaders
Ms / Phd / me / M.tech Students


Ambitious MS, PhD, ME & M.Tech Students aspiring to progress to Director / GM / VP /  Higher level roles within 10-12 years of completing their education.

Category - IV - Budding Leaders
MBA Students

Ambitious MBA Students aspiring to progress to Director / GM / VP /  Higher level roles within 10-12 years of completing their education.
Category - V - Budding Leaders
Working Professionals

Ambitious Working Professionals ( Annual Gross Compensation Upto INR 50 Lakhs per annum if  based in India & Upto USD 200K p.a if  based outside India ). keen on accelerating their success to transition into our Future Leaders category within the next 6-8 years.





Category - VI - Future Leaders


Ambitious Director / General Manager / Vice President level Professionals (Annual Gross Compensation exceeding INR 50 Lakhs per annum if  based in India & Over USD 200K p.a if  based outside India.) keen on accelerating their success to transition into a high performing C-Level Leader within the next 6-8 years.

Category VII - Emerging Leaders

Ambitious Country / Multi-Country / Global Business Heads / Function Heads / Country Heads / Country Managers / C-Level Professionals / Partners / Senior Partners / Managing Directors / Presidents ,  Entrepreneurs, Family Business Leaders,  Founders / Co-Founders / Founding Team Members of Growth & Expansion Stage Ventures ( Annual Compensation > INR 1 Crore p.a in India & Over US $ 500K if based outside India ) keen on evolving within the next decade to Global / Group C-Level / Board Level roles typically offering an Annual Compensation > US $ 1 Million in India & Over US $ 5 Million if based outside India.

Our Experience - Other Ventures

experience

Founder's Executive Bio

Executive Bio of S. Venkatesh, Founder & CEO, Awesome Firms (owns LeaderClasses) :- ​

★  A serial entrepreneur with the experience of creating & running two high end, retained executive search consulting boutiques for over 15 years in New York & India, Focused on executive talent acquisition for positions offering an Annual Base Salary of over $250k & its equivalent in the US, European & Asian markets. Personally       successfully executed over 200 searches.
★  Deep understanding of our focus industries & the needs / challenges of  innovative organizations & top tier professionals.
★  Trusted relationships & privileged access earned with some of the finest executives in these Industries, across geographies.
★  An Alumnus of IIM Lucknow. (Full-Time, PGP, Class of 2001). IIM's are equivalent of the Ivy League Business schools in India (LinkedIn profile)

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Leaderclasses is principally located in Chennai, India & built with love for the World's Learners & Learning Leaders.
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