LeaderClasses

Programs for Your Excellence


About LeaderClasses

LeaderClasses, a pioneering IIM Alumni venture, is sculpting a unique “Google Map” of sorts for your Personal Growth & Professional Excellence that :-

a) Helps you build, grow & excel in an amazing career you love, taking you from where you are today to where you want to be, at the pace you set for yourself.

b) Helps you build, broaden, deepen & strengthen your leadership foundations for your personal mastery & professional excellence.

c) Helps you earn Top Tier Compensation for your work.

d) Helps you accelerate your career growth on the fast track in a career path you love.

e) Above all, beyond careers, helps you lead a joyous & fulfilling life.

We accomplish this via our high impact,  practical, experiential learning focused, research led , fully Online, Personal Mastery & Leadership Development programs that blend :-

a) The finest research & best in class resources across several disciplines including Neuroscience, Psychology, Executive Development, Leadership Development, Talent Management & Strategic Career Management

&

b) Our Founder's rich experience of 20+yrs at work, 15 + yrs in Retained Executive Search Consulting (Executive Board, C-Suite & equivalent ) for 35 + Top Tier Organizations (Including 15+ F500) across Americas & Asia, gained after graduating from IIM Lucknow two decades ago. (His detailed Executive Bio is presented below)

The Program Format delivers short videos providing actionable, practical, strategic, expert insights, crucial inputs & best practices, helping you become the very best you can be,

a) Personally (Personal Mastery - Helping you Evolve as a person) &

b)Professionally (Professional Excellence – Excel in your Career).

Are we a good fit foryou ?

LeaderClasses Programs can be very valuable to you if :-

a) You are ambitious & serious about excelling in your career, reaching greater heights over time.

b) You are committed to evolving as a better version of yourself by developing & strengthening your leadership skills, relentlessly & passionately pursuing excellence.

c) You are wise, with a learning mindset - With the Openness & Intellectual Humility required to Learn + Ability to think beyond the short term, into your Future.

d) You understand that you are ultimately responsible for developing yourself, architecting your Career, Future & your Life.

If you have these traits, our programs will be immensely valuable to you in helping you become your very best Personally & Excel in your Career, regardless of your Nationality, Academic Credentials, Educational Background, Industry Background, Functional Focus, your current Working Geography or Place of Residence, as long as you are willing to work hard towards your Personal Mastery & Professional Excellence.

Our Programs

LeaderClasses offers Two, Fully Online, Experience, Career & Life Stage Aligned Programs tailored to address the unique needs & challenges of our target program participants in the categories outlined below.


Ambitious Young Leaders Program


Program Target Audience :- This program is primarily for ambitious, accomplished Managers & Senior Managers below 40 years of age, keen on transitioning from Functional to Cross-Functional / Multi-Faceted / General Management Roles & from Tactical to Strategic Leadership Roles.

Select Aspiring Managers ( Highly Ambitious Students & Working Professionals ) will be considered on a case to case basis.

Typical Participant Profile :- Leads ( Team,  Function, Business & Group Leads ), Managers, Senior Managers, Zonal Managers, Regional Managers, Executive Managers, Group Managers, Associate Directors, AGMs, DGMs, Principals, Heads, Directors, Senior Directors, AVPs, DVPs, etc. across various functions including Technology, General Management, Business Development, Product Management, Project Management, Engineering Management, Operations Management, Supply Chain, Business Operations, Marketing, Corporate Finance, Sales, Strategy, Corporate Development, Consulting, Analytics & HR roles.

Program Fees :– INR 30,000/- ( INR Thirty Thousand Only ) per module.

Program Duration :- ~20-25 hours per module @ 1-2 hours per week spread over 3 months, across live & pre-recorded classes with the live classes available on demand after the live session.

Course Completion :- Upon successful completion of 4 Modules.

Know more :- To know more about us & this program ( Program Objectives, Our Approach, Program Content, Schedule, Program Format, Pedagogy, Outcomes / Take Aways, Fees, Payment Terms, Certificate Requirements, Anything else ), register for a Free Online Information Session with  S.Venkatesh, Founder CEO, LeaderClasses by signing up via the form below.

Signing up requires Your Name, Email Address, Mobile Number, Your LinkedIn Public Profile URL & your explicit consent to receive messages & communication from us.

Register


LeaderClasses Program For Executive Excellence (LEAPEX)


Program Target Audience :- This program is for :-

a) Executive Board Leaders, Group Executive Officers, Executive Officers, CMD, CEO, MD, President, CXO, Managing Partners, Senior Partners, Key Executives, Country Managers & Equivalent Level Leaders.

b) Family Business Leaders & Scions of Family Businesses.

c) Seasoned Startup Founders, Co-Founders & Experienced Entrepreneurs.

d) Experienced General Managers, Executive Directors, Vice Presidents, Functional Heads, Business Heads, Business Unit Heads with a forward thinking mindset keen on evolving on the fast track to Executive Leadership roles.

Typical Participant Profile :- Typically program participants have 15-30+ years of experience with 10-20+ years at the Managerial / Higher levels & are between 40-55 years of age with a demonstrated track record of excellence at work. Almost all of them are Strategic Thinkers & “deep divers” committed to Execution Excellence, with High levels of integrity, keen on broadening & deepening their Leadership Foundations to become world-class.

Program Fees :-
INR 100,000/-  ( INR One Lakh Only) per module.

Program Duration :- ~20-25 hours per module @ 1-2 hours per week spread over 3 months , across live & pre-recorded classes with the live classes available on demand after the live session.

One Personal Session (~20 min) per module, for confidential discussions with our Founder CEO is included in this program.

Course Completion :- Upon successful completion of 4 Modules.

Know more :- To know more about us & this program (Program Objectives, Our Approach, Program Content, Schedule, Program Format, Pedagogy, Outcomes / Take Aways, Fees, Payment Terms, Certificate Requirements, Anything else), register for a Free Online Information Session with  S.Venkatesh, Founder CEO, LeaderClasses by signing up via the form below.

Signing up requires Your Name, Email Address, Mobile Number, Your LinkedIn Public Profile URL & your explicit consent to receive messages & communication from us.

Register

Program Presenter / Facilitator’s Profile

Learning Facilitator - Program Presenter’s Profile

Executive Biography Image of  S. Venkatesh, Founder & CEO, Awesome Firms (Owns LeaderClasses)

Executive Bio
of

S. Venkatesh

Founder & CEO, Awesome Firms (Owns LeaderClasses)

★ 20+ years at Work, 17+ years at Entrepreneurship across multiple ventures in the US ( SF+NY ) & Indian Markets.

★ 15+ years of Retained Executive Search Consulting experience in New York & India focused on Executive & Senior Management Level Talent Acquisition for positions offering an Annual Base Salary of over US $250K & its equivalent in the US, European & Asian Markets across a variety of Industries & Functions, with intimate knowledge of these market segments.

★ Personally successfully executed over 200 searches while having the privilege of directly/ indirectly partnering with, strategically guiding & learning from 25000+ Senior Management & 12000+ Executive Level leaders, while closely working with 35+ Top Tier Organizations across Sectors / Geographies / Markets at the Senior Management / Executive / Board Levels.

★ 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 & Entrepreneurs in these Industries, across Geographies.

★ Have delivered highly rated Workshops / Guest Lectures / Presentations at 50+ premier Institutes including several IIM’s, IIT’s, NIT’s, BITS-Pilani, etc.

★ An Alumnus of IIM Lucknow (Full-Time, PGP, Class of 2001 ). IIM’s are equivalent of the Ivy League Business Schools in India.

Next Steps

Towards ensuring high program cohort quality, the programs are by invite only & all your information submitted via these forms will be manually authenticated by us & the applications screened.

Shortlisted applicants will be contacted with more details in 4 business days of submitting their application to us.

If needed, you will be contacted for clarifications, before approval of your sign-up for the information session with our CEO.

We are looking forward to hearing from you & partnering with you in your journey to excellence, soon !

If what we are pioneering excites you, after signing up, do share this page on your social channels via our links below helping us discover more awesome learners & learning leaders like you while helping them excel in their careers & life.

Thanks for your time, attention & support !

Team LeaderClasses

Not Yet sure of joining ?

See what Top Tier CEOs & Emerging Leaders are saying about LeaderClasses via their Video Testimonials by clicking the link below.


Founder's Message & Invitation

D ear Learner / Learning Leader ,

Greetings to you !

My name is Venkatesh. After graduating from IIM Lucknow (Full Time PGP, Class of 2001) in my 20+ years at work so far, for 15+ years I have had the privilege of heading two super specialist retained executive search boutiques in New York & Chennai focussed on C-Suite & Higher level roles ( Annual Compensation > INR 2.5C+ p.a in India & > $500K p.a in the US, Singapore etc ) strategically partnering with 35+ Top Tier organizations ( Including 15 of F500 ) guiding & learning from 10000+ C-Suite & Higher level leaders across Asia / USA / Europe.

In this process I have gained exceptionally enriching insights on Organizational Structures,  Roles, Career Progression Approaches, Compensation Levels, Organization Culture, Leadership Development challenges, Talent Management issues etc across Industries, Functions & Geographies from  Working Professional & Employer perspectives, very valuable to ambitious professionals seeking effective approaches to excel in their careers.

Given the nature of my work, over the last twenty years,  my team &  I have also been closely tracking some of the world's finest resources  (Research from the World's best - B- Schools, Leadership Development Institutions, Thought Leaders, Executive Conferences , Books etc) across a variety of areas - From Strategic Career Management, Leadership Development, Talent Management, Peak Performance, Business Models etc.

So far, we have been sharing the learnings from these insights exclusively with our Clients & represented candidates.

My current venture Leaderclasses, leverages our deep data, insights + experience & blends this with harnessed insights from the world's best sources, to create this unique "Online Career Excellence Leadership Program ", where i share this experience with you.

Your support is valuable to us.

Specifically if you are looking for / know people looking to access the finest Jobs & Career Opportunities anywhere in the world, do ensure that they get to see this page ( & Signup for our Free Foundation Program) as we will soon be sharing a highly efficient Job Search & Career Opportunities Identification approach , a technique that very few know about & one that goes much beyond the conventional job search approaches (Job Sites, Recruitment Firms, Career Pages of Companies, Alumni Networking sites, Job Ads  etc) while being the most effective. 

Someone could potentially land a great opportunity that could change her / his life, especially in the current harsh Covid - 19 / Post Covid - 19 environment where many professionals in your network could be actively searching for / soon be searching for the best career opportunities & our expert guidance could help here. 

Once again, delighted to invite you to "Join our Career Excellence Leadership Program".

If what we are pioneering excites you , do share this page on

to ensure broader dissemination & greater reach.

My team & I at LeaderClasses look forward to helping you enable your Career Excellence, soon !

Looking forward to meeting you soon, 

Thanking you ,

With deep regards

What if you had a " Google Map " for your Career that can take you from where you are to where you want to be, at the pace you set for yourself ?

What if you could learn the secrets of how the world's best performing Executives & Business Leaders :-

a) Started, Built & Advanced their careers, while navigating several career inflection points seamlessly. 

b) Hunt for & gain access to the finest  Jobs & Career Opportunities across the world going MUCH beyond Job Sites, Career Pages of Companies, Alumni Job Boards, Recruitment Firms etc. 

c) Earn Top Tier Compensation for the work they do, while building a career & life they love.

LeaderClasses, a pioneering IIM Alumni venture, is sculpting a unique  “Google Map” of sorts for your career that can take you from where you are today to where you want to be, in your areas of passion & focus, at the pace you choose to set for yourself, by helping you navigate the challenges of building an amazing career you love, while building a solid leadership foundation for you.

Leveraging the world’s best resources in 100+ topics of strategic importance to your success in diverse areas including Leadership Development, Strategic Career Management, Talent Development, etc we help ambitious Students & Working Professionals :-

a) Build a career they love.
b) Broaden, Deepen & Strengthen their leadership foundations.
c) Accelerate their career growth on the fast track to the C-Suite in a career path they love.
d) Earn Top Tier Compensation in India / USA /Singapore / HK / Europe, for the work they do.
e) Above all, beyond careers, lead a joyous & fulfilling life.


LeaderClasses Online Career Excellence Leadership Program , is an Industry / Function / Geography / Organizational Level agnostic program providing practical, actionable, universally valuable insights hard to access elsewhere, designed to enable anyone, anywhere in the world with access to an Internet Connection & a solid personal commitment to excellence, excel professionally in their Career & personally, beyond careers , enjoy a joyous, purpose led,meaningful life

This program is offered at Two levels :-

a) Foundation Level (Free) -

To enable you build a solid foundation for your career excellence, built upon the experience & wisdom gained from best in class Executives & world class research on multiple areas of strategic importance deemed crucial determinants of  long term professional success.

Being a Free program, this also offers you a risk free way to see for yourself what you are currently missing in your learning, career & professional development channels as also experience the quality of our program via our Videos delivered privately to you via our online portal.

b) Advanced Level (Paid) - 

For those seeking to deep dive ( Maybe 10X deeper ! ) into the nuances of Career Advancement & Leadership Development & are committed to investing the required effort, time & financial resources to master these nuances  accelerating their journey to excellence.

Again, delivered via Online Videos, with Offline Events starting when logistically feasible.

To focus on the strategic needs of our program participants , the content of our Foundation & Advanced Level programs are further aligned to two sub-levels, relevant to their Career Stage & Organizational levels.

These are :-

a) Foundation Program for Future Leaders - For ambitious Students & Working Professionals aspiring to be the very best they can be & progress to  General Manager / Director / Vice President / Principal / Partner level roles in their career as soon as they can.

Delighted to invite you to click the link here to " Join our Career Excellence Leadership Program for Future Leaders ".

b) Foundation Program for Emerging Leaders -

-For Country / Multi-Country / Regional / Global C-Suite Leaders (CXOs), Managing Directors, Presidents, Managing / Senior Partners &

-For those currently at GM / Director / VP / Principal levels aspiring to reach the C-Suite / MD / President / Senior Partner levels within the next 5 years of their career.

Delighted to invite you to click the link here to " Join our Career Excellence Leadership Program for Emerging Leaders ".

Kindly note that by design, you can upgrade to our Advanced Level  program ( Paid) ONLY after joining our Foundation program (Free) .

Speaker's Profile

Executive Bio
of

S. Venkatesh

Founder & CEO, Awesome Firms ( Owns LeaderClasses)

★ 20+ years at Work, 17+ years at Entrepreneurship across multiple ventures in the US ( SF+NY ) & Indian Markets.

★ 15+ years of Retained Executive Search Consulting experience in New York & India focused on Executive & Senior Management Level Talent Acquisition for positions offering an Annual Base Salary of over US $250K & its equivalent in the US, European & Asian Markets across a variety of Industries & Functions, with intimate knowledge of these market segments.

★ Personally successfully executed over 200 searches while having the privilege of directly/ indirectly partnering with, strategically guiding & learning from 25000+Senior Management & 12000+ Executive Level leaders, while closely working with 35+Top Tier Organizations across Sectors / Geographies / Markets at the Senior Management / Executive / Board Levels.

★ 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 & Entrepreneurs in these Industries, across Geographies.

★ Have delivered highly rated Workshops / Guest Lectures / Presentations at 50+ premier Institutes including several IIM’s, IIT’s, NIT’s, BITS-Pilani, etc.

★ An Alumnus of IIM Lucknow (Full-Time, PGP, Class of 2001 ). IIM’s are equivalent of the Ivy League Business Schools in India.


Founder's Message & Invitation

D ear Learner / Learning Leader ,

Greetings to you !

My name is Venkatesh. After graduating from IIM Lucknow (Full Time PGP, Class of 2001) in my 20+ years at work so far, for 15+ years I have had the privilege of heading two super specialist retained executive search boutiques in New York & Chennai focussed on C-Suite & Higher level roles ( Annual Compensation > INR 2.5C+ p.a in India & > $500K p.a in the US, Singapore etc ) strategically partnering with 35+ Top Tier organizations ( Including 15 of F500 ) guiding & learning from 10000+ C-Suite & Higher level leaders across Asia / USA / Europe.

In this process I have gained exceptionally enriching insights on Organizational Structures,  Roles, Career Progression Approaches, Compensation Levels, Organization Culture, Leadership Development challenges, Talent Management issues etc across Industries, Functions & Geographies from  Working Professional & Employer perspectives, very valuable to ambitious professionals seeking effective approaches to excel in their careers.

Given the nature of my work, over the last twenty years,  my team &  I have also been closely tracking some of the world's finest resources  (Research from the World's best - B- Schools, Leadership Development Institutions, Thought Leaders, Executive Conferences , Books etc) across a variety of areas - From Strategic Career Management, Leadership Development, Talent Management, Peak Performance, Business Models etc.

So far, we have been sharing the learnings from these insights exclusively with our Clients & represented candidates.

My current venture Leaderclasses, leverages our deep data, insights + experience & blends this with harnessed insights from the world's best sources, to create this unique "Online Career Excellence Leadership Program ", where I share learnings with you.

Your support is valuable to us.

Specifically if you are looking for / know people looking to access the finest Jobs & Career Opportunities anywhere in the world, do ensure that they get to see this page & Signup for our Free Foundation Program for Future Leaders (or) Signup for our Free Foundation Program for Emerging Leaders as we will soon be sharing a highly efficient Job Search & Career Opportunities Identification approach , a technique that very few know about & one that goes much beyond the conventional job search approaches (Job Sites, Recruitment Firms, Career Pages of Companies, Alumni Networking sites, Job Ads  etc) while being the most effective. 

Someone could potentially land a great opportunity that could change her / his life, especially in the current harsh Covid - 19 / Post Covid - 19 environment where many professionals in your network could be actively searching for / soon be searching for the best career opportunities & our expert guidance could help here. 

Once again, delighted to invite you to "Join our Career Excellence Leadership Program for Future Leaders" 0r " Join our Career Excellence Leadership Program for Emerging Leaders " as maybe relevant to you.

If what we are pioneering excites you , do share this page on

to ensure broader dissemination & greater reach.

My team & I at LeaderClasses look forward to helping you enable your Career Excellence, soon !

Looking forward to meeting you soon, 

Thanking you ,

With deep regards