Track 1: ISB Executive Teacher
Objectives: This program trains participants in the art and science of effective teaching, student engagement, and classroom management by using powerful student-centered, active-learning approaches to teaching.

Target Audience: Suitable for executives who wish to teach at the college level, especially in business schools. The program offers global best-practices in teaching and learning.

The Methods of Master Teachers: Learn tried and tested pedagogical methods, used by award-winning teachers, and backed by research on learning. Pick up various student-centered “active learning” methods and classroom techniques for student engagement and interaction.

Effective Course Design and Delivery: Learn the different approaches to effective course design based on learning outcomes, incorporating structured activities for student involvement and interaction. Further, learn to apply powerful technology to engage and track students pre-class, and during class to ensure learning outcomes.

Assessment of Student Learning, Teaching and Course Effectiveness: Gain insights into the design and implementation of assessment methods and processes for continuous improvement of courses, teaching, and student learning.

Facilitator: Prof. Arun PereiraMethodology: 2-day intensive on-campus session + 3 one-on-one mentoring sessions (2 hours each) with the facilitator. Panel discussion with senior ISB faculty

Outcome: One of the following: Teach/co-teach a class, design a course, write a case study, create a MOOC offering.

Track 2: ISB Executive Researcher
Objectives: This program helps participants bring insights to fruition in the form of published output. It provides the structured guidance and feedback critical for translating ideas into effective communication, and the space necessary for turning reading, reflection and expertise into publishable ideas.

Target Audience: Suitable for executives who would like to communicate their knowledge and insight to wider audiences, and become part of conversations in the public and scholarly domains.

From Inspiration to Thesis: Finding your exemplary; what is a thesis? Linking thesis to evidence.
Locating the Conversation: Discovering and evaluating sources; norms of scholarly etiquette.
Rigors of Academic Research: Provide exposure to academic research and develop an appreciation for the standards of evidence in academic settings.
Path to Publication: Identifying form and publication outlet; connecting to editors and audiences.

Facilitator: Prof. Ashima Sood

Methodology: 2-day intensive on-campus session + 3 one-on-one mentoring sessions (2 hour each) with the facilitator. Opportunity to interact with Research Centres and Institutes (RCIs) on specific topics.

Outcome: One of the following: publishable article or book chapter, conference presentation; white paper

Track 3: ISB Executive Mentor
Objectives: This program helps participants develop excellence in mentoring by understanding impact creation and challenges faced by start-ups, developing a toolbox of strategies, and using discussions and collective experiences to build a community of mentoring excellence.

Target Audience: Suitable for executives who would like to mentor start-ups by providing domain expertise, and business knowledge, and help the start-ups scale by leveraging their networks to provide access to market or capital.

Mentor as Expert and as Catalyst: Directive and non-directive coaching; issues of influence. Understanding mentoring as skill, mindset and process

Diagnosing, Defining and Developing Desired Leadership Behaviour: Discovering and evaluating sources; norms of scholarly etiquette.

Social Venture Challenges: Understanding growth stages of a start-up, identifying measures for impact the venture aims to create, balancing economic value and social impact, identification of key risk domains. Building support among stakeholders and attract the investors needed to grow ventures to scale and maximize impact.

Facilitator: Prof. Kavil Ramachandran and Prof. S. Ramnarayan

Methodology: 2-day intensive on-campus session + 3 one-on-one mentoring sessions (2 hour each) with faculty

Outcome: Mentor 2 start-ups selected by Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE), identify impact areas