Developing a Center for Excellence in Learning Leadership in India

Opportunity Snapshot

  • Country: India India
  • Industry: Education, Training
  • Stage: Seed
  • Investment size: $1,000,000 / min. $500,000
  • Type of investment: Debt, Equity

Investment Opportunity

Purpose is to promote engine evangelizing and Conscious Learning as the mode of growth in India, contributing to the country becoming a learning organization.

A light that will kindle at least five thousand lamps to touch lives of a million.



Certified Learning Enabler - part-time EDP with specialization for group facilitation / mentoring / coaching - 3 mnth duration

Excellence in Learning Leadership - in three stages - learning to learning, learning enablement and learning leadership - 2 year duration

PG Diploma in Learning Leadership / HR-LM - 1 to 2 year Full-fledged curriculum leading to (1) hybrid HR and Learning Management (2) Learning Leadership Qualified learning managers / officers in business leading to value-creating enterprise learning

Test and certification for CLE

First of its kind institution for spotting, developing, nurturing and certifying learning enablers for
Higher education
Behavioral / functional / technical training
Domain specific training (Retail, FMCG, BFSI) and
Quality of life initiatives

CELL is a first-of-its-kind national entity which:

1. Upholds and revive the ancient Indian values and ethos related to conscious learning and evolution
2. Transforms educators to learning enablers
Teachers, public administrators, health workers, technical / functional trainers / instructors and even corporate managers
3. By supplementing subject matter expertise with competence in enabling the process of learning
4.Offers a professional curriculum to B-School grads to take up learning enablement and management as a career and
5. Empowers enablers to transform institutional practices to embrace the principles of Conscious Learning

1. A university campus in the vicinity of a major city in India with
2. Sate-lite offices for enrollment, mentoring, test and certification and contact programs all over the country.

Ministries of HR / IT / Education
Apex bodies: CII / NASSCOM / UGC / AICTE / AIMA
B-schools / colleges / universities
ITIs / Polytechnics / Tech Institutes / NASSCOM / CII
Authorized bodies for L&D frameworks / methods instruments / tools of the likes of

Media relations and below-the-line marketing for positioning CELL as the body for development and certification of learning enablers / leaders

Advocacy with corporate / government for making CELL certification a de-facto standard

Early mindset creation / counseling amongst graduating students

The project is in concept stage.
A seed funding of 500,000 USD is required to start. Another 500,000 USD may be raised in 1.5 to 2 years from start.

Looking at the current boom in the education industry and the yawning gap between education and employability, CELL would be an investment of choice to enable
1) 5 to 10 times ROI on exit and
2) enhanced esteem by virtue of being see to be associated with such an initiative of national pride.

For more details available for interested investors can contact us on Merar.

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