Hyderabad, Mar 07 (UNI)The Goldman Sachs Group Inc; today announced that it will provide business and management education to 10,000 underserved women, predominantly in developing and emerging markets.
According to a press release here, the Indian School of Business (ISB) will implement this global initiative in India.
It will invest in largely untapped yet significant resource the exponential power of women as entrepreneurs and managers. The initial partnerships will support pragmatic, flexible and shorter term programmes, resulting in business and management certificates that will open the doors for thousands of women whose financial and practical circumstances prevent them from receiving a traditional business education.
ISB Associate Dean Deepak Chandra said 'It is very important for influential B-schools such as ISB to take on the responsibility of breaking traditional barriers and mindsets and provide opportunities for women to utilise their entrepreneurial talents'.
There will also be a strong focus on capacity building, development curricula, creating local case study models and training the trainers to improve the level of faculty training expertise as well as increasing the overall quality of business education.
the release added.
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